Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Black Pearl Sings + The Waspmen & The Cave Girls + The Record Machine + Psychic Heat
Mark premieres brand new music from: The Philistines, Wyatt West, and the latest releases from: The Waspmen, Psychic Heat, Hudson Falcons, Ghastly Menace, The Noise FM, The Cave Girls, Viet Cong, Nicolas Saint James, The Thunderclaps, and more.
At 10:15, company members of Spinning Tree Theatre join us to talk about the KC premiere of “Black Pearl Sings,” on stage through March 22, at Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Penn Valley Drive, KCMO. Written by Frank Higgins, directed by Walter Coppage, this acclaimed play features Nedra Dixon as Pearl, an African-American woman with a powerful voice in a Texas prison, and Vanessa Severo as Susannah, an ambitious song collector for the Library of Congress. More info at: www.spinningtreetheatre.com
At 10:30 Mark talks with members of the bands: The Waspmen and The Cave Girls who will share the stage for The Waspmen’s CD release show at recordBar, 1020 Westport Rd, March 14, at 7:00 pm. We’ll hear tracks from The Waspmen’s new recording.
At 11:00 Nathan Reusch and Alex Ellis of The Record Machine join us to talk about SXSW, The MidCoast Takeover, and The Middle of The Map Fest, April 22-25. More info at: www.therecordmachine.net and www.middleofthemapfest.com
At 11:15 the band Psychic Heat from Lawrence, Kansas, will play LIVE in our 90.1 FM Studios. Members of Psychic Heat include: Steve/Evan Herd on guitar and vocals, Tanner Spreer on guitar, Sam Boatright on bass and vocals, and Ricky Barkosky on drums. You can learn about their music at: www.psychicheat.bandcamp.com/ Psychic Heat play The Bottleneck, Friday, March 13, at 9:00 pm with Gnarly Davidson, and The Sluts. This is Psychic Heat’s first show since New Year’s Eve and celebrates the reissue of their EP, Lighter and Brighter’s new cassette release, through Whatever Forever Tapes with an additional unreleased B side and full live performances added.
Psychic Heat photo by: Chelsea Donoho Photography