WMM Serves Music of Boulevardia + Chris Haghirian + Krystle Warren

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

WMM Serves Music of Boulevardia + Chris Haghirian + Krystle Warren

WMM spins music of the bands and artists from the 9th annual Boulevardia Beer & Music Festival including: The Roseline, Kemet Coleman, Friendly Thieves, Supermassive Black Holes,Laura Noble, Bears and Company, Flight Attendant, Milky Chance, Kate Cosentino, Good Morning Kevin featuring Mura Masa & Big Freedia, Back Alley Brass Band, Paul Cauthen, Stik Figa, Thundercat, Ultimate Fakebook, and Krystle Warren!

Chris Haghirian joins us to share details about Boulevardia, Friday, June 14, & Saturday, June 15, at Crown Center, 2396 Grand Boulevard, with over 70 national, regional & local acts, 23 DJs, 5 music stages, with nearly 50 Brewing Companies, dozens and dozens of Restaurants & Food Trucks, Multiple merchants in the Makers Market, plus a Skating Party, The Silent Disco, and various VIP Experiences. Boulevardia has become one of the city’s largest showcases of local music with over 60 local performers included in this year’s lineup. Musical performances cross over several genres and showcase the rich talent KC has to offer. The two-day urban street festival is near the intersection of Pershing and Grand Boulevard, encompassing Crown Center and Washington Square Park. The event features a craft beer and food sampling experience and music, as well as interactive activities, entertainment, and shopping, all in a unique urban setting. www.boulevardia.com

Chris Haghirian is host & Producer of Eight One Sixty, heard Tuesday nights at 6:00 PM, on 90.9 The Bridge. Chris worked for The Kansas City Star for over 20 years. Chris studied Journalism / Advertising at The University of Kansas. Chris also studied Photography at Kansas City Art Institute. Chris works for Spray KC. Chris organizes multiple concert series throughout the metro, and music stages for The Plaza Art Fair, The Innovation Fest, and The Middle of The Map Fest.

At 11:00 am, Krystle Warren joins us for our second hour. Krystle Warren will perform LIVE from the 90.1 FM Studios. Krystle Warren is one of our most played artists and most frequent guests. Now based in France, Krystle Warren began performing in her native KC at the age of 16. Krystle graduated from Paseo Arts Academy and in 2001 and began her musical career collaborating with area jazz and pop musicians. Krystle Warren & The Faculty released the album CIRCLES in 2009. Their epic sophomore release, LOVE SONGS… followed in 2011, and contained twenty-four songs about love and was recorded in New York City over the span of two weeks, with close to thirty musicians. Around this time, Krystle joined forces with one of her musical idols, Rufus Wainwright, on his world tour as opener and bandmate. Krystle Warren released her solo album THREE THE HARD WAY, in 2017 where Krystle played every instrument. Krystle Warren plays Percheron Rooftop Series on Thursday, Jun 13, 2024, at 7:00 PM. Krystle Warren plays Boulevardia, Saturday, June 15 at 8:45pm on the Elevate Stage, at Crown Center. Krystle will be sharing glimpses of Extended Play, Krystle Warren & The Faculty’s upcoming album release. More info at: www.krystlewarren.com

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