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

May 17 New Music Adds: Wyndsrfr, Sleater-Kinney, Durand Jones & the Indications

Posted on May 17 2021 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including Wyndsrfr (pictured), Durand Jones & the Indications and Sleater-Kinney.Dreamgirl - “Sometimes”Durand Jones and the Ind... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Jay Som

Posted on May 17 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Get to know our latest Bridge Artist of the Week, Jay Som!Jay Som is the immersive, intimate dream-pop project of singer-songwriter Melina Duterte. Duterte grew up with her Filipino family tradition of karaoke, along with jazz trumpet and guitar, and late... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: The Grisly Hand – "Now That You Know" Song Premiere

Posted on May 14 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Hearing The Grisly Hand’s latest single, “Now That You Know,” feels kind of like catching up with an old friend. Guided by the effusive vocals of Lauren Krum and Jimmy Fitzner, the group has harmoniously blurred the lines between rock, Americana and soul... [Read More]

Rebel Song Academy Live!

Posted on May 11 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our friends Making Movies and Art As Mentorship have teamed up to present Rebel Song Academy Live, a virtual music education program that focuses on songwriting as a vehicle for self-expression. RSA Live! connects young songwriters with opportunities to m... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Japanese Breakfast Interview

Posted on May 11 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast (our Bridge Artist of the Week!) joins us for an exclusive Zoom interview! She chats with Bridge content manager Michelle Bacon about her upcoming album, “Jubilee,” her bestselling memoir, “Crying In H Mart,” represen... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Japanese Breakfast

Posted on May 10 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week, Japanese Breakfast, is an acclaimed indie rock artist AND a bestselling author! Japanese Breakfast is the musical project of multihyphenate artist Michelle Zauner, who prepares to release her third full-length effort, “Jubil... [Read More]

May 10 New Music Adds: Billie Eilish, Dawn Richard, Such Lovely People

Posted on May 9 2021 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including Billie Eilish, Dawn Richard (pictured) and Such Lovely People.Aurora - “Runaway” Billie Eilish - “Your Power” The Blac... [Read More]

May 3 New Music Adds: H.E.R., Cautious Clay, Kianna White

Posted on May 3 2021 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including H.E.R. (pictured), Cautious Clay and Kianna White. Brett Dennen - “See The World” Cautious Clay - “Karma & Friends” Ch... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Beabadoobee

Posted on May 3 2021 by Michelle Bacon

You may have heard our Bridge Artist of the Week for the first time when she visited our studios in 2019 on her first U.S. tour. The project of singer-songwriter Bea Kristi, Beabadoobee first drew viral attention with the release of her song "Coffee" in 2... [Read More]

April 26 New Music Adds: Flare Tha Rebel, Yola, Wolf Alice

Posted on April 28 2021 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including Yola (pictured), Flare Tha Rebel and Wolf Alice.Courtney Barnett and Vagabon – “Don’t Do It” Last week we highlighted... [Read More]

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