Articles About local bands

  • Yellow Springs music scene gets bigger

    Local indie band Speaking Suns rocked the audience at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse on Saturday night. The band will perform with labelmates Sport Fishing USA and Blond at a fundraiser for the independent label Great Guys Records. From left are Connor Stratton on bass, Jacob Diebold on guitar, David Byrne (back) on drums and Sam Salazar on keyboard. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For a bumping live music scene, Sixth Street in Austin and the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn had a competitor in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday night.

  • Youth music fest benefits YSKP

    Sophie Bottelier mingled with her elders on Saturday while her brother played with Wheels in the background.

    A music festival, organized as a senior project, drew the community to the Bryan Center lawn on Saturday afternoon.

  • Wheels debuts homegrown sound

    From left, local teens Sam Crawford, Rory Papania, Jamie Scott and Sam Salazar are Wheels, a homegrown band celebrating its first CD. Wheels will perform at a release party for “Fields of Fire” on Sunday, May 29, at 8 p.m. at the Canal Street Tavern in Dayton. (Submitted Photo by Savanah Amos)

    One may not believe that this group of teenagers, Wheels, have played their instruments for just a few years. Now the quintessential homegrown four-piece band has a full-length album to its name.

  • Local woman celebrates TV appearance

    Jan Augenstein shows off her invention, Fridgefronts.

    Local entrepreneur Jan Augenstein will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, April 15 at 9 p.m.

  • Local band plays for food and funds

    CJ's proprietors Jim Zehner and Carl Moore before the dinner rush last Thursday.

    Yellow Springs band Mack and the Rockets will present a “rent party” on Friday, Jan. 21 at CJ’s Southern Cookin’ to benefit the restaurant.

  • New creative cycle for musician

    Longtime local musician Carl Schumacher, who grew up in Yellow Springs, has launched the New Schu band, a new creative endeavor that plays at the Emporium the first Friday of every month. (photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    With a couple of old projects winding up and several new ones budding, local musician Carl Schumacher says he finds himself at the beginning of a “new creative cycle.” Interest is building in his recently-formed band New Schu, a “new configuration” of the previous Carl Schumacher Band.

  • New band Kuan defies labels

    At a band practice in Dayton, from left, Kuan’s drummer Brett Nagafuchi, guitarist Charles Heck, guitarist Paul Larkowski and bass player Bryan Wright played tracks from their latest album, “Colors.” (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Kuan’s brand of experimental instrumental rock music breaks all the rules. More art than entertainment, the local band’s addition to the already-diverse Yellow Springs music scene is rock that’s both highly composed and free jazz-inspired. Recently returned from a 32-day, 30-city nationwide tour and with a new EP album,“Colors”…

  • VIDEO – The Hoppers perform early rock classics

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    Local cover band The Hoppers perform “Double Shot (of My Baby’s Love)” by the Swingin’ Medallions and “Peppermint Twist” by Joey Dee and the Starliters at the Underdog Cafe this past Friday night.

  • YS band rocks through ages

    The abundance of musicians and music lovers is part of what makes the village unique, and among those bands, one stands out, not only for its music, but also because of its history.

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