Music

Guitarist Keith Lykins returns to the WYSO studios ahead of his local holiday performances to share some songs live on Excursions.  Using his uniquely crafted instruments Lykins share music with influences from around the world and chat with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota.

Keith Lykins will perform at Taffy's of Eaton on November 25th and at Ray's Wine, Spirits and Grill in Englewood on November 26th

With a relatively new line-up, This Pine Box is forging ahead, recording a new full length album and planning for a busy 2017.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the band so far, developing their line-up, recording, and more.

This Pine Box will perform on November 26th at the 86 Coffee Bar in Cincinnati.

Jennifer Taylor

Nearly 30 local musicians will gather on the stage of The DAI's Renaissance Auditorium to recreate the historic performances of The Band's The Last Waltz and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original concert, which took place November 25, 1976. Organizer Jeff Opt and musician Dan Hereford joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota live in the studio to talk about the upcoming event.

Cherry Lee and the Hotrod Hounds return to the WYSO studios ahead of the official release of their new album, Record Machine. The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked about the process of recording the album and their plans for the new year.

Cherry Lee and the Hotrod Hounds will celebrate the release of Record Machine on November 19th at Oddbody's.

Far From Eden has evolved from an acoustic duo project to a fully-fledged rock band. With a new EP, Galactic Insurgents, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and their plans for 2017.

Far From Eden will perform on November 23rd at Oscar's Bar in Vandalia.

This Place is the second album from Dayton's Goodnight Goodnight.  The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of the album release for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, the evolution of their style and more.

Goodnight Goodnight will celebrate their album release on November 26th at Oscar's Bar in Vandalia.

Members of the St. Louis-based Pono AM joined Niki Dakota live in the studio ahead of their performance at new Dayton venue The Hive.  The show will actually be the first appearance for Pono AM's lineup; the band talked about this and more on their Excursions appearance.

Pono AM will perform at the Hive on Wayne Avenue in downtown Dayton on Saturday, November 5th.

Freakquency made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked about their formation, writing, recording and more.

Learn more about Freakquency's upcoming EP and tour here: https://www.facebook.com/freakismuzic

Cricketbows returned the WYSO studios head of their first show at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs.  The band performed live on the Halloween edition of Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming show, new recordings and more.

Cricketbows will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Friday, November 4th with Lord Kimbo. 

Mike Doughty
Jennifer Taylor

A mainstay of the WYSO airwaves, songwriter Mike Doughty visited the station for a live, acoustic performance on Excursions. The former front-man of Soul Coughing spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about growing up, music and addiction, and his new album.

Mike Doughty's new album, The Heart Watches While the Brain Burns, is available now.

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