Wednesday Oct 12 – The Midcoast Sound!

Wednesday MidDay Medley
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at KKFI.org
90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning

Wednesday, October 12, 2011:

The Midcoast Sound
The 90.1 FM Fall Fund Drive Show.

Mark plays New & Local Releases from: Soft Reeds, The Empty Spaces, Sara Swenson, Mark Lowrey, Hearts of Darkness, The Grisly Hand, Howard Iceberg & The Titanics, Grand Marquis, Minden, Iris Dement, Greg Brown, Mavis Staples, The Black Angels, CANT, The Low Anthem, and The Who.

At 10:30 Mark welcomes playwright and actor Jeremy Lillig who joins us to discuss, “The Darwin Project” presented by The Friends of Chamber Music, Friday, October 14, at Helzberg Hall, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, MO. More info at chambermusic.org

Special Fund Drive Co-Hosts: Bess Wallerstein, Philip ‘blue owl’ Hooser, and Bill Sundahl, will join Mark to encourage all of our listeners to call 888-931-0901 to donate to support Wednesday MidDay Medley and 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio.

When you call to donate we have special 90.1 FM “Thank You Gifts.”

$90.00 – Donation gets you the KKFI Fall T-Shirt
$150.00 – Donation can allow you to be a “Guest DJ”
$200.00 – Donation gets you both the T-Shirt & “Guest DJ”

We have special “Thank You Gifts” that are offered ONLY during Wednesday MidDay Medley!

$50.00 – Donation gets you 2 tickets to Chanticleer, on Saturday, November 5, presented by The Friends of Chamber Music at Helzberg Hall in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts KCMO. Info at chambermusic.org
(Only 5 pairs available)

$50.00 – Donation gets you 2 tickets to Iris Dement & Greg Brown, November 11, at 8:00 PM, at The Folly Theatre to benefit United Inner City Services home of St. Mark Child and Family Development Center. Info 816-994-5400 or irisandgregbenefitconcert.com.
(Only 5 pairs available)

$50.00 – Donation gets you 2 tickets to Lily Tomlin at The Muriel Kauffman Theatre at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Sunday, Nov 20, 2011. Info: kauffmancenter.org or 816-994-7222
(Only 2 pairs available)

$50.00 – Donation gets you 2 tickets to Mavis Staples in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, December 8, 2011. Info: kauffmancenter.org or 816-994-7222
(Only 2 pairs available)

$50.00 – Donation gets you The Grisly Hand’s “Safe House” featuring: Jimmy Fitzner, Johnny Nichols, Chas Snyder, Lauren Krum, Ben Summers, Mike Tuley & Kian Byrne. Winners of a 2010 Pitch Music Award. The entire band performed live on our Nov. 10 2010 show.
(Only 5 CDs are available. / We’ll Mail CD to you. Please give your mailing address to our phone volunteers.)

$75.00 – Donation gets you Howard Iceberg & The Titanics – “Welcome Aboard!” a 7-CD set, that includes over 100 new songs, featuring The Titanics: Gary Paredes on lead guitar, Dan Mesh on rhythm guitar, Scott Easterday on bass, Pat Tomek on drums. With contributions from over 70 local artists.
(Only 2 CD Box Sets are available. / We’ll deliver CDs to you. Please give your mailing address to our phone volunteers.)

Please Note: Thank you gifts are ONLY AVAILABLE for donations on M/C, Visa, AmEx, or Discover.

In the last 6 months Mark has played from over 250 local and new bands and Mark has interviewed over 100 guests on Wednesday MidDay Medley and featured information about Kansas City’s diverse music, art, and performance scenes.

Please help keep this one-of-a-kind program on the air!

Here’s a list of our most recent interviews and features:
Laurie Anderson at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Bess Wallerstein, Spinning Tree Theatre, Peggy Friesen, Michael Grayman, Crossroad Music Festival, Pat Vamos, Jori Sackin, Space Thang at The Strand on Troost, City Arts Project, Sean Kelley, Matt Jacobs, David Rhoads, Rev. Paul Smith, Union Station, Bread KC!, Ian Wiseman, Rusty Sneary, Bryan Moses, Voler: Thieves of Flight, Elaine McMilian, Mother Trucker 2: Ride On with David Wayne Reed, Matt Dehamers, Artists 4 Joplin: Project Reclamation, The Sour Babies, Christel Highland, “Blank” at The Fishtank, My Brothers and My Sisters, KC Fringe Theatre Festival, Easterday reunion, Marty Kraft and Niles School for Children, Howard Iceberg, Pat Tomek, Scott Easterday, Danny Alexander, Raising The Titanics at Crosstown Station, Jo “Boobs” Weldon, Jonny Porkpie, KC Society of Burlesque, Annie Cherry, Scotty Burton, Sharon Eiker, Harlem Renaissance Revisited at American Jazz Museum, Marideth Sisco, Blackberry Winter Band and the music of Winter’s Bone, Gorilla Theatre’s Greek Play at The Nelson Atkins, Amy Farrand, A Tribute to Pink Floyd’s The Wall, The Midcoast Takeover in Austin, Middle of the Map Festival, Mr. Marco’s V 7, KC Spring Dance, Matt Kesler, Jane Gotch & Mark Southerland’s “WE”, Curt The Rocker, Saunders Street Records, BOOM!, Maincor, KA$H CLICK, The Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Betse Ellis, The Spraybooth Gallery, Kirsten Paludan, A Story in A Song, Egad’s Theatre, The Living Room, Cynthia Levin, Dollar Fox, Robert Moore, “Dear Diary…”, Bill Sundahl, Aaron Barnhart, Brodie Rush, Abigail Henderson, The Accidental Waiter, The Midcoast Cares: The Benefit for Joplin, The Charlotte Street Foundation, Remembering MLK, The Fishtank Performance Space, KC’s Mardi Gras Krewes, Annie Cherry & the Kansas City Society of Burlesque, The He Touched Me Gospel Hour, Atlantic Fadeout, American Now & Here, Two Headed Cow, In The Spirit of Soul Train, Peregrine Honig, EQUAL, The Sleazebeats, Mattie Rhodes Art Center, Maria Vasquez Boyd, The Unicorn Theatre, Marion Merritt, Cody Wyoming, Exile on Mainstreet, Vi Tran, The Love Hangover…

You can donate online at kkfi.org or you can call 888-931-0901

Please support Wednesday MidDay Medley and 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio.

Show #390

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