Live Coverage From FARM

KC CAFE FARM 2014The 2014 Folk Alliance Region Midwest Conference begins Thursday, October 23, at the Westport Chalet Hotel in Saint Louis Missouri.  Once again, KC Cafe Radio brings its microphones to the conference, with live broadcasts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Throughout our regular daytime programming, we will bring you highlights of what is happening at the conference, along with conversations with musicians of note attending the conference.   Then in the latenight, we go into “live-music-mode,” as we present 18 musicians performing from our Private Showcase room at the conference.  All showcase broadcasts are slated to begin at midnight, Central Time.  We invite you to tune in and join the party!

Here is our Private Showcase schedule:

Thursday, October 23

  • RJ Cowdery
  • Kerry Patrick Clark
  • Ann Armstrong and Steve Hughes
  • Victor James Dougherty
  • Tim Fast
  • Laurie McClain
Friday, October 24

  • Squirrel Hillbillies
  • Richard Paul Thomas
  • Graydon James and Laura Spink
  • Jane Godfrey and Sue Fink
  • Cathy Gutjahr
  • Brian Kalinec
Saturday, October 25

  • Graydon James and Laura Spink
  • Kerry Patrick Clark
  • Kasey Rausch & Mikal Shapiro
  • Ann Armstrong and Steve Hughes
  • Cathy Gutjahr
  • Elliott Ranney

All shows start at Midnight Central Time


KC Cafe Radio Concert Series: Kerry Patrick Clark

KC Cafe Radio Concert Series: Kerry Patrick ClarkSinger/Songwriter Kerry Patrick Clark returns to Kansas City this Wednesday, October 22 in a special show at Gusto Coffee Shop in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  This is an “open to the public” show – no reservations are required!  Just drop in, enjoy a steaming cup of Gusto’s unique South American style coffee or latte, along with a sandwich or dessert, then sit back for an evening of Kerry’s unique style of Folk music.

Just off the heels of his latest album, In A Perfect World, Kerry plays music from the album, and shares a message of love, family, home, God, children and life, that warm your heart as much as Gusto’s coffee!

Make plans now to attend this unique performance featuring Kerry Patrick Clark.  Details of the show along with a link to a map and directions to Gusto Coffee Shop are below.


2014 FARM Conference Promises Lots Of Music

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The 2014 Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) conference gets underway October 23, 2014.  Promising an outstanding lineup for music enthusiasts, the conference is hosted again this year at the Westport Chalet Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

In addition to the full conference, with access to workshops, panels, networking opportunities with musicians and music professionals, the FARM conference also offers a “music only” option, called Taste Of Farm.  Included in this package are all of the main evening award presentations, keynote speeches and official conference showcases.

The cost for a single night is only $20, or you may buy a 3 night pass for $50.  Seating each night is limited, and conference organizers recommend you arrive early to guarantee admission.

KC Cafe Radio will be attending this year’s conference.  During the daytime we will bring you interviews with conference attendees throughout our regular programming.  Then, tune in nightly at midnight (Central Time) as we broadcast live music from our Private Showcase room at the conference.  More information and a complete schedule of performances will be announced in this space soon.

Here is this year’s Taste Of Farm schedule:

Thursday, October 23rd

7:00 PM: FARM Awards Presentations

8:00 PM: FARM Presenters and Folk DJ Showcase

Friday, October 24th

7:00 PM: FARM Keynote speaker Tim Grimm

8:00PM: Official Showcases

Saturday, October 25th

8:00PM: Official Showcases