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.
“Close Enough For Jazz” August 6, 2015 | 8:00 pm
Signal To Noise's Barry Lee hosts KC Jazzman Ron Roberts, who joins us to talk about his new book, Close Enough For Jazz, which details his years in the KC and national music scene. He also brings a host of fellow jazz musicians with him and we'll hear some of his music.
LOCAL SHOWCASE presents Vi Tran’s THE BUTCHER’S SON April 23, 2015 | 8:00 pm
90.1 FM's LOCAL SHOWCASE presents, Vi Tran's THE BUTCHER'S SON, A Refugee Performance Memoir. Performed live on KKFI 90.1 FM at 8:00 pm. Tune in or stream at kkfi.org. Vi Tran--utilizing drama, spoken word, slam poetry, and folk music--chronicles his family's escape from Vietnam, through Khmer Rouge-controlled Cambodia, the refugee camps of Thailand and The Philippines, to their eventual arrival and new life in America. Tune in to experience a moving tale of perseverance, love, and hope. Directed by Mackenzie Goodwin. Featuring Vi Tran, Ai Vy Bui, Erika Crane Ricketts, and Ben Byard. Live theatrical performances at The Buffalo Room on select dates from April 30 - May 11. Stay tuned for more information!
Truckstop Honeymoon Live! April 9, 2015 | 8:00 pm
Katie and Mike West will be live at KKFI this Thursday night at 8! Join these two original artists from Lawrence, New Orleans, England, North Carolina, Australia, Florida-Heck, they're universal! Truckstop is one of the most fun, creative and genuine duos around who never fail to entertain.