Wednesday MidDay Medley surveys Crossroads Music Fest + Connor Leimer Live!

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, September 9, 2015

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Music from the 11th Annual Crossroads Music Festival
with Guest Co-Host Bill Sundahl + Connor Leimer Live!

We’ll feature music from 20 bands participating in the 11th annual Crossroads Music Fest, presented by Sprint, as a benefit for KKFI, on Saturday, September 12, from 6:00pm to 2:00am, featuring over 35 bands, in 7 venues, all within 2 blocks, in Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District.

Mark will spin tracks from: The Free Years, The Phantastics, The Philistines, Katy Guillen & The Girls, Duncan Burnett & The Ministry, She’s A Keeper, Mountain Sprout, Light Music, Sara Morgan, Riala, Pink Royal, Lauren Anderson, Janet The Planet, Julian Davis, Westerners, Ruddy Swain, Connor Leimer, Slow Motion Commotion, Jessica Paige, and Instant Karma.

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Bill Sundahl, founder of the Crossroads Music Festival and 90.1 FM KKFI’s Special Events Coordinator, joins us as co-host for the entire show! Bill will share details about the history of the Crossroads Music Fest, artists, schedules, activities, and venues: The Main Stage at 19th & Grand, The Living Room Upstairs, The Living Room Downstairs, Mod Gallery, The Brick, The Tank Room, and Green Lady Lounge. This year’s Crossroads Music Fest includes sponsorship from: Sprint, Boulevard Brewing Co., KCPT – Channel 19, Kissick Construction, Live KC, Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund, Missouri Bank, Ink Magazine, 90.9 The Bridge, Vinyl Renaissance, KC Area Development Council – America’s Creative Crossroads, Lazarus Group, Central States Beverage, Avery-Weightronix, and Midwest Music Foundation. Haymaker Records, and The Record Machine are also collaborators. For more information, or to get advance tickets, visit: http://www.cmfkc.com.

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At 11:15 Connor Leimer plays LIVE in our 90.1 FM Studios. While finishing his senior year in high school, Connor Leimer was also putting the finishing touches on his debut album, Postcard, recorded at Weights & Measures Soundlab studio in Kansas City. With contributions from KC based singer Gracie Schram, 21 year-old producer Max Griffith, banjo player Fritz Hutchison (of She’s A Keeper) and a three-piece horn section of UMKC Music Conservatory graduates, Connor calls his new release a “team effort.” Connor Leimer plays The KCPT Stage at The Tank Room, Saturday, September 12, at 6:00 pm, as part of the 11th Annual Crossroads Music Fest. More info at: http://www.connorleimer.com/

Tune in on 90.1 FM KKFI
or streaming live at kkfi.org

Show #594

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