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George Bieri, joined by Carl Schumacher and Ryan Stinston, visited the WYSO studios for live set on Excursions.  They spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their own musical roots, the artistic community in Yellow Springs and more.

Tim Easton returned to the WYSO studios ahead of his SRS Studios show. He talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about his musical roots, and they were joined by SRS Studios' Jim Foreman for a preview of the show live on Excursions.

Tim Easton will perform at SRS Studios in Dayton with Michael and Sandy Bashaw on Friday, January 26.

Three guest vocalist and a guest conductor will join the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in paying tribute to the many of the great women jazz singers in Sophisticated Ladies. Singer N'Kenge joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the upcoming performance and her life in song.

Big Time Pharaohs returned to Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of their new album, If These Frogs Could Talk (Loft Co. Records).  The band performed a live acoustic set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the new release.

Big Time Pharaohs will celebrate the release of If These Frogs Could Talk on Saturday, February 3 at The Slice in Middletown.  The band will also perform at Blind Bob's on January 27.

Ampline visited the WYSO studio ahead of the release of Passion Relapse (Sofaburn Records). The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about its fifth full length album, upcoming live shows and more.

Ampline's new album, Passion Relapse will be available January 26 on Sofaburn Records.  The band will perform at Blind Bob's in Dayton on January 25, in Columbus at the Rumba Cafe on January 26, and at the Southgate House Revival on January 27.

Each with a recent or forthcoming new album, Echo Mecca, Goodnight Goodnight and Curse of Cassandra will perform together on Friday, January 19.  Each of the bands shared new songs on Kaleidoscope, including a live performance from Echo Mecca, who, along with Goodnight Goodnight, joined host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to preview the event.

Echo Mecca, Goodnight Goodnight and Curse of Cassandra will perform at Oscar’s in Vandalia on Friday, January 19. 

 

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Winterfolk Festival brings together folks musicians, artists and artisans for an evening at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  Organizers Harold Hensley (The Repeating Arms) and Charles Hartman (OldNews) along with fellow musicians Casey Abbott (OldNews) and David Payne (The New Old-Fashioned) visited the WYSO studios for a musical preview of this year's event live on Kaleidoscope.

Winterfolk Festival co-organizer Harold Hensley (Repeating Arms) joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota live on Excursions to share music from and talk about the artistic participating in the fifth annual Winterfolk Festival.

Winterfolk 2018 is Saturday, January 13 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton

 

April Laissle

Music fans are celebrating the official opening of the Funk Music Hall of Fame in downtown Dayton. The highly anticipated museum celebrates funk music and its legacy in the city.  

 

Plans for the Funk Music Hall of Fame have been in the making for about two years. The city officially gave curator David Webb the green light to open on Third Street late last year.  

After a successful year that included the release of their debut album Seed, Electric Orange Peel returned to the WYSO studios. The band performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about their recent accomplishments, upcoming plans, and their performance at ReStock 2018.

    

Electric Orange Peel will perform at Oddbody's in Vandalia on January 26 as part of ReStock 2018: Hippies vs. Metalheads, January 26 and 27.

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