Wednesday MidDay Medley plays The MidCoast Sound

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

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

“The MidCoast Sound”
+ co-hosts: Marion Merritt & Betse Ellis
+ KC Psychfest + Coming Out Day + Judy Mills

The MidCoast Sound

The MidCoast Sound

Wednesday MidDay Medley plays “The MidCoast Sound” from: Schwervon!, Thee Water MoccaSins, Shy Boys, The Grisly Hand, Your Friend, The Quivers, Loose Park, The Blessed Broke, The Sexy Accident, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, Betse Ellis, Sara Swenson, AY-Musik, Scott Hrabko & The Rabbits, Kristie Stremel, The Hillbenders, and we’ll also play: Temples, and The War on Drugs.

At 10:30, our guests will discuss The Center For Spiritual Living‘s: “God and Gays: A Different Conversation,” a National Coming Out Day event on October 11, with a workshop from 10 to Noon, and an open forum from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. The forum will be led by Dr. Chris Michaels, Senior Minister at CSL, with special guest Nate Phelps, son of Fred Phelps, Jr., former leader of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church. Nate Phelps will share his story of leaving home, escaping the persecution of his family, and his new role as a gay rights activist. Center for Spiritual Living (CSL) is at 1014 W 39th St, KCMO 64111. For more info: or 816-931-2395.

At 11:15, Judy Mills of Mills Record Company joins us to discuss Mills Record’s new expansion, and the opening of the new space on October 11, which is also the beginning of three weeks of in-store performances, Saturday nights, on the new stage at Mills. More info at:

Marion Merritt of Records With Merritt, and critically acclaimed fiddler/singer/songwriter Betse Ellis, join Mark for the entire show to encourage listeners to call 888-931-0901 to support COMMUNITY Radio. Timothy Finn of Kansas City Star and INK named Wednesday MidDay Medley “The Best Place to Hear Local Music on the Radio.” If you are a regular listener and benefit from the entertainment and information offered each week, now is your time to help keep this radio show alive.

If you donate to 90.1 FM KKFI’s Fall Fund Drive Show we’ll send you some very fine “Thank You Gifts.”

$90.00 donation – a 90.1 FM KKFI T-shirt
$150.00 donation – a “Guest DJ” for a 1-hour music show
$200.00 donation you can receive both!

If you donate $50.00 or more, on MC/Visa/Discover/AMEX only during Wednesday MidDay Medley, you can choose one of the following “Thank You Gifts” :

1.) The MidCoast Spirit Bag (includes):
*A Gift Certificate for T-Shirt (from Mills Record Company)
*$10 Gift Certificate (from Vinyl Renaissance W. 39th)
*$10.00 Gift Certificate (from Records With Merritt)
*Schwervon! CD “Broken Teeth” (from Haymaker Records)
*Kristie Stremel CD “Songwriter” (from Stremeltone)
* Little Class Records CD Vol. 2 Compilation
*A Bowie Pin & Bowie Postcard (from the “David Bowie Is” Exhibit at MAC in Chicago)
*4 Free Buttons and/or Stickers (from It’s A Beautiful Day)
*Natural Chapstick (from Doc Lerner’s Quality Goods)
*Natural Hand Made Soap (Doc Lerner’s Quality Goods)
(Only 4 MidCoast Spirit Bags are available.)

2.) MidCoastal Music & Book Package
(includes 3 books & 3 CDs):
***The Sexy Accident’s “Lavender 3” a 48-page, square, cloth-covered hardback features 14 works of visual art, interviews with band, photographs and more. Comes with a download card for the album of 12 new songs.
***Kristie Stremel & Stremeltone’s “Wildflowers,” a compilation of original Songs And Poems For And About Children, a hardcover, 9×6 landscape, full color book, with 46 pages, illustrated by Blue Haas. The book comes with an Audio CD of 14 songs and 5 poems that are represented in the book. Contributing musicians include: Victor & Penny, Kasey Rausch, David George, Kelley Hunt, Dallas Jones, Kristie Stremel, Summer Osborne, Fred Wickham, James Johann, Nini Camps, Bill McShane, Ben Bunkler, Tina Schlieske, and Greg Wickham. Contributing writers include: Ron Megee, Tim Finn, CJ Janovy, David Wayne Reed and Mark Manning.
***Kristie Stremel & Stremeltone’s “Love Makes A Family” a 7.5 x 7.5 square, soft cover, black and white, with 34 pages illustrated by Blue Haas. The book comes with an Audio CD of the song, “Love Makes A Family.” This is Kristie Stremel’s read-along book to her new song she wrote for her son Charlie in an effort to explain the importance of family and to help celebrate the diversity in families today.
(5 Packages available)

3.) The KC Psychfest 2014 Package
*Tickets, Posters, & Music from KC Psychfest for YOU!

4.) A voucher for 2 tickets to shows at the Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College. For info about Performing Arts Series, (913) 469-4445 or visit
(10 pairs of vouchers available.)

Tune in on 90.1 FM KKFI
or streaming live at

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