XPN Morning Show w/ Kristen Kurtis & Bob Bumbera

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Tune in, Wake up, Get to where you need to go with a mix of music, news, and traffic with Kristen Kurtis and Bob Bumbera on the XPN Morning Show. 5-10am Weekdays.

XPN’s newest voice, Kristen Kurtis is a Downingtown native that came to us from Austin’s KGSR where she was the Midday Host, Assistant Program Director, and Music Director for the past four years. She’s a huge music fan and is beyond excited to be sharing her musical passion with the listeners and members of XPN.

Check out these ten facts to help you get to know Kristen

  1. She counts Tori Amos, Radiohead, and No Doubt as her three most favorite artists.
  2. She’s such a fan of No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani, she named her cat, a muted calico American shorthair, Zuma (after one of Stefani’s children),
  3. She’s a huge fan of David Sedaris.
  4. Back in college when she was on her breaks, she worked at Wawa at Boot Rd & Rt. 322.
  5. In addition to Jamie XX, her latest new music loves are new albums from Melody Gardot, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Lianne La Havas, Alabama Shakes, and Odessa.
  6. For the last few years, she’s been studying and performing improvisational comedy.
  7. Wes Anderson is her favorite director.
  8. She’s been a lifetime fan of the Flyers.
  9. She can play the clarinet. (and guitar and piano)
  10. Space fascinates her.