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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Bradley Bowermaster and Jill Dodson of Stella's Demise

After a year-long hiatus from performing live, Stella's Demise is set to return to the stage on October 12 for GemFest 2019.  Ahead of the performance, band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about their forthcoming album, lineup addtions and more. They were joined by GemFest organizers Mike Emmons and Georgia Goad who talked about the overall lineup and this year's benefit organization, Artemis Center.

Reyna Spears

Reyna Spears returned to the WYSO studios to share new material live on Kaleidoscope. Spears talked to host Juliet Fromholt about songwriting, her forthcoming new album, and her new song "Dayton Strong," written after the August 4 Oregon District mass shooting.

Reyna Spears will perform as part of A Concert For Dayton on Sunday, October 13 at Blind Bob's. 

Seth Gilliam and the Fake News

Seth Gilliam and the Fake News visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of debut album Misconstrued (Magnaphone Records). The band talked to host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the albu, the upcoming release celebraton, and more.

Miscontrued will be released on Friday, October 11.  Seth Gilliam and the Fake News will celebrate the release with a performance at Yellow Cab Tavern.

Freaks by Frontier Folk Nebraska cover art

Members of Frontier Folk Nebraska returned to the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope as the band prepares to release its newest full length album, Freaks (Old Flame Records).  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, their long history playing together, and the upcoming release celebration.

Wright State student filmmaker Marissa Coleman returned to Kaleidoscope to talk to host Juliet Fromholt about her upcoming narrative short film, Flesh. They discussed the production so far, the film's themes and more.

Flesh is expected to screen at the 2020 Big Lens Film Festival.


Xenia-based band Desalitt visited the WYSO studios ahead of their performance at Yellow Springs Porchfest to play live on Kaleidoscope.  They talked with host Juliet Fromholt about their latest album Useless, upcoming shows and more.

Desalitt will perform at Yellow Springs Porchfest at 1pm and at the East Street Pub in Richmond on Saturday, September 14. Learn more at www.desalitt.com

Ladyfest Dayton is an annual celebration of women in art and music that takes place at Yellow Cab Tavern.  To preview the two-day event songwriter Kyleen Downes visited the studio with two of her teenage students who will perform in the A Minor Student Showcase on Saturday afternoon.  Calamity Day, who's also on the Saturday lineup, performed live on Kaleidoscope as well, and Ladyfest Dayton co-organizer Paige Beller joined Juliet Fromholt to talk about the weekend event.

Jeremy Pinnell

Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the latest artists featured on Off Shelf including Jeremy Pinnell, Low Dose, Mikey Erg, and Torche.

Off Shelf is a music and culture website and digital zine based in Dayton, Ohio. Learn more at: http://offshelf.net/

Celebrating its 15 year, the 2019 Dayton Music Fest will showcase local bands alongside out of town favorites at three local venues across two nights.  Festival organizer Nathan Peters visited the WYSO studios to preview this year's event.

Dayton Music Fest 2019 is September 20 at the Brightside and 21 at Yellow Cab Tavern, Blind Bob's and Oregon Express.  Full lineup and ticket information is at https://www.facebook.com/events/477065903090615/

The second annual Sound Valley Summer Music Festival is August 31 at Yellow Cab Tavern.  This year, the concert will be preceded by Dayton United, a week of events celebrating and benefitting the Oregon District and downtown Dayton communities after the August 4 mass shooting.  Musician Joe Anderl will perform as part of an August 28 concert at Dayton Masonic Live and his band, The 1984 Draft, is part of the Sound Valley Summer Music Festival lineup.  Anderl perrformed a live, acoustic set on Kaleidoscope, and organizers Brian Johnson and Zac Pitts joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt i