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Chain Station To Perform At The Brightside

Chain Station
courtesy of the band
Chain Station

With local roots, Denver-based band Chain Station visited the WYSO studios ahead of their performance at Dayton's Brightside.  The band played live on Excursions and talked with Niki Dakota about their local connections, their latest album Backroads, and more.

Chain Station will perform on Wednesday, April 24 at the Brightside in downtown Dayton.  For show information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/307163729974343/

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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.