Music

photo by Andy Snow

Behind the Groove host Radio Basim and Funk Center exhibit coordinator Hadley Drodge join WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about Dayton's funk legacy and the new exhibit on-site at the Dayton Metro Library's newly opened Northwest Branch.

Buffalo Killers turned to WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  As the band prepare to celebrate their 10th anniversary, they spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about the past decade, plans for future recordings and more.

Buffalo Killers will perform at Victoria Theatre on Saturday, May 7th with Good English and Motel Beds.

Todd the Fox, Queen Victoria, and Alan Fraizer visited the WYSO studios ahead of their Side Show 11 appearance.  The trio performed live on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about revamping their instrumentation, their variety of audiences and more.

Side Show 11 is May 13 and 14th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  Learn more at: www.daytonsideshow.org/ 

Keigo Hirakawa, Eddie Brookshire and Fenton Sparks returned to the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions ahead of their International Jazz Day performance at Gilly's.  They talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about the legacy of jazz in the Dayton area, their upcoming album and more.

Keigo Hirakawa Trio will perform at Gilly's in downtown Dayton on Saturday, April 30th at 8pm. 

Jacob Richter and Nicole Richter of Curse of Cassandra returned to the WYSO studios ahead of the band's new release, Cult of Cats.  They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, their upcoming year-long tour and more.

Curse of Cassandra will celebrate the release of Cult of Cats on Saturday, May 21st at the Oregon Express.  They'll also perform on Friday, May 13th at the Yellow Cab as part of Side Show 11.  More tour dates are available here: http://www.curseofcassandra.com/

A mainstay in the local music community, Brown Street Breakdown is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of Hanks for the Memories, a new full length album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their collective history, the new album and more.

Brown Street Breakdown will celebrate the release of Hanks for the Memories on Saturday, April 24th at Spinoza's in Beavercreek.

Terrapin Moon returned to the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked about their newly revamped lineup, upcoming shows and more.

Terrapin Moon will perform at the Rock the Farm Festival in St. Paris, Ohio on Saturday, April 30th. 

Musician and dancer Evie Ladin is getting ready to release a new album in May with her trio.  Ladin, who used to dance with Dayton's Rhythm in Shoes, chatted with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota ahead of the band's performance in St. Paris.

Evie Ladin will perform in St. Paris, Ohio as part of the Possum Hollow Log Cabin Series on April 23rd.

Travis Brandner

Having recently released their Dark Daze EP, Automagik is preparing for a spring and summer of touring.  The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of their Blind Bob's show in Dayton, and performed live on Kaleidoscope. 

Automagik will perform at Blind Bob's in downtown Dayton on Thursday, August 14th. 

The members of the Subterranean returned to the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of their Regional Revue showcase at Oddbody's, featuring legendary musician Ron Holloway.  The band talked about writing, recording, honing their live sound and more.

Subterranean's Regional Revue is Saturday, April 16th at Oddbody's.

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