Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Local & New Releases +
Jamie Searle + Amy Farrand
+ Free Byron Case Benefit Organizers
Mark plays more Local & New Releases from: Not A Planet, Appropriate Grammar, She’s A Keeper, Amy Farrand, My Brothers & Sisters, Jeff Black, Psychic Twin, Dan Deacon, David Bowie, Alejandro Escovedo, Jimi Hendrix, Olof Arnalds, and Youth Lagoon.
At 10:15 Mark talks with Valarie Vogel and Traci Williams, members of a group planning a benefit for Byron Case, a KC native who’s been in prison for 12 years for a murder he didn’t commit. Break For Justice – Pool Tournament for Byron Case, is at Larry’s Getaway, 1331 SW Highway, Blue Springs, Missouri, 64015. Registration at 10:30, Tournament starts at 12:00. More info at FreeByronCase.com
At 10:35 Mark talks with Jamie Searle who won critical acclaim as lead vocalist and songwriter for the band It’s Over who won a Pitch Music Award for Best Live Act. He left It’s Over to concentrate on his music education as a student of UMKC’s Conservatory of Music where he has immersed himself in musical theory, composition, harmonic structure, melody. Now out of school, Jamie is in the process of recording a full length release of material he has composed for a large ensemble of musicians. The result is: My Brothers and Sisters, a collective of at times up to 18 musicians, including a strings, horns, percussionists, bass, keyboards, vocalists, and back-up vocalists, and Jamie on vocals and guitar and conducting.
At 11:15 Mark talks with singer, songwriter, bassist, drummer, mistress of ceremonies, producer, organizer, trail blazer, Amy Farrand, who after a brief hiatus is back, with the first of the new quarterly editions of, The Weirdo Wednesday Supper Club at Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club. The Spring Edition features: Kristopher Bruders – solo performance, Jay Cady – Juggling & shenanigans, Cosmic Tady Brothers – brain bending space rock, Daisy Buckët – dragtastic performances, and Violet Vendetta – burlesque! The show runs 7:30 to 10:30 PM, this March 20.
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