James Daniel, Charles Heck, Micah Kemplin and Jesse Mayes have been playing together as Dinosaurus for over a year with one EP, Wrecks, already under their belt. The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about writing, recording, and the elements of their instrumental sound.
Dinosaurus will perform Saturday, March 1st at Blind Bob's in downtown Dayton along with The Nighbeast, Oreo Jones and Yip Deceiver.
In the debut edition of Shake's Hall Pass, The Eric Jerardi Band (Eric Jerardi, Gary Gates and Adam Wheeler) visited the WYSO studios for a live performance. The trio chatted with Hall of Fame Blues host Shakin' Dave Hussong about recording, guitar playing and inspiration, and their shared blues history.
This weekend the Smug Brother will celebrated the release of their new full length album, On the Way to the Punchline, with a show at South Park Tavern. The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about the album, the new lineup and more.
The Smug Brothers perform at South Park Tavern on Saturday, February 22 along with The 1984 Draft, Human Cannonball, and Turkish Delights.
On Friday, February 14th, the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton will host Dayton Is For Lovers, a Valentine's Day dance. The event features music from Lost on Iddings, Jah Soul and DJ Jay Madewell as well as an art show, a special Valentine's themed photobooth from Jennifer Clark and more. Clark and members of Lost on Iddings and Jah Soul visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic performance and talked about Dayton Is For Lovers and the upcoming Side Show at the Yellow Cab.
Jake Sims, Travis Runyon and Jon Sims began playing together on the back porch, eventually starting to perform live for audiences, and The Great Wide Open was born. The trio visited the WYSO studios to perform live and talked about the development of their sound, the importance of folk music and more.