Weekdays, 10am -1pm

Like the name suggests, Excursions is a daily journey across musical genres and eras.  Niki Dakota guides listeners through a broad cross-section of the newest music from Ohio, around the world, and everything in between while also spending time with beloved classic tunes.  Each day is an adventure and on Wednesdays, you'll hear the fresh tunes from great artists new and old during the noon hour.  Play for fun and prizes on Thursday Threads, and you can put a song on the playlist every Friday when we spin theme tunes.

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1:49 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Gin Soaked Angels on Excursions 3/14/13

The Gin Soaked Angels are the next in the series of guests on Excursions this week to talk about Antistoch: A Benefit for WYSO 91.3. The even will take place at the Glen Helen Building located at 405/505 Corry St. in Yellow Springs. All proceeds from the even will go to support WYSO.

Gin Soaked Angels are Tony Powers and Ryan Stenson on guitar and vocals, Dakota Wright on the bass, Micah Mapes on the base. Powers and Stenson met at an open mic night in Yellow Springs and Mapes joined a few months after. Wright joined after their original bass player moved out of town. 

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3:13 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Della Jerkan and Zach Sullivan on Excursions 3/12/13

Today Excursions had Della Jerkan and Zach Sullivan live in the performance studio. Jerkan and Sullivan will be one of six acts that will be performing at Antistoch: a Benefit for WYSO 91.3 FM. The event will take place at The Glen Helen Building located at 405/505 Corry St. in Yellow Springs. All Proceeds from the event will go to support WYSO.

Both Jerkan, from Lansing, Illinois, and Sullivan, from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, have been playing music individually for many years. They began their collaboration after they met at Antioch College where they are first-year students.

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2:27 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Speaking Suns on Excursions 3/11/2013

Speaking sons is one of six bands that will appearing at 8pm on Saturday, March 16th during Antistoch: a benefit for WYSO 91.3fm. The event will take place at The Glen Helen Building located at 405/505 Corry St. in Yellow Springs. All Proceeds from the event will go to support WYSO.

Speaking Suns are Jacob Diebold, Sam Compston, David Byrne, and Graham King. The band got their start around 3 years ago in Yellow Springs, OH.

For more information about Antistoch visit the events page on www.wyso.org or search "Speaking Suns" on Facebook.

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Arts & Culture
11:21 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Thrash About Dayton 2.25.2013

In this month's edition of Thrash About Dayton, Don Thrasher talked about the latest album out on the local Dayton record label, Atom Records. The new album is "Barrier Reef" by The Nicky Kay Orchestra. They are an instrumental band consisting of two keyboard players, 2 guitarists, a violin, bass, and drums. For more information about this album, visit www.atomrecords.com

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1:27 am
Sat February 2, 2013

William The Accountant Live on Excursions 2/1/2013

Accounting has never sounded better than when it's involved with the creative minds of Kevin Bednar, Zachary Tamplin, Andrew Hahn, Chris Murphy, and Kevin Luce. They are the five members that make up Excursions' latest musical guests, William The Accountant." They will be part of the third annual Dayton Does Dayton at Canal Street Tavern this weekend, February 1st and 2nd at 7pm. The members of the band have roots in Columbus, Springfield and Yellow Springs. While in the WYSO studio they performed songs off their album, "Strophes," including: "To be a creator," "Mail Rooms," and "134."

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