Live on WYSO

City Deer combines indie folk and punk rock for a fresh sound that spans the genres.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, finding their sound and future plans.

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Gran Bel Fisher return to the WYSO studios in the midst of their latest tour in support of Yokefellow, their new album.  The duo performed live on Excursions and talked to Niki Dakota about their latest album, their travels and more.

Todd the Fox made a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of his appearance at the 2015 WYSO Community Concert.  Joined by Queen Victoria and Alan Frazier, Todd the Fox gave a musical preview live on Excursions and talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about what he's been up to musically.

The WYSO Community Concert is Sunday, September 13th at RiverScape MetroPark

In its 11th year, Dayton Music Fest has grown into the Dayton Music, Art and Film Festival with music, both local and national at its core.  Organizers and musicians including Gladgirl Shelly, Good Luck Year (who performed a live set in the studio), Good English and the Motel Beds visited the WYSO studio for a preview this year's festivities.

Dayton Music, Art and Film Festival is September 18th and 19th in downtown Dayton.  More information is at dmaff.com

Trey Stone made a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of his appearance at the 2015 WYSO Community Concert.  Joined by The Septemberists, who he'll join on stage for a very special interlude performance before his own band Trey Stone and the Ringers take the stage, Stone chatted with Niki Dakota about his latest release and upcoming live shows.

The WYSO Community Concert is Sunday, September 13th at RiverScape MetroPark

Washington DC's Tomas Pagan Motta's latest, self-released album is Up and Away.  His first tour stop in support of the album was the WYSO Studios ahead of a gig in Yellow Springs where he chatted with Excursions fill-in host Tod Weidner about his musical roots and performed live on the air. 

Tomas Pagan Motta will perform at the Spirited Goat in Yellow Springs on September 4th.

As Cyclops Festival prepares to celebrate its fifth year of handmade culture in Yellow Springs, OH several of its musical performers visited the WYSO studios for a preview on Kaleidoscope.  Harold Hensley of The Repeating Arms performed an acoustic set, members of Skratchmatik did two DJs live on the air and festival co-organizer Brian Johnson talked about what's new at this year's event.

The 2015 Cyclops Festival is Saturday, September 12th at the John Bryan Center in Yellow Springs.

Kicking off a month-long musical residency on Excursions, the New Old-Fashioned performed live in the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their sophomore full length album, Low-Down Dirty Summer Nights.

The New Old-Fashioned will celebrate the release of Low-Down Dirty Summer Nights on Saturday, September 26th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Ahead of his performance at Oddbody's in Dayton, Ellis Paul visited the WYSO studios for a live, acoustic set on Excursions.  The prolific songwriter talked to WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about his music, his instrument of choice and more.

After several years of hiatus, Ladyfest Dayton, an arts and music festival celebrating local women, is returning to the Miami Valley with two days of events at the Yellow Cab Building. Event co-organizers Paige Beller and Rachael Lare visited the WYSO studios to talk about the festival, and the Jayne Sachs Band and Kyleen Downes and Chloe Robertson provided a musical preview.

Ladyfest Dayton is August 28th and 29th at the Yellow Cab Building in downtown Dayton.

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