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Yes You Are

11/12/2019
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This week on the Eight One Sixty, we welcome Yes You Are into the studio. On Friday, Nov. 15, they are releasing their debut album, "Here's To The Great Unknowns." We're going to take the hour to preview the new album and to hear the stories behind the songs. Their music has been featured in a Super Bowl commercial, huge Hollywood films and they've been in rotation on The Bridge for a long time, but this proper debut release is an amazing collection of songs and is one of Chris's favorite...

Duration:01:01:02

Aaron Rhodes

11/5/2019
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On this episode of the Eight One Sixty, Chris is joined by Aaron Rhodes — one of the youngest music journalists in KC and one of the most involved in #kcmusic. He runs Shuttlecock Music Magazine & Podcast, works for Do816, is a contributing writer for The Bridge and The Pitch. He's a promoter, and we'll be talking about his upcoming show, The Big Gig #2 ft. TisaKorean and Judiciary at recordBar, on Thursday, Nov. 21, with TisaKorean, Amira Melanin Wang and Solomon. We'll also hear some of...

Duration:01:00:26

Thundergong! 2019 + Apocalypse Meow 12

10/29/2019
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On this week's episode of Eight One Sixty, Chris highlights two big fundraiser events coming up in Kansas City. First up, Billy Brimblecom Jr. will join us live in our studio to talk about Thundergong! 2019, happening at the Uptown Theater on Saturday, Nov. 9. The 3rd annual event features Jason Sudeikis, Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Wynonna Judd, The Get Up Kids, Summer Breeze: a tribute to Yacht Rock, Madisen Ward of Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear and more. It's a benefit concert for Steps Of...

Duration:00:58:26

New Music

10/22/2019
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This week's episode of Eight One Sixty is all about new music! We'll hear from Blue False Indigo, Carswell & Hope, The UK's, The Sexy Accident, Shawn Stewart and Jocelyn Nixin of The Creepy Jingles, The Lover’s Knot (a side project for Tammy of Violent Bear), LyMerrick, Middlechild, Wills Van Doorn, Mr. Golden Sun, The Greeting Committee and Lion AKA Brian Rogers. We’ll criss-cross genres and tell you about any upcoming shows these bands have on the radar as well.

Duration:01:00:54

Quixotic's Sensatia Cirque Cabaret

10/15/2019
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This episode of Eight One Sixty welcomes the musicians from Quixotic's brand new production, Sensatia Cirque Cabaret. We're joined by Shane Borth, En Vee and Ben Muñoz, who will talk about the amazing new show and music. The show is happening every weekend at Crown Center, from now through November. After that we'll hear some music from Krystle Warren who is back in KC from France for two special performances this weekend, at Polsky Theater in Johnson County Community College's Yardley...

Duration:00:59:21

PorchFestKC 2019

10/8/2019
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This week on the Eight One Sixty, we're doing a deep dive into The Original PorchFestKC. It’s all happening this Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. in three different neighborhoods: Roanoke, Union Hill and Longfellow. PorchFestKC event organizer Kathryn Golden will join us and give us all the details about the fifth annual event. If you aren’t familiar, it’s very much how it sounds — it’s a music festival that happens on people's porches. Bring your lawn chairs, comfortable shoes and cash for tips...

Duration:01:00:20

Middle of the Map 2019 / Apocalypse Meow 12

10/1/2019
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Tune into the Eight One Sixty as we celebrate the ninth annual Middle of the Map Fest happening in KC on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5. We’ll talk about the bands playing the fest, the venues, how to get tix and so much more. We’ll hear from several acts playing the fest as well: Clairo, Snail Mail, beabadoobee, Golden Groves, The Arsonists LFK, Michigander, Claire Adams and Use Your Atlas. For a full lineup of bands and a schedule of the fest go to motmkc.com. Also, at the beginning...

Duration:01:00:16

2019 Plaza Art Fair / Miguel Antonio

9/17/2019
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On this week's Eight One Sixty, Chris will be talking about this weekend's 2019 Plaza Art Fair. In addition to the 240 artists showcasing their art and 20 restaurant booths there are three stages hosting nearly 50 acts of live music. One of those acts is Miguel Antonio, and he’ll be joining us on the show — he's playing the Main Stage on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. We’ll hear a couple new songs from him, talk about other acts playing the event and go over some art fair logistics as...

Duration:01:00:29

The Sextet

9/10/2019
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This week's episode of Eight One Sixty features members of The Sextet, a Kansas City groove jazz collective that just released a new album, "Among Friends," featuring Calvin Arsenia, Eddie Moore, Poet Jen Harris, Miki P and so many other guests. On the radio show we’ll play some songs from the massive double album and hear the stories behind the songs and hear about the recording process. They’re celebrating the release of the new album this Sunday — The Sextet Album Release | Among Friends...

Duration:01:00:28

Crossroads Music Fest 2019

9/3/2019
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This week's episode of Eight One Sixty is all about Crossroads Music Fest 2019, happening this Saturday, Sept. 7 in the Crossroads Arts District. The fest features 30+ acts in six venues, with CrossroadsKC hosting the headliners, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear. The fest is run by KKFI 90.1 FM and organized by Bill Sundahl. Sundahl joins us for the show and we’ll play music from several acts at the fest, including: Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, The Fey (from Lincoln, NE), The Freedom...

Duration:01:00:41

Middle of the Map Film Fest 2019

8/27/2019
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On this week's Eight One Sixty, Chris will be playing songs featured in movies at the Middle of the Map Film Fest. The fest runs from this Wednesday, Aug. 28 through Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Screenland Armour, and will screen 20+ films from around the world: feature films, independent flicks, award-winning movies, rockumentaries, documentaries, along with with a mini music fest, and short films. On the show we'll hear music and trailers from the films, plussome of the bands playing at The Rino...

Duration:01:00:25

Carnaval 2019

8/20/2019
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On this week's episode of Eight One Sixty, we welcome one of the hardest working musicians in KC, Enrique Javier Chi of Making Movies. Making Movies are having an amazing year — they released an album with Rubén Blades, received love from NPR Music, played shows all around the map and so much more. They’re coming home to throw their amazing fifth annual music and arts festival, Carnaval at Knuckleheads Saloon on Saturday, Sept. 7. The event has two purposes: one is to blow you away with a...

Duration:00:59:32

Best Albums of the Decade: Chris Haghirian

8/6/2019
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In July on Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian chatted with local music aficionados about their top area albums of the decade. This week, he's playing some of his favorite picks. Hear from Hipshot Killer, Heartfelt Anarchy, THE ARCHITECTS, Dragon Inn 3, Cowboy Indian Bear, Sara Swenson, Mess, Eems, Me Like Bees, The Greeting Committee and Second Hand King.

Duration:00:57:11

Best Albums of the Decade: Michelle Bacon

7/30/2019
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All month long on the Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian is chatting with local music aficionados about their top area albums of the decade. This week’s special guest is musician and 90.9 The Bridge content manager Michelle Bacon. She’ll be sharing her picks of her favorite albums of the decade from KC musicians like Soft Reeds, Marcus Lewis Big Band, Not A Planet, Mikal Shapiro Music, Krystle Warren, Ha Ha Tonka, Schwervon!, Heidi Lynne Gluck, Hembree and The Grisly Hand.

Duration:01:00:07

Best Albums of the Decade: Tim Finn

7/23/2019
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All month long on the Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian is chatting with local music aficionados about their top area albums of the decade. This week’s special guest is Tim Finn, writer for IN Kansas City and host of Thursdays with Timothy Finn on 90.9 The Bridge. We'll hear songs from: Krystle Warren, Calvin Arsenia, The Grisly Hand, Mikal Shapiro Music, The Conquerors, The Pedaljets, Making Movies, Samantha Fish, The Ants and Marcus Lewis Big Band/Brass & Boujee.

Duration:01:00:50

Best Albums of the Decade: Fally Afani

7/16/2019
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All month long on the Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian is chatting with local music aficionados about their top area albums of the decade. This week’s special guest is the queen of all things Lawrence, Fally Afani. She runs the blog I Heart Local Music and she also runs Lawrence Field Day Fest 2019, which is happening this week — on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. And new this year, it’s all FREE! Over 20 bands will play over the 3 days at The Granada Theater, The Bottleneck, White...

Duration:00:59:25

Best Albums of the Decade: Mark Manning

7/9/2019
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All month long on the Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian is chatting with local music aficionados about their top area albums of the decade. This week, Chris is joined by KKFI 90.1 Wednesday MidDay Medley host Mark Manning. Hear tracks from Krystle Warren, Howard Iceberg & the Titanics, Iris DeMent and more.

Duration:01:00:36

Best Albums of the Decade: Bill Brownlee

7/2/2019
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All month long on the Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian is chatting with local music aficionados about their top area albums of the decade. This week, Chris is joined by The Kansas City Star & KCUR 89.3 contributor Bill Brownlee. Hear tracks from Bobby Watson, Stik Figa, Janelle Monaé and more.

Duration:01:00:16

Kadesh Flow & Chase the Horseman

6/25/2019
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On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty on 90.9 The Bridge, we welcome two guests. First up is Kadesh Flow. We’ll hear about what music he’s working on right now and get a preview of KC RiverFest 2019 — where he is playing in three different bands! The massive event is on July 4 in Berkley Riverfront Park; it’s KC’s best firework show with a bunch of great KC bands, including Marcus Lewis Band/Brass & Boujee, Eems, Barnaby Bright, Deshtet, Rachel Mallin and The Wild Type, Jessica...

Duration:00:59:40

James 'Sarge' Carter

6/18/2019
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On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, Chris and Sarah are joined by special guest James Carter, AKA Sarge. James is a retired military man who loves music, and studied music at Belmont University in Nashville and at Park University. He runs You Found Music, a musician collective that helps with bookings, marketing and other business dealings. He also does the booking for Old Shawnee Pizza at Repeal 18th. If you haven't been up there lately, North Kansas City, Missouri is booming...

Duration:01:00:49