Michelle Bacon

@michelleobacon michelle@bridge909.org

As 90.9 The Bridge's Content and Database Manager, Michelle Bacon is dedicated to spotlighting music discovery through diverse digital content and on-air programming. Michelle is also deeply involved in Kansas City's flourishing music scene as a multi-instrumentalist and an independent consultant for local acts. She is additionally a reporter for KCPT's digital magazine Flatland.

Check out Turning the Tables KC, Michelle's web series on KC women in music.

Articles by Michelle Bacon

Sept. 14 New Music Adds: Janelle Monae, The Freedom Affair, ZZ Ward

Posted on September 14 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring an invigorating new tune from Janelle Monáe, a soulful bop from KC's own The Freedom Affair, a power... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The Mavericks

Posted on September 14 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is an eclectic, long-time station favorite — The Mavericks! Formed 30 years ago in Miami, The Mavericks have cultivated an important sound in American roots music — joining the distinctive voice of frontman Raul Malo at th... [Read More]

Week of Sept. 8: New Music Adds

Posted on September 8 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a hot new take from KC's own BLACKSTARKIDS (pictured above), a mesmerizing single from Deep Sea Dive... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Bully

Posted on September 8 2020 by Michelle Bacon

We're back with a new Bridge Artist of the Week — get into some new music discovery with Bully! Released in late August, "Sugaregg" is the third album from the alt-grunge outfit — fronted by songwriter, guitarist, producer and engineer Alicia Bognanno.... [Read More]

Week of Aug. 31: New Music Adds

Posted on August 31 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a stirring tune from Fantastic Negrito (featuring Tank of Tank & the Bangas), a euphoric bop from Ma... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Angel Olsen

Posted on August 31 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week, Angel Olsen, is back with a brand new solo album! "Whole New Mess" dropped last Friday, returning the indie singer-songwriter to her stripped-back roots. The album, recorded in a small church-turned-recording studio, is a... [Read More]

Week of Aug. 24: New Music Adds

Posted on August 24 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a vibrant tune from London band Another Sky, a synthpop jam from Sufjan Stevens, the single from Nas... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Bright Eyes

Posted on August 24 2020 by Michelle Bacon

An emerging theme of 2020 might be grim optimism, and there's perhaps no other contemporary act able to articulate that feeling quite like Bright Eyes. Celebrating their brand new album, "Down In the Weeds, Where the World Once Was," the Omaha trio is... [Read More]

Concerts That Changed Our Lives

Posted on August 22 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Over the past few months, our staff has spent a lot of [virtual] time together reminiscing about concerts. We miss the energy that only a live show can bring, and can’t wait to get back to it again. In the meantime, our staff and contributors wanted to lo... [Read More]

Week of Aug. 17: New Music Adds

Posted on August 17 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring Amsterdam multi-instrumentalist Nana Adjoa, folktronic Australian artist Alex the Astronaut, plus KC... [Read More]

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