Music

Gilly’s Jazz in Dayton is having a halloween themed music extravaganza presented by Louis Wood Jr, also known as DJ MisterKid, who is joined us in the WYSO studios to talk about the event. We were also joined by Musician Alex Dahle, who is on the lineup for the Halloween show at Gilly’s. Tune in to hear Alex play a couple of songs for us and for him to talk about his previous band, Freefall Theory, and the music scene in Tipp City.

Hazy and the Rugged Child combine elements of rock and roll, r&b, jazz and more into their own unique "mash-up" style of music.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set and talked with Kaleidoscope Juliet Fromholt about finding their sound, performing live and more.

Hazy and the Rugged Child will perform at a benefit show on October 26th at Halloween Express.

Epic-Con Ohio combines elements of sci-fi, horror, wrestling, gaming, and car shows for a two-day convention in downtown Dayton.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Epic Con promoter Sheri Yarbrough about the upcoming event.

Epic Con is October 24 and 25th at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

Ohio State Knew About Marching Band Hazing Decades Ago

Oct 10, 2014
The OSU marching band made a visit to the House chamber at the statehouse this week.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

As the controversy over the firing of Ohio State University's marching band director continues, records indicate the university knew about hazing and questionable initiations as far back as 32 years, and a former music school official told former staff members to put an end to it.

Brandon Semler (Guitar/Vocals), Rick Sanders (Bass/Vocals), and Tyler Spears (Drums) have been performing together as Noodle Factory since 2012.  The trio began performing their favorite classic rock songs but are now moving towards more original material that spans many different genres.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and the combining their music influences to form the band's sound. 

Noodle Factory's debut album, Buzz, will be released December 13th.

Nate Stevens Photography

Chris Yakopcic brought acoustic blues to the September 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass, performing a mix of originals and his own renditions of the classics.  He and Shakin' Dave talked about guitars, learning the blues and more.

Juliet Fromholt / WYSO

Mixing traditional instruments from their native Pakistan with acoustic guitars, the members of Khumariyaan create driving instrumental music that transports the listener.  Ahead of their performance at the University of Dayton, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidsocope.

Khumariyaan will perform at the University of Dayton's Boll Theater on Thursday, October 2nd at 8pm.

Local trio Mavis Pearly visited the WYSO studios ahead of their show at Peaches Grille for a live set on Excursions.  The band talked to Niki Dakota about their latest gigs and their album, Late Night Breakfast.

Mavis Pearly will perform on Saturday, October 4th, at Peaches in Yellow Springs with Gran Bel Fisher.

This weekend local songwriters will gather for Songs of Freedom, an event created by Be Free Dayton.  Several of the performers, Angel Angel, Paige Beller and Pam Baugham visited the WYSO studios ahead of the event for a live performance on Excursions.

April Angel, Paige Beller and Pam Baugham will perform Saturday, September 27th at Courthouse Square.

Ryan France

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Dayton Music Fest, a two-day celebration of local music.  This year's event features 29 bands performing 5 different venues during the first weekend in October.  Co-organizers Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher visited the WYSO studios to preview some music from the festival and talked to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the festival's past and present as well as make a big announcement about the festival's future.

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