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

Dayton Poetry Slam has a long history in the Miami Valley and continues to provide regular slams and open mics for spoken word artists.  Local poets Link, Johnathon and Prophessor X joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about the slam as well as share some poetry live on the air.

Dayton Poetry Slam's next event is a slam on Sunday, March 20th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Kelly Thornton

Brian Keith Wallen fell in love with music at a young age and is now a working musician.  He returned to the WYSO studios, this time for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about his musicial journey, his new album The Stompboard Sessions and more.

Brian Keith Wallen will perform at Spinoza's in Beavercreek on Sunday, March 20th with Noah Wotherspoon.

Performing with numerous Miami Valley bands over the years, Rich Reuter recently released a solo album, The Captain.  Reuter and members of the Great Northern String Band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and conversation with host Juliet Fromholt.

Rich Reuter's album The Captain is available now. https://about.me/richreuter

Photo by Maggie Carey

The self-titled follow up to Radio Wires is the second full length album from Good English.  The band returned to the WYSO studio to preview songs from the upcoming release and talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the writing and recording process, their upcoming tour and more.

Good English will celebrate the album's release on Friday, March 11th at Blind Bob's in downtown Dayton.  For more information on their upcoming tour and the album, visit http://www.goodenglishband.com/

The members of Queen City Silver Stars were longtime friends who eventually found themselves forming a band that combines festive Caribbean and reggae sounds.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording their debut album, Green Flash, upcoming gigs and more.

The first annual Gem City Blues Fest will feature performances by the Eric Jerardi Band, Higgins-Madewell, Michael Locke and the Repeat Offenders and the First Heavy Metal Church of Christ House Band.  FHMCC is hosting this secular event featuring music food, and organizer and band leader Reece Lincoln visited the WYSO studios to talk about the upcoming festivities.

Gem City Blues Fest is Saturday, March 12, beginning at 5pm, at the First Heavy Metal Church of Christ in Dayton.

After releasing Heisman Trophy Winner in late 2015, the 1984 has been recharging and developing new material for several upcoming recording projects.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their plans for the future.

Jerome Casinger, Michael Giefer and Jon Rahilly met through Craigslist and quickly began performing under the name Winchester Gray.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about finding their sound, upcoming recordings and more.

Winchester Gray will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Saturday, February 27th.

With their debut EP, Don't Fade Away, already out, Goodnight Goodnight is looking forward to a productive 2016 with touring and more on the horizon.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope  and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about their plans.

Goodnight Goodnight will perform on Saturday, February 27th at the Oregon Express and Monday, February 29th at Taffy's of Eaton.

The Erin Coburn Band and the Joe Tellman Band are just two of the young, regional acts that will perform at the Dayton Blues Society's 2nd Annual Youth Showcase.  Both bands visited the WYSO studios for preview sets live on Kaleidoscope.  Dayton Blues Society Board member David Tellman and John Sillaman from the Pinetop Perkins Foundation also visited the studio to talk about their organizations. 

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