Music

Guitar player Eric Loy returns to the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  He spoke with Music Director Niki Dakota about his unique playing style, the visual nature of guitar music and more.

Eric Loy will perform at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse in Yellow Springs on Saturday, February 7th. 

Both a drummer and bass player, Ryan Simpson is now exploring guitar and vocals.  Ahead of his performance at the songwriters in the round session at the 60s vs 70s tribute show, Simpson visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.

Ryan Simpson will perform at the 60 vs 70s tribute show on January 30th at Gilly's.

With a new full-length album, Across the Vast and Deep, the Boxcar Suite has continued to hone its sound as a full band since its 2012 visit to the WYSO studios.  The band performed a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about the evolution of its sound as well as the new album.

The Boxcar Suite will perform at Canal Public House on Saturday, January 31 with OldNews and the Great Wide Open.

Jay Woessner

Collectively known as OldNews, Charles Hartman, Scott Cumpston and Casey Abbott have been performing together relatively recently after meeting at South Park Tavern's open mic night.  The trio visited the WYSO studios for live performance on Kaleidoscope and talked about forming the band and writing and recording together.

OldNews will perform at Canal Public House on Saturday, January 31st with the Boxcar Suite and the Great Wide Open.

WinterFest is an annual event put on by the organizers of Miami Valley Music Fest and serves as a preview for the summer festival season.  Lost On Iddings' Khrys Blank visited the WYSO studios to talk about the event on Kaleidoscope.

WinterFest is Saturday, February 7th at Oddbody's in Dayton.

Authors & Audio's first appearance on Kaleidoscope was nearly five years ago when the band had released its first album. The band returned to the WYSO studios after the release of its third full length album, The Man With the Octopus Arms, to perform live and talk about plans for 2015.

Craigslist originally brought the members of Top Hat Black together nearly two years ago.  With an EP released in August, the band is forging ahead and visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic performance on Excursions. 

Top Hat Black will perform on January 17th at Peaches in Yellow Springs.

Saturday, January 17th marks the second Winterfolk Festival at the Yellow Cab Building in downtown Dayton.  It's a gathering of solo musicians as well as full bands, and several of the bill's songwriters visited the WYSO studios for a live preview performance. In addition to acoustic performances from Jacqueline Mays, Wheatley Matthews and David Payne, Harold Hensley and Charles Hartman chatted about the all ages event.

The Winterfolk Festival is Saturday, January 17th at Yellow Cab Building on Fourth Street in Dayton.

John Pops Dickerson

Terrapin Moon return to the WYSO studios a year after their first live set on Kaleidoscope.  With a revamped lineup featuring former members, the band performed live and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about their plans for the new year which include live shows as well as continuing a recording project.

Terrapin Moon will perform at Hank's Pub on Dayton on Valentine's Day.

Frontier Folk Nebraska return to the WYSO studios with a revamped lineup and a newly released full legnth album.  The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and updated host Juliet Fromholt on their latest projects.

 Frontier Folk Nebraska's latest album is available now.

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