Wednesday MidDay Medley plays 13 of The Best Local Releases of 2013…So Far.

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

13 of The Best of 2013…So Far
+ Jerad Tomasino & Golden Sound Records +
Heidi Van & “Being Alive” at The Fishtank
+ Betse Ellis & Marion Merritt

Mark plays from 13 of the best local album & EP releases of 2013, so far. We’ll hear tracks from: Dead Girls, Bloodbirds, Cowboy Indian Bear, Olassa, Six Percent, The Wires, Betse Ellis, Mark Lowrey, Jorge Arana Trio, Mat Shoare, Claire Adams & The Crowded Stage, Drew Black & Dirty Electric, and The ACB’s.

At 10:30 Mark talks with Jerad Tomasino about Golden Sound Records new concert series, On The House, that begins Saturday, February 23, at the recordBar, 1020 Westport Road. This first night of the series features: Oils, The CAVES, and Cowboy Indian Bear, and it’s “on the house.” More Golden Sound Records info at:

At 11:00 we’ll talk with Heidi Van about “Being Alive: A Musical Conversation About Life and Its Company.” The show re-imagines the songs of Sondheim to examine human connections and relationships today. Songs from Company, Into the Woods, Follies, Assassins are paired with actual responses to questions about life and our connection to one another. Featuring: Shea Coffman, Katie Gilchrist, Bryan LaFave, Gil Perez-Abraham, Emily Shackelford, Jeremy Watson and Sam Slosberg, the show runs Feb. 14 thru 16, at 8:30 PM, and Feb. 17 at 4:00 PM. Fishtank Performance Studio, is at 1715 Wyandotte, KCMO. Tickets at

At 11:30 we’ll talk with Betse Ellis (of The Wilders) about her new solo recording, her Pledge Music Campaign and her busy touring schedule. Betse Ellis and Marion Merritt join Mark for the entire show to encourage ALL of our listeners to call 888-931-0901 during Wednesday MidDay Medley, to express your support for this show and 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio.

If you donate during Wednesday MidDay Medley you can receive very fine “Thank you” gifts, including: tickets to see Diana Krall at the Midland, tickets to see “Being Alive” at The Fishtank, and CDs from Golden Sound Records.

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