Wednesday MidDay Medley presents Jennifer Owen + Jake Wells + Betse Ellis + Marion Merritt

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, October 17, 2017

Betse Ellis + Marion Merritt
+ Jennifer Owen of Owen Cox Dance Group
+ Jake Wells

Mark plays The MidCoast Sound from: Amy Farrand & The Like, Jake Wells, Calvin Arsenia, Duncan Burnett, Emmaline Twist, Cuee, Bob & Una Walkenhorst, Shy Boys, Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear, Jametatone, Krystle Warren, Mikal Shapiro, Remy Styrk, Serene Fiend, Stephonne Singleton, and FaceFace.

Marion Merritt

Betse Ellis

We also welcome: Betse Ellis, critically acclaimed fiddler, singer, and songwriter, and one half of Betse & Clarke who joins us for the entire show as our special guest co-host with Marion Merritt, longtime contributor to Wednesday MidDay Medley, and proprietor of Records With Merritt, who also joins us as co-host to encourage our diverse and loyal listeners to call 888-931-0901, to support 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio during our Fall Fund Drive Show.

“Morena” a collaboration between Owen/Cox Dance Group and soprano Victoria Botero with ensemble, presenting contemporary choreography danced to music traditionally sung by Jewish, Muslim and Christian women. The show explores themes of love, family and loss in secular music from the Sephardic, Arabic and Armenian traditions. There are only two performance on Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 PM, and Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 PM, at The Polsky Theatre

At 10:30, Jennifer Owen of Owen/Cox Dance Group joins us to share details about their latest production, “Morena” a collaboration between Owen/Cox Dance Group and soprano Victoria Botero with ensemble, presenting contemporary choreography danced to music traditionally sung by Jewish, Muslim and Christian women. The show explores themes of love, family and loss in secular music from the Sephardic, Arabic and Armenian traditions. There are only two performance on Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 PM, and Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 PM, at The Polsky Theatre in the Carlsen Center for the Performing Arts at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kansas. For more info you can contact: http://www.owencoxdance.org

Jake Wells photo by Alec Matlock. Jake Wells plays recordBar, Monday October 22, at 7:00 PM, with special guests: Calvin Arsenia, and Duncan Burnett x RIOT

At 11:15, KC based singer songwriter – Jake Wells joins us to share information about his show at recordBar, Monday October 22, at 7:00 PM, with special guests: Calvin Arsenia, and Duncan Burnett x RIOT. Jake Wells is currently appearing on NBC Television’s The Voice. Jake Wells spent his childhood singing and playing gospel music throughout the country, all the while developing his own talent and style. He studied musical composition in Colorado and performed music while hitchhiking the States before moving to Kansas City. The debut of Jake Wells saw immediate success with the release of the self-produced single, “Roll Like Thunder”. This year Jake released the EP Orange and Blue. More information at http://www.jakewellsmusic.com

On your local radio dial 90.1 FM or
STREAMING LIVE at: kkfi.org

Show #756

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