CT VanHoose and DJ Rupert are local filmmakers in the midst of production for Deviant, their latest work. The film is local effort featuring actors and soundtrack musicians from the Miami Valley. VanHoose and Rupert visited the WYSO studios along with local musician Scott Lee to talk about the film and its local components, and Lee performed live on the air with members of his new band.
28 local songwriters will gather at Ghostlight Coffee this weekend for the first-ever Songwriters' Solstice benefiting the Dayton FoodBank. The event is the brainchild of local songwriter Kevin Milner and incorporates songwriters of a variety of ages and musical backgrounds. Several musicians slated to play the event visited the WYSO studios ahead for a preview performance on Kaleidoscope.
Songwriter's Solstice is December 20 & 21 at Ghostlight Coffee.
Dayton native Kevin Heider recently returned to the Miami Valley and is eager to dive into the local music scene. Heider visited the WYSO studio for an acoustic set and talked about his unexpected music career, his double album The Spark and plans for the new year.
On Saturday, December 7th, local musicians and music fans will gather at Blind Bob's for North of Nowhere South, a celebration of the life and music of Jeremy Frederick. The show will feature many of Frederick's former bandmates and proceeds benefit his daughter's education fund. Local musicians Tim Krug, Tyler Trent and Christian Roerig visited the WYSO studios to talk about Jeremy's musical legacy and share some songs from his vast musical legacy.
This Saturday, Ghostlight Coffee will host Artistic Expression, it's a benefit show for Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley's Miracle Clubhouse. Dawn Cooksey is a singer-songwriter who also works for Goodwill Easter Seals. She visited the WYSO studios to talk about Artistic Expression and the mission of Miracle Clubhouse.