Music

With one successful year of business under their belt, the Wicked 'Wich of Dayton is preparing for year and is throwing a party to kick off this years food truck season.  Owner Katie Marks joined Kaleidsocope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about the upcoming event featuring music from Wheatley Matthews, R. Ring, Jasper the Colossal and Grenades!?

The Wicked 'Wich of Dayton's 2nd Annual Launch Party is Saturday, April 2nd at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Wright State University's Opera Department will present two one-act operas this weekend at the Creative Arts Center.  Dr. Kimberly Warrick and WSU opera student Lisa Burwinkle join WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about art of opera and the upcoming performance.

Wright State University Opera Department's concert is April 1-3 at Wright State's Creative Arts Center.

With lots of live gigs under their collective belt, the French are preparing to record an album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, their upcoming recording, and more.

The French will perform at Malawi Music Festival on April 16th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine, a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio.

The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with Damien Jurado on the cover is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

The Winding Stream is a documentary that explores the many musical generations of the Carter-Cash family. WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota spoke with director Beth Harrington about the film ahead of its local screening.

The Winding Stream will screen at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Spring on Thursday, March 24th at 7pm featuring live music from the Corndrinkers. 

Joanna Chattman

Rani Arbo and Dasiy Mayhem stopped by the WYSO studios on their way to Springfield for a performance at Clark State.  The band performed live on Excursions and chatted with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their storied career in American roots music. 

Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem will perform at Clark State Performing Arts Center's Kuss Auditorium on Friday, March 18th.

Kelly Thornton

Brian Keith Wallen fell in love with music at a young age and is now a working musician.  He returned to the WYSO studios, this time for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about his musicial journey, his new album The Stompboard Sessions and more.

Brian Keith Wallen will perform at Spinoza's in Beavercreek on Sunday, March 20th with Noah Wotherspoon.

Performing with numerous Miami Valley bands over the years, Rich Reuter recently released a solo album, The Captain.  Reuter and members of the Great Northern String Band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and conversation with host Juliet Fromholt.

Rich Reuter's album The Captain is available now. https://about.me/richreuter

Photo by Maggie Carey

The self-titled follow up to Radio Wires is the second full length album from Good English.  The band returned to the WYSO studio to preview songs from the upcoming release and talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the writing and recording process, their upcoming tour and more.

Good English will celebrate the album's release on Friday, March 11th at Blind Bob's in downtown Dayton.  For more information on their upcoming tour and the album, visit http://www.goodenglishband.com/

Currently on tour in support of their album album, Restless Ones, the Heartless Bastards will be performing in their hometown of Dayton, Ohio.  WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota chatted with the band's Erika Wennerstorm ahead of their visit to the Miami Valley.

Heartless Bastards will perform at Oddbody's on Saturday, March 5th.

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