Wednesday, March 25, 2020, noon – 1pm CST, 90.1fm KKFI Kansas City Community Radio, streaming live www.kkfi.org
Producer/host Mark Manning welcomes musician Noah Davis, musician Laurel Morgan, and Mid-America Arts Alliance Special Projects Specialist Cory Imig.
In early 2019, Noah and the guys (Noah and Heavy Electric) began playing together as well as working on new material for their new album, “Heart” released 2/14/20. Their high energy shows have received great reviews with each show being a unique soul experience. Noah David and Heavy Electric members are Noah Davis: guitar/vocals, Anthony Trabucco: drums, Kyle Henry: Keys/harmonic/vocals, and Jeffrey Champion: bass.
Noah Davis and Heavy Electric are on Facebook and noahdavismusic.bandcamp.com
Laurel Morgan grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. A classically trained musician, she has been playing the violin for 30 years. Laurel graduated from the UMKC Conservatory of Music in 2005. She has also performed with the Des Moines Symphony, Quixotic Fusion, Musical Theatre Heritage at the Off-Center Theatre, the folk-rock band, ‘In the Pines” that won several Pitch Music Awards. And with her husband artist Ben Parks she is ia founder of the band Of Tree. As a composer, arranger, and musician Laurel Morgan has traveled to Germany, Austria, and throughout the United States, but is based here in Kansas City. With Sascha Groschang, Laurel created The Wires, who compose and perform original music for violin and cello and released their second album, “Wilder” May 11, 2019.
Laurel is the founder of The Quarantine Concerts, a response to the many musicians in Kansas City who have lost their income from the necessary social distancing brought about by the Coronavirus. The Quarantine Concerts is for musicians, their patrons, supporters and fans. More info at: www.facebook.com/Thequarantineconcerts
Cory Imig is an artist based in the Midwest. Her work takes the form of large scale installations that alter spaces physically, visually, and temporarily. Currently she is a featured artist in State of the Art 2020, now through May 24, 2020 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Imig currently serves as Special Projects Specialist with Mid-America Arts Alliance. Mid-America Arts Alliance is a nonprofit, regional arts organizations representing Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas that focuses on strengthening communities and improving lives through extraordinary cultural experiences. Mid-America Arts are artists, administrators, historians, preservationists, preparators, writers, painters, photographers, and activists.
Mid-America Arts Alliance 2018 Baltimore Ave. KCMO 64108