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Central State University Chorus
Courtesy of Central State University Chorus

The Central State University Chorus visited the WYSO studios for a musical preview of their upcoming concert. WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota spoke chorus director Jeremy Winston who says the concert will be recorded and released on CD.

DGMC

Members of the Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus were among Niki Dakota's guests on Excursions this week.

DGMC President, Drew Huggins, and Artistic Director Kathy Clark spoke to her about their upcoming holiday concert and a new project underway that involves LGBTQA youth in the Miami Valley.

 

 

Local hiphop artist V-3 returned to the WYSO studios to share his new single, "Box 'Em Out" on Excursions.  V-3 freestyled live on the air and talked with Niki Dakota about working with fellow Village Fam member Issa Ali, putting Yellow Springs on the hip hop map and more. 

V-3's new single, "Box Em Out" is available now.  Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/Makemoves30

The Great Auk Release 'Paradox'

Nov 16, 2017

Carrie Bradley (100 Watt Smile, Ed's Redeeming Qualities) and Bernie Jungle (Warm Wires, The Earl Rays) are longtime collaborators.  The duo has just released their debut album, Paradox, performing under the name The Great Auk.  On their way to performance in Dayton, Bradley and Jungle visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talked with co-producer and fill-in host Tom Amrhein about the album and more.

Such a Night: The Last Waltz Live brings together over 30 local musicians to recreate the Band's historic Thanksgiving concert. Organizer Jeff Opt joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota live on Excursions to talk about this year's event, which benefits WYSO and the Dayton Art Institute.

This Pine Box returned to the WYSO studios ahead of their performance at Dayton's Yellow Cab.  They played live on Excursions and talked to WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about forming the band, their upcoming album and more.

This Pine Box will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on Saturday, November 11. They'll be joined onstage by Automagik and Telehope.

Automagik
Travis Brandner Photography

Cincinnati-based band Automagik have been hard at work on their new album, Goldmine. Ahead of their performance at Dayton's Yellow Cab, the band talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, plans for 2018 and more. 

Automagik will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on Saturday, November 11 with This Pine Box and Telehope.

Colleen Raney
Kimi Kolba

Portland-based vocalist Colleen Raney will visit the Miami Valley in early December. Ahead of her performance at Stivers School for the Arts, Raney spoke with Dear Green Place host Cindy Funk about growing up in a musical home, two new releases slated for 2018, and the continued growth of Celtic music in popular culture.

The 2017 edition of Dayton Music Fest will place over two days at Blind Bob's and the Oregon District.  Newly minted festival organizer and longtime Dayton-based musician Nathan Peters visited the WYSO studios for a festival preview on Kaleidoscope.

Dayton Music Fest 2017 is November 3 and 4.  Lineup information below.

Cincinnati-based Dawg Yawp visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance on Excursions.  The duo talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their upcoming tour.

Dawg Yawp will perform at the Yellow Cab on Friday, October 27 with Lioness and the Boxcar Suite.

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