Excursions was so excited to get to preview the Sideshow in the studio this morning. Jeff Opt and Erin Vasconcelos, the organizers for event were on hand to talk about the music, the art and the fun that is this 8th annual art community event. Also there were A Shade of Red (Georgia Goad and Sean Pennington) and Repeating Arms (Harold on guitar, Ira on mandolin and Max on banjo), two of the bands that will be performing in the Sideshow this weekend.
This Thursday The Rebel Set joined Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the event they are playing at Blind Bob's in Dayton this Saturday. It's a benefit for Relay for Life, which supports the American Cancer Society. The Rebel Set is Jason Johantas, Tom Gilliam and Gavin Spencer.
This Wednesday, Excursions hosted another of the ten bands that will be performing at the fourth annual 80's Rewind which is taking place this Saturday at Canal Street Tavern in Dayton. The Broken Lights is Tyler Cochran on guitar and vocals, Andy Uzzel on bass and Zach Grove on the drums. While in the studio they performed three songs, a cover of "Should I stay or should I go?" by the Clash and two original songs off their self-titled album, "Hey, Hey, Baby, Baby" and "Backtrack."
This Tuesday Excursions hosted two acts in the lineup from the fourth annual 80's Rewind which is taking place this Saturday at Canal Street Tavern in Dayton.
Reyna Spears is a singer/songwriter who has contributed to tribute events in the past, including Signs of Life: the Essence of Pink Floyd. She performed both covers and original pieces on Excursions, including a new single "Life's Walk." Spears also has an album coming out in the fall.
One of the six bands that will be at Antistoch: A Benefit for WYSO 91.3fm this Saturday, March 16th is Sport Fishing USA. They are a three-piece band from Yellow Springs, OH. The members are Nathan Moore on guitar and vocals, Brendan Moore on bass and vocals, and David Byrne on drums. Nathan and Brendan are brothers from a family of musicians, including their father, Chris Moore from Dave Greer’s Classic Jazz Stompers.