Pat Carine, Dave Finster, Nora Dunning and Dave Younkin have been performing together as Mad River Railroad for roughly a year and are now recording a debut album and playing lots of live gigs. The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about recording, performing and fusing traditional and progressive bluegrass.
Jeff Rudolph, Adam Bryant and Brad Gilbert returned to the WYSO studios as Sam At Eleven prepares to release its sophomore album, Holy Hell. The trio performed a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about the new album, revisiting old songs, and future plans.
Sam at Eleven will celebrate the release of Holy Hell on July 18th at the Oregon Express.
Nate Berry and Michael Shine had been playing together since high school, and once they connected with Joe Hamp and Tim Clendenin via Craigslist, Negative Ghostrider was born. Very quickly the band began collaborating on songwriting and performing live around the Miami Valley. The members of Negative Ghostrider visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about the formation of the band and its sound, writing and recording, and future plans.
Swimming With Sharks are a band made up of both newcomers and mainstays of the Dayton music scene. Beginning as a vehicle for Brian Whitten's solo material and developing into a more collaborative effort, the band is preparing to bring it's danceable yet lyrically complex music to the local stage for the first time.
Swimming With Sharks' debut Dayton performance is Saturday, July 5th at Canal Public House.