After Tony Herdman's band competed in Canal Street Tavern's Dayton Band Playoffs, they wanted to thank the fans that came out and supported them throughout the competition. So they decided to host an evening of food and music outdoors, and Hog Jam was born. Over the past 8 years, the event has grown into a two day music festival with a growing lineup and audience.
After a year of recording and getting out on the road, New Vega is ready to share their latest full-length album, Exit Ocean. Members of the band visited the WYSO studios to talk about the recording process, the release party and future plans.
New Vega will celebrate the release of Exit Ocean on August 10th at Jimmie's Ladder 11.
Elizabeth, Celia and Leslie Rasmussen make a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of the release of Radio Wires, Good English's first full length album. The sisters shared some of the album's tracks and talked about the recording process, the advantages of working with family, and future plans for the band.
Radio Wires comes out August 27th. Good English will celebrate the album's release on August 24th at Blind Bob's.
Pett Crow is a young band that's been making regional waves in the past few years. Wes Crow, Julia Crow and Brandon Pettiford have already traveled to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and have had a busy summer of festivals and club gigs including opening stints for Royal Southern Brotherhood and Delbert McClinton. Pett Crow visited the WYSO studios for a live performance and spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about recording, the artists that inspire them and future musical plans.
In the years since changing their name to Oh Condor, the band has released an EP via Gas Daddy Go records and is figuring out how best to release a collection of newer and older songs. Three members of the band visited the WYSO studios to perform acoustic versions of their songs ahead of a performance at Blind Bob's.
Oh Condor performs at Blind Bob's on Friday, July 26th with Destroy This Place, Yakuza Heart Attack, Perhaps and Brujas del Sol.