It was all music and laughs on Dear Green Place this week. Dear Green Place was so pleased to have Bob Ford and the Ragamuffins live in the WYSO studios. The tunes kept coming and between Bob Ford, Beth Ford and Jan Finkle there were plenty of laughs.
Dayton-area blues prodigy Reece Lincoln stops by Excursions for a special Veterans Day acoustic performance.
Lincoln, who began playing guitar at 8 years old, has developed into a must-see local live attraction. His band, the Reece Lincoln Band, is well known for its fiery gospel- and blues-soaked stage performances, and has been featured everywhere from Dayton stages to the CBS Early Show.
Dave Doughman and Don Thrasher of Swearing at Motorists have a long history with WYSO. For their first visit to Kaleidoscope, Doughman performs acoustic renditions of their songs and the duo discuss their upcoming show at Canal Street Tavern.
Trevor Hall's self-titled album is his first release on Vanguard Records. Hall and his band visited the WYSO studios on the road from Iowa to Columbus and performed several live songs. Hall chats with Niki Dakota about community in songwriting and getting to meet and tour with Matisyahu. Trevor Hall be opening for Michael Franti and Spearhead at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus tonight.
There are 27 players on Flotation Walls' new album, Nature, but for touring and live performances, the band is made up of four people - all of whom wear distinct yellow costumes. The visited the WYSO studios ahead of their performance at the Dayton Dirt Collective for a live set and to talk about recording Nature, translating their recordings to a live show and their decision to begin touring full time.
Flotation Walls is playing at the Dayton Dirt Collective on Thursday, September 24, 2009 with Finding Fiction and The Space Race.