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.
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]
Monta At Odds leads off its 2018 album, “Argentum Dreams,” with “Grasping Infinity” — plunging the listener headfirst into the band’s astral universe. It’s the latest release from the KC-based combo, steered by boundary-pushing brothers Dedric and Delaney... [Read More]
Today is International Women’s Day, and if you haven’t heard, The Bridge is celebrating the achievements of women in music by airing an all-female music lineup from 5 a.m. to midnight! Tune in to hear interviews with a few KC musicians — Heidi Phillip... [Read More]
Singer-songwriters Heidi Phillips and Danny Krause quietly released an album together last year entitled “Honest, I’m Fine” — an earnest acoustic full-length effort that made The Bridge’s Best of 2018 albums list. The duo is at recordBar... [Read More]
A rising local indie act, Larsen was formed in 2016 by brothers Jon and Sam Kinne. Separated in age by four years — Sam is 26, and Jon is 22 — the sextet gave the brothers their first opportunity to work together, alongside friends Carson Alexander-Muck (... [Read More]