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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 

Songwriter Jeremy Pinnell returned to the WYSO studios ahead of the release of his new album Songs of Blood & Affection on SofaBurn Records. Pinnell performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album.  They were joined in studio by SofaBurn Records' Chris Mueller who gave an update on the label's latest releases. 

Founding Fathers made their WYSO debut ahead of their performance at Wham Bam Thank U Jam.  The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and were joined by event organizer Tracy Sax to talk with host Juliet Fromholt.

Wham Bam Thank U Jam is August 18 and 19.  Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/whambamthankujam/

Having released his latest album, London Southern, earlier this summer Jim Lauderdale will headline an evening of music at Miamisburg's Star City Brewing Company.  He'll be joined onstage by emerging country artist Kaitlyn Baker.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Baker and Lauderdale ahead of their visit to the Miami Valley.

David Payne returned to the WYSO studio for an acoustic set on Excursions with Niki Dakota ahead of the release of his new EP, Cheaper Than Therapy.  

David Payne will celebrate the release of Cheaper Than Therapy on Saturday, August 19th at the Yellow Cab.  Doors open at 7pm; music starts at 8pm.

Expanding from a trio to a five piece band, Manray joined Niki Dakota live in the WYSO studios for an acoustic set ahead of the release of their new album, Two Kinds of Worry

Manray will celebrate the release of Two Kinds of Worry on Saturday, August 5, at the Yellow Cab.  They'll be joined onstage by Gap Tooth Grin and Lioness. 

The twelve annual HogJam will once again bring together local and regional musicians for a weekend of performance, camping and family fun.  To preview the musical aspect of the festival, Soul River Symphony, Sharon Lane and Charlie Tipton visited the WYSO studios for live sets on Kaleidoscope.

HogJam XII is August 25 - 27 at the VFW Campgrounds in Franklin, Ohio.  More details below.

Harold Hensley and Max Nunery from the Repeating Arms returned to the WYSO studios for a preview of Canoegrass 2017 live on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by OldNews' Charles Hartman who talked about the overall festival, which combines bluegrass music and outdoor activity.  

Canoegrass 2017 is August 3 - 6 at Adventures on the Great Miami.  Tickets and more information at: www.canoegrass.com

Terrapin Moon returned to the WYSO studio in the midst of festival season for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about upcoming gigs including a performance at the Springfield Gourmet Food Truck Rally.

Terrapin Moon will perform at the Springfield Rotary Gourmet Food Truck Rally on August 12 at Veteran's Park.  More information at: https://springfieldfoodtruck.com/

Miami Valley native Alex Turner has been living and performing music in China for four years, including a stint with rock band Carsick Cars. As part of a visit home to Yellow Springs, Turner visited the WYSO studios to sit in with Niki Dakota on Excursions.  They spoke about Turner's musical career, and he shared a sampling of modern Chinese indie rock. 

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