Wednesday MidDay Medley presents Stephonne + Riala + Patrick Alexander

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 20, 2016

Stephonne Singleton + Riala
+ Patrick Alexander & Charlotte Street Foundation’s Open Studios

Mark plays more New & MidCoastal Releases from The UK’s, John Velghe and The Prodigal Sons, The MGDs, Kevin Morby, Fullbloods, Ivory Black, Shadow Rabbits, Stephonne, Riala, Shades of Jade, Wick & The Tricks, and more.

Stephonne Singleton (photo by Forrester Michael)

Stephonne Singleton (photo by Forrester Michael)

At 10:30, Stephonne Singleton returns to Wednesday MidDay Medley to share music from his upcoming album, “Caged Bird Sings Songs About Red Beard” to be released this summer. Stephonne will share information about The #FREECAGEDBIRD Show, Friday, April 22, at 7:00 pm, at Prohibition Hall, 1118 McGee St, KCMO, where Stephonne will perform new songs from the album mixed with a few classic songs. Calling himself the lovechild of Prince and Billie Holiday, Stephonne will be joined by, Ivory Black, Wick & The Tricks and DJ Joc Max. More information at:!

Morgan Greenwood & Nicholas Turner of Riala

Morgan Greenwood & Nicholas Turner of Riala

At 11:00, members of the Kansas City based band Riala join us live in our 90.1 FM studios to share music from their new split single to released soon, as the band embarks on their upcoming tour with Via Luna. Before the band travels west, Riala plays Wednesday MidDay Medley’s – KKFI 90.1 FM DAY PARTY for Middle of the Map Fest, May 7, at The Tank Room. The three piece band was formed in May of 2013 by Nicholas Turner on voice & guitar, Kalo Hoyle on bass, and Morgan Greenwood on drums. The band’s debut EP, Be Here | Be There, was recorded, mixed and mastered by Joel Nanos at Element Recording Studios and released September 4, 2015, on Haymaker Records. More info at


At 11:30 Charlotte Street Foundation’s Patrick Alexander joins us to share music and information about CSF’s Studio Residency Program and Open Studios Weekend April 29 and 30. Open Studios Weekend spotlights the work of over 20 artists, including 15 visual artists, 6 performing artists and ensembles, and 3 writers. All Artists-in-Residence have been awarded free studio space and related support through the Charlotte Street Studio Residency Program. Artist Studios will be open from 6PM to 10PM on Friday, April 29th with special offerings to include an array of original live music and dance performances on Friday evening. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work. Artwork will be available for purchase. The Charlotte Street Studio Residency Program Call for Applications is now OPEN! Deadline for submittals is May, 16th. For more information:

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