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River Trade Radio

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River Trade Radio is an on-air radio program dedicated to the song trade routes that flow through Kansas City. Featuring Real! Live! Touring and local guests in-studio, as well as hand-selected music from our own collections of Americana, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Roots, Country, World, Jazz and more. Hosted by Kansas City music makers, lifelong friends and radio duo Kasey Rausch and Mikal Shapiro, River Trade Radio airs Sunday mornings, 9-11am on 90.1 FM KKFI Kansas City Community Radio. What musical currents sweep you away? Tell us all about it! Email us: rivertraderadio@gmail.com and get up-to-date news, videos, and special announcements on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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River Trade Radio with guest host Mark Manning July 27, 2014 | 9:00 am

This week Mark Manning fills in for hosts Mikal Shapiro and Kasey Rausch. Mark will play some great new & local releases plus a few songs about rivers. We'll hear tracks from: Victor & Penny, Howard Iceberg & The Titanics, Sara Swenson, Scott Schumann, My Oh My!, John Velghe and the Prodigal Sons, Sarah Carpenter, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, David Burchfield, High & Dry, Katy Guillen & The Girls, Scott Hrabko, Sky Smeed, Quiet Corral, Damawa, Greg Brown, Sturgil Simpson, Courtney Barnett, Bob Dylan, Odetta, David Byrne & Brian Eno, and Valerie June.
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some favorite singers; some favorite songs June 1, 2014 | 9:00 am

Some favorite singers; some favorite songs: Zoe Lewis, Bill Staines, Ewan MacColl, Cherish the Ladies, Charle=ie King 7 Karen Brandow, Mavis Staples, Charlie King, Carter Family, Christy Moore, Suzy Boggus, Iris Dement, Stan Rogers, Dick Gaughan, Chantan, Naimh Parsons, Laura Love, Battlefield Band, Kate Rusby, Ed Miller.
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Band Auction Edition: Rick Malsick, The Accidentals, & more! April 27, 2014 | 9:00 am

Join Kasey Rausch and Mikal Shapiro for a KKFI Free-Range On-Air Music Fest last hurrah as they host local favorites Rick Malsick, The Accidentals, Danny Cox, and Street Corner Choir for you to bid on for your next party or special event! The acoustic greatness starts at 9:00 sharp, so get ready to bid early!
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Scott Hrabko and SXSW Fallout March 23, 2014 | 9:00 am

KC songwriter Scott Hrabko from Scott Hrabko and the Rabbits and bandmate, vocalist, accordion player/rabbit Emily Tummons. You'll hear some of their tunes, tracks inspired by Springtime and music swapped and traded from our recent trek down to Austin with the wonderful Betse Ellis.
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River Trade Radio with guest host Mark Manning March 16, 2014 | 9:00 am

Mark Manning fills in for hosts Mikal Shapiro and Kasey Rausch while the women are playing at the SXSW Music Festival and the Midcoast Takeover in Austin, Texas. Mark will play recordings from 29 musical artists he got to see, and or meet, at the 26th Annual Folk Alliance International Conference, held last month at the Westin Crown Center, in Kansas City. We'll hear tracks from: The Carper Family, HannaLee, Kris Delmhorst, Olassa, Cotton Wine, Jon Dee Graham. Riley Baugus & Lonesome Sisters, Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, Lyal Strickland, Bobby Bare Jr., Molly Tuttle & John Mailander, Old Sound, Betse Ellis, Lance Canales & The Flood, Roy Book Binder, John Gorka, Dawn Landes, Katy Guillen & The Girls, Amy LaVere, Megan Burtt, Sara Swenson, John Statz & Josh Harty, Kim Richey, Crosby Stills & Nash, Brewer & Shipley, Mikal Shapiro, Andy Cohen, and also Mountain Sprout.
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Kasey Rausch | Facebook | Twitter
Kasey Rausch is a Kansas City native and fourth-generation music maker who plays and writes Americana rooted music. She has shared concert billings with well-respected folk musicians Cheryl Wheeler, Bill Staines, Kris Delmhorst, Dana & Susan Robinson, Gregory Alan Isakov, Justin Townes Earle and many more.
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Mikal Shapiro | Facebook
Mikal Shapiro is a Kansas City-based songwriter, performer and filmmaker.
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