Dayton Music

The Last Waltz Live to Benefit WYSO 91.3FM


Nearly 30 local musicians will once again gather on the stage of The DAI's NCR Renaissance Auditorium to recreate the historic performances of The Band's Last Waltz.. There will be two performances this year: one on Wednesday, November 26 and an encore performance on Friday, November 28. Proceeds from the concerts will benefit WYSO 91.3FM. Last year's concert sold out - don't wait until the last minute to get your tickets!Such a Night features many of Dayton’s most talented musicians, including a seven-piece horn section. The original film The Last Waltz featured performances by Dr. John, Neil … [Read more...]

Art Jipson: Still Teaching Us After 10 Years Being On-Air

Art Jipson

It’s another Tuesday afternoon, and that means University of Dayton students, along with devoted followers, have their radio dials locked onto  the  college station WUDR 98.1/99.5 FM and Flyer Radio online.  Between the hours of 3-6pm in the WUDR Studios at ArtStreet on the University  of  Dayton, the animated and jovial voice of Art Jipson (aka his radio persona Dr. J) graces the airwaves as they spin music from local and  national  bands and artists.  Jipson wears multiple hats in his role with the university-Director of Criminal Justice Studies Program, professor,  coordinator  of the Self … [Read more...]

Tele Novella In Dayton: No “Trouble In Paradise”

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Before Tele Novella was formed recently, lead singer Natalie Gordon was in a band titled Agent Ribbons.  Gordon and her band mate  at the time, Lauren Hess, met  while Gordon was scrolling through the catalogs of music at a local record store in their hometown  of Sacramento.  Their newly formed friendship and love for music inspired them to set up the band.  Once things started to  pick up, setting up dates that spanned throughout the Western seaboard, and some other cities, Gordon and Hess enlisted Austin,  Texas native Naomi Cherie to play violin. Soon Agent Ribbons started seeing … [Read more...]

Country Music Superstars Maddie & Tae and RaeLynn Live at Milano’s


Country Music superstars Maddie & Tae and RaeLynn will be performing live at Milano's in Springboro on November 12.

REVIEW: Bocca Live Goes Country for Wounded Warrior Benefit

Throw It Down (photo by Mike Ritchie)

Saturday October 11th was a chance to give back and show appreciation to all the brave men and women of the armed forces for all their hard work and sacrifices to ensure our safety and freedom. Event organizer Brian Gilliams put together a two band tribute evening with raffles, prizes and cool autographed baseballs from the legends of the game. Gilliam’s band Throw it Down headlined the show playing three sets of the best of modern day rocking country with a few throwbacks to the legends that paved the way including some southern fried rock and a little old school metal.  The C.G.I Acoustic … [Read more...]

Western Sky: Dorsie Fyffe Comes Full Circle


 The story that is Dorsie Fyffe’s life has seen the highest of the highs, and the lowest of the lows.  Each page of his existence that has  been written is chalk full of experiences that have molded him into the person that he is today. Fyffe will be releasing his new limited edition 7-inch single featuring the original song “Western Sky,” Dayton.  The single is a tour  de force of shimmery guitar, driving bassline and traditional country beat.  Another single being released this Saturday will also  contain a version of “Amazing Grace”, which was recorded live at the historic Ryman Theatre … [Read more...]

Local Station Named “Best Classic Rock Station of The Year”


104.7 WTUE, Dayton's Rock Station, announced today it has been named the Best Classic Rock Station of the Year – Small Market, by Classic Rock Magazine, in conjunction with Team Rock LTD. and KMG Networks.  The award will be presented by Classic Rock Magazine, as part of the Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards on November 4, 2015 in Los Angeles. "We are thrilled to have created this first ever award saluting the Best Classic Rock stations in America," said Ian Williamson, Head of Events and Partnerships at Team Rock. "It's a distinct and high honor to join our partners in recognizing … [Read more...]

Country Strong: An Interview with Mack McKenzie

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Aaron McKenzie slowly inhales a drag off his cigarette on the front patio area at Toxic Brew Company on a chilly September evening  and exhales.  Wearing a simple black t-shirt and blue jeans, he quietly looks onward.  He watches the people walking around the  Oregon Express, heading to and from several of the establishments in the small area.  When he finishes his cigarette, we walk back  into the bar and take a seat.  It’s a quiet night in the brewery, but begins to pick up.  Sitting next to the stool is McKenzie’s guitar  inside a black, leather case. Music has been present throughout … [Read more...]

Ugly Kids Club: Recruiting Dayton’s Own To Join

Ugly Kids Club

One of Aliegh Shields’s older silbings was part of an emo/indie rock band from Nashville, Tennesse titled The Class of 98.  The  band, led by guitarist and vocalist Steve Wilson, saw some of success with some of their songs being played on some of the television  programming on the E! and the WB networks.  The band was short lived, only being together between years 2004-2007, and 2010-  2014.  During a tour across the Midwest, however, Wilson and the band stayed over at the Shields residence instead of getting a  hotel room. During the duration of the band crashing at the house where the … [Read more...]

An Evening With Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby

“An Evening with Bruce Hornsby”, will be held at Victoria Theatre tonight starting at 8pm. Every ticket to this performance includes a copy of Solo Concerts.