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Lazer Shark made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They talked to host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, influences and future plans.

Connect with Lazer Shark at: https://www.facebook.com/Lazer-Shark-143427802946927/

Hailing from Wilmington, Ohio, Seahorse Run visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  They talked with Niki Dakota about writing and recording their new EP Seahorse Ran and more.

Seahorse Run's EP, Seahorse Ran, is available now at https://seahorserun.bandcamp.com/releases

After a busy 2017 that included the release of their new EP Thunder Taker returned to the WYSO studios for a live musical preview of the Dayton Underground Series' End of Year Bash.  The band talked about their new EP and their plans for 2018 with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt, and they were joined by Music Connection Dayton's Kimberly Weiss who talked about the upcoming show and local music awards.

The Dayton Underground Series' End of Year Bash is Thursday, December 28 at Oscar's in Vandalia. 

Regular Excursions guest, Jeff Opt visited the WYSO studios to talk with Music Director Niki Dakota about upcoming events at the Yellow Cab this winter.  

The venue will host a a special Canal Street Stories event honoring Mick Montgomery's former music venue on January 6, a special New Year's Eve ball drop and more.  For a full schedule of events, visit: http://www.yellowcabtavern.com/

As Scary Balance wraps up their first year as a band, they visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The Yellow Springs based band talked about singing together, performing live and their goals for 2018.

Connect with Scary Balance at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/scarybalance/

Novagold visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their debut album, A Pretty Burn. The band premiered tracks from the album on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and their plans for 2018.

Novagold will celebrate the release of A Pretty Burn on Friday, December 15 at Blind Bob's in Dayton.

Elenore + the Elephant
Gary Mitchell

As Elenore + The Elephant prepare to release their debut EP, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope. They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, writing and recording the album, and more.

Elenore + the Elephant will celebrate the releaese of their EP on Thursday, December 7 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Songwriter Tia McGraff has spent 2017 touring in support of her latest album, Crazy Beautiful, and she'll wrap up her most recent Excursion with a performance at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  McGraff spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt by phone ahead of her local appearance and talked about her experiences on the road, writing and publishing her first children's book, and more.

Tia McGraff will perform at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton on Sunday, December 10. Learn more at https://www.tiamcgraff.com/shows

Jerry Gillotti
StoryCorps

Jerry Gillotti, owner of Gilly’s jazz club in downtown Dayton, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. He was 80 years old. 

Gillotti became a jazz fan while stationed in Germany during his service in the Army from 1956 to 1958.  Upon returning to Ohio, he graduated from the University of Dayton in 1962. He began presenting live music in 1969 when he opened his first business, Jerry Gillotti’s Wedgewood Inn on Patterson Road in Dayton.  In 1972, Gilly’s opened at 801 North Main Street. The club moved to its current location at 131 S. Jefferson Street in the heart of downtown Dayton in 1976.  

Gilly’s has hosted countless notable performers during the club’s 45 year tenure including Roy Meriwether who performed the club’s opening show, George Benson, B.B. King, Bobby Blue Bland, Wynton Marsalis, Stan Getz, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many others.

Maya Caballero
Remi Meurant

Songwriter Maya Caballero returns to the WYSO studios after first appearing on Kaleidoscope during the show's infancy.  Caballero talked with host Juliet Fromholt about completing her full length album, For Sale, working with different collaborators and music in the virtual world, and she debuted a brand new single, "Hello Sunshine," a collaboration with Simon Davies. 

Maya Caballero's album, For Sale, is available at www.mayacaballero.com

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