August 1 – Eleni Mandell + Sterling Witt + Pitch Music Awards

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, August 1, 2012

Eleni Mandell + Sterling Witt + Pitch Music Awards

Mark plays New & Local Releases from: Eleni Mandell, Mikal Shapiro, Radkey, Root and Stem, Katy & Go Go, Hidden Pictures, The People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City, Jessica Lee Mayfield, Cate Le Bon, Yellow Ostrich, Au, Tame Impala, She’s A Keeper, and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Grafitti. Plus we’ll give away 2 pairs of tickets to see Jessica Lee Mayfield at the recordBar on Wednesday, August 1.

Mark also features bands nominated for Pitch Music Awards, and three bands playing at this weekend’s Pitch Music Showcase on Saturday, August 4, on 8 different stages in Westport.

At 10:30 acclaimed singer-songwriter and artist, Sterling Witt returns to the Wednesday MidDay Medley. We’ll feature new songs from Sterling’s up and coming album: “Sterling Loves U” and we’ll talk about the kick-off of the Pledge Music Campaign for his new album that launches this Friday, August 3. More info at: pledgemusic.com/projects/sterlinglovesu

At 11:30 Mark talks with Eleni Mandell, who plays Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club, this Saturday, August 4, with Mikal Shapiro and Ruddy Swain. Eleni Mandell has just released her new album: “I Can See The Future,” on Yep Roc Records. The songs chronicle Eleni’s decision to become a single mother and start a family without waiting for “Mr. Right,” including her search for the right sperm donor — she chose an “astrophysicist who likes classic rock” —  through her pregnancy and the birth of her twins.  She was 8 1/2 months pregnant when she was in the studio recording the album.  We’ll talk with Eleni about all of this, and play songs from her beautiful new album. More info at elenimandell.com.]

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