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3:19 pm
Fri November 29, 2013

Heliacs Live on Kaleidoscope

Heliacs

Heliacs are a young band who began as schoolmates as playing covers.  Soon they began to write their own material and through some family connections, began to discover Dayton's rich music history.  Heliacs visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about their early days, finding their sound and what 2014 holds for the band.

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Music
2:04 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The Yugos Live on Kaleidoscope

The Yugos
Credit Jeff Lyon Photography

The Yugos are a young band from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.  Beginning as a duo and then growing into a four-piece, they released full length album Life Is Awesome And Then You Live Forever earlier this year. The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their music so far and what's coming up in 2014.

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1:57 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

A Shade of Red Gather Friends and Fellow Artists to Benefit GLSEN

Georgia Goad and Sean Pennington of A Shade of Red

Georgia Goad and Sean Pennington of A Shade of Red make a long awaited return to Kaleidoscope ahead of a benefit show they're hosting at Therapy Cafe to benefit the local chapter of GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network.  The duo perform an acoustic set live, talk about a new addition to the band and upcoming plans.

A Shade of Red will perform at Therapy Cafe on November 22nd along with Curse of Cassandra and Paige & the Bel Airs.

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Music
2:51 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Lovely Live on Kaleidoscope

Lovely: Dave Brandenburg, Chip Heck, Vinny Arceo, and Wendell Hensley
Credit Juliet Fromholt / WYSO

Although Lovely has only been around for about a year, Chip Heck, Vinny Arceo, Dave Brandenburg and Wendell Hensley have been playing music together in various bands and projects for nearly 10 years.  Now with their debut EP, Waitin' in Dayton, and new material in the works, the band is poised for writing, recording and live performance in 2014.  Lovely visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about recording the EP, writing songs together and upcoming live gigs. 

Lovely's next show is Friday, November 15th at Blind Bob's.

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Music
2:18 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

The Smug Brothers Return With New Single, Upcoming Releases

Larry Evans and Kyle Melton from the Smug Brothers perform at SideShow.
Credit Jennifer Clarke

After adding a new bass player and then taking a summer-long hiatus, The Smug Brothers are returning to the stage and preparing to release new material.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt sat down with Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher at Ghostlight Coffee to talk about the Smug Brothers' new single, music video and upcoming shows.

The Smug Brothers will perform at Jimmie's Ladder 11 on Friday, November 15th.

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