At the start of the summer of 1947, television was brand new, the sound barrier had not been broken, and baseball was a white man’s game. By the time the fall arrived, all that had changed. President Truman addressed the nation for the first time on TV, Chuck Yeager flew faster than any man ever had, and Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball.
The members of Cricketbows return to the WYSO studios after a debut performance on Kaleidoscope nearly a year ago. The band perform a special acoustic set and talk with host Juliet Fromholt about collaboration, upcoming gigs, honing their psychedelic sound as a group.
Cricketbows will perform at the Oregon Express on Saturday, March 29th.
Telephone Magazine, a biweekly local arts and culture magazine, will celebrate its first anniversary on March 29th. Magazine staff and community members will mark the event with a night of art and music at the Old Yellow Cab building in downtown Dayton. Telephone publisher Brian Johnston and musicians Yheti and Grand Mammoth visited the WYSO studios ahead of the event and spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the magazine's first year and the upcoming celebration.