Kaleidoscope

Wednesday, 8 - 11pm

Every Wednesday night Juliet Fromholt talks to musicians, filmmakers, and artists from the Miami Valley and beyond and more often than not, you're treated to a set of music performed live in the WYSO studios.  You'll also hear some of the best music from emerging artists and old favorites from around the world. 

Ways To Connect

Having spent years performing with bands, Mark Cantwil decided to embark on a solo career as a singer-songwriter.  Cantwil visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope sharing material from his latest album Diggin On You as well as new material.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the transition to being a solo performer, recording and more.

Mark Cantwil will perform at Miami Valley Music Fest, Hog Jam and other festivals this summer.

Chris Carter

Lost on Iddings return to the WYSO studios for a full band set on Kaleidoscope.  They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming summer festival season including Miami Valley Music Fest, recording projects and more.

Lost on Iddings will perform at St. Patrick's Church Festival in Troy on May 16th and at Miami Valley Music Fest later in the summer.  More live performance dates available at https://www.facebook.com/lostoniddings

Dakota Wright uses looping pedals, guitar and violin to create a complex, symphonic sound with a solid folk foundation.  Wright visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidsocope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about writing, arrangement, inspiration and performing live.

Dakota Wright will be performing this summer.  Find upcoming dates at: www.facebook.com/DakotaWrightMusic

A casual conversation at a gig lead to the eventual formation of a band.  Jason Trout and Andrea Dawn Courts perform as The Touchy Feelys and visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The duo chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about their writing process, performing together and more.

The Touchy Feelys will perform on Saturday, May 2nd at Jimmie's Ladder 11 with Whiskey for Kids and Charles Hartman. 

Photo by Chris Glass

Performing under the name R. Ring, Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery are about to embark on their spring tour in support of two upcoming split 7 inch EPs.  The duo visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidsocope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and more.

R. Ring will perform on Thursday, April 30th at Canal Public House with Smug Brothers, Good English, and Pale Angels. For more tour dates, visit

A relatively new band, The Debtors are moving forward full force.  The Cincinnati-based trio is the in the process of recording their debut EP.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, recording the EP and more.

The Debtors' debut EP will be released later this year.

This spring marks the return of the Third On Third Outdoor Eclectic Market, which takes place on the corner of East Third and Bates Streets in Dayton.  Organizer Peter Benkendorff visited the WYSO studios to talk about the market, and this month's musical guests, Berachah Valley, performed a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of their appearance at the market.

The Third On Third Outdoor Eclectic Market is Sunday, April 19th, 11am - 4pm.

During the recording of their latest full-length album, Missionaries and Impostors, Starving in the Belly of the Whale produced several songs that didn't quite fit the theme of that release.  Those three songs had a theme of their own and form the band's new 7 inch EP, 4-13, which is being released in honor of Record Store Day 2015.  Ricky Terrell and Lacey Terrell visited the WYSO studios to preview the EP on Kaleidoscope and performed new versions of some older songs live on Kaleidoscope.

New York-based band Consider the Source cross genres and meld sounds into a unique experience that touches on jazz, rock and roll, metal and world music.  Ahead of their visit to the Miami Valley, Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Jeff Mann (drums, percussion).

Consider the Source featuring Aliver Hall will perform at Oddbody's Music Room with Tropidelic, Magic Jackson, Scott Lee and the Whiskey River Boys on Saturday, April 11th in a show presented by Family Vibez Entertainment. 

Featuring members of the Rebel Set, Ghost Town Silence is celebrating the release of a new EP, Shadows.  The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release party for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the evolution of their sound, writing, recording and more.

Ghost Town Silence will celebrate the release of Shadows on April 11th at the Oregon Express. The band will also perform at Side Show X, May 8th and 9th at the Yellow Cab Building in downtown Dayton.

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