After performing solo for a while, Tim Gebard began to find collaborators through open mic events such as the Rock n Roll Playdate. Now Gebard and his band, including his song Aaron, are preparing for their next big show, a benefit for the American Red Cross at Clifton Opera House. Tim Gebard and the Hitmen visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about performing together and using music for the greater good.
Joe Anderl and Kris N are Dayton-based songwriters and great friends. Each is releasing a new album in November (Anderl's under his band name, 1984 Draft), and the pair visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance. They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about their upcoming releases, the writing process and the community of songwriters in Dayton.
1984 Draft and Kris N will celebrate the release of their new albums on November 1st at Canal Street Tavern. They'll be joined onstage by the Motel Beds and Hospital Garden.
Ghettoblaster Magazine is a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio. Its editor, Dave Obenour has been a frequent guest on Kaleidoscope over the past few years, and joins host Juliet Fromholt during WYSO's Fall Membership Drive to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue.
The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with The Dismemberment Plan on the cover is available now at local stores. Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/
Connections new album Body Language is available now.
With roots in several other Dayton and Columbus-based bands, the members of Connections have been hard at work on their newly released sophomore album, Body Language. Frontman Kevin Elliott spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt ahead of the band's Dayton Music Fest appearance about the new album, their upcoming local performance and more.
Connections will perform on Saturday, October 5th at Canal Street Tavern as part of Dayton Music Fest.
October 4th and 5th mark the ninth annual Dayton Music Fest, an event celebrating music in the downtown Dayton community. This year's event features over 30 bands at 6 local venues. Several of the bands visited the WYSO studios ahead of Dayton Music Fest 2013 for a live set on Kaleidoscope.
Dayton Music Fest organizers Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher also visited the studio to talk about this year's event, their collaboration with Midwest Outdoor Experience and more.