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Dayton-based band Salvadore Ross visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their debut album Mystery Head.  The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about the process of writing and recording the album, plans for 2017 and more.

Salvadore Ross will celebrate the release of Mystery Head on Saturday, February 4th at the Oregon Express.

Restock 2017 is a two-day festival of music and friendly competition to restock local food pantries.  The jam band community will be represented at Friday night's Restock Hippie Fest, and on Saturday, harder rock takes the stage with Restock Metal Fest.  Bands representing each evening's show visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope; Mainline Funk made return visit while Letters to the Blind made their WYSO debut. 

Oddbody's will host Restock 2017: Hippies vs. Metalheads on Friday, January 27th and Saturday, January 28th.

Now in its ninth year, the Dayton Blues Society presents and sponsors many events throughout the year including the upcoming Winter Blues Showcase.  DBS president Jeff Hill joined WYSO's Niki Dakota by phone ahead of the annual event to talk about the concert which will feature local and regional blues performers including headliner the Stacy Mitchhart Band.

The Dayton Blues Society's Winter Blues Showcase is Saturday, January 21st at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

The Winterfolk Festival returns to the Yellow Cab on Saturday, January 28th and will once again feature full band and solo performances, artwork and food.  Three of the solo performers: John Dubuc, Charlie Jackson and Achilles Tenderloin visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by event organizers Charles Hartman (OldNews) and Harold Hensley (The Repeating Arms) who talked about this year's event.

Winterfolk 2017 is Saturday, January 28th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton beginning at 7pm. All ages welcome.

Music Special: Level With Emily Reese

Jan 3, 2017

Thanks for listening to this special WYSO episode of Level. I’m Emily Reese, Level’s host.   

The Level podcast is all about the music and sound in modern video games. Each week we feature the composers, performers, sound designers, audio directors, voice actors and anyone else connected to creating audio for a video game.

Ahead of two year-end music events at Oscar's in Vandalia, Echo Mecca and Zane from Zane and the Sway visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by Kevin Dumont and Kimberly Weiss, who talked about the Dayton Music Underground Year-End Bash and Best-of Dayton Underground Finale and the Oscar's New Year, New Stage celebration.

The Dayton Music Underground Year-End Bash and Best-of Dayton Underground Finale is Thursday, December 29th and the Oscar's New Year, New Stage celebration is Saturday, December 31st.

Michael Malarkey
Chelsea Lauren

Songwriter and actor Michael Malarkey returned to the Dayton area ahead of his benefit concert for YS Kids Playhouse and visited the WYSO studios ahead of the show.  Joined by YSKP's Ara Beal, Malarkey chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming performance, balancing music and acting and his upcoming full length album.

After the recent release of West Virginia Refugee, Jack Ballengee Morris visited the WYSO studio for a live set on Kaleidoscope accompanied by Peter Fox on cello.  Morris talked with host Juliet Fromholt about his musical upbringing, deciding to become a songwriter and more.

Jack Ballengee Morris will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on January 19th.

Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine, a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio.

The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with a dual cover featuring Lambchop and Beach Slang is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

2016 marked the Sunset Junkies' 10th anniversary, and the release of the band's new album, Dragon Tooth. Sunset Junkies visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the new album, celebrating their anniversary and the what's next in 2017.

Sunset Junkies will perform on January 7th at the Oregon Express in Dayton.

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