September 5 – Kelly Barth + Bill Sundahl & The 8th Annual Crossroads Music Fest!

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Kelly Barth + Bill Sundahl
& The 8th Annual Crossroads Music Fest!

Mark plays New & Local Releases from: The xx, She’s A Keeper, The Hillary Watts Riot, The Good Foot, Dead Voices, The Atlantic, Kasey Rausch, Appropriate Grammar, John Velghe and The Prodigal Sons, The Hearts of Darkness, Thom Hoskins, David Burchfield, Dim Peepers, El Ten Eleven, Deerhoof, Matthew Dear, Tame Impala, Johnny Cash, and more.

At 10:30 Mark talks with Lawrence, Kansas based writer, Kelly Barth about her funny and heartbreaking new memoir, “My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus,” from Arktoi Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press. Kelly was a fiction fellow in the University of Montana’s creative writing program and has received fellowships from the Missouri Arts Council and the Kansas Arts Commission. Her work has been published most recently by Coal City Review and Muse & Stone. My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus is her first book.

At 11:00, Bill Sundahl talks with us about the 8th Annual Crossroads Music Fest, Saturday, September 8, featuring 20 Bands on 4 stages:

Crossroads KC at Grinders, 18th & Locust, with: Hearts of Darkness, Makuza, and My Brothers & Sisters (7:00-1:00).

Czar, 1531 Grand, with: Cherokee Rock Rifle, The Atlantic, John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons, and Mikal Shapiro, Kasey Rausch, & Shane Ogren (7:00-3:00).

The Brick, 1727 McGee, with: Starhaven Rounders, Dead Voices, Victor & Penny, and Rural Grit All-Stars (7:00-3:00).

Midwestern Musical Co, 19th & Locust, with: Appropriate Grammar, Dim Peepers, The Hillary Watts Riot, and Thom Hoskins (7:00-1:00).

In addition, there will be a Friday night “Pre-Party,” Friday, September 7, at Crossroads KC at Grinders, featuring: The Good Foot, The Grisly Hand, and a reunion of The Supernauts.

CMFKC is partnering with Midwest Musicians Foundation to raise funds for the musicians health care fund. MMF is organizing volunteers to staff the festival and share info on MMF’s mission. For info: MidwestMusicFound.org. The Festival also presents: LEGAL BOOTCAMP FOR MUSICIANS, curated by Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts, Saturday, September 8, 12:00pm – 5:00pm, at Czar. For Festival info: CMRKC.com, facebook.com/cmfkc, twitter.com/cmfkc

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Show #437

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