Michelle Bacon

@michelleobacon

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.

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

Articles by Michelle Bacon

Weekend Roundup: High Hopes

Posted on July 12 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Hailing from Warrensburg, Molly Gene has enjoyed a thriving solo career as a razor-sharp slide-guitar and foot-stompin’ act that she has dubbed the One Whoaman Band. Her revitalizing, self-described Delta thrash sound has taken her across the... [Read More]

NuBlvckCity — ‘All Night’ and 'Alive' Exclusive Song Premiere

Posted on July 12 2019 by Michelle Bacon

“You have now entered the zone.” On “All Night,” Kartez Marcel asserts these words as he delivers a concise commentary on his group’s singular style — “NuBlvckCity like 2Pac, Biggie meets Kenny G, with a soulful sprinkle of R&B.” “It’s unlike anythi... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Summer Dreams

Posted on June 28 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Pride Month is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you should stop celebrating LGBTQIA community and civil rights. Tonight, dark pop duo The Black Creatures will be performing in the InterUrban Arthouse Listening Room ((8001 Newton St, Overla... [Read More]

Boulevardia 2019 Roundup

Posted on June 19 2019 by Michelle Bacon

We had a wonderful time at Boulevardia over the weekend! Here's a photo recap from the event, along with one of our live interviews from The Bridge Lounge on the Propaganda3 Stage. Enjoy, and we'll catch you next year! Photos were contributed b... [Read More]

Nick Siegel — ‘Get In the Car’ Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on June 12 2019 by Michelle Bacon

Nick Siegel’s musicianship was first exposed to local music audiences in 2010 when the pianist moved to Kansas City from Chicago, joining up with The Casket Lottery (on keys) to add a layer of tension to an already explosive sound.  Relocating to KC al... [Read More]

Belle and the Vertigo Waves – 'Fear Or Faith' Exclusive Song Premiere

Posted on June 7 2019 by Michelle Bacon

When Belle Loux set out to make her first record, she had yet to perform any of her material with a band.  “I had fantasized about hearing those songs with a full band for so long,” she said. “They had sort of become these characters that I grew up wit... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Lullabies Till Dawn

Posted on June 7 2019 by Michelle Bacon

When Les Izmore throws himself behind a musical project, it’s bound to be something visionary… often revolutionary. He’s been staying busy this year with the recent debut of Arquesta Del SolSoul — an avant-garde combo propelled by himself and poet/spo... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Sunshine Long Overdue

Posted on May 31 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Four years ago, Kelly Hunt left Memphis to make Kansas City her home. As she started gaining attention at open mics and festivals around the city, her striking singularity as a folk singer and songwriter became clear to audiences. Last year,... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Ain't No Sunshine

Posted on May 24 2019 by Michelle Bacon

Look Ma' No Microphone by Mr. and the Mrs. This weekend’s forecast is looking stormy, so why not cozy up with a set of turbulent tunes? Lawrence, Kansas garage punk duo Mr. and the Mrs. is releasing an 11-track album entitled “Look Ma’ No Micro... [Read More]

Black Stacey — ‘Lose the Peace’ Exclusive Song Premiere

Posted on May 17 2019 by Michelle Bacon

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]

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