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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Still a relatively new band, The Meal Tickets have spent their first year writing and performing and are now headed into the studio to work on an upcoming album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt.

The Meal Tickets will perform at Jimmy's Ladder 11 on August 26th.

This weekend marks the first Dayton Mini Maker Faire, an event celebrating makers of all stripes at Carillon Park.  Make It Dayton founding member Josh Cory visited the WYSO studios to talk with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the festivities.  He was joined by The Collaboratory's Peter Benkendorf, who gave listeners an exclusive preview of Putter Up Dayton, which will celebrate its launch at the Maker Faire.

Kyleen Downes
Gary Mitchell

Kyleen Downes made a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of the release of her new, full length album, Maybe Sometimes.  Joined by her album release band and one of her music students, Rosie McDonald, Downes performed live on Kaleidoscope and discussed writing and recording the album and more.  McDonald also performed an acoustic set and talked about her future artistic pursuits.

Kyleen Downes will celebrate the release of Maybe Sometimes with a concert at Glen Helen in Yellow Springs, on Saturday, July 16th at 7pm.

Springsfest is a new music festival from Great Guys Entertainment and Yellow Springs Brewery making its debut in the village on July 9th.  Festival organizer Conor Stratton visited the WYSO studios to talk about the event and share some music from the performers.

Springsfest 2016 is Saturday, July 9th at the John Bryan Center in Yellow Springs.  More information at: http://www.springsfestival.com/

Ladyfest Dayton returns to the Yellow Cab building in September, but preparations for the festival are already underway, including several benefit shows throughout the summer. Ladyfest organizers visited the WYSO studios for a preview of the festival and its partner events on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by local spoke word performers Represent and rock band Jasper the Colossal, both of whom performed live on the air.

Performing as Triad, Jamie Murrell, Andy Holquist and Cori Fettig combine jazz, folk, blues and garage rock influences for a unique performance combining original material and their own spin on the classics.  The band, joined by Larry Halpern on organ, visited the WYSO studios for an interview and live performance on Kaleidoscope.

Triad will perform at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse in Yellow Springs on July 28th.

Mary Jo DuPree, chair of the St. Anne's Hill Garden Tour Committee, visited the WYSO studios to talk about the upcoming Garden Tour live on Kaleidoscope with Juliet Fromholt.

The St. Anne's Hill Garden Tour is Saturday, June 18th, 10am to 4pm beginning at the High Street Gallery. For more information on the Garden Tour and other neighborhood events, visit http://www.stanneshill.org/

Bob White, Jason Miles, Chris Haas combine jazz, worldbeat, and ambience for Sonikora's signature sound.  The improvisational band performed live on in the WYSO studios and talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about finding their sound, performing live and more.

Sonikora will perform at the jazz stage at ComFest in Columbus on June 26th.

Shrug return to the WYSO studios as they prepare to release their new album, Age of Ashes.  The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album and the upcoming release party.

Shrug will celebrate the release of Age of Ashes on Saturday, June 11th at the Yellow Cab building in downtown Dayton.

Having formerly appeared on the show with his band the Debtors, Spencer Collett made his debut Kaleidoscope appearance as a solo artist sharing acoustic songs live in the WYSO studio.  Collett spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording, and more.

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