Blues

Marty Romie Previews Big Brews and Blues

May 20, 2016
bigbrewsandblues.com

  Niki Dakota sat down with Marty Romie, the director of Dayton’s Big Brews and Blues Gala, which took place at RiverScape Metro Park in Dayton on May 21, 2016.

 

 

 

A mainstay in the local music community, Brown Street Breakdown is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of Hanks for the Memories, a new full length album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their collective history, the new album and more.

Brown Street Breakdown will celebrate the release of Hanks for the Memories on Saturday, April 24th at Spinoza's in Beavercreek.

Joseph A. Rosen

Guy Davis returned to the WYSO studios after many years for a live performance on Excursions ahead of his appearance at Bellefontaine's historic Holland Theatre.  Davis spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about his long-running career in the blues, his musical ties to Yellow Springs and more.

Guy Davis will perform at the Holland Theatre in Bellefontaine on Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30pm.  More information at: www.thehollandtheatre.org/

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.

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. 

On her way to a gig in Dayton, Ellie Lee talks to WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about Blues Fury, the band she leads and plays guitar for. She also talks about taking 25 years off from music to raise a family, and the music she is playing now. Find more about her music at bluesfury.com

Ellie Lee and Blues Fury will perform at Gilly's in downtown Dayton on August 6th.

Change Your Hue Blues Concert is an evening of food, music and fundraising in support of the United Methodist Children's Home.  Hall of Fame Blues host Shakin Dave Hussong joined Niki Dakota in the studio and WYSO Resource Board member and event co-organizer Don Hiyashi via phone to talk about the music and the event

Change Your Hue Blues Concert is May 2nd in Columbus.

The Whiskey Shambles kicked off the Hall Pass Program for 2015 with a live trio set in the WYSO studios. The band talked with Shakin' Dave about the blues and various other musical styles, live performances and audience, and much more.

Miss Lissa and Co. joined Shakin' Dave in WYSO studios for the November 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass.  The band performed original material and put its mark on classic blues tunes, talking to Shakin' Dave about the mutual love for the genre.

Brown Street Blues Breakdown joined Shakin' Dave in the WYSO studios for the October 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass.  In addition for performing live, the band chatted with Dave about its longstanding history in the Dayton blues scene, lineup changes and more.

Pages