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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: [email protected] and get up-to-date news, videos, and special announcements on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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Band Auction Radio November 18, 2018 | 9:00 am

SUNDAY 9:30 AM Gullywasher
SUNDAY 10:00 AM Scotch Hollow


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River Trade Radio ft. Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers & Olivia Fox June 24, 2018 | 9:00 am

Folk. Americana. Country. Roots. Blues. Jazz. Soul. And a lil' bluegrass, too, featuring Real! Live! Guests The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers and Olivia Fox.


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River Trade Radio ft. The Big Sky & The Rock House Summer Music Festival May 27, 2018 | 9:00 am

The Big Sky from Lawrence, KS joins us live in the studio to share tunes from their upcoming album, "Western Esoteric." Plus, find out "What's Shakin' at The Rock House" when Jeanette Bair calls in to chat about the 14th Annual Rock House Music Festival featuring Big Smith. It happens in Reeds Spring in the beautiful Missouri Ozarks on June 2, 2018.


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River Trade Radio ft. Bob & Una Walkenhorst February 11, 2018 | 9:00 am

Bob & Una Walkenhorst are this week's Real! Live! Guests on River Trade Radio. We also feature music from the upcoming Kansas City Folk Festival and vinyl from our personal collections. All aboard!


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River Trade Radio featuring Under the Big Oak Tree January 28, 2018 | 9:00 am

Folk. Americana. Country. Roots. Blues. Jazz. Soul. And a lil' bluegrass, too, with Real! Live! Guests Under the Big Oak Tree.


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River Trade Radio ft. The Ragged Few & Hot Club KC January 21, 2018 | 9:00 am

THIS WEEK on River Trade Radio: REAL! LIVE! GUESTS! The Ragged Few & Hot Club KC!


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Band Auction November 19, 2017 | 9:00 am

Gullywasher, KC Bankroll, Streetlevel Uprising, and Sky Smeed are available for auction.


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River Trade Radio featuring Teri Quinn October 15, 2017 | 9:00 am

Kansas City's favorite musical witch Teri Quinn joins us live on the air to talk about the love of community radio and her first national tour! We pick up our "Vinyl Alphabet Project" with the F's! Plus, we continue with our fall FUNd Drive. PLEASE CALL US at 1-888-931-0901 and give how you're able.


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River Trade Radio ft. Shapiro Brothers, Kevin McKinney + Porch Fest KC October 8, 2017 | 9:00 am

Shapiro Brothers, Award Wining Filmmaker Kevin McKinney (Corporate FM) and Kathryn Golden, founder of Porch Fest KC all join us as Real! Live! Guests on this week's River Trade Radio. And it's FUN(d)! Drive Time! We have gifts for those who donate at certain levels. Call us at 1-888-931-5534 or donate online at www.kkfi.org.


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River Trade Radio ft. Fred Wickham + The Creek Rocks September 24, 2017 | 9:00 am

Created by Kansas City music makers Kasey Rausch and Mikal Shapiro in 2014, River Trade Radio is a live radio program dedicated to the song trade as it connects to Kansas City featuring live touring and local guests in-studio with elements of Americana, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Roots, Country, Jazz and more.

We aim to share our love for Kansas City, songwriting, and musical collaboration by creating a fresh dialogue about our local Roots music community - from its connections with touring artists and international influences to its historical and contemporary contributions to the craft of the song.


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Programmer
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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