Terminal Cafe began performing in Dayton in the 1980s and competed in the first ever Dayton Band Playoffs at the newly opened Canal Street Tavern. After many years apart, the band has reunited and started rehearsing for an upcoming reunion show along with several current local bands containing the members' children. Terminal Cafe visited the WYSO studios for their first live performance in over a decade. They spoke with Shelly Hulce about the Dayton music scene in the 1980s, the decision to reunite and preparations for their reunion concert.
Chris Proctor is a United State Fingerstyle Guitar champion known for his combination of folk, blues, jazz and classical. He joined Detours host Norm Whitman for some live music in the WYSO studio ahead of his performance at Antioch College's Herndon Gallery.
Like his brother Bodie, Pop Wagner's musical roots were influenced by his time in Yellow Springs. He continues to collaborate with many noted players in the folk and traditional music community, traveling across the United States and the world performing. Pop Wagner visited the new WYSO studios to perform live and chat with Music Director Niki Dakota about his local musical roots, the early days of Prairie Home Companion and his work to celebrate the legacy of Woodie Guthrie.
On August 31st, several local bands will pay tribute to a more recently bygone decade of music in the 90s Reloaded show. One of those bands, Epistone, visited the WYSO studios to give listeners a sample of what they can experience at Canal Street Tavern during 90s Reloaded with a live set in the WYSO studios. Promoter and DJ Louie Wood Jr. also joined Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the origins of the event and share his favorite 90s songs.
Since the release of their debut EP, Take Control, the members of Good English have stayed busy performing in the Dayton area. After a brief summer hiatus, the band is back in action writing new material for a forthcoming LP and preparing for two upcoming festival performances. Elizabeth, Celia and Leslie Rasmussen return to the WYSO studios joined by new guitar player, Johnathan Seidl to perform live and talk about their upcoming plans.