Live on WYSO

Andy Valeri

After releasing their 2012 album, Barrier Reef, and a short break, the Nicky Kay Orchestra is back in business.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about forming and reforming the band, revisiting old material and upcoming recording projects.

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Dan Tedesco returns to the Miami Valley for a performance at Canal Public House and stopped by the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions. He played some songs from Death in the Valley and talked about being inspired by the American experience and his travels around the US, to places hard hit by the recession.

Find more about Dan at http://www.dantedesco.com/

Miami Valley Music Fest is July 31st and August 1st in Troy, Ohio.  Ahead of the festival, a group of performers from the festival bill visited the WYSO studios for an evening of live music to preview the weekend's event. 

Featuring performances by:

  • Tony Red Band
  • Paige Beller
  • Cricketbows
  • Blackbirds
  • Will C
  • John DeBour
  • Lost on Iddings

Live music engineered by Juliet Fromholt and Ellie Burck.

Joined by Sharon Lane, Nasty Bingo returned to the WYSO studios to talk about their upcoming release that features many collaborations with other local musicians.  The band performed a live a set and talked about writing, recording and their upcoming live performances.

Nasty Bingo and Sharon Lane will perform on July 18th at the Oregon Express.

With an album in the works and live shows on the horizon, Paige and the Belairs visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band shared live versions of songs from their upcoming release and talked how they band came together, the recording process and more.

Paige and the Belairs will perform at Miami Valley Music Fest on August 1st. 

Daniel Dyes and Andy Ingram visit the WYSO studios to chat Poptek Records, the bands and music that come from the music label Andy both started and that gave him his start.  Ingram and Dye both play several songs from solo records as well as Andy Ingram's band XL 427.

Visit poptek.com for more information about their music and shows.

Channeling Delta blues and rock and roll, Barstool Brown and the Barstools have a complex, energetic sound that's hard to stand still to.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and more.

Barstool Brown and the Barstool will perform live at Canal Public House on Friday, July 10th and at South Park Tavern on Saturday, July 11th.

For Cricketbows' newest full-length album Diamonds is named for the Cincinnati studio where the band recorded.  The band shared live versions of the album's songs and discussed its recording on their most recent visit to the WYSO studios.

Cricketbows will perform at Blind Bob's on July 28th, on August 1st as part of Miami Valley Music Fest and will do a Monday night residency at Jimmie's Ladder 11 in August.

With a new album nearly completed, Jasper the Colossal is back and ready to embark on more live gigs and get back on the road.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their forthcoming release, the evolution of their songwriting and more.

Jasper the Colossal will perform at Canal Public House on July 17th with Legbone, Red Hot Rebellion, the ZG's.

Local artists and musicians are gathering for a special concert and art show to honor Glen Helen.  Organizers of this collaborative community event visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Excursions and talked about the upcoming festivities and what the Glen means to them.

Honoring Glen Helen is Saturday, June 27th at Antioch University Midwest. 

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