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

Beginning as a two-piece and growing to four members, The Nuckles combine punk, garage and rock and roll.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and upcoming shows.

The Nuckles will perform at South Park Tavern on October 16th, Rock Star Pro Arena on October 23rd and at the Oregon Express on October 24th.

Ahead of their performance at GenFest, McGuff and the Dumpster Fires visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked about finding their genre-spanning sound, writing, recording and more.

McGuff and the Dumpster Fires will perform at Gem Fest on Saturday, October 3rd, at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Yellow Springs trio Lord Kimbo visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about finding their sound, improvisation and more.

Follow Lord Kimbo on their website: lordkimbo.ninja

GemFest is a day-long festival of art, music and resources to benefit GLSEN Greater Dayton.  Two of the bands involved, Evil Eye Gypsy and A Shade of Red gave a musical preview of the event live on Kaleidoscope and the organizers chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about the cause GemFest benefits.

GemFest is Saturday, October 3rd at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

After this summer's release of Hilltops and Highways with the Repeating Arms, the New Old-Fashioned have been staying busy preparing their sophomore full-length release.  David Payne chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the process of writing and recording the album.

The New Old-Fashioned will celebrate the release of Low-Down Dirty Summer Nights on September 26th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Mark Becknell is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who performs with several regional bands.  His latest solo release is Like The Vine.  Becknell visited the WYSO for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about writing, recording and more with host Juliet Fromholt.

Mark Becknell will perform at MOTR in Cincinnati on October 2nd.

City Deer combines indie folk and punk rock for a fresh sound that spans the genres.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, finding their sound and future plans.

In its 11th year, Dayton Music Fest has grown into the Dayton Music, Art and Film Festival with music, both local and national at its core.  Organizers and musicians including Gladgirl Shelly, Good Luck Year (who performed a live set in the studio), Good English and the Motel Beds visited the WYSO studio for a preview this year's festivities.

Dayton Music, Art and Film Festival is September 18th and 19th in downtown Dayton.  More information is at dmaff.com

As Cyclops Festival prepares to celebrate its fifth year of handmade culture in Yellow Springs, OH several of its musical performers visited the WYSO studios for a preview on Kaleidoscope.  Harold Hensley of The Repeating Arms performed an acoustic set, members of Skratchmatik did two DJs live on the air and festival co-organizer Brian Johnson talked about what's new at this year's event.

The 2015 Cyclops Festival is Saturday, September 12th at the John Bryan Center in Yellow Springs.

After several years of hiatus, Ladyfest Dayton, an arts and music festival celebrating local women, is returning to the Miami Valley with two days of events at the Yellow Cab Building. Event co-organizers Paige Beller and Rachael Lare visited the WYSO studios to talk about the festival, and the Jayne Sachs Band and Kyleen Downes and Chloe Robertson provided a musical preview.

Ladyfest Dayton is August 28th and 29th at the Yellow Cab Building in downtown Dayton.

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