Huber Heights is close to passing upgrades on its planned $18 million music center. On Monday evening, the Huber Heights City Council will take up three pieces of legislation that increase the city’s spending on the project by more than a million dollars. The additional funds will go to pay for concession stand upgrades, and a VIP center for the 4,500-seat concert venue.
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.
Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine, a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio.
The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with Atmosphere on the cover is available now at local stores. Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/
Dayton natives Scott Soifer and Jordan Hampton have been playing music together since they were teenagers. Now based in Nashville and performing under the name The Left Hooks, the duo has released Gem City Dialect Volume 1. The debut album embraces jazz, worldbeat, and rock and roll influences with nods to trip-hop and experimental music. WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Soifer and Hampton ahead of their visit to Dayton.
The Left Hooks will perform at Blind Bob's on July 11th.
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.