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FAI 2015: Conversations At Folk Alliance

AJ Genero, Kathy Forste and Hilary Scott posing for the camera following their Showcase performanceFor all of us at KC Cafe Radio, the 27th Annual Folk Alliance International conference proved to be our most rewarding experience yet.  It was an honor to host such an outstanding group of fine musicians from across the United States and around the world on our Showcase stage and on our air.

We wish to thank all of those musicians who shared their musical talent, making our nearly 20 hours of live coverage possible and entertaining.  Thanks also to others who were not scheduled to perform on our stage yet dropped by just to say “hello” and lend their support.

Thanks to Sally Smith, proprietor of Whistlestop Antiques in Belton, Missouri, and a KC Cafe Radio board member, who assisted behind the scenes with our production efforts.

The view outside from the KC Cafe Radio showcase room: Union Station and downtown Kansas CityThanks to Folk Alliance International, who placed us inside such a beautiful performance venue at the Westin Crown Center Hotel. It was a treat to look out our windows and gaze over Union Station, the downtown Kansas City skyline, and the Crossroads Arts District, while we enjoyed the live music.

And most importantly, thank you, dear listener, for supporting this excellent demonstration of Bringing You The World’s Finest Original Music with your listenership of our live coverage.  If you missed any of it, you will find the archived recordings elsewhere on this site, just search for “FAI2015.”

Here are the interviews we recorded between performances at our Showcase stage:

New Music on KC Cafe Radio: January 20, 2015

Doug Adamz - National Steel Doug Adamz – National Steel ~New Artist~

  • Americana/fingerstyle

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Bob Marshall - Horses That Run far Away Bob Marshall – Horses That Run far Away ~New Artist~

  • Country/Country Rock

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The Better Halves - All Over the Map The Better Halves – All Over the Map ~New Artist~

  • Folk

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Steven Gellman - Revisited Steven Gellman – Revisited

  • Folk/Acoustic

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Judy Nazemetz - Variety Pak Judy Nazemetz – Variety Pak ~New Artist~

  • Country/Traditional Country/Comedy

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Susan Enan - Plainsong Susan Enan – Plainsong ~New Artist~

  • Folk/Alternative Folk

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Victor & Penny and Their Loose Change Orchestra - Live at the Living Room Theatre Victor & Penny and Their Loose Change Orchestra – Live at the Living Room Theatre

  • Pop/Jazz

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Kasey Rausch - Guitar In Hand Kasey Rausch – Guitar In Hand

  • Folk/Traditional Folk

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FAI Conference 2014: Wednesday Night Showcase

The Buttermilk BoysFebruary 19, 2014 – Opening night at the 26th Annual Folk Alliance International Conference introduced Kansas City to conference attendees with a “KC Extravaganza,” a sampling of the Kansas City music scene.  KC Cafe Radio was honored to host one of the 9 venues of music.  Among the performers onstage that night were KC Cafe Radio Performing Artists Kasey Rausch, Johnathan Fleig, Jefferson Fox, Mick Byrd, Conner Leimer, Dylan Russell, Brendan MacNaughton, Sky Smeed, Andrew Foshee, and The Buttermilk Boys.

Listen to the performances here:

Pictures from the Wednesday night showcase:

2014 Folk Alliance International Conference Live Broadcast Schedule

Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MissouriJoin KC Cafe Radio at the beautiful Westin Crown Center Hotel in downtown Kansas City Thursday, February 20, as we begin our live coverage of the 26th annual Folk Alliance International Conference and Music Camp.

Tune in to KC Cafe Radio Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with live performances from our private showcase room at the conference beginning at 2PM and 10:30PM Central Time each day. 

If you miss any of our live coverage, check back here at the website, as we will offer archived recordings of each performance.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

KC Cafe Radio Stage at the Roanoke Room

(This event will not broadcast live over KC Cafe Radio, however we will offer archived recordings of the performances on the website following the show)

  • 8PM: Kasey Rausch
  • 8:20: Jonathan Fleig
  • 8:40: Jefferson Fox
  • 9PM: Mick Byrd
  • 9:20: Conner Leimer
  • 9:40: Dylan Russel
  • 10 PM: Brendan MacNaughton
  • 10:20: Sky Smeed
  • 10:40: Andrew Foshee
  • 11 PM: The Buttermilk Boys
  • 11:20: Brody Buster Trio
  • 11:40: Molly Gene

All times are Central Time

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Live from our private showcase room

  • 2 PM:Bohemian Highway
  • 2:20: Mick Byrd
  • 2:40: Richard Paul Thomas
  • 3 PM: Jefferson Fox
  • 3:20: Josh Harty
  • 3:40: Shane Lamb
  • 10:30 PM: Mick Byrd
  • 11:00 PM: Bill Abernathy
  • 11:30 PM: Chad Abernathy
  • Midnight:  Bohemian Highway
  • 12:30 AM: Aaron Fowler and Laura Dungan

All times are Central Time

Friday, February 21, 2014

Live from our private showcase room

  • 2 PM: Kim Richey
  • 2:20: Bill Abernathy
  • 2:40: Chad Abernathy
  • 3 PM: Kelley McRae
  • 3:20: Hilary Scott
  • 3:40: Jonathan Fleig
  • 10:30 PM: Sky Smeed
  • 11:00 PM: Kelley McRae
  • 11:30 PM: Street Corner Choir
  • Midnight :  Andrew McKnight
  • 12:30 AM: Spook Handy
  •   1:00 AM: Shane Lamb
  •   1:30 AM: Lisa Bell

All times are Central Time

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Live from our private showcase room

  • 2 PM: Josh Harty
  • 2:20: John Batdorf
  • 2:40: Lucy Billings
  • 3 PM: Andrew McKnight
  • 3:20: Spook Handy
  • 3:40: Lost Hollow
  • 10:30 PM:John Batdorf
  • 11:00 PM: Andrew Foshee
  • 11:30 PM: Hilary Scott
  • Midnight : Lucy Billings
  • 12:30 AM: Beth Wood
  •   1:00 AM: Lost Hollow
  •   1:30 AM: Aaron Fowler and Laura Dungan

All times are Central Time

Click Here for more information on the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference

KC Cafe House Concert: Kasey Rausch

Kasey RauschSaturday, September 22, 2012  –  Kansas City area singer/songwriter Kasey Rausch entertained music lovers attending the KC Cafe Radio House Concert in Lee’s Summit, MO tonight.  Over the course of the evening Rausch shared her life story in both words and music, and reminding us that, as unique as we may all be as individuals, humanity does share common, emotional paths.

Rausch shared such personal favorites as “Live How You Love,” and “Turpentine,” along with a few new tunes, some created just a few days ago.  Her clear, pure voice combined with a superb guitar treatment of the music helped to personalize the experience for everyone in attendance.

Listen To The Entire Performance Here:

Here is a video of Kasey Rausch performing “Heavy Fog”:

Music By Kasey Rausch On KC Cafe Radio: