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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. 

Johnny Neel (Allman Brothers) visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions ahead of his HogJam 2017 performance.  Festival organizer Tony Herdman joined Neel and WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota to talk about the event.

HogJam 2017 is August 25-27th at the VFW Campgrounds in Franklin, Ohio.  More information below:

The 2017 Bootlegger's Reunion is a celebration of American music in all its forms; Bluegrass, Newgrass and so much more. To preview the festival Scott Lee and Nick and Randy Lawson performed live acoustic sets.  They were joined by festival organizer John Snyder who talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the overall event.

The 2017 Bootlegger's Reunion is July 28 and 29 at the VFW Campgrounds in Franklin, Ohio.  More details below.

Sharon Lane, Rich Reuter, Kyleen Downes, and Tim Pritchard joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt live in the WYSO studios for a preview of the 2017 Miami Valley Music Fest.  

Miami Valley Music Fest is July 21 and 22 at the Troy Eagles Campground.  More information below:

Ahead of their solo performances at Bellefontaine's Brewfontaine, M. Ross Perkins and Zach Gabbard (Buffalo Killers) spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about touring, recording, upcoming releases and more.

M. Ross Perkins and Zach Gabbard will perform at Brewfontaine, 211 S. Main Street in Bellefontaine, on Thursday, July 13th.

Now in its second year, Springsfest prepares to return to Yellow Springs for another day of music, food and craft beer.  Jacob Diebold of Speaking Suns and Rory Papania from Gap Tooth Grin visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic preview on Kaleidoscope.  They were joined by festival organizer Conor Stratton, who talked about the overall event.

Springsfest 2017 is Saturday, July 8th at the John Bryant Center in Yellow Springs.  Tickets and more information at: www.springsfestival.com

Somersault return to the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of their debut album, Conversions. The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about recording the album, evolving as a band, and more.

Somersault will celebrate the release of Conversions on Saturday, July 8 at South Park Tavern.

Hailing from Chicago, Faux Furrs visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  The band talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their latest album Taxonomy, the Chicago scene and more

Faux Furrs will perform at Jimmie's Ladder 11 on July 3rd with Gap Tooth Grin and Army of Infants. 

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