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, March 21, 2012
New & Local Releases + Middle of The Map Fest
+ John Velghe LIVE!
Mark plays more Local & New Releases from: Mates of State, Jonquil, Capybara, Sam Billen, White Denim, Mission of Burma, Ghosty, Power and Light, Andrew Bird, Ruthie Foster, Sara Swenson, Diverse, John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons, Gemini Revolution, Hidden Pictures, and The Cars.
At 10:30 AM Mark talks with Chris Haghirian of the KC Star and INK, and Nathan Reusch of The Record Machine. Chris and Nathan join us to discuss Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest, April 5-7, featuring over 80 Bands, in 8 Venues, on 10 Stages, in 3 Days. The line-up features: Friends, Chad Valley, Baby Teardrops, Saintseneca, Neon Indian, Phantasmagoria, Jonquil, Mr. Gnome, Nerves Junior, Keep Shelly In Athens, A Lull, fun., Beacon, Mission of Burma, Fucked Up, Murder by Death, El Ten Eleven, White Denim, Deastro, Coalesce, Hooray for Earth, Acid Mothers Temple, Casket Lottery, The Life and Times, Owen, Elite Gymnastics, Gold Motel, Capybara, Cowboy Indian Bear, Soft Reeds, Molly McGuire, Reflector, Minus Story, The Esoteric, Season To Risk, Hospital Ships, Broncho, Ad Astra Arkestra, Thee Water MoccaSins, Deadringers, La Guerre, Motorboater, Everyday/Everynight, Maps For Travelers, Spirit Is The Spirit, Max Justus, Sam Billen, Believers, Akkilles, Beau Jennings, Christopher Paul Stelling, Sleepy Kitty and Unicycle Loves You. More info at: middleofthemapfest.com
At 11:15 Mark welcomes Kansas City based musician and songwriter John Velghe who will play LIVE in our 90.1 FM Studios. John will also discuss his new recording: “Don’t Let Me Stay” from Lakeshore Records. The new record features John Velghe on lead vocals, guitars, and keyboards, with his band, The Prodigal Sons: Mike Alexander on guitar, mandolin, backing vocals; Chris Wagner on bass, backing vocals; GoGo Ray on drum set; Hermon Mehari on trumpet; Sam Hughes on saxophone; Mike Walker on trombone. With: Kirsten Paludan on vocals; James Mitchell on cello; Whitney Williamson on violin; and Catherine Root on violin. John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons will be concert on Saturday, Mar. 24, at The Record Bar, 1020 Westport Road, in a special recording release show that will include an 11 piece ensemble, including string players and a horn section. More info at: johnvelghe.com
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