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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Joined by Sharon Lane, Nasty Bingo returned to the WYSO studios to talk about their upcoming release that features many collaborations with other local musicians.  The band performed a live a set and talked about writing, recording and their upcoming live performances.

Nasty Bingo and Sharon Lane will perform on July 18th at the Oregon Express.

With an album in the works and live shows on the horizon, Paige and the Belairs visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band shared live versions of songs from their upcoming release and talked how they band came together, the recording process and more.

Paige and the Belairs will perform at Miami Valley Music Fest on August 1st. 

Channeling Delta blues and rock and roll, Barstool Brown and the Barstools have a complex, energetic sound that's hard to stand still to.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and more.

Barstool Brown and the Barstool will perform live at Canal Public House on Friday, July 10th and at South Park Tavern on Saturday, July 11th.

For Cricketbows' newest full-length album Diamonds is named for the Cincinnati studio where the band recorded.  The band shared live versions of the album's songs and discussed its recording on their most recent visit to the WYSO studios.

Cricketbows will perform at Blind Bob's on July 28th, on August 1st as part of Miami Valley Music Fest and will do a Monday night residency at Jimmie's Ladder 11 in August.

With a new album nearly completed, Jasper the Colossal is back and ready to embark on more live gigs and get back on the road.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their forthcoming release, the evolution of their songwriting and more.

Jasper the Colossal will perform at Canal Public House on July 17th with Legbone, Red Hot Rebellion, the ZG's.

Hilltops & Highways is a collaborative EP from The New Old-Fashioned and The Repeating Arms.  It's different from a traditional "split" EP in that the bands wrote and performed on each other's songs, rather than simply sharing the final release.  Members of both bands visited the WYSO studios to talk about the release and The New Old-Fashioned performed an acoustic set live on Kaleidoscope.

The New Old-Fashioned and The Repeating Arms will celebrate the release of Hilltops & Highways on Saturday, June 27th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Jennifer Taylor

Tim Gebard returns to the WYSO studios for a live set as he prepares to release his new album, Better Angels. He spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about recording the album and making the documentary film, The Fall League.

Tim Gebard will celebrate the release of Better Angels on Saturday, June 27th with an evening at the Mayflower Arts Center in Troy that includes an acoustic concert, a screening of The Fall League and discounted dinners at nearby restaurants.

A relatively new band, Swimming With Sharks is preparing to unveil its sophomore release, Dance Music For Sad People. Alex Todd and Vinny Arceo visisted the WYSO studio for the album's radio debut and talked about the writing and recording process as well as the upcoming release celebration.

Swimming With Sharks will celebrate the release of Dance Music for Sad People on June 27th at Blind Bob's as part of Grime Prom.

As Somersault, Katherine Mullins, Dan Phecke, and Angela Abnett combine clever, educational lyrics and great rock and roll for music that the whole family can enjoy.  The trio visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the formation of the band, upcoming gigs and more.

Somersault will perform July 11th at the Piqua Block Party, July 18th the grand opening of the new location for Grass Roots Enrichment and Wellness Center and as part of Ladyfest Dayton in August.

With the recent Misra Records reissue of his solo album, Nostra Nova, Adam Torres is embarking on a tour that will bring him to the Miami Valley for a show at Canal Public House.  Kaleidsocope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Torres about the tour, the reissue and upcoming projects.

Adam Torres will perform at Canal Public House on June 6th with Manray and Human Cannonball.

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