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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Rachel Mallin recommends her band’s latest single, “It Isn’t Love,” for the following scenarios: Pumping yourself up to attend a party where you will inevitably see everyone you’ve dated in the last three years. Going to an Applebee's happy ho... [Read More]
The 11th annual Apocalypse Meow benefit concert continues a tradition established by local musician Abigail Henderson in 2008. After her friends threw a benefit concert to raise funds for her cancer treatment, Henderson — who fronted The Gasl... [Read More]
The weekend is here, and it’s time to get spooky. If you’re looking for a way to kick off the Halloween holiday, start out at recordBar for Outer Reaches Fest, which runs tonight and Saturday. Showcasing a range of boundary-pushing artists, t... [Read More]
Ben Sauder — the Lawrence, Kansas, artist who goes by the moniker No Magic — is returning to the spotlight with “In Cocoon,” his first album in four years. While his 2014 self-titled album was a serene debut that I Heart Local Music called a blend of “... [Read More]
Get into the weekend with fresh tuneage from Erin Eades. She’s performing a free show at the Mockingbird Lounge tonight to commemorate the release of her debut EP, “Diary.” Normally a solo acoustic act, Eades invited a full band to record the... [Read More]
In lieu of our weekend roundup, we are featuring an album premiere from Kansas City-based collective Of Tree. Of Tree began as a duo with husband and wife Benjamin Parks on guitar and Laurel Morgan Parks on violin, both sharing vocal duties. It then ex... [Read More]
Rap and Jazz meet at KC's Cultural Intersection It’s a somewhat unlikely grouping of musicians — a native Kansas City emcee, singer and producer; a trombonist and nerdcore rapper from Mobile, Alabama; and a touring member of Janelle Monáe’s Wondala... [Read More]
Congratulations! You’ve made it to another First Friday. Why not treat yourself to an evening of KC innovation? Presented by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Startup Crawl KC 2018 will take you through the inner workings of several loca... [Read More]
For an exploration of space, time and heart, visit the Gypsy and the Jackdaw Tattoo Collective in the West Bottoms tonight. Multifaceted local artist Chico Sierra is showing a few of his visual works, detailing the dystopian realities of toda... [Read More]
Complete with a fuzzed out, acerbic presentation, the Lawrence, Kansas, duo Pale Tongue releases its first music video today. “King In Yellow” is the second single from the band’s upcoming self-titled debut EP. “This song started as a riff I brought to... [Read More]