Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Kelley Hunt + The Blackbird Revue
Wednesday MidDay Medley plays New & Local releases from: Dolls On Fire, Betse & Clarke, Making Movies, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, Pops Staples, Megan Slankard, The Bad Ideas, Maria The Mexican, William Elliott Whitmore, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and more.
At 10:15, Mark talks with roots/blues/Americana singer songwriter Kelley Hunt. We’ll feature music from, The Beautiful Bones, her 6th full length recording, from 88 Records. Kelley Hunt’s acclaimed albums have reached the top ten of the Billboard Blues Charts, she has toured all over the world, and has performed six times on A Prairie Home Companion. Born in Kansas City and based in Lawrence, Kelley Hunt is a 2007 recipient of the State of Kansas Governor’s Award for the Arts, and is a 2006 Kansas Music Hall of Fame inductee alongside such artists as Melissa Etheridge, the Byrds’ Gene Clark and Big Joe Turner. Cyprus Avenue presents Kelley Hunt in a Valentines Day performance, at The Folly Theater, 300 West 12th St, KCMO. More info at: 816-474-4444 or www.follytheatre.org
At 11:15, The Blackbird Revue return to Wednesday MidDay Medley and our 90.1 FM Studios. We’ll talk with Jacob and Danielle Prestidge about their upcoming performances at the Folk Alliance International Conference, Feb. 19 – 22, the Folk Alliance Music Fair, and The MidCoast Takeover. We’ll quiz Danielle about her strange relationship with their dog Patsy, and Jacob’s increasing resemblance to Gene Wilder. More info at: www.theblackbirdrevue.com, www.folk.org, www.midwestfound.org
Kelley Hunt Photo by: Ann Brown / Makeup: Andy Chambers