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Music Section :: Page 20
“The Show will grow,” the slogan of the Yellow Springs-based three-piece indie band The Show, is prophetic. The band, which dabbles in psychedelic and garage rock while never straying far from its British punk roots, is rapidly becoming a local favorite.
The Show performed at the Oten Gallery as part of last weekend’s Yellow Springs experience. See a video from the event.
Bringing people together to dance under an open sky resonates on many levels for Judith Wolert-Maldonado, who’s organized outdoor Dance Piazzas in the village every other Saturday night this summer.
Behind all of today’s fun and inspiring music for youth, is one African-American woman who set out with a conga drum in the cafés of Chicago in the 1950s and humbly started a wave of change that, six decades later, she and others are still riding.
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 band Wheels performs the song “Sit Down” from their debut album Fields on Fire.
Friends Music Camp staff and campers will present a benefit concert for the camp’s scholarship fund on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Friends Care Community.
The Yellow Springs Brass! performed their tenth annual Christmas Carol benefit last Saturday afternoon outside the Underdog Cafe. The street concert was to raise money for the Yellow Springs Emergency Welfare Fund. Click here to listen to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
Dave Greer’s Classic Jazz Stompers will perform with Chicago cornetist Andy Schumm at Gilly’s in downtown Dayton on Friday night, Nov. 12, beginning at 8:30 p.m.
In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.