Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
+ The Blackbird Revue
+ Patrick Sumner & Chris Snipes & “Civil War on Wheels”
+ Guest DJ Simone Briand
At 10:00, Mark plays more Local & New Releases from: The ACB’s, David George & The Crooked Mile, Vehicle, Dale Frazier, The Blackbird Revue and Yo La Tengo.
At 10:15, Mark talks with Patrick Sumner & Chris Snipes about their new film, “Civil War on Wheels” premiering, Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 pm, at the Tivoli Theatre in Kansas City. “Civil War on Wheels” follows Greg Clemon’s Civil War on Wheels demolition derby promotions, and Mac McClanahan’s derby team, We Ain’t Stupid, partly made up of “big city” artists and eccentrics. The film outlines the intersection of Kansas versus Missouri drivers in such County Fairs as Platte, Cass, and Wyandotte in the Greater Kansas City Metro region. The film is full of car crashes, and bluegrass music.
At 10:30, Mark talks with the multi-talented, Jacob Prestidge & Danielle Prestidge, of The Blackbird Revue, who released their new EP “Glow” in February, produced with Don Chaffer at The Conductor Studio, in Nashville, TN. The Blackbird Revue are playing a the recordBar, at 1020 Westport Road, this Saturday night, May 25, with She’s A Keeper.
At 10:50, Mark talks with Barry Lee about Beatles Tribute III: Being for the Benefit of KKFI, June 1, 8:00 pm, at Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester Street, KCMO. $18 Advance; $20 Day of Show. Featuring The Heebie Jeebies & The Dead Girls (Performing “Revolver” in its entirety. Also featuring the band assembled for this special evening: Darrell Lea, Alan Wellman, Pat Tomek, Dan Mesh, Nate Holt, & Paul Lemon, with guest vocalists: Elaine McMillan, Joey Skidmore, Steve Wilson, Dave Tanner, and Fast Johnny Ricker. More info at: kkfi.org
At 11:00 Mark welcomes Simone Briand as our special “Guest DJ.” Simone donated during our last fund drive at a level that allowed her to receive our special “Thank you Gift” of being a “Guest DJ” for one-hour of the music show of her choice. Simone will play from some of her favorite recordings for our second hour.