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Eight One Sixty w/ Chris Haghirian

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Turn on, tune in and listen local to a weekly hour (60 minutes, get it?) devoted to music from the 816 and surrounding areas. Middle of the Map Fest organizer and #kcmusic champion Chris Haghirian and The Bridge's Sarah Bradshaw take a look at what's filling local venues right now while looking back at some old favorites, host live in-studio sessions and talk with some of the people in town that get things done. Connect with Chris Instagram http://instagram.com/chrishaghirian Facebook http://facebook.com/concertchris Twitter http://twitter.com/concertchris Email concertchris@gmail.com

Turn on, tune in and listen local to a weekly hour (60 minutes, get it?) devoted to music from the 816 and surrounding areas. Middle of the Map Fest organizer and #kcmusic champion Chris Haghirian and The Bridge's Sarah Bradshaw take a look at what's filling local venues right now while looking back at some old favorites, host live in-studio sessions and talk with some of the people in town that get things done. Connect with Chris Instagram http://instagram.com/chrishaghirian Facebook http://facebook.com/concertchris Twitter http://twitter.com/concertchris Email concertchris@gmail.com

Location:

United States

Description:

Turn on, tune in and listen local to a weekly hour (60 minutes, get it?) devoted to music from the 816 and surrounding areas. Middle of the Map Fest organizer and #kcmusic champion Chris Haghirian and The Bridge's Sarah Bradshaw take a look at what's filling local venues right now while looking back at some old favorites, host live in-studio sessions and talk with some of the people in town that get things done. Connect with Chris Instagram http://instagram.com/chrishaghirian Facebook http://facebook.com/concertchris Twitter http://twitter.com/concertchris Email concertchris@gmail.com

Language:

English

Contact:

(816) 756-3580


Episodes

The Riot Room

12/1/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, we're celebrating The Riot Room! For 13 years, The Riot Room has been hosting shows here in KC, and owners Tim and Dallas Gutschenritter have worked hard to run a great venue. They recently launched a GoFundMe to stay afloat. This week on the show, we’ll do a deep dive into The Riot Room, as well as talk about some of our favorite shows and stories from our many (many) nights at the venue over the last decade. We’ll hear music from and stories...

Duration:01:00:44

Mark Manning Day

11/24/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, it’s one of our favorite days of the year — Mark Manning Day! Mark is an amazing human and long-time host of the Wednesday MidDay Medley on KKFI 90.1 FM, a couple clicks down the dial. Each year he hosts a massive four-show, eight-hour presentation of his favorite recordings of the year. Over four weeks he’ll run through his favorite 120 recordings of 2020. On our show, we’ll get a preview of his massive list and share songs from his favorite...

Duration:01:01:53

Giving Thanks

11/17/2020
This week on the Eight One Sixty, we're going to have an early Thanksgiving celebration by stopping to give thanks to several KC-area musicians who go above and beyond to share their gifts with so many people. Two weeks ago was Apocalypse Meow, a massive fundraiser for Midwest Music Foundation, plus Thundergong over the weekend — a massive fundraiser for Steps Of Faith Foundation. Both of these events run deep through our KC music community and do amazing things, but it'd be fun to do a...

Duration:01:02:10

Thundergong! 2020 with Billy Brimblecom, Jr.

11/10/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, it’s all about Thundergong 2020! This is the 4th annual event and it is a massive fundraiser for a great KC-based charity called Steps Of Faith Foundation. We’ll be joined via Zoom by Billy Brimblecom, Jr., the executive director of Steps of Faith and along with Jason Sudeikis, a co-founder of Thundergong. The charity works with people who are uninsured or underinsured to help them get prosthetics and they work with people to get back to living...

Duration:00:58:30

New Music Tuesday - Election Day Edition

11/3/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, it’s all about new music. We’ll celebrate Election Day with 10 new songs from 10 KC-area bands. We’ll also remind you that this Saturday is the very special livestream broadcast of Apocalypse Meow 13, the 13th annual fundraiser for the amazing KC-based charity, Midwest Music Foundation. We’ll hear new music from The Way Way Back, Connor Hampton, EBONY TUSKS, Bahroot, Daniel Gum, Jenna Rae, The Casket Lottery, The Widow's Ride, The Sexy Accident...

Duration:00:58:17

Songs of Protest From Womxn-Fronted Projects

10/27/2020
With just ONE week to go before the election, we’ll be playing Protest Songs from projects fronted by WOMXN. We’ll hear from some powerful acts from right here in the KC, like Hi-Lux, The Freedom Affair, Maria Cuevas/Maria The Mexican, LK Ultra, Julia Othmer, Krystle Warren, Una Walkenhorst and Janelle Monáe. We’ll also hear new music from a new KC project called No Germ Candy via Too Much Rock Records. We’ll hear from some national acts too, including The Chicks, Rapsody, and the great...

Duration:00:57:12

Upcoming Virtual Events

10/20/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, we turn our attention to upcoming virtual events. KC is knocking it out of the park right now on virtual happenings. Save the dates on these events and get ready to fire up your computer or fancy TVs to watch: Ameri'kanaMaking MoviesTroostival Social & Virtual ExperienceApocalypse Meow 13Jason Sudeikis & Friends present Thundergong! 2020 - Streaming Worldwide At the top of the show, we'll announce this year's lineup for the 13th annual...

Duration:01:02:25

New Music Tuesday Oct. 13

10/13/2020
This week's episode of the Eight One Sixty is all about new music! We've got new and recent releases from several acts, including Jo MacKenzie, Heart Machine, Dandelions, Shadow Figures, Monta At Odds, Daniel Gum, X.WILSON, Paris Williams and a recent release from Silver Girl. We’ll also play one from Larsen, who is performing at The Sound of Kansas City — a massive outdoor, socially distanced event happening at Liberty Memorial this Sunday, Oct. 18. The event features about 20 acts, with...

Duration:01:00:03

October Socially Distanced Shows

10/6/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, it’s all about safe and socially distanced shows happening in October. Before we get into that, we’ll take a moment to remember long-time KC musician Steve Phillips. Steve passed away last week, and was a force in the Kansas City music community and beyond — having been in projects like The Rainmakers and The Elders. We’ll play some music from The Elders and share a couple stories to honor Steve. After that, we’ll talk about upcoming shows and...

Duration:00:58:38

New Music Tuesday Sept. 29

9/29/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, it’s all about new and recent releases. Also, as today marks five weeks till the election, we’ll start the show with some words of wisdom from KC’s own Janelle Monáe, and Chris will share his absentee voting story — it’s so easy and you (KCMO residents) can vote right now at Union Station. We’re going to hear two songs from each of these acts, from their new releases: Crystal Rose, Miki P & the Swallowtails, and The Freedom Affair — did you...

Duration:00:56:52

New Music and Fall Funding Drive

9/22/2020
It’s Pledge Week at 90.9 The Bridge, and we need your help! On this episode of the Eight One Sixty, we’re going to celebrate Pledge Week by playing several new and recent releases by great KC musicians. I know these are very difficult times for lots of folks, but if you love the station and are in a position to support it, that would be amazing! On the show we’ll hear music from Julia Othmer, Berwanger, Nick Siegel, Jake Wells, The Crew featuring Krystle Warren, IVORY BLUE, Brent Windler,...

Duration:00:58:35

recordBar's 15th Anniversary

9/15/2020
This week's episode of the Eight One Sixty is all about recordBar and its 15th anniversary! To sum up the importance of recordBar to the KC music scene on a local and national level would be impossible. What co-owners Steve Tulipana and Shawn Sherrill created 15 years ago has left a lasting impression on this city as well as touring bands all around the globe. Like so many things right now, the venue is going through difficult times and they've created a Kickstarter campaign with amazing...

Duration:00:57:10

Crossroads Music Fest 2020

9/8/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, we turn our attention to Crossroads Music Fest. This year for the 16th annual event, like so many things, it's a little different. This Saturday, Sept. 12, from 4 to 10 p.m., visit CMFKC's Facebook page to watch a LIVESTREAM of the event featuring eight different acts — a very diverse lineup of acts and genres. Cheers to Bill Sundahl, our friend at KKFI 90.1 FM, for continuing to push so many great KC musicians. On the radio show today, we'll...

Duration:00:56:29

KC Irish Fest Where You Are

9/1/2020
This week's episode of Eight One Sixty is all about Kansas City Irish Fest — happening this Saturday, Sept. 5, virtually on your computer and in communal watch parties around KC as the Fest Where You Are benefit concert. Chris sits down (via Zoom) with KCIF music director David Shaughnessy (A.K.A. Shocko) to get all the info about this year's pivoted festival. Traditionally, KCIF brings tens of thousands of people to Crown Center, gathering musicians from across the globe. This year,...

Duration:01:02:52

Charlie Parker's 100th Birthday

8/25/2020
This week's Eight One Sixty celebrates the 100th birthday of Charlie "Bird" Parker! Chris reached out to several Kansas City-based jazz musicians, including Hermon Mehari, Eddie Moore, Jackie Myers, Logan Richardson, Kadesh Flow, Ernest Melton and maybe more. We'll share thoughts and music from their catalogs inspired by the legendary musician.

Duration:00:59:30

Greenline Grows KC Benefit Concert

8/18/2020
This week's episode of Eight One Sixty highlights Greenline Grows KC: A Benefit for The Greenline Initiative, a livestream benefit concert coming up on Friday, Aug. 28. On the show we’ll sit down with one of the founders of The Greenline Initiative, Ajia Morris, and musician Khrystal. The virtual concert event will feature music from Radkey, The Greeting Committee, Khrystal., Danny Cox + Bob Walkenhorst, Cuee, Enrique Chi of Making Movies + Las Hermanas Altoro, Stephonne, Krystle Warren,...

Duration:00:56:29

New Music Tuesday Aug. 11

8/11/2020
Chris is back with a load of new #kcmusic for this episode of Eight One Sixty! Even as we find ourselves months into a pandemic, bands and musicians are finding creative ways to safely record and release new music and we’re happy to share a lot of that new music with you. We’ll hear new tunes from Second Hand King, Sam Arjes, Kemet Coleman, The Noise FM, They Call Me Sauce (our Bridge Artist of the Week!), Nisee Amore, Bahroot (a project from Eric Fain), W,TR, The Nicole Springer Band, The...

Duration:00:57:09

Concerts That Changed Your Life | Chris Haghirian

8/4/2020
On this week's episode of the Eight One Sixty, we wrap up the Concerts That Changed Your Life series with a deep dive from host and concert enthusiast Chris Haghirian! The shows stretch from 1996 to 2005, from Lawrence to KC, over to Seattle, up to Minneapolis, and an insanely muddy weekend at Bonnaroo. The show is so full of name drops and mentions. Here are some teases: Damien Rice, Glen Hansard, Josh Ritter, Brandi Carlile, Mudhoney, Kurt Cobain, Coldplay, Peter Buck of R.E.M., William...

Duration:00:57:56

Concerts That Changed Your Life | Isaac Flynn

7/21/2020
Every July on the Eight One Sixty, we do a deep dive into a month-long series of shows, and we're doing it again this year. Chris has been sitting down with four different musicians (via Zoom) who have been telling us about the concerts that changed their lives! This week Chris sits down with Isaac Flynn of the band Hembree. This is the third week in a series of shows where people are sharing with us five concerts that changed their life and telling us the stories behind those shows. Isaac...

Duration:00:59:48

Concerts That Changed Your Life | Martinez Hillard

7/14/2020
Every July on the Eight One Sixty, we do a deep dive into a month-long series of shows, and we're doing it again this year. Over the next four weeks, Chris will sit down with four different musicians (via Zoom) and they'll tell us about the concerts that changed their lives! This week we’re joined by an amazing human, and longtime KC area musician, Marty Hillard. He’s been in a lot of projects over the years, and is currently blowing minds with EBONY TUSKS. Marty joins us to talk about the...

Duration:01:01:44