Wednesday MidDay Medley presents: Claire Adams & The Crowded Stage + Dustin Rapier + Chad Abernathy Band + Underhouse Dogs

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

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Dustin Rapier + Chad Abernathy Band +
Underhouse Dogs + Claire Adams & The Crowded Stage

Wednesday MidDay Medley participates in 90.1 FM’s biggest band auction ever, with more than 120 area bands. Listeners call 888-931-0901 to bid. The highest bidder at the end of the segment gets a 2-hour concert for an upcoming party. The band auction supports 90.1 FM KKFI Kansas City Community Radio. For info or to pre-bid on any of these band please visit:

10:00 – Dustin Rapier


Dustin Rapier was born into a musical family in Northwest Arkansas. His debut album “Songs About No One” was released July 23, 2012. The album began in a college dorm room at a small private college. After trying a few things using school recording equipment, Dustin fell in love with the recording process. Working as a bank teller he used every cent he earned to purchase recording equipment that would eventually become Fly Penguin Records. Now in Kansas City, Dustin recently headlined a series of shows at Californo’s and his second full-length album, “Spectrum” is scheduled to be released June 2014, accompanied by a Midwest album release tour. More info at:

[Dustin Rapier plays Hashtag, 965 N. main Street, Hendersen, Nebraska, on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 pm.]

Call 888-931-0901 to bid. Visit to pre-bid.

10:30 – The Chad Abernathy Band


Chad Abernathy is a seasoned singer/songwriter from Kansas City. For the past 8 years, he’s been seen all over the midwest, Europe and Washington DC playing in various venues. After years working clubs as a front man for cover bands he released his debut of 12 original songs called: “The Journey” on his own music label, Midnight Blue Records and Lone Willow Music. For more information about Chad Abernathy visit:

[The Chad Abernathy Band plays a House Concert with Bill Abernathy, Saturday, April 26, at Cyd’s Art & Antiques in Parkville, Mo. This will also be broadcast on KC Cafe Radio! Their first show together in 2014!]

Call 888-931-0901 to bid. Visit to pre-bid.

11:00 – Underhouse Dogs

Underhouse Dogs

Underhouse Dogs

Prior to forming Underhouse Dogs, in the spring of 2011, Andy Money spent several years with the Independence symphony, The Columns, The Insultors and Smokestack Lightnin’. Part of the Kansas City Blues Scene for over 10 years, Andy is a multi-instrumentalist. Alan Luecke plays bass, sax, and sings. Alan has spent most of the last twenty years in the KC scene. Alan is the low-end of the Underhouse Dogs. He played bass with Spiny Norman, an Americana/ Rock project with members of the Wheel House. Ben Money started playing violin at age six and then changed to percussion when he was 11. He spent his formative years playing marching and concert percussion with a focus on the kit, ethnic rhythms and drums. More information at:

Call 888-931-0901 to bid. Visit to pre-bid.

11:30 – Claire Adams & The Crowded Stage

Claire & The Crowded Stage

Claire & The Crowded Stage

Kansas City based singer, songwriter, and musician, Claire Adams, is an integral part of multiple area bands including: Claire & The Crowded Stage, Appropriate Grammar, Hidden Pictures, The Katy Guillen Trio, and Quirk & Ruckus. Claire Adams grew up in Topeka and went to college in Nashville. Founded in 2011, the Crowded Stage is a genre-jumping eight piece based out of Kansas City, MO. Fronted by songwriter Claire Adams, the band brings her tunes to life with lush arrangements, diverse instrumentation, and a lil’ quirkiness. Among members of Claire & The Crowded Stage, many other bands are represented including: The B’Dinas (Peter Lawless, Katy Guillen, Katelyn Boone), Dream Wolf (Katelyn Boone, Brent Jamison), The Katy Guillen Trio (Katy Guillen, Stephanie Williams, Claire Adams), Quick & Ruckus (Katy, Claire), Genessee (Jerod Rivers), Appropriate Grammar (Claire), Hidden Pictures (Claire), The Cave Girls (Stephanie Williams), I Found A Job (Peter), with all of you switching around on keyboards, bass, drums, guitar, lead vocals. For more information:

[Claire & The Crowded Stage play Knuckleheads Saloon, Wednesday, April 23, at 7:00 pm, with The Latenight Callers, and Amy Farrand.]

Call 888-931-0901 to bid. Visit to pre-bid.

All bids start at $200.00
For more info visit:
To make pre-bids contact or 816-517-4083
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Show #522

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