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, November 5, 2014
Music from Apocalypse Meow 7
+ Chely Wright & Like Me Lighthouse Benefit!
+ Kristie Stremel & WildFlowers
Mark plays New & MidCoastal Releases from: Kristie Stremel, Katy Guillen & The Girls, Outsides, Anna Cole & The Other Lovers, The Philistines, Pedaljets, Bad Wheels, Sara Swenson, David George, Kelley Hunt, Wells The Traveler, Fred Wickham, Timothy Finn, Steve Grand, Joe Pug, Lucinda Williams, King Tuff, and Pretty.
At 10:15 we talk live with Chely Wright, the first major country music performer to publicly come out as gay in 2010 with her autobiography, Like Me, and the documentary film “Wish Me Away.” Chely founded the LIKEME Lighthouse, at 3909 Main Street, Kansas City, MO, as a Community Center providing a safe and welcoming space for the area LGBT community. LIKEME LIGHTHOUSE PRESENTS: WANDA SYKES with JUDY GOLD, WENDY LIEBMAN & STEVE GRAND, Thursday November 13, at 7:00 pm, at The Folly Theater, 300 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105. Ticket information at: http://www.follytheatre.org or 816-474-4444.
At 10:30 Mark talks with Kristie Stremel about her new CD and book “Wildflowers,” a compilation of original songs & poems for and about children. This hardcover, 9 x 6 landscape, full color, book has 46 pages and is illustrated by Blue Haas. The book comes with a companion audio CD of 14 songs and 5 poems that are represented in the book. Contributing musicians & writers 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, Greg Wickham, Ron Megee, Tim Finn, CJ Janovy, David Wayne Reed and Mark Manning. More info at: http://stremeltone.com/
At 11:15 we welcome organizers from Midwest Music Foundation and Apocalypse Meow 7, a benefit for Abby’s Fund. This annual fundraiser celebrates and supports the midwest musical scene starting on Friday, November 7, with an all ages, pre-Meow Psych Show, at Mills Record Company, 314 Westport Rd, KCMO at 6:00 pm with, The Philistines and Various Blonde. The events continue with an 18+ show at recordBar, 1020 Westport Rd, KCMO, at 9:00 pm, with: Chris Meck and The Guilty Birds, & Katy Guillen and The Girls. Apocalypse Meow 7 reaches a crescendo on Saturday, November 8, at Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester Ave, KCMO. The doors open at 6:30pm, with a silent auction & raffle. Amy Farrand and Mark Manning will serve as emcees. Music starts at 7:00 pm. Outsides, Pedaljets, and Bad Wheels play the Outdoor Stage. Joe Pug, Anna Cole and The Other Lovers, The Thunderclaps, and Culprits play the Indoor Stage. Wells the Traveler, The Blackbird Revue, and Sara Swenson play in the Gospel Lounge Stage. More info at: http://www.apocalypsemeow.net or http://www.midwestmusicfound.org
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