Music

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.

Performing as the Russian Duo, Oleg Kruglyakov and Terry Boyarsky combine the sounds of the balalaika and the concert piano.  The duo connected through the Ohio Arts Council 9 years ago and performs works from the rich catalog of songs written for their instrumentation.  Oleg Kruglyakov and Terry Boyarsky visited the WYSO studios to speak with Niki Dakota ahead of their upcoming performance for the Bach Society of Dayton.

The Russian Duo will perform at the Kettering Adventist Church on Sunday, October 23rd as part of the Bach Society of Dayton's Russian Echoes series.

Members of the Miami Valley Music Men Barbershop Chorus returned to the WYSO studio ahead of their 31st anniversary show, Broadway Bound.  They were joined by the Miami Valley School's Ars Nova, directed by Ruth Mappes, who performed live on Excursions.

Broadway Bound is Saturday, October 22nd at 2 and 7pm at the Fairborn High School Auditorium.

The 2016 Bootlegger's Ball will feature art, food, and Americana music at Oddbody's.  Ahead of the show Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined in studio by event organizer Michael Porter, and the Way Down Wanderers joined the preview by phone.

The 2016 Bootlegger's Ball is November 12th at Oddbody's in Dayton.  Learn more here: http://www.thebootleggersball.com/

Me Time
Stephanie Baker

Andy Smith and Elliot Ward returned to the WYSO studios to preview songs from Me Time's forthcoming album, Volume 2.  They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album and what's next for the band.

Me Time will celebrate the release of Volume 2 on Saturday, November 5th at Cloverdale in Dayton.

A relatively new band, Zane and the Sway visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about finding their sound, writing, recording and their plans for 2017.

Zane and the Sway will perform on November 23rd at Bootlegger's Tavern in Huber Heights. 

Returning for it's second year, Gemfest brings together local artists and musicians to benefit GLSEN Greater Dayton and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley.  Two of the bands, Death by Fetish and ThunderTaker, visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and to talk about the upcoming event.

Gemfest 2016 is Friday, October 7th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Me & Mountains return with their latest full length album Gold.  Marshall Norman and Tim Collette visited the WYSO studios to talk about the process of writing and recording the album and the upcoming release show.

Me & Mountains will celebrate the release of Gold on Friday, September 30th at Jimmie's Ladder 11. 

Fresh from the summer festival season, the Mainline Funk visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band spoke with Juliet Fromholt about recording, performing live and more.

The Mainline Funk will host the Funky Turkey Jam on November 26th at One Eyed Jacks.

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