Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
WMM Serves Music of Boulevardia + Chris Haghirian + Marion Merritt & Nico Gray
WMM plays music of the bands and artists, from the lineup for the upcoming 8th annual Boulevardia Beer & Music Festival including: Jason Isbell, The Beths, The War and Treaty, Big Freedia, Katy Guillen & The Drive, Hembree, Kat King, Caley Rose, FlareThaRebel, The Salvation Choir, Steddy P, Zion Isaiah, Cimafunk, Surfaces, and grandson.
At 10:00 Chris Haghirian joins us for the entire show to share details about Boulevardia 2023, Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, at Crown Center, 2396 Grand Boulevard, with 45 bands, 15 DJs, on 5 stages, with nearly 50 Brewing Companies, dozens and dozens of Restaurants & Food Trucks, Multiple merchants in the Makers Market, plus a Podcast Stage, a Legacy Skating Party, The Silent Disco, and various VIP Experiences. 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.
Mark welcomes Guest Co-Hosts, Marion Merritt of Records With Merritt, a minority owned business in KCMO, and Nico Gray, Host & Producer of “Radio Nicopisa” broadcast on Thursdays 12:00 AM to 2:00 AM on 90.1 FM KKFI. Marion and Nico will encourage our wonderful listeners to call 888-931-0901, or visit www.kkfi.org to donate in support 90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio during our Spring Fund Drive Show.