Thursday at 8:00 pm

Local Showcase

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.

Upcoming episodes

Billy Ebeling on the Local Showcase! February 21, 2019 | 8:00 pm

Billy Ebeling returns to the Thursday Night Local Showcase on Feb. 21. Billy has been called the "best one man band in KC." Don't miss this one!

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Black Women Showcase on KKFI’s B-day! February 28, 2019 | 8:00 pm

Angela Believes will be excitedly talking with Jazz, a local Songstress, who amazingly sings 10 different genres.

Bryanna, a breathtaking local Artist who is a Poet and Painter, will be sharing her creative Art.

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Recent episodes

Local Showcase with Keith Washburn January 10, 2019 | 8:00 pm

Tonight, I'll be playing LOTS of local music, mostly the Blues... No guest, not much talk, just great music from local musicians!

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Magical Mystery Yule December 13, 2018 | 8:00 pm

Gerald Trimble & Jambaroque keep the KKFI tradition alive with their live performance of Beatles and holiday music on unique instruments.

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4th installment of The Scottish Lute in performance and conversation with Neal Shipe. November 15, 2018 | 8:00 pm

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Music from the Delaware Lute Book, an in depth look into the Balcarres Lute Book and much more!

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Welcome Back River Cow Orchestra October 25, 2018 | 8:00 pm

Lady D welcomes back the River Cow Orchestra for their annual invite to the station. Tune in for improvised space jazz!

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Local Showcase: Live and Recorded October 18, 2018 | 8:00 pm

Thursday night at 8:00, the Local Showcase will open with an hour long performance by Broken Arrows (featuring KKFI's own Barry Lee) doing an acoustic set here at the KKFI studio! In the final hour, Mixmaster Linc will bring you an excellent selection music recorded by local artists in the same rock & roll, power pop, and Americana vein. Don't miss it!

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IBC Winners in Studio on the Local Showcase! September 27, 2018 | 8:00 pm

My guests will be the Heather Newman Band and Mark Montgomery (solo winner), the recent winners of the KC Blues Challenge at Knuckleheads. We'll hear their music (some of it LIVE!) and discuss the musical careers. Tune in!

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Kansas City Irish Music
September 20, 2018 | 8:00 pm

We'll hear from many of our local Irish music artists both past and present. We'll close the program with a portion of Gerald Trimble's History of Irish Music in words and music, recorded at the Kansas City Irish Fest.

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Karen Baum on the Local Showcase! September 13, 2018 | 8:00 pm

Karen Baum will be live in studio playing guitar and singing for us. She is a longtime blues performer in Kansas City and surrounding areas. Karen is also the founder and driving force behind BluesLovers Calendar online. Join us!

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Crossroads Music Fest Preview September 6, 2018 | 8:00 pm

We feature artists from this year's CMF.

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Kansas City Irish Fest Preview August 30, 2018 | 8:00 pm

We feature live music from some of the local artists performing at this weekend's Kansas city Irish Fest.

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