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Winterfolk Festival co-organizer Harold Hensley (Repeating Arms) joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota live on Excursions to share music from and talk about the artistic participating in the fifth annual Winterfolk Festival.

Winterfolk 2018 is Saturday, January 13 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton

 

April Laissle

Music fans are celebrating the official opening of the Funk Music Hall of Fame in downtown Dayton. The highly anticipated museum celebrates funk music and its legacy in the city.  

 

Plans for the Funk Music Hall of Fame have been in the making for about two years. The city officially gave curator David Webb the green light to open on Third Street late last year.  

After a successful year that included the release of their debut album Seed, Electric Orange Peel returned to the WYSO studios. The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about their recent accomplishments, upcoming plans, and their performance at ReStock 2018.

    

Electric Orange Peel will perform at Oddbody's in Vandalia on January 26 as part of ReStock 2018: Hippies vs. Metalheads, January 26 and 27.

Lazer Shark made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They talked to host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, influences and future plans.

Connect with Lazer Shark at: https://www.facebook.com/Lazer-Shark-143427802946927/

Hailing from Wilmington, Ohio, Seahorse Run visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  They talked with Niki Dakota about writing and recording their new EP Seahorse Ran and more.

Seahorse Run's EP, Seahorse Ran, is available now at https://seahorserun.bandcamp.com/releases

After a busy 2017 that included the release of their new EP Thunder Taker returned to the WYSO studios for a live musical preview of the Dayton Underground Series' End of Year Bash.  The band talked about their new EP and their plans for 2018 with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt, and they were joined by Music Connection Dayton's Kimberly Weiss who talked about the upcoming show and local music awards.

The Dayton Underground Series' End of Year Bash is Thursday, December 28 at Oscar's in Vandalia. 

Regular Excursions guest, Jeff Opt visited the WYSO studios to talk with Music Director Niki Dakota about upcoming events at the Yellow Cab this winter.  

The venue will host a a special Canal Street Stories event honoring Mick Montgomery's former music venue on January 6, a special New Year's Eve ball drop and more.  For a full schedule of events, visit: http://www.yellowcabtavern.com/

As Scary Balance wraps up their first year as a band, they visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The Yellow Springs based band talked about singing together, performing live and their goals for 2018.

Connect with Scary Balance at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/scarybalance/

Novagold visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their debut album, A Pretty Burn. The band premiered tracks from the album on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and their plans for 2018.

Novagold will celebrate the release of A Pretty Burn on Friday, December 15 at Blind Bob's in Dayton.

Elenore + the Elephant
Gary Mitchell

As Elenore + The Elephant prepare to release their debut EP, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope. They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, writing and recording the album, and more.

Elenore + the Elephant will celebrate the releaese of their EP on Thursday, December 7 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

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