Like his brother Bodie, Pop Wagner's musical roots were influenced by his time in Yellow Springs. He continues to collaborate with many noted players in the folk and traditional music community, traveling across the United States and the world performing. Pop Wagner visited the new WYSO studios to perform live and chat with Music Director Niki Dakota about his local musical roots, the early days of Prairie Home Companion and his work to celebrate the legacy of Woodie Guthrie.
When embarking on her new album, The Science of Making Choices, Mieka Pauley turned to fan-funding to support the project and says that having her fans follow the progress of the album helped motivate her throughout the process. Pauley spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about her writing process, finding ways to preserve her live sound during the recording process and why she enjoys being on the road.
Mieka Pauley will perform at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton on September 12 at 8pm.
Mark Rose, Lucas Carpenter and Jon Walker did a traditional singer-songwriter tour last year, but this time decided to try something a little different. Adopting more of songwriter's circle model in which all 3 performers are onstage and rotate performing each other's songs, the trio is once again on the road. They'll be appearing at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton's Historic South Park neighborhood on Saturday, July 14 at 8pm.
Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Mark Rose and Lucas Carpenter while they were on the road from Eerie, PA to Rochester, NY.