Dayton Music

Nice And Steady “Pace”: An Interview With Tim Korenich

Tim Korenich

In a couple of days, singer/songwriter Tim Korenich will pack up his vehicle with his music gear and head back onto the road solo.  He revealed  during our phone conversation that he will be performing to audiences at not only bars, but a variety of house shows that will also feature other  singer/songwriters.  When the performance are over, he will be choosing to sleep on people’s couches and floors instead of forking over money  to stay in a hotel.  While being out on tour, he will engage and interact with some of the most incredible people that want to help.  For example,  Korenich talked … [Read more...]

Dayton Does Dayton Music Festival


Dayton, Ohio bands and beyond do their best originals, and unique spins/covers of other Dayton, Ohio bands from the past and present. The only show like it in the world, literally! Both international hits and local favorite tunes will be performed and more.

Cab Calloway Orchestra at Beavercreek Weekend of Jazz


The Calloway family has been dazzling audiences since the 1920's and this year is no exception. Calloway Brooks, along with the Cab Calloway Orchestra deliver both the authentic sound of a hot Jazz Orchestra and a snazzy stage style ... bringing out a Jump, Blues, and Boogie experience of "Swing that is king and Jive that's alive".

Bach Society of Dayton presents An All Mozart Concert


An All Mozart Concert, featuring Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor for chorus, orchestra, and soloists, and his Clarinet Concerto, with principal clarinetist of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra John Kurokawa.

No Troubles In ‘Paradise': An Interview with Smug Brothers


The Smug Brothers celebrate the release ofWoodpecker Paradise tonight at Blind Bob's Bar. Show time is 9pm. 21+. Copies of the album will be available at the show.

Renaissance Man: An Interview with Singer/Songwriter Jason Trout

Jason Trout

Singer/songwriter Jason Trout, who spent most of his early days growing up in the city of Marion, Indiana, has been a pretty free  spirit throughout most of his life.  Without any proper training or push towards it, Trout was around eight or nine when he started  writing music.  Late last year, Trout released his solo debut LP Out Of My Mind And Into Yours.  The album is a lo-fi indie/folksy album  that was recorded in his home using a Tascam 4 track.  The new album, which follows his debut EP Off The Field Issues, marks a  new direction for Trout.  A path that didn’t come easy. Creating … [Read more...]

Curse of Cassandra


Curse of Cassandra formed in May of 2013 when Jacob Richter (synths/vocals) began writing songs and discovered Ryan Wolfe (percussion/effects) through the internet. Originally playing bass on synths, Nicole Richter stepped into the role of lead vocals in 2014 to form the band that exists now.

Grenades!?’s Debut Is Strong For A Group Stretching Their Legs For The First Time


Grenades!?: Interrobang Album Review: It feels like the phrase “stretching their legs for the first time” is a bit of an exaggeration. There’s been quite a history between lead-vocalist/keyboardist Daniel Madero and Mike Patak Jr. From Stone The Mayor Sheriffs, to Temper, Temper, Temperature (At The Drive-In cover band), now to Grenades!?. Having parted ways with recording member Daniel Cortes (second guitar/backing vocals), Tyler McKinley keeps the musical tradition strong playing in Roley Yuma as well as Dear Fawn (which also includes Madero, but on drums). Rounding out the quintet is Josh … [Read more...]

From Stratocaster to Stratosphere – Noah Wotherspoon Takes Big Win At 2015 International Blues Challenge!

Noah Wotherspoon band with Rob Thaxton on bass and Brian Aylor on drums

The legendary Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee was the scene of an international showdown. For four days in January, (20-24), 250 blues acts from around the world came to compete at the 31st. Annual International Blues Challenge. Daytonian Noah Wotherspoon took top prize, the coveted "Albert King Guitar Award" for best guitarist and placing 2nd. in the band category. To recap, best international blues guitarist, 2nd. best international blues band. That's "international", as in, "the world." He confesses that late night "did that happen?" texts to his mother help to wrap his mind around the … [Read more...]

Sound Check: An Interview with Tim Anderl and Frank Steele of Sound Check Chat


 It’s a relatively low-key night at South Park Tavern when I join Tim Anderl and Frank Steele.  The patrons are all scattered around the establishment, as the televisions above the bar are showing one of the few college football games left in the season.  The three of  us dive into a nice little collection of pizza and wings, and partake in some of the draft beers that are available to choose from. Being  in the journalism field since 1996, focusing primary on the music side, Anderl’s bio comprises thousands of hours invested and  countless interviews conducted with artists that are listed in … [Read more...]