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, February 1, 2017
“The MidCoast Sound”
Betse Ellis + Marion Merritt
+ Jennifer McCartney & The Women’s March on Washington
+ Aaron Rhoades & Shuttlecock Music Magazine
Wednesday MidDay Medley plays “The MidCoast Sound” from: Katy Guillen & The Girls, Krystle Warren, Catch 22 feat. Joe Good, Erica Joy, Timbers, False Brother, and Dead Dads Club. We’ll also feature music from: Betse & Clarke, Calvin Arsenia, and Billy Bragg who are playing Folk Alliance International Conference on February 15 – 19 at Westin Crown Center and the Kansas City Folk Festival Sunday, Feb 19. We’ll also play new music from Rory Fresco, Case/Lang/Veirs, Arcade Fire feat. Mavis Staples, and Boss Hog.
Betse Ellis, critically acclaimed fiddler, singer, and songwriter, who performs with Clarke Wyatt as Betse & Clarke joins us for the entire show! Marion Merritt, longtime contributor to Wednesday MidDay Medley, owner of Records With Merritt, also join us to encourage our diverse and loyal listeners to call 888-931-0901, to support 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio.
At 10:30, Jennifer McCartney returns to report on the Women’s March on Washington, she attended with her daughter Autumn, on Sunday, January 21, 2017, where over 500,000 women united in solidarity for the protection of rights, safety, health, and families in our nation’s capitol, along with millions of people in over 600 cities around the world. More info at: http://www.womensmarch.com Jennifer McCartney, is a retired professional boxer, and single mom, and the founder of Kansas City Heroes, formed in 2015 to advocate for single parents, disabled folk, and the disadvantaged.
At 11:15, Mark talks with Aaron Rhodes, Editor of Shuttlecock Music Magazine about the Shuttlecock Music Showcase 003 – Friday, February 17, at Mills Record Company featuring four, young Kansas City acts: Sahvannes, False Brother, Justinxshon, and Dead Dads Club. We’ll also play new music from Rory Fresco who plays The Granada Theater in Lawrence, Friday Feb 3.
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