Live on WYSO

Seefari has a long tradition in the Dayton music community and join fellow musicians and community members in celebrating the legacy of Cityfolk with a concert at Courthouse Square.  Seefari and Melody visited the WYSO studio for an acoustic performance and chat with Niki Dakota.

Seefari will perform as part of the City Celebration on Saturday, June 17th at Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton.

As The Blackbirds, Charlie Tipton and Alyssa Hanson perform sometimes as a duo and others with a full band.  As they prepared for their perform at the Cityfolk Celebration, Tipton and Hanson visited the WYSO for a live set on Excursions.

The Blackbirds will perform at the Cityfolk Celebration on June 27th at Courthouse Square.

Hilltops & Highways is a collaborative EP from The New Old-Fashioned and The Repeating Arms.  It's different from a traditional "split" EP in that the bands wrote and performed on each other's songs, rather than simply sharing the final release.  Members of both bands visited the WYSO studios to talk about the release and The New Old-Fashioned performed an acoustic set live on Kaleidoscope.

The New Old-Fashioned and The Repeating Arms will celebrate the release of Hilltops & Highways on Saturday, June 27th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Jennifer Taylor

Tim Gebard returns to the WYSO studios for a live set as he prepares to release his new album, Better Angels. He spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about recording the album and making the documentary film, The Fall League.

Tim Gebard will celebrate the release of Better Angels on Saturday, June 27th with an evening at the Mayflower Arts Center in Troy that includes an acoustic concert, a screening of The Fall League and discounted dinners at nearby restaurants.

As Somersault, Katherine Mullins, Dan Phecke, and Angela Abnett combine clever, educational lyrics and great rock and roll for music that the whole family can enjoy.  The trio visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the formation of the band, upcoming gigs and more.

Somersault will perform July 11th at the Piqua Block Party, July 18th the grand opening of the new location for Grass Roots Enrichment and Wellness Center and as part of Ladyfest Dayton in August.

Jennifer Taylor

Performing under the name Achilles Tenderloin, Joe Augustin channels blues, folk, rock and roll and more into powerful songwriting.  He visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the songwriting process, recording and more.

Achilles Tenderloin will perform on Friday, June 5th at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse in Yellow Springs.

Although Jeremy Siegrist and Lynne Baker have known each other for many years, their musical collaboration is a fairly recent development.  From writing songs together in two different cities to releasing their debut album, Drawing Blood, the duo have been making large strides in a short amount of time.  Jeremy & Lynne visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and where their music has taken them so far.

Jeremy and Lynne will perform at the Sidney BBQ Festival in July.

Willy Porter's latest release, Human Kindness, is a favorite among WYSO listeners, and the acclaimed songwriter made a visit to the station ahead of a regional gig for a live set on Excursions and conversation with Niki Dakota.

Willy Porter will perform at the Thompson House in Newport, KY on Friday, May 29th.

This summer marks the first annual Miami Valley Brewgrass Festival in Miamisburg.  Festival organizers and performers visited the WYSO studios for a preview of the event live on Kaleidoscope that included live studio performances from Mad River Railroad, The Repeating Arms and The Great Wide Open.

The Miami Valley Brewgrass Festival is June 20th at Riverfront Park in Miamisburg.  More information is available at http://www.miamivalleybrewgrass.com/

Hailing from Wilmington, Ohio, brothers Cullen and Myles Corcoran perform together as the Vibrant Troubadors.  The duo visited the WYSO studio for a live performance on Excursions and chatted with host Niki Dakota about writing, recording and finding their instruments. 

Vibrant Troubadors will celebrate the release of their debut album on Saturday, May 23rd at the Oregon Express.

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