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Shane Cooley in the WYSO studio
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Austin-based band Shane Cooley and the Midnight Girls will return to Ohio for a series of late January performances.  Shane Cooley visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic performance on Kaleidsocope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the band's forthcoming album, the upcoming shows, and more.

The Paint Splats' Brandon Berry in the WYSO studio
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With two releases late in 2019, The Paint Splats are already beginning to record their next album.  Brandon Berry, the main creative force behind the band, visited the WYSO studios to play an acoustic set live on Kaleidoscope.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about evolving as a songwriter, writing, recording and more.

The Paint Splats will perform at South Park Tavern on Saturday, February 1 with Sadbox.

A quartet version of Lioness, the Dayton-area band fronted by vocalist/guitarist Nathan Peters, will be performing Friday night in Yellow Springs at Emporium Wines and Underdog Cafe. Peters, alongside bassist Ben Cooper, came to WYSO's Excursions to play some live cuts, and spin a new studio track from their upcoming 2020 album.

David Payne, Harold Hensley and Amber Hargett will perform at the 2020 Winterfolk festival.
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A cold-weather tradition, the Winterfolk festival is returning to Yellow Cab Tavern for its seventh year.  Musicians David Payne, Amber Hargett, and Harold Hensley, who also organizes the event, visited the WYSO studios for a musical preview on Kaleidoscope.

The 2020 Winterfolk Festival is Saturday, January 18 at Yellow Cab Tavern in downtown Dayton.  

Bohemian Funk
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A relatively new band, Bohemian Funk is ready to take on the new year with live shows in the Miami Valley and beyond.  The band visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the serendipity that brought them together, songwriting and more.

Bohemian Funk will perform at Turnbuckles on February 28 with Neil Zaza and The Arbitrary. 

Creamboy
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Creamboy visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope ahead of their performance at the Mixed Media Mashup at Yellow Cab Tavern.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming show, progress on a forthcoming album and more.  They were joined in studio by artist Katie Marks, who talked about the Mixed Media Mashup.

Aarika Watson, Chad Wells, and Michelle Wells are the team behind Ghost Notes.
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Ghost Notes is anew collaboration between Aarika Watson, Chad Wells, and Michelle Wells that explores the paranormal with a musical twist. The trio visited the WYSO studios to talk to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the series, which debuts on YouTube on December 13, and Aarika and Chad performed an acoustic set live in studio.

Cincinnati-based songwriter Sarah Dupee visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic set on Kaleidsocope.  She talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording her debut album Cypress Island, upcoming performances and more.

Sarah Dupee will perform at MOTR on December 23. Cypress Island is available now on Bandcamp.

David Payne and Heather Redman joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in front of a live audience.
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Orange Glow (Magnaphone Records) is the latest solo release from songwriter David Payne (The New Old Fashioned).  He visited the WYSO studios and, along with Heather Redman (Neo-American Pioneers), performed live on Kaleidoscope in front of an audience at a studio party sponsored by WYSO NextUp. Payne talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording Orange Glow, his work as a solo artist and with a band and the new year ahead.

Houseghost
Juliet Fromholt / WYSO

Beginning as a recording project, Houseghost quickly expanded into a live band after an online song garnered an invitation to join a live festival bill.  Houseghost visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about becoming a band, plans for 2020 and more.

Houseghost will perform at Blind Bob's on December 20. 

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