Wednesday MidDay Medley presents Second Hand King + summerland, Belle Plaine & Blake Berglund

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

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The MidCoast Sound + Second Hand King
+ Belle Plaine, Blake Berglund & Nadia Piotrowsky +
Marion Merritt & Jolle St. Pierre

Wednesday MidDay Medley features 10 of our Favorite MidCoastal Releases of 2018, So Far. We’ll spin tracks from: Kadesh Flow, Mikal Shapiro, Jametatone, Amy Farrand & The Like, Carswell & Hope, Howard Iceberg & The Titanics, Yanna the Supa Flowa, CS Luxem, Mysterious Clouds and Second Hand King. (Next week we’ll continue with Part 2 of this series and 10 more releases.)

Second Hand King

At 10:30 Mark talks with Joe Stanziola who records as Second Hand King, the original Doo Wop Rapper. His name was derived from a 1966 Doo Wop song known as, “The Joker Went Wild” by Brian Hyland. Second Hand King is getting set to release his sixth album, “FRANKIE” on June 9. Second Hand King has released five previous albums: All My Fears (2012), The Lower Depths (2013), Chuck (2014), Before The Bomb Drops (2015), and Almost Blue (2016). Second Hand King & The Lovers play a “FRANKIE” album release show, at recordBar, 1520 Grand Boulevard, KCMO, on Saturday, June 9 at 7:00 PM, with Black Mariah Theater, Rockababyrock & Tyler Banks, along with Dj Peter Anthony. More information at


Blake Berglund & Belle Plaine

At 11:15, Kansas raised, Oklahoma based, Nadia Piotrowsky who performs as summerland, brings along her singer-songwriter friends from Saskatchewan, Canada, Belle Plaine and Blake Berglund who have been embraced by the Red Dirt and Americana communities as evidenced by a slot at this year’s Tumbleweed Festival in La Cygne, KS, and an eight date tour along side summerland that includes Kansas City. American Media Gig Spot presents: An Evening with summerland, Blake Berglund & Belle Plaine, at SqueezeBox Theatre, 1519 Oak Street, KCMO, on Friday, June 8, at 8:00 pm. More info at or

Marion Merritt

Joelle St. Pierre

Marion Merritt, longtime contributor to Wednesday MidDay Medley, owner of Records With Merritt, and Joelle St. Pierre longtime KKFI volunteer, join us a special co-hosts for our Spring Fund Drive Show, to encourage our diverse and loyal listeners to call 888-931-0901, to support 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio, “The Voice of The Community.” More information at:

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