This Wednesday, Excursions hosted another of the ten bands that will be performing at the fourth annual 80's Rewind which is taking place this Saturday at Canal Street Tavern in Dayton. The Broken Lights is Tyler Cochran on guitar and vocals, Andy Uzzel on bass and Zach Grove on the drums. While in the studio they performed three songs, a cover of "Should I stay or should I go?" by the Clash and two original songs off their self-titled album, "Hey, Hey, Baby, Baby" and "Backtrack."
This Tuesday Excursions hosted two acts in the lineup from the fourth annual 80's Rewind which is taking place this Saturday at Canal Street Tavern in Dayton.
Reyna Spears is a singer/songwriter who has contributed to tribute events in the past, including Signs of Life: the Essence of Pink Floyd. She performed both covers and original pieces on Excursions, including a new single "Life's Walk." Spears also has an album coming out in the fall.
Charlie Tipton remembers the first time he picked up a guitar and his early years playing electric guitar and honing his craft as a songwriter as he learned the instrument. Now performing both as a solo artist and with a full band, Tipton is aiming to release an album later this year. Charlie Tipton visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic set and spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about developing his craft as a songwriter and the differences between performing solo and with a band.