Dayton Music

Guest Contributor Tod Weidner Salutes Dayton & The “Old” Yellow Cab

There's a nondescript 1-story cinder block building hidden away between some warehouses and a community garden in Dayton, Ohio. For most of its life, it was a 4-bay garage where taxicabs were repaired, with some office space where said taxicabs were dispatched; just a weird little drab building in a neighborhood with other weird little drab buildings. Nothing special. Several years ago, some enterprising creative types took ownership of the place; they removed the auto repair lifts and traded them for new ductwork. They put a quaint little makeshift bar at one end of the room, and put in … [Read more...]

Subterranean St Valentine’s Funky Massacre

Unlike the chaotic streets of Chicago in the 1920's where Speakeasy's were the source of nightlife and the spot for bootleg alcohol, Subterranean invites you and your loved ones to Jimmie's Ladder 11 for an open celebration to show our appreciation and love of our musical community! The St Valentine's Funky Massacre show is FREE for the both longtime and new fans, featuring free toasting, snacks and swag! Each person will be given a raffle ticket at the door and be entered into a contest where you can win tickets to some festivals that we will be apart of. Thanks to Yes Please … [Read more...]

Country Fans: The Lacs coming to Dayton

One of country music's most popular bands, The LACS, is making a stop in Dayton, at Oddbody's Music Room on Friday, February 5. They will be performing their catchy new single, “Rooster” as well as “God Bless a Country Girl,” from their new album. The new album, Outlaw In Me, has debuted at #3 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. They are on fire! The LACS first received national attention with their Top 15 Billboard Country Album, 190 Proof, released in 2012, which remained on the chart for over 73 consecutive weeks. The album featured Colt Ford, Bubba Sparxxx and the song, “Shake … [Read more...]

Eliza Neals and the Narcotics Bring The Blue’s To Taffy’s

ELIZA NEALS is a dynamic front woman, multi-talented musician, confident producer and outstanding live performer plus the voice of the ’21st Century blues’ for a new generation. Chosen for ‘Blues Magazine UK #24’ covermount CD compilation “In Safe Hands – The Next Generation of Blues Superstars” with Buddy Guy on the September 2015 cove … [Read more...]

Nasty Bingo To Host Epic CD Release Party

Local band Nasty Bingo is pleased to announce the release of their second CD, entitled "Take to Air" with a party of epic proportions! Do not miss this epic event! This special event is taking place at the Yellow Cab Tavern (2 blocks north of the Dublin Pub). Music starts at 8 with a set from the Trey Stone & The Ringers. There will be additional musical appearances by Sharon Lane, Paige Beller, Steve Makofka and Scott Loy. Local artists will display and sell their art (more information about the artists below). Food provided by Bad Dog Nice Taco and beer provided by an assortment of … [Read more...]

Chicago to headline 160th Great Darke County Fair

The Directors for The Great Darke County Fair are pleased to announce that Chicago will headline the Sunday, August 21st concert during the 160th Great Darke County Fair. Hailed as one of the “most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era” by former President Bill Clinton, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, came in at #9, the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine’s Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists. And Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six decades. Chicago will be inducted into the 2016 Rock and … [Read more...]

Tod Weidner to Host The Jewel Case Thursdays on WYSO

WYSO Public Radio is pleased to welcome a new show to its evening music line up.  The Jewel Case will air on Thursdays, 8-11pm beginning January 7, 2016.  The Jewel Case will feature “deep cuts and forgotten musical treasures and curiosities” curated by host Tod Weidner, who will frame each week’s show with a theme. “I am delighted to officially welcome Tod Weidner to the WYSO music broadcasting family,” says WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota and host of WYSO’s mid-day music program, Excursions.  “It was exactly a year ago he began training to fill in on Excursions, but it quickly became … [Read more...]

Blues-Rock-Folk artist Davy Knowles Tours Stops in Dayton

My favorite modern bluesman” – Joe Satriani “Davy Knowles has immersed himself in the styles of many great players, emerging with his own brand, and playing with a smile on his face. ” – Bernie Marsden The Outsider – “A long awaited album full of gems “– Bluesdoodles. “#6 Davy Knowles. Knowles plays the blues with the sincerity of someone twice his age” – Daniel Eriksson, Gibson Top 10 Modern Blues Guitarists: … [Read more...]

13th Annual HoliDayton Showcase at Blind Bob’s

The 13th annual HoliDayton showcase will be held on Saturday December 26th, 2015 at Blind Bob's, 430 E. 5th Street, Dayton, Ohio. As with years prior, there will be two stages of performances alternating throughout the evening. Come early, stay late and celebrate another year of great Dayton music. THE 2015 LINEUP: The Story Changes PJ and Tommy (of The Motel Beds) Moira The 1984 Draft The New Old-Fashioned Manray Bribing Senators Jetty Bones Tombstone Tremblers Goodnight Goodnight … [Read more...]

Local Concert Producers 3DMentional Brought Legendary DJ to Masque

It’s difficult these days to find cities producing concerts with the best of old school electronic sounds. Usually one would have to travel to places like New York City, Chicago. Detroit and even overseas to find anyone showcasing these classical techno and house music sounds, along with the feeling of an old school rave. Thankfully for us Daytonians, 3DMentional Entertainment has been working hard to put on shows that give seasoned electronic fans a little bit of needed nostalgia. 3DMentional already hosted their yearly Yiiiikes Halloween party at the Venue on Third back in October, which … [Read more...]