Featuring former members of Simply Waiting, Good Luck year is a new band comprised of musicians from different backgrounds. The band combines elements of Simply Waiting's former sound while incorporating new instrumentation and vocal styles. Good Luck Year visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about forming its sound, writing and recording.
Good Luck Year will perform on August 16th at Samson's Summerfest in Jamestown.
Hailing from Canton, the members of Hey Monea! recently won the Hard Rock Cafe's Global Battle of the Bands after months of competition. With a new album, Hey Monea! Presents Cheap Souvenirs, the band has been keeping busy and visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions ahead of a performance in Troy.
Hey Monea! will perform this weekend at the Lost Creek Music Experience in Troy.
Brian Keith Wallen joins Shakin' Dave in the studio for the July 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass marking milestones of being the Hall Pass' first solo performer and first out-of-state guest. Wallen performed live and talked to Shakin' Dave about his musical upbringing, inspiration and his appreciation for the history of the blues.
Miami Valley Music Fest is August 1st and 2nd in Troy, Ohio. Ahead of the festival, a group of performers from the festival bill visited the WYSO studios for an evening of live music to preview the weekend's event.
Featuring performances by:
Tony Herdman Band
Hazy & the Rugged Child
Melissa and Eric Henry
Lost on Iddings
Members of Such a Night
Live music engineered by Juliet Fromholt and Tom Amrhein.
Pat Carine, Dave Finster, Nora Dunning and Dave Younkin have been performing together as Mad River Railroad for roughly a year and are now recording a debut album and playing lots of live gigs. The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about recording, performing and fusing traditional and progressive bluegrass.