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.
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.
Local Showcase presents, Ukulele Invasion!! January 15, 2015 | 8:00 pm
Musicians Joe Frogge & Kim Rausch McLaws take over the airwaves with a special ukulele invasion from the KKFI studio. Find out how this 4 stringed creature has reclaimed its' ground in recent music and popularity. Discover local ukulele clubs for beginners and seasoned strummers and learn about famous musicians around the world who played this tiny instrument.
We'll hear live performances from Deanna Eberhart, K.C. Sansmoniker, Meatball Ukulele Band, Ukulele Fight Club, Kim Rausch McLaws, Ken Kelly, Steve Matthews, Chuck Wilson, and Danny Fowler. We’ll play local music from Victor & Penny and their Loose Change Orchestra, Elvin (Izzy Isbel), Cindy Broome Townsend, Johnny Herberer, and The Flea Bitten Dawgs.
It's all here on the Local Showcase Thursday, January 15 from 8PM - 10PM only on 90.1fm KKFI Kansas City Community Radio and streaming live www.kkfi.org