As 90.9 The Bridge's Content and Database Manager, Michelle Bacon is dedicated to spotlighting Kansas City music through diverse online content and on-air programming. Michelle is also deeply involved in the city's evolving music scene as a multi-instrumentalist and an independent consultant for local acts.
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The title track from an upcoming EP, “Lose the Peace” is the latest effort from Kansas City-based artist Black Stacey. “It’s undoubtedly one of my proudest moments as a writer,” said Sharaden Staten, the man behind the project. The song — which set... [Read More]
A local artist will be providing his perspective on the immigrant experience this weekend. Irish-born musician Nick Carswell — of Carswell & Hope and Pink Royal — presents Changing Shades this Friday at the KC Irish Center and Saturday at the... [Read More]
Knuckleheads’ annual MerleJam concert has brought in a mix of respected Americana/folk/blues acts from KC and beyond, all for the purpose of assisting heart transplant patients and their families. The event kicks off tonight, with headlining... [Read More]
The follow-up to his 2017 album “City Music,” Kevin Morby is back with “Oh My God,” a double LP that drops today on Dead Oceans. We’ve got a look at the album coming next week, but if you want to hear it first, Mills Record Company is... [Read More]
It's an evening of ‘80s-tinged dark wave soundscape tonight at the recordBar. The four-band bill is stacked with two international touring acts and two cosmic locals. Based in Denmark, The Foreign Resort is nearing the end of a three-week... [Read More]
It’s not terribly often that a cover band begins releasing original content, but if Wonderfuzz’s new album is any indication, perhaps more of them should. If you think of all the musical ground they’ve covered together over the past seven years, it ma... [Read More]
KC artists use hip hop for outreach & activism With a hip-hop education program, several community initiatives, a band and burgeoning solo careers of their own, Kartez Marcel Addison and Royce Handy — who goes by They Call Me Sauce — are two of the bus... [Read More]
April First Friday marks the city’s first real foray into spring, and if you’re anything like me, you’re ready to venture into that cool night air. Start on the southwestern end of the Crossroads district at Folk Alliance International’s offi... [Read More]
A couple weeks ago, The Bridge’s Dan Calderon previewed the American Jazz Museum’s Women in Jazz series — a month-long residency of local, regional and national female artists at The Blue Room. Tonight, see a dynamic performance from the Ebon... [Read More]