Local musician Trey Stone and Black Box Theater owner Justin Howard make a return visit to the WYSO studios to talk about a new collaboration. It's an improv show set to music as well as a showcase performance for Trey Stone and the Ringers. Stone performs live on Kaleidoscope as he and Howard talk to host Juliet Fromholt about how this collaboration came about, their mutual background in improv and what the preparations for Friday's show have been like.
On the eve of the celebration for their new self-titled album, the members of Blue Moon Soup visit the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions. They spoke with host Niki Dakota about the evolution of the band and its sound and the process of putting the album together.
Blue Moon celebrates the release of their new album on September 6th at Canal Street Tavern.
Credit Shot by Lauren Marie Tuttle, edited by Andy S. Foster Photography
Room and Board
Having performed on Kaleidoscope several years ago under the name Honeymoon, Jonathan Hape, Andy Foster and Nick Baker made a return visit the to WYSO studios, performing under their new name, Room and Board. The trio spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about their self-titled album, future plans and finding new energy in their new identity.
On Friday afternoon, Excursions got a visit from an exciting new singer-songwriter, Willy Mason. Mason and friends have been opening for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros in between stops on the Gentlemen of the Road tour headlined by Mumford and Sons. Fresh off their converted little yellow schoolbus, Mason and longtime friend and bandmate Nina Violet gave a preview of what listeners should expect to hear at their performance this evening at the Gentlemen of the Road stopover in Troy, OH.
Seefari has been a known name in the Dayton music scene for many years performing their own twist on classic style reggae. The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of the Dayton Reggae Fest performance for a live set on Kaleidoscope. They spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and what coming months hold for them.
Seefari will perform at the Dayton Reggae Fest on September 1st at Dave Hall Plaza.