Live on WYSO

Francesca Blanchard's latest album, Deux Visions, features songs in French and English.  Blanchard visited the WYSO studios ahead of her UD ArtsLive performance for a preview set on Excursions.

Francesca Blanchard will perform at the University of Dayton's Sears Recital Hall on February 4th at 8pm.

2016 promises to be a busy year for Babbling April.  With material in the works for a new EP and more live performances on the way, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about what's coming up.

Check out Babbling April at: http://www.babblingapril.com/

Vessel make a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of their appearance at Oscar's Bar and Grill in Vandalia.  The Louisville-based band performed a preview of the evening's show and chatted with WYSO music director Niki Dakota.

Vessel will perform at Oscars Bar and Grill on Thursday, January

Nasty Bingo returned to the WYSO studios ahead of the official release of their latest album, Take To Air, for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked about the process of putting the album together and their future plans.

Nasty Bingo will celebrate the release of Take to Air on Saturday, January 23rd at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Gary Mitchell

After releasing his latest full length album, The Next Place I Leave, Chris Yakopcic isn't slowing down.  Ahead of his performance at the Dayton Blues Society's Winter Showcase, Yakopcic visited the WYSO studios and played live on Kaleidsocope.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album and his upcoming trip to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge.

Chris Yakopcic will perform at Dayton Blues Society's Winter Blues Showcase on Saturday, January 23rd at Gilly's.

photo by Kenny Dunn

Ahead of their visit to the Miami Valley for the Winterfolk Festival, Honey and Houston stopped by the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  The band chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about their recent album Barcelona, and Winterfolk Festival organizers Charles Hartman and Harold Hensley also came by to talk about the full festival line.

The 2016 Winterfolk Festival is Saturday, January 16th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Formerly of the band Left Hand Hold, Tony Leibold is now out on his own with a new EP.  Leibold visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Excursions and chatted with WYSO music director Niki Dakota about writing, recording and touring.

Tony Leibold will perform at Canal Public House on January 12th and February 16th. 

Springfield trio 3 Piece Suit visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about recording, live shows and more.

3 Piece Suit will perform on January 22nd at the Union Club in Springfield. 

Currently based in the UK, Dayton area native Meg Cavanugh recently released her latest full length album, Hello Mr. Magpie.  Cavanaugh and Steve Falearos visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance on Excursions.

Meg Cavanaugh will celebrate the release of Hello Mr. Magpie with a performance at Canal Public House on Wednesday, January 6th.

Fresh from a performance in Chicago, DJ Béeso, Alex Blocker, AnTro and Lady Yazzie visited the WYSO studios for an evening of music, dance and conversation on Kaleidoscope.

Special thanks to Tom Amrhein and Tatiana Benally.

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