Wednesday MidDay Medley plays The MidCoast Sound

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

“The MidCoast Sound”
Bach Aria Soloists + Nathan Reusch +
Betse Ellis + Marion Merritt

Wednesday MidDay Medley plays “The MidCoast Sound” from: Bloodbirds, Shades of Jade, Monta At Odds, Schwervon!, Kangaroo Knife Fight, The Gorlons, Kasey Rausch, The Philistines, Approach, The Project H, Mikal Shapiro, Dead Voices, and Death Cab For Cutie.

At 10:30, Mark talks with 2013 Guggenheim Award winner, composer, Narong Prangcharoen and Elizabeth Suh Lane, Founder & Artistic Director of Bach Aria Soloists, about Narong Prangcharoen’s commissioned work “Dialogue” composed for Bach Aria Soloists’ 15th Anniversary. This world premiere, will be presented February 7, at 7:00 pm at Village Presbyterian Church. The evening’s program includes BAS’ own La Folia variations; and French Dialogues for keyboard. More info at:

At 11:00, Nathan Reusch, co-founder of The Record Machine and Ink’s Middle of The Map Fest, joins us to share inside details on the 5th annual of Middle of the Map Fest, April 22 – 25, starting with a Wednesday kickoff concert at The Uptown Theater featuring a national headliner and a KC band reunion. Thursday, April 23 at The Uptown Middle of The Map presents their biggest headliner to date. Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, the festival continues with over 100 bands on 6 stages in Westport, including: Uptown Theater, outdoor stage, recordBar, The Riot Room, Riot Room Patio, The Westport Saloon, Ernie Biggs Westport. Wednesday MidDay Medley will host a Day Party at The Westport Saloon, on Saturday, April 25, with five of our favorite bands! More info at

Betse Ellis, critically acclaimed fiddler, singer, and songwriter along with Marion Merritt, 90.1 FM Board Member and owner of Records With Merritt, join Mark for the entire show to encourage our diverse and loyal listeners to call 888-931-0901, to support 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City COMMUNITY Radio.

Timothy Finn of Kansas City Star and INK named Wednesday MidDay Medley “The Best Place to Hear Local Music on the Radio.” If you are a regular listener and benefit from the entertainment and information offered each week, now is your time to help keep this radio show alive.

If you donate to 90.1 FM KKFI’s Winter Fund Drive Show we’ll share with you some very fine “Thank You Gifts.”

$90.00 donation – a 90.1 FM KKFI T-shirt
$150.00 donation – a “Guest DJ” for a 1-hour music show
$200.00 donation you can receive both!

If you donate $50.00 or more, on MC/Visa/Discover/AMEX only during Wednesday MidDay Medley, you can choose one of our fabulous “Thank You Gifts” :

1.) The MidCoast Spirit Bag:
* 12-month 10% Discount Card (Vinyl Renaissance)
* 15% Discount Coupon (Records With Merritt)
* Surprise Gift (Mills Record Company)
* 20% Discount Coupon (It’s A Beautiful Day)
* Mikal Shapiro “The Musical” CD
* Schwervon! “Broken Teeth” CD (Haymaker Records)
* Kasey Rausch “Guitar In Hand” CD (MudStomp Records)
* Palace “Summer Don’t You Dare” CD (The Record Machine)
* TRM Compilation Cassette (The Record Machine)
* Midwestern Audio Volume 3 CD (Midwest Music Foundation)
* Painter Ryan Wilks original art printed candle.
(Only 10 MidCoast Spirit Bags are available.)


2.) A voucher for 2 tickets to shows at the Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College. For info about Performing Arts Series, (913) 469-4445 or visit
(Only 10 pairs of vouchers available.)

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