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

Long time friends, the members of Violent Kind recently released an EP and are in the process of tracking more new material for a later release.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about recording, touring and more.

Violent Kind will perform at Oscar's in Vandalia on June 4th, at Miami Valley Music Fest, and at the Yellow Cab on July 23rd.

Meghna and the Majority returned to the WYSO studios with a new lineup and lots of great things in the works.  The band performed two acoustic songs live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the evolution of their sound, performing at last fall's TEDxDayton event, and their upcoming 'Office Hours' show, a special performance for Meghna's Wright State University students.

With a newly revamped lineup, the Wretched Few made a return visit to the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope.  The band shared new songs and previewed new recordings while chatting with host Juliet Fromholt.

Learn more about The Wretched Few's upcoming shows at: https://www.facebook.com/wretchedfew/

Longtime songwriter Tim Tye set out to record a collection of material he had been working over several years, and after connecting with sound engineer Gary King, a series of collaborations began resulting in Midnight Sky's Dark Stretch of the Road.  The album features Tye joined by a host of local musicians including Tod Weidner (Shrug), Paige Beller (Jasper the Colossal) and many more.  Tye visited the WYSO studios to talk with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the evolution of the project.

Celebrating year three of operation, the Third on Third outdoor eclectic market has returned for another season on East Third Street in downtown Dayton.  This year a partner event, Third Sundays on Front Street, launches pairing art with the market.  Peter Benkendorf and Krysten Smith visited the WYSO studios to chat about both events and the revitalization of East Third Street. 

Third on Third and Third Sundays at Front Street will be Sunday, May 15th, 11am-4pm on East Third Street.

With a newly revamped lineup, The Debtors are writing new materials and continuing to perform live.  The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about developing their new material, upcoming recordings and more.

Buffalo Killers turned to WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  As the band prepare to celebrate their 10th anniversary, they spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about the past decade, plans for future recordings and more.

Buffalo Killers will perform at Victoria Theatre on Saturday, May 7th with Good English and Motel Beds.

Todd the Fox, Queen Victoria, and Alan Fraizer visited the WYSO studios ahead of their Side Show 11 appearance.  The trio performed live on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about revamping their instrumentation, their variety of audiences and more.

Side Show 11 is May 13 and 14th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  Learn more at: www.daytonsideshow.org/ 

Jacob Richter and Nicole Richter of Curse of Cassandra returned to the WYSO studios ahead of the band's new release, Cult of Cats.  They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, their upcoming year-long tour and more.

Curse of Cassandra will celebrate the release of Cult of Cats on Saturday, May 21st at the Oregon Express.  They'll also perform on Friday, May 13th at the Yellow Cab as part of Side Show 11.  More tour dates are available here: http://www.curseofcassandra.com/

A mainstay in the local music community, Brown Street Breakdown is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of Hanks for the Memories, a new full length album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their collective history, the new album and more.

Brown Street Breakdown will celebrate the release of Hanks for the Memories on Saturday, April 24th at Spinoza's in Beavercreek.

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