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.
From its earliest days as a chance for local artists to how their work outside of a traditional gallery setting, the Dayton Side Show has lived up to its promise of being "an event of grand proportions." This year's show bring together over 200 artists, musicians and volunteers to create two free days of creativity at the Old Yellow Cab Building in downtown Dayton.
Nasty Bingo will perform as part of Side Show 8's Saturday evening lineup and gave a preview performance live from the WYSO studios.