WYSO

Kaleidoscope

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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Neo American Pioneers will release their debut album on August 18.
via Neo American Pioneers

Neo American Pioneers made their WYSO debut ahead of their appearance at AdventuresFest performing live on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host juliet Fromholt about writing and recording their debut album Beginning To Unfold, upcoming shows and more.

Miami Valley Music Festival returns to the Troy Eagles Campground in 2018, and ahead of event, several of the musians visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  Host Juliet Fromholt was joined by Sharon Lane, Rich Reuter, Charles Hartman, Amber Hargett, and Wolf Moon Revival.

The 2018 edition of Miami Valley Music Festival is July 20-21 at the Troy Eagles Campground. Details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/101372597365291/

In 2017, Idiedtrying hosted The Encore, a special show at the Fairborn Actor's Theater.  This year marks the show's second run, and JFX316 joins the lineup.  Tony Goff (Idiedtrying) and Jared Whittaker (JFX316) joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt live in the studio for a preview of the event.

The Encore II featuring Idiedtrying and JFX316 is Saturday, July 7 at the Fairborn Actor's Theater.  More information below.

Us, Today
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Performing as Us, Today, Kristin Agee (Vibraphone, Keys/Electronic Sounds),  Joel Griggs (Guitar, Theremin, Drones), and Jeff Mellott (Drums) recently released their new album, Computant. The band will celebrate the release in Dayton on July 13, and Kaleidsocope host Juliet Fromholt spoke to them by phone ahead of the show.

In Rebels and Underdogs: The Story of Ohio Rock and Roll, author Garin Pirnia explores the past and present of Ohio's modern rock scene city by city.  With a chapter devoted to Dayton, Pirnia delves into several seminal rock bands.  She spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about how Dayton fits into the state's larger musical picture.

Rebels and Underdogs: The Story of Ohio Rock and Roll is available now.

Stringus Khan
Juliet Fromholt / WYSO

Comprised of old friends and bandmates, Stringus Khan is a five piece bluegrass band that made their WYSO debut live on Kaleidoscope ahead of the show at Middletown's Old Crow Bar.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, live performance and more.

Stringus Khan will perform at Middletown's Old Crow Bar on Saturday, June 30 with Controversy for Breakfast and California Howdy. More information at: https://www.facebook.com/events/742441679295317/

Limon Chique
courtesy of the band

Dayton-based trio Limon Chique made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about their roots, recording their new album Obedience All the Way to Death, and more.

Limon Chique's new album is available now here: https://limonchique.bandcamp.com/album/obedience-all-the-way-to-death

Follow the band at: https://www.facebook.com/limonchique

Hailing from Fort Wayne, IN, members of Bloody Tamborine and the Musical Mafia joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio for a live performance on WYSO.  The band talked about writing, recording and more. 

Learn more about Bloody Tamborine and the Musical Mafia at: https://www.facebook.com/BloodyTambourineandtheMusicalMafia/

courtesy of Kevin Heider

Kevin Heider returned to the WYSO studios to share some unreleased songs live on Kaleidoscope and talk about his newest project, Song and Story, a podcast that explores the artistry and process of songwriting through interviews focusing on a single track.

Song & Story is available on all major podcasting platform and http://songandstorypodcast.com/

Far From Eden returned to the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of their new, full length album Time for a Falling Sky. The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, the upcoming release show and more.

Far From Eden will celebrate the release of Time for a Falling Sky on Saturday, June 16 at Oscar's in Vandalia.

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