Since releasing their self-titled full-length album and its accompanying comic book, Red Hot Rebellion has been keeping busy touring, visiting comic book conventions and preparing their new EP, Melt the Sky. The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios to perform like on Kaleidoscope and spoke with Juliet Fromholt about writing songs, licensing their music for television, future plans and much more.
Red Hot Rebellion celebrates the release of Melt the Sky on August 24 at Cincinnati's Mainstay Rock Bar and in Dayton on August 31st at Blind Bob's.
After performing together for four years Treetop Flyers, have just released their debut album Mountain Moves. The band won the Glastonbury Festival Emerging Talent Competition in 2011 and talk about that experience and much more as Sam Beer and Reid Morrison join visit the WYSO studios for an acoustic set on Excursions.
Treetop Flyers will perform at the Rumba Cafe in Columbus on August 27th.
After several years and several albums, Yellow Springs band Wheels is saying farewell for the time being its members head off to work, school and travel. Having performed on the air many times throughout the years, the members of Wheels stopped by the WYSO studios ahead of their perform at Canal Street Tavern for some live music and spoke with Excursions host Niki Dakota about what's next for each of them.
Wheels will perform their Canal Street Tavern finale on Saturday, August 17th
The Giant Steps have stayed true to their name. In a few years the group won Canal Street Tavern's Dayton Band Playoffs, produced their Transitions album and continued their careers as students. The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of a performance at Canal Street Tavern and shared live music and conversion with Excursions host Niki Dakota.
Nasty Bingo made a return visit to the WYSO studios, and this time they brought the whole band. The six-piece played an electric set and chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about upcoming shows, future plans and honing their cross-genre sound with a variety of players.
Nasty Bingo will perform with the Tecumseh Barnstormers Saturday, August 17 at One Eyed Jacks in Fairborn.