After branching off from another band, Gretta, Derek and Angie formed the Dirty Socialites to explore their varied musical influences. They do just that on their debut album Amor or Armor, which was a completely homegrown project from the recording and mastering to the artwork.
The band visited the WYSO studios to perform live and talk about their process for creating an album - from writing to recording - all in the same room. The Dirty Socialites will perform at South Park Tavern on April 16th.
Since their last visit to the WYSO studios, Sohio has been busy writing and recording. The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios to perform live ahead of an appearance at Peaches Grill in Yellow Springs. They chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about their work on a forthcoming album and summer plans.
Sohio will perform at Peaches Grill in Yellow Springs on March 25th with the Black Owls.
Adam Bryant, Brad Gilbert and Jeff Rudolf of Sam at Eleven.
The members of Sam at Eleven have been playing together for many years, originally under the name HQAX. After that band dissolved, roughly a year went by and the members decided to reunite and begin making music together again. Sam at Eleven visited the WYSO studios to perform live and chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the evolution of their sound and putting together their new album, The Year We Won.
Sam at Eleven will celebrate their CD release on March 19th at Blind Bob's in downtown Dayton.
Dirty Little Secrets is a local variety show in the style of old vaudeville shows with a vast array of performers. Organizer J.T. Ryder visited the WYSO studios to talk about the show. He was joined by local musician Chris Wright whose band Parlour Tricks will perform at the next show.
The latest installment of Dirty Little Secrets featuring C. Wright's Parlour Tricks is Wednesday, March 16th at Wiley's Comedy Club in downtown Dayton.
Reece Lincoln is a young performer who's made a big impression in the local blues community. After releasing their album, Soul of a Man, the Reece Lincoln Band visited the WYSO studio for a live performance. They chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording together and their upcoming live performances.
The Reece Lincoln Band will perform on March 12 at Gilly's as part of the Dayton Blues Society's Blues for a Cure.