WYSO

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. 

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Dayton-based band Salvadore Ross visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their debut album Mystery Head.  The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about the process of writing and recording the album, plans for 2017 and more.

Salvadore Ross will celebrate the release of Mystery Head on Saturday, February 4th at the Oregon Express.

Chad Wells made his start in the Dayton tattoo community downtown and now things are coming full circle as Wells & Co. Custom Tattoo prepares for the grand opening of its downtown Dayton shop on Third Street, which will also feature a monthly rotating art gallery.  Chad and Michelle Wells visited the WYSO studios to talk about the opening along with Jennifer Taylor, who curated the first art exhibition, and Gary Mitchell and Chris Corn, two of the artists.

Restock 2017 is a two-day festival of music and friendly competition to restock local food pantries.  The jam band community will be represented at Friday night's Restock Hippie Fest, and on Saturday, harder rock takes the stage with Restock Metal Fest.  Bands representing each evening's show visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope; Mainline Funk made return visit while Letters to the Blind made their WYSO debut. 

Oddbody's will host Restock 2017: Hippies vs. Metalheads on Friday, January 27th and Saturday, January 28th.

The Winterfolk Festival returns to the Yellow Cab on Saturday, January 28th and will once again feature full band and solo performances, artwork and food.  Three of the solo performers: John Dubuc, Charlie Jackson and Achilles Tenderloin visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by event organizers Charles Hartman (OldNews) and Harold Hensley (The Repeating Arms) who talked about this year's event.

Winterfolk 2017 is Saturday, January 28th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton beginning at 7pm. All ages welcome.

Ahead of two year-end music events at Oscar's in Vandalia, Echo Mecca and Zane from Zane and the Sway visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by Kevin Dumont and Kimberly Weiss, who talked about the Dayton Music Underground Year-End Bash and Best-of Dayton Underground Finale and the Oscar's New Year, New Stage celebration.

The Dayton Music Underground Year-End Bash and Best-of Dayton Underground Finale is Thursday, December 29th and the Oscar's New Year, New Stage celebration is Saturday, December 31st.

Michael Malarkey
Chelsea Lauren

Songwriter and actor Michael Malarkey returned to the Dayton area ahead of his benefit concert for YS Kids Playhouse and visited the WYSO studios ahead of the show.  Joined by YSKP's Ara Beal, Malarkey chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming performance, balancing music and acting and his upcoming full length album.

After the recent release of West Virginia Refugee, Jack Ballengee Morris visited the WYSO studio for a live set on Kaleidoscope accompanied by Peter Fox on cello.  Morris talked with host Juliet Fromholt about his musical upbringing, deciding to become a songwriter and more.

Jack Ballengee Morris will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on January 19th.

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 a dual cover featuring Lambchop and Beach Slang is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

2016 marked the Sunset Junkies' 10th anniversary, and the release of the band's new album, Dragon Tooth. Sunset Junkies visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the new album, celebrating their anniversary and the what's next in 2017.

Sunset Junkies will perform on January 7th at the Oregon Express in Dayton.

JayMay will be embarking on a tour for her Fallin' Like Snow holiday album that will bring her to Cloverdale in Dayton.  She spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the album, the upcoming tour and more.

JayMay will perform at Cloverdale in Dayton as part of the 4th Annual Magical Evening of Acoustic Songs and Storytelling on December 17th.

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