Members of the Leap Years Have been playing together for several years, but it's only been a few months since all four members have been performing as a full band. The University of Dayton students are eager to grow their fan-base from campus to the larger Miami Valley and will begin that step at an Urban Nights event at the Oregon District's Peace on Fifth. The members of the band visited the WYSO studios to talk about their musical careers so far and where they'd like to head.
The Leap Years will perform at Peace on Fifth on Friday, September 20 during Urban Nights.
Today in downtown Dayton, several internationally important events centered around peace will be celebrated. Today is the fifth anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech, and it's also the one hundredth anniversary of the Peace Palace in the Hague, Netherlands.
The Netherlands' Peace Palace houses the International Court of Justice, which serves as the judicial body of the United Nations. It officially opened August 28, 1913 and that milestone will play a part in today's celebrations surrounding the King anniversary.