After a snowboarding injury forced a roughly 8 month hiatus from performing, Dan Raridan is back making music with the release of a new EP, One Word Too Much. Raridan returned to the WYSO studios to share songs from the EP and talked about getting back into the groove of writing and performing.
Dan Raridan will perform at South Park Tavern on Friday, September 27th with Junkyard Dojo and on Saturday, September 28th at the Oregon Express with Nasty Bingo and Sam at Eleven.
After being asked to perform at Zane Shawnee Canverns, the members of Box Truck Rescue began working together to help create That One Show Music Festival. Gathering together bands from Dayton and Yellow Springs, the festival's inaugural run begins Friday evening in Bellefontaine. Box Truck Rescue visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions and talked to Niki Dakota about their first year as a band and helping to put together the festival.
J. Trenton Crace and Katrina Eresman were both writing songs separately when they decided to try their hand at collaboration and with that, the seeds of Strangewave were sown. The band recently released its debut album, Pop Noir and is gearing up for more recording and live performances. Strangewave visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about recording Pop Noir and what the future holds.
After years of performing solo, Steve Gregory is now playing with a full band. The whole group visited the WYSO studios for a live set and spoke with Niki Dakota about musical roots and writing and performing as a group.
The Steven Gregory Band performs Friday, September 20th at Peaches in Yellow Springs.
Previously performing as a trio, Cincinnati's Hickory Robot has been a quartet since 2011. Last fall the band released sophomore album, Sawyer and has been keeping busy since then performing regionally including opening for Dr. Ralph Stanley. Hickory Robot visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions and chatted with Niki Dakota about Sawyer and upcoming performances.
Hickory Robot performs on Saturday, September 21st at the Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival.