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

Jennifer Taylor

Performing under the name Achilles Tenderloin, Joe Augustin channels blues, folk, rock and roll and more into powerful songwriting.  He visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the songwriting process, recording and more.

Achilles Tenderloin will perform on Friday, June 5th at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse in Yellow Springs.

Seattle duo Sundae + Mr. Goessl channel 1930s pop music into lively, intimate recordings and live performances.  Ahead of their visit to the Miami Valley for performance in Yellow Springs and Springfield, the duo chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about forming their sound, their current tour and more.

Sundae + Mr. Goessl will perform on June 4th at the grand opening of Springfield's Hub Gallery and on June 5th at Champion City Guide and Supply as part of the First Friday celebrations.

Although Jeremy Siegrist and Lynne Baker have known each other for many years, their musical collaboration is a fairly recent development.  From writing songs together in two different cities to releasing their debut album, Drawing Blood, the duo have been making large strides in a short amount of time.  Jeremy & Lynne visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and where their music has taken them so far.

Jeremy and Lynne will perform at the Sidney BBQ Festival in July.

This summer marks the first annual Miami Valley Brewgrass Festival in Miamisburg.  Festival organizers and performers visited the WYSO studios for a preview of the event live on Kaleidoscope that included live studio performances from Mad River Railroad, The Repeating Arms and The Great Wide Open.

The Miami Valley Brewgrass Festival is June 20th at Riverfront Park in Miamisburg.  More information is available at http://www.miamivalleybrewgrass.com/

Having spent years performing with bands, Mark Cantwil decided to embark on a solo career as a singer-songwriter.  Cantwil visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope sharing material from his latest album Diggin On You as well as new material.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the transition to being a solo performer, recording and more.

Mark Cantwil will perform at Miami Valley Music Fest, Hog Jam and other festivals this summer.

Chris Carter

Lost on Iddings return to the WYSO studios for a full band set on Kaleidoscope.  They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming summer festival season including Miami Valley Music Fest, recording projects and more.

Lost on Iddings will perform at St. Patrick's Church Festival in Troy on May 16th and at Miami Valley Music Fest later in the summer.  More live performance dates available at https://www.facebook.com/lostoniddings

Dakota Wright uses looping pedals, guitar and violin to create a complex, symphonic sound with a solid folk foundation.  Wright visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidsocope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about writing, arrangement, inspiration and performing live.

Dakota Wright will be performing this summer.  Find upcoming dates at: www.facebook.com/DakotaWrightMusic

A casual conversation at a gig lead to the eventual formation of a band.  Jason Trout and Andrea Dawn Courts perform as The Touchy Feelys and visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The duo chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about their writing process, performing together and more.

The Touchy Feelys will perform on Saturday, May 2nd at Jimmie's Ladder 11 with Whiskey for Kids and Charles Hartman. 

Photo by Chris Glass

Performing under the name R. Ring, Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery are about to embark on their spring tour in support of two upcoming split 7 inch EPs.  The duo visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidsocope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and more.

R. Ring will perform on Thursday, April 30th at Canal Public House with Smug Brothers, Good English, and Pale Angels. For more tour dates, visit

A relatively new band, The Debtors are moving forward full force.  The Cincinnati-based trio is the in the process of recording their debut EP.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, recording the EP and more.

The Debtors' debut EP will be released later this year.

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