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Jeff Opt returned to the WYSO studios to update Niki Dakota about upcoming fall events at the Yellow Cab Tavern including food truck rallies, live music including Nashville based Tim Easton on September 21st, and more. 

Jennifer Taylor

Performing as Zane and the Sway, musician Zane Gerlach joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota live in the studio on Excursions to preview the WYSO Community Concert. 

Zane and the Sway will perform at the WYSO Community Concert with the Claudettes and the Almighty Get Down on Sunday, September 10 at RiverScape MetroPark. More details at: http://wyso.org/wysos-community-concert

Jazz Guitarist Russell Malone To Perform In Cincinnati

Sep 7, 2017

Local music journalist and singer Duante Beddingfield interviewed world-class jazz guitarist Russell Malone, ahead of his performance in Cincinnati on Thursday, September 7. They discuss Malone's new release, Time for the Dancers, his influences, and his career both past and present.

During the interview, Malone discussed saxophonist Hank Crawford, one of his influences.

"Gladgirl" Shelly Hulce returned to Kaleidoscope ahead of a special night of comedy and music at Wiley's Comedy Joint in Dayton featuring Dave Hill and music from Happy Chichester and Nathan Peters.  She spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about the show, other projects including Story Slam Dayton and more.

Great Neon String Band, which combines members of the Great Northern String Band and Neon Arrows, visited the WYSO studios for a live musical preview of Fancy Fest 2017.  They were joined by festival organizers who talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the event's origins and the community that's formed around it.

Fancy Fest 2017 is September 15 and 16 in Yellow Springs. More details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1680120135612664/

Acclaimed vocalist Melanie DeMore will be joining the World House Choir for a series of concerts called "Together We Bring On The Light." DeMore joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota and World House Choir director Dr. Cathy Roma live in the studio on Excursions for a preview.

The World House Choir and Melanie DeMore will perform on September 8 & 9 at Antioch's Foundry Theater and on September 10 at Wayman Chapel AME Church in Dayton. More information below.

The image of a circle held so much meaning in Jamie Murrell's new project, it became the band's name.  With members that have performed together on and off throughout their musical careers, Circle perform original songs as well as their own twist on the standards.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.

Circle will perform at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse in Yellow Springs on September 8.

Keith Lykins
Jerry Kenney / WYSO

Guitarist Keith Lykins returned to the WYSO studios for a live performance on Excrusions.  Lykins chatted with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about world influences on his music, upcoming gigs and more.

Keith Lykins will perform at  Clifton Opera House on Friday, September 1st.  For more live dates, visit keithlykins.com

Infused with a love for Bluegrass and other Americana genres, The Goldsberrys made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about songwriting, releasing their debut album 'Hunker Me Down' and more.

 The Goldsberrys' debut album, 'Hunker Me Down' is available now.

Cheaper Than Therapy is songwriter David Payne's latest release.  Payne visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about recording the EP, songwriting and more.

David Payne will celebrate the release of Cheaper Than Therapy on Saturday, August 19th at the Yellow Cab.

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