The Smug Brothers, Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher, are preparing for the release of their latest EP, Treasure Virgins. It's being released on cassette and digital download via Gas Daddy Go, a local record label started by Thrasher in the late 19080's, that's being revived for business in 2012.
The Smug Brothers will celebrate the release of Treasure Virgins by performing at Gilly's in Dayton on Saturday, December 17th.
Al Holbrook is a master of many musical styles. Now he's trying his hand at musical theater in his second year performing in Nativity: the Pop Opera. In this interview Holbrook speaks with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about his experiences in the production and his plans for the new year.
There will be two local performances of Nativity on Saturday, December 17th at Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene.
Denise Mina is on the leading edge (along with Ian Rankin) of the wave of Scottish crime novelists known as "Tartan Noir." Rankin hails from Edinburgh. Mina is from Glasgow. This is not a unified movement. They are quite different writers.
Formerly known as Eclipse, Set the Controls is a Pink Floyd tribute band with many Dayton roots including local musician Tod Weidner (Shrug, The Motel Beds) on guitar. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke Weidner about the band's take on classic Pink Floyd tunes.
Set the Controls will perform on Saturday, December 17 at Canal Street Tavern.