Thursday at 8:00 pm
The Local Showcase features live or recorded performances of music, poetry, prose, etc. of local and regional artists. This showcase is hosted by a variety of KKFI programmers covering a broad spectrum of musical genres.
Jeff Harshbarger June 2, 2016 | 8:00 pm
A prolific composer and bandleader in his own right, Jeff has recorded and performed across the globe with such varied artists as Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Bobby Watson, Darol Anger, Allison Miller, Curtis Fuller, Forever Tango, Eugene Chadborne, Milt Abel, Tango Lorca, Jimmy Carl Black, Krystle Warren, Snuff Jazz, Brad Cox, Nathan Granner, Ghosty, The People's Liberation Big Band of the Greater Kansas City Area and Forrest Whitlow.
Orphanns and Psychedelic Garage March 31, 2016 | 8:00 pm
Arjay hosts with the first hour dedicated to the band Orphann. Their 1977 album "Up For Adoption" was remastered and released on CD in 2015. Guitarist Hugh Ruddick will be my in studio guest. The second hour will feature Tom Sorrells and Mark Prellberg playing rare and unreleased psychedelic and garage music from KC's storied past.
KC POET TREE March 24, 2016 | 8:00 pm
Hosted by Purpose, Nightlife Jones, Slam Ulit, and KC POET TREE, the first showing of the new slam team will perform as well as some friends of Slam ULIT. Also the Dynamic forces of KC POET TREE. You get the first listen before they go to the semi-finals for Louder Than A Bomb!
Best of Poetry Slams March 10, 2016 | 8:00 pm
Nique Poetry is Kansas and Missouri's Premier Spoken Word platform, whose mission is to actively recruit the most powerful and expressive voices in the scene, and bring them together to showcase the "Best of Poetry Slams". On March 10th, seven of the most recognizable names in the Greater Kansas City Area will perform an exclusive, Spoken Word showcase for 90.1 KKFI, with special "poet-core" musical group The Turing Test!