Live on WYSO

The Motel Beds capped off a successful 2015 with the release of Mind Glitter in the fall.  With live shows already in the works for 2016, the band visited the WYSO studios and performed a live, acoustic set on Kaleidoscope.

The Motel Beds will perform on January 22nd at Canal Public House with Speaking Suns and Birthday Boy.

Rick Good, Sharon Leahy and Michael and Sandy Bashaw have combined their collective musical efforts to form The Elements.  The band visited the WYSO studio for a live set on Excursions and chatted with Niki Dakota about their longstanding musical friendship.

The Elements will perform on Sunday, December 27th at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music in Columbus.

In its third year, Songwriters' Solstice is two evenings of music to benefit the Dayton Foodbank.  The event is the brainchild of songwriter Kevin Milner, and he and two of the performers, Kyleen Downes and Brentney Campbell, visited the WYSO studios for a preview of the upcoming weekend of music.

The Ohio edition of Songwriters Solstice is December 19th and 20th at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton.

With preparations underway for a new album in January, Nasty Bingo returned to the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  The band chatted with Niki Dakota about the upcoming album, live gigs and more.

Nasty Bingo will celebrate the release of their new album on January 23rd and will perform at the Oregon Express on Saturday, December 12th.

Yellow Springs-based hiphop artist V-3 recently released his solo album, Genetically Altered, and visited the WYSO studios to chat with Niki Dakota about his music, an upcoming gig at Peach's and the Village Fam.

V-3 will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Saturday December 12th.

Moriah Haven returns to the WYSO studios to share live and recorded songs from her recently released Growth Project. She spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the process of writing and recording the album, upcoming live shows and what 2016 may hold for her musically.

Moriah Haven will perform at both the Dayton and Indiana Songwriters' Solstice events: at New Boswell Brewery & Tap Room in Richmond on December 12th and 13th and at Dayton's Ghostlight Coffee on December 19th and 20th.

Scott Lee, Rich Reuter, Brad Denson and Sharon Lane are among the local musicians who will perform to benefit the creative writing program at Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton.  The event will take place at Square Roots Recording Studio in Troy, and the group gave Niki Dakota a musical preview of the festivities.

Forever Young, a celebration of the music of Bob Dylan to benefit Stivers School for the Arts Creative Writing Program, is Saturday, December 5th.

Jimmy Rogers is one of 30 local musicians participating in Such A Night: The Last Waltz live, a musical recreation of the Band's The Last Waltz to benefit WYSO.  Rogers made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live set on the air and spoke with Tod Weidner about the collaborative show as well as what he's been up to musically.

Such A Night: The Last Waltz Live to benefit WYSO is November 25th and 27th at the Dayton Art Institute.

Steve Makofka is one of 30 local musicians participating in Such A Night: The Last Waltz live, a musical recreation of the Band's The Last Waltz to benefit WYSO.  Makofka made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live set on the air and spoke with Niki Dakota about the collaborative show as well as what he's been up to musically.

Such A Night: The Last Waltz Live to benefit WYSO is November 25th and 27th at the Dayton Art Institute.

Rich Reuter is one of 30 local musicians participating in Such A Night: The Last Waltz live, a musical recreation of the Band's The Last Waltz to benefit WYSO.  Reuter made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live set on the air and spoke with Niki Dakota about the collaborative show as well as what he's been up to musically.

Such A Night: The Last Waltz Live to benefit WYSO is November 25th and 27th at the Dayton Art Institute.

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