Pittsburgh-based singer/songwriter Joy Ike played piano as a child, but after several years away from the instrument found herself returning to music shortly before graduating college. Ike, who's been widely recognized for being both a skilled songwriter and a percussive pianist, spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about her creative process and her latest fan-funded album All or Nothing.
Joy Ike will perform at Dayton's Ghostlight Coffee with Tiffany Thompson on Thursday, April 4th.
A Cedarville University graduate, Jesse DeConto grew up experiencing both sacred and secular music and began playing with his family as a young adult. In an interview with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt, DeConto talks about his musical roots and performing with his siblings in The Pinkerton Raid.
The Pinkerton Raid will perform at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton's South Park neighborhood on April 6th. The band will also be in Cincinnati at Sitwell's Coffee House on April 5th and will open for Denison Witmer on April 13th at Columbus' Rumba Cafe.
Austin-based singer-songwriter Aly Tadros remembers the moment when she decided to devote her life to music. In an interview with WYSO's Juliet Fromholt, Tadros recounts that story and talks where music has taken her since then, including her most recent release, The Fits.
Aly Tadros will perform at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton's Historic South Park on Sunday, March 10th.
In 2012 Dana Halferty returned to her hometown of Des Moines and began working on a new songwriting project. When she went into the studio to record an EP with several other musicians, the songs were fleshed out and Parlours was formed. Now the band has released a full-length album and is heading out on the road to perform a number of live dates, including a stop in Dayton. Halferty spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the evolution of Parlours and what the new year holds for the band.
Parlours will perform at Ghostlight Coffee on October 20th with Kris N.