Wednesday MidDay Medley presents: Thom Hoskins + John Keck + Vi Tran + Fiddler on the Roof + More Music from the Middle

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

More Music from The Middle of The Map
+ Vi Tran’s “The Butcher’s Son” +
Spinning Tree Theatre’s “Fiddler on The Roof” +
Thom Hoskins + John Keck

Mark plays more New & MidCoastal Releases from: Kasey Rausch with Victor & Penny and the Loose Change Orchestra, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, Sleater-Kinney, and Heather Thornton. Plus: Not A Planet, The Big Iron, She’s A Keeper, The Project H, and The Lucky, five KC bands all playing Wednesday MidDay Medley’s 90.1 FM Day Party for Middle of The Map Fest on Saturday, April 25, 2:00 to 6:00, at The Westport Saloon, 4112 Pennsylvania, with special prizes, vinyl and CD give-aways!

At 10:15 we’ll talk with company members of Spinning Tree Theatre‘s production of Fiddler on The Roof, running April 23 through May 10 at The Just Off Broadway Theatre. The show stars Gary Neal Johnson as Tevye, Julie Shaw as Golde, T J Lancaster as Lazar Wolf, Nancy Nail as Yente, and a cast of 27 actors. Previews are Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24, with opening night on Saturday, April 25. More information at

At 10:30 Mark welcome KC based singer/songwriter Thom Hoskins who will play live in our 90.1 FM studios. Thom Hoskins plays Replay Lounge in Lawrence, Kansas, Wednesday, April 22, at 9:30 pm with Bobby Bare Jr., and The Josh Berwanger Band. Thom Hoskins also plays Middle of The Map Fest, Saturday, April 25, at 5:00 pm, at Mills Record Company, 314 Westport Road, as part of Tim Finn’s Back To Rockville Singer-Songwriter Showcase! More info at:

At 11:00 John Keck joins us to play live in our 90.1 FM studios. John Keck’s release, Jack Moon Sessions, was part of Wednesday MidDay Medley’s The 113 Best Recordings of 2013. John Keck plays a special House Concert, Tuesday, April 28, at 6:00 pm, at 3718 Warwick Blvd. #2, with Von Strantz, Dan Smith, and Destroy Nate Allen. John Keck plays The Guild, May 14, for RAWKC presents SENSORY, 1621 Locust St. with The Cosmic Tady Brothers. More info at:

At 11:30 Mark talks with KC actor, musician, writer, producer, Vi Tran about his play, THE BUTCHER’S SON, A Refugee Performance Memoir. This critically acclaimed play will be performed and broadcast LIVE on 90.1 FM KKFI, Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 8:00 pm. The Butcher’s Son chronicles Vi’s family’s escape from Vietnam, through Khmer Rouge-controlled Cambodia, the refugee camps of Thailand and The Philippines, to their eventual arrival and new life in America. Directed by Mackenzie Goodwin. Featuring Vi Tran, Ai Vy Bui, Erika Crane Ricketts, and Ben Byard. The Butcher’s Son will return at The Buffalo Room, April 30 – May 11. Tune in or stream at

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