After performing solo for a while, Tim Gebard began to find collaborators through open mic events such as the Rock n Roll Playdate. Now Gebard and his band, including his song Aaron, are preparing for their next big show, a benefit for the American Red Cross at Clifton Opera House. Tim Gebard and the Hitmen visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about performing together and using music for the greater good.
Joe Anderl and Kris N are Dayton-based songwriters and great friends. Each is releasing a new album in November (Anderl's under his band name, 1984 Draft), and the pair visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance. They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about their upcoming releases, the writing process and the community of songwriters in Dayton.
1984 Draft and Kris N will celebrate the release of their new albums on November 1st at Canal Street Tavern. They'll be joined onstage by the Motel Beds and Hospital Garden.
In July, the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs. The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and for the month of October we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.
This week we hear Matthew Goodman read from his latest book 80 Days. He begins by giving some background on this book's subject, Nellie Bly.