Wednesday MidDay Medley presents: The Matchsellers + My Oh My + Don Simon & MudStomp Records + Spinning Tree Theatre

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Music from Folk Alliance International Conference
+ The Matchsellers + Don Simon & MudStomp Records
+ My Oh My + Spinning Tree Theatre’s 13

In anticipation of, Folk Alliance International Conference, Mark features music from: The Matchsellers, Under The Big Oak Tree, Kasey Rausch, Julian Davis, Pirates Canoe, We Banjo 3, and The Jellyman’s Daughter. We’ll also feature new music from: My Oh My, and Wyatt West!

Spinning Tree Theatre rehearsals for 13.

Spinning Tree Theatre rehearsals for 13.

At 10:15, Mark talks with company members of Spinning Tree Theatre, about the KC professional theatre premiere of, 13, an original musical with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish & Robert Horn. Spinning Tree Theatre’s production of 13 features 13 of KC’s brightest stars-to-be in an explosive and heartwarming evening of song and dance. The show is Rated PG-13, and presented at the Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Penn Valley Drive, KCMO and running February 11 thru 28, Wednesdays thru Sundays. For tickets or more info: 816-569-5277 or

My Oh My

My Oh My

At 10:30, A.M. Merker and members of My Oh My, join us in our 90.1 FM studios. My Oh My is a 3-woman, 5-man band from Kansas City, that plays “a big, bearhugging blend of Americana, classic rock and folk.” The band includes: Stephen Berry on guitars; Grant Buell on keyboards; Sarah Dolt, Stephanie Gaume & Melissa Geffert on vocals; Jason Harper on bass; Jacob Horpinjuk on drums, A.M. Merker on lead vocals. The band’s second release, the EP, Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way, was released December 12, 2015. The new music was recorded, engineered, and mixed by Joel Nanos at Element Recording, KCMO. My Oh My plays The Brick, Saturday, February 13, with Pocket Vinyl, and 40 Watt Dream. More info more at:


At 11:00 The Matchsellers will play live in our 90.1 FM studios and share information about their new record, “Songs We Made Up” to be released Friday, February 12, 2016. The Matchsellers is a bluegrass duo that began in the streets of former East Germany and now crisscrosses the US Interstate system year-round. In 2012, Julie Bates and Andrew Morris met while working as English teachers in Leipzig, Germany. Bates is a classically trained violinist from Kansas City, Missouri, and Morris grew up playing electric blues guitar in the dive bars of Warsaw, Indiana. The Matchsellers play a special CD Release Party on Friday, February 12, at 6:30 PM, at Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway Rd, KCMO. More info at:


At 11:30, Don Simon, of MudStomp Records, joins us to share music and information about Mudstomp Records Private Showcases, February 17 through 21st, at Folk Alliance International Conference, at The Westin Crown Center. MudStomp is also presenting, the Saturday Afternoon Stomp Celebrates International Folk Music, Saturday, February 20, at 3:00 pm, at Coda, 1744 Broadway, KCMO, with Delaney Davidson from Christchurch, New Zealand, and The Jellyman’s Daughter from Edinburgh, Scotland. More info at or

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