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Rob Tobias Live On Excursions


Oregon-based songwriter and Antioch College alumus Rob Tobias visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions.  He talked with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about his local roots, hope in songwriting and more.  

Learn more about Rob Tobias at: http://www.robtobias.com/

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Born a Hoosier, but only living there in spurts, Niki Dakota spent much of her young life moving around the United States with her archeologist mother. Throughout these years, there was always a ukulele somewhere close at hand. By the time the family settled in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Dakota found herself in pursuit of professional music-making as she headed-up the Alterna-Folk band, Plow On Boy. In the course of her first live radio interview to promote the band, Niki’s keen excitedness manifest itself in extreme chattiness. At the conclusion of the segment, the DJ closed the mic and said, “You need to be in radio."  That was in 1990.