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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Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Winterfolk Festival brings together folks musicians, artists and artisans for an evening at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  Organizers Harold Hensley (The Repeating Arms) and Charles Hartman (OldNews) along with fellow musicians Casey Abbott (OldNews) and David Payne (The New Old-Fashioned) visited the WYSO studios for a musical preview of this year's event live on Kaleidoscope.

After a successful year that included the release of their debut album Seed, Electric Orange Peel returned to the WYSO studios. The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about their recent accomplishments, upcoming plans, and their performance at ReStock 2018.

    

Electric Orange Peel will perform at Oddbody's in Vandalia on January 26 as part of ReStock 2018: Hippies vs. Metalheads, January 26 and 27.

Lazer Shark made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They talked to host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, influences and future plans.

Connect with Lazer Shark at: https://www.facebook.com/Lazer-Shark-143427802946927/

After a busy 2017 that included the release of their new EP Thunder Taker returned to the WYSO studios for a live musical preview of the Dayton Underground Series' End of Year Bash.  The band talked about their new EP and their plans for 2018 with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt, and they were joined by Music Connection Dayton's Kimberly Weiss who talked about the upcoming show and local music awards.

The Dayton Underground Series' End of Year Bash is Thursday, December 28 at Oscar's in Vandalia. 

As Scary Balance wraps up their first year as a band, they visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The Yellow Springs based band talked about singing together, performing live and their goals for 2018.

Connect with Scary Balance at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/scarybalance/

Novagold visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their debut album, A Pretty Burn. The band premiered tracks from the album on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and their plans for 2018.

Novagold will celebrate the release of A Pretty Burn on Friday, December 15 at Blind Bob's in Dayton.

Elenore + the Elephant
Gary Mitchell

As Elenore + The Elephant prepare to release their debut EP, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope. They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, writing and recording the album, and more.

Elenore + the Elephant will celebrate the releaese of their EP on Thursday, December 7 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Songwriter Tia McGraff has spent 2017 touring in support of her latest album, Crazy Beautiful, and she'll wrap up her most recent Excursion with a performance at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  McGraff spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt by phone ahead of her local appearance and talked about her experiences on the road, writing and publishing her first children's book, and more.

Tia McGraff will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on Sunday, December 10. Learn more at https://www.tiamcgraff.com/shows

Jennifer Taylor

In the spirit of the 1972 Surrealist Ball, Dayton's Surrealist Ball combines visual and performance art, music and costumes.  Now in its third year, the local event benefits programming and adjunct faculty at Grass Roots Enrichment Center's Strong program, STRONG is a comprehensive program developed to prevent and treat the sexual victimization of young people.  Grass Roots' Lisa Patrick and actress Irene Bedard, who will contribute a performance art piece to the event, joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the WYSO studios for a preview of this year's Ball. 

Maya Caballero
Remi Meurant

Songwriter Maya Caballero returns to the WYSO studios after first appearing on Kaleidoscope during the show's infancy.  Caballero talked with host Juliet Fromholt about completing her full length album, For Sale, working with different collaborators and music in the virtual world, and she debuted a brand new single, "Hello Sunshine," a collaboration with Simon Davies. 

Maya Caballero's album, For Sale, is available at www.mayacaballero.com

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