Live on WYSO

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.

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.

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