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

Cherry Lee and the Hotrod Hounds return to the WYSO studios to share new songs on Kaleidoscope and talk about upcoming gigs, summer plans and more.

Cherry Lee and the Hotrod Hounds are perform at Peaches in Yellow Springs on Saturday, March 28th.

Having played together for years in a full band, Carol Roark and Mike Cowan now perform as a duo called Six Cents.  The multi-instrumentalists visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about songwriting, their latest album Shadow Monsters and more.

Six Cents will perform Saturday, March 21st at Taffy's in Eaton and Saturday, March 28th at Fox's Pizza in Enon.

Comprised of former members of Towhee and other local bands, Forage has already released a debut album and is moving forward with more writing and recording as well as live gigs.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with Juliet Fromholt about their creative process.

Forage will perform on Record Store Day, April 18th, at Omega Music in Dayton.

Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine, a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio.

The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with Atmosphere on the cover is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

Although the members of Big Time Pharaohs have been playing together off and on for years, they've only officially been a band for a short while.  With a debut album just released, the band is now gearing up for live shows and visited the WYSO studios to share some album tracks and talk about what's coming up this spring.

Big Time Pharoahs will perform on March 7th at Blind Bobs with Andy Gabbard and MeTime.

Since his last visit to the WYSO studios, Mack McKenzie has released is new album and started work on the next release.  He returned to Kaleidoscope with bandmates Scott Houchens and John Roby to share some acoustic songs and talk about working on new material and a very special upcoming live show.

Mack McKenzie will perform on March 7th at Oddbodies opening for Shooter Jennings and Waymore's Outlaws along with Jamie Suttle.

With a newly revamped lineup, Ole No. 9 is moving forward into 2015 with live shows and a new album in the works.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about their plans, progress on the album and a special upcoming gig.

Ole No. 9 will perform on February 27th at Canal Public House with Shrub and on March 14th at the Artists' Theatre in Fairborn. 

Multi-instrumentalist Stelth Ulvang (Lumineers, Dovekins) recently released his latest solo effort, And As Always The Infinite Cosmos, and is embarking on a tour in support of the release that will bring him to the Miami Valley in early March.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Ulvang about performing solo as opposed to with a band, writing and recording the album and his upcoming tour.

Stelth Ulvang will perform at Canal Public House in Dayton on March 11 and Taffy's in Eaton on March 12th with Starving in the Belly of the Whale.

Culling down a large batch of demos to an album's worth of songs, Smug Brothers recorded their new album, Woodpecker Paradise, live in the studio as a quartet, a first for the band.  Kyle Melton, Don Thrasher and Larry Evans visited the WYSO studios ahead of the album's release about talked about the recording process, honing the sound of the band's current lineup and the band's plans for this year.

Smug Brothers will celebrate the release of Woodpecker Paradise on Saturday, February 21st at Blind Bob's.

Growing up in Eastern Kentucky, singing and songwriting have always been a part of Jamie Suttle's life.  Suttle visisted the WYSO studios with members of her band for an acoustic set on Kaleidsocope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about her musical evolution, writing and recording her latest album This Is My Story and upcoming live appearances.

The Jamie Suttle Band will perform at Canal Public House on Saturday, February 21st.  This Is My Story is available now.

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