Local Music

4:35 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Jonny Dreads & The Mystiks Prepare for Reggae Fest

Jonny Dreads & the Mystiks onstage at Hog Jam 2013

Jonny Dreads & the Mystiks have been keeping busy since their last visit to the WYSO studios. The band caps off a summer of great festival performances with the Dayton Reggae Festival and stopped by the WYSO studios ahead of that event for some live music and conversation.

Jonny Dreads & the Mystiks will perform at the Dayton Reggae Fest on September 1st at Dave Hall Plaza.

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3:42 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Bonneville Say Farewell


The  members of Bonneville have been performing together since middle school, and this weekend will mark the band's final performance at Canal Street Tavern.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Bonneville's Ryan Pitts about looking back on the band's tenure and what the members will be doing now.

Bonneville's final show is August 30th at Canal Street Tavern.

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12:08 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Red Hot Rebellion Live on Kaleidoscope

Since releasing their self-titled full-length album and its accompanying comic book, Red Hot Rebellion has been keeping busy touring, visiting comic book conventions and preparing their new EP, Melt the Sky.  The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios to perform like on Kaleidoscope and spoke with Juliet Fromholt about writing songs, licensing their music for television, future plans and much more.

Red Hot Rebellion celebrates the release of Melt the Sky on August 24 at Cincinnati's Mainstay Rock Bar and in Dayton on August 31st at Blind Bob's.

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2:05 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Wheels Prepare for Local Finale

Wheels at the WYSO studios
Credit Steve Bognar

After several years and several albums, Yellow Springs band Wheels is saying farewell for the time being its members head off to work, school and travel.  Having performed on the air many times throughout the years, the members of Wheels stopped by the WYSO studios ahead of their perform at Canal Street Tavern for some live music and spoke with Excursions host Niki Dakota about what's next for each of them.

Wheels will perform their Canal Street Tavern finale on Saturday, August 17th

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5:42 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

The Giant Steps Visit Excursions

The Giant Steps

The Giant Steps have stayed true to their name.  In a few years the group won Canal Street Tavern's Dayton Band Playoffs, produced their Transitions album and continued their careers as students.  The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of a performance at Canal Street Tavern and shared live music and conversion with Excursions host Niki Dakota.

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