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"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
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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.

Hailing from Philadelphia, Honey Radar visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope between tour stops.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about their recording process, regional ties and more.

Learn more about the band at: http://honeyradar.com/

Daniel Dye and the Miller Road Band return to Excursions ahead of their own Madden Road Music Festival and their performance at Art on the Commons.  The band performed live and chatted with host Niki Dakota about their travels and more. 

The Madden Road Music Festival is Saturday, August 12th in Mutual, Ohio.  Learn more at: www.maddenroadmusic.com

Eric Loy returned to the WYSO studios for a live performance on Excursion ahead of his performance at Oakwood's Wright Memorial Library, which is the inaugural performance in the library's music series. Loy was joined by Wright Library Engagement Specialist Tracy Staley who talked about the overall series and upcoming library activties.

Eric Loy will perform at Wright Memorial Library on Thursday, August 17th.  For a full music and programming schedule, visit www.wrightlibrary.org 

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