Wednesday, 8 - 11pm

Every Wednesday night Juliet Fromholt talks to musicians, filmmakers, and artists from the Miami Valley and beyond and more often than not, you're treated to a set of music performed live in the WYSO studios.  You'll also hear some of the best music from emerging artists and old favorites from around the world. 

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Joel David Weir

Based in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Joel David Weir has found a musical touchstone in Dayton, Ohio.  Weir visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance on Kaleidsocope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about songwriting, community, and more.

Joel David Weir's latest album, 818, is out now.  

August 10 marks the next installment of Ye Olde Yellow Cabaret, a cabaret-style variety show at downtown Dayton's Yellow Cab Tavern.  The show features music, burlesque, fire performers and more. Co-organizer and master of ceremonies Matthew Smith joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt live in the WYSO studios for a preview of the summer event themed "Gods and Goddesses." 


Celebrating its eleventh years as a nonprofit, the Miami Valley Music Festival is returning to the Eagles Campground in Troy for a weekend of live music, camping and charity.  Two of the festival bands, Trees & Wells and the Barnhart Band, visited the WYSO studios for a live preview on Kaleidsocope.  They were joined by festival director Melonya Cook, who talked to host Juliet Fromholt about the weekend-long event.

Late Nite is the latest EP from Cicinnati's Blood Cassette.

Blood Cassette is the brainchild of Cincinnati-based songwriter Baron Walker.  Performing as duo, Blood Cassette played a live set on Kaleidoscope, and Walker talked to host Juliet Fromholt about songwriting, his musical roots, and more.

Blood Cassette's latest EP, Late Nite, is available now.

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Performing as Novena, Emma Woodruff, Jennifer Taylor, and Daniel Chord visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The trio talked with host Juliet Fromholt about their musical collaboration, upcoming shows, and more.

Novena will perform as part of Dayton Porchfest on August 24, at South Park Tavern on September 7,  and during LadyFest Dayton in September 13 and 14 at Yellow Cab Tavern. Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/ourunfailingnovena/

Nicholas Johnson

Currently based in Milan, Italy, Ohio-native Nicholas Johnson will perform several regional shows with the Same Old Strangers, a band of local musicians from bands including the Repeating Arms and California Howdy.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope, and Johnson talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording, and more.

Nicholas Johnson and the Same Old Strangers will perform in Dayton on Saturday, July 20 at Omega Music at 3pm and South Park Tavern at 9pm.  On Sunday, July 21, they'll perform at MOTR in Cincinnati.


Colmbus-based artist Marwarn Maurice brought his unique blend of rock, folk and soul to the WYSO studios. Joined by Scott Glomski, he performed live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about being a multi-instrumentalist, songwriting and more.

Marwarn Maurice will perform at Indianapolis' Burnside Inn in September.  Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/MarwanMauriceMusic/


Cincinnati's Heavy Hinges combine roots, rock and roll and R&B for a high energy live show.  The band visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope ahead of several local performances and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording, and more. 

Heavy Hinges will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Sarturday, July 13 and at the Trolley Stop in downtown on July 27. Learn more at www.heavyhinges.com

Chris Heider

Mixing elements of folk and rock, the Chris Heider Band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band from open mic connections, their upcoming show at Clifton Opera House and a personal connection to cause it benefits.

The Chris Heider Band will perform at Clifton Opera House on Saturday, July 13.  Proceeds from the show will benefit research on Parkinson's Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.  Learn more at: https://www.chrisheidermusic.com

Shane Cooley
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Austin-based songwriter Shane Cooley has had a busy year so far preparing new material for release and performing live.  Joined by Ian Heiller Henkel, Cooley visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidscope ahead of a Columbus gig.

Shane Cooley will perform at Craft and Vinyl in Columbus on Friday, July 5. Learn more at: http://www.shanecooleymusic.com