Music

Jennifer Taylor

The Wretched Few return to the WYSO studios after the release of their album, Wretched Enough To Know Better. The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, upcoming live shows and more.

The Wretched Few will perform on Friday, November 6th at South Park Tavern.

Dan Tedesco returns to the WYSO studios ahead of his Canal Public House gig along with Dylan Boyle for a live performance on Excursions.  Tesdeco chatted with Niki Dakota about his new self-titled album, his latest travels and more.

Dan Tedesco will perform at Canal Public House on Sunday, October 27th.

courtesy of Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Stella Sung is an award-winning composer who's been serving as composer in residence with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance for the past three years.  The culminating work of this residency is a one-act opera, The Book Collector, which will debut in May.  Sung visited the WYSO studios for a conversation with music director Niki Dakota about developing the opera.

Having released their debut album, Asleep/Repeat/Awake, Moira visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about creating their unique sound, writing, recording and more.

Moira will perform at MOTR in Cincinnati on Friday, October 23rd with the Motel Beds and on Thursday, November 5th at Blind Bob's with Ampline. 

Members of the Miami Valley Music Men made a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of their 30th anniversary show, themed Halloween Party.  Singers from the group provided a musical preview and talked about barbershop style. the concert's history and more.

The Miami Valley Music Men's 30th Anniversary concert is at Fairborn High School Auditorium on Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, October 24th.

Songwriter Kevin Heider returns to the WYSO studios for a live preview of his forthcoming EP, Us.  Heider talked talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the process of putting together the EP, crowdfunding, writing and more.

Kevin Heider's new EP, Us, will be released November 3rd.

The Dayton Walk of Fame is located in the Wright-Dunbar Business District
courtesy of the Wright-Dunbar Business District

Since Dayton’s bicentennial celebration in 1996, 156 individuals have been inducted into the city’s Walk of Fame. They have been recognized for their personal and professional contributions to science, technology, the arts, education, medicine and many other fields. Five of those individuals were just inducted in September. At a ceremony at Sinclair Community College, WYSO had the chance to talk to some of the inductees and their family members.

Beginning as a two-piece and growing to four members, The Nuckles combine punk, garage and rock and roll.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and upcoming shows.

The Nuckles will perform at South Park Tavern on October 16th, Rock Star Pro Arena on October 23rd and at the Oregon Express on October 24th.

Local filmmaker and photographer Jennifer Taylor and musician and filmmaker Tim Gebard visit the WYSO studio to talk about their collaboration, The Fall League.  The film tells the story of a senior citizens softball league and is gaining national attention.  Tim and his son Aaron also performed music from the film live in the WYSO studios.

Ahead of their performance at GenFest, McGuff and the Dumpster Fires visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked about finding their genre-spanning sound, writing, recording and more.

McGuff and the Dumpster Fires will perform at Gem Fest on Saturday, October 3rd, at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

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