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 Menace 2 Sobriety - RESTOCK 2016-1-8The 2nd Annual RESTOCK Charity event benefiting the Dayton Foodbank and Helping the Homeless Dayton was an evening of great music and amazing generosity! Oddbody’s Music Room was buzzing with Dayton area music fans armed with boxes and bags of donations in support of two of the Miami Valley’s best charitable endeavors!

The Dayton Foodbank is the heartbeat of an expansiveDayton Foodbank network of over 100 food pantries scattered throughout Greene, Montgomery, and Preble Counties! Through community and corporate donations the Dayton Foodbank continues its work to help relieve hunger in the Miami Valley.

Helping the Homeless Dayton creator Trena Elam is a Helping the Homelesschampion for our area homeless! Instead of ignoring the ever growing problem of homelessness in the Miami Valley, Elam has taken it upon herself to stand up and fight for those less fortunate. Elam distributes donations to area shelters and at times combs the streets looking for those who may be in need of clothing, blankets, coats, and ready to eat food. View full article »


All this month, Music Connection Dayton is proud to spotlight the Singer- Songwriter duo of Jeremy Siegrist & Lynne Baker. Since 2012, these long-time friends from the small town of Minster, OH have been writing songs about life’s struggles, victories, and triumphs. Together, the pair embodies a “never give up” mentality that has carried them through the highs & lows of the music biz!

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Apparently Santana isn’t that into Coldplay, as it turns out.

Source: Carlos Santana Asks The NFL For ‘Real Live Music’ At Future Super Bowl Halftime Shows | L4LM

GangstaRabbiCovereditedSteve Lieberman, better known as The Gangsta Rabbi, has always pushed the boundaries of what music is and can be! It’s a passion that he’s married himself to, and he’s out to prove it with his newest piece, and possibly one his last, “Terminator V617F”.

At first listen, many of you will be blown back by “Terminator V617F” and what seems like a lot of chaos and noise, but if you give this song a chance and a few listens, you’ll find it has marked qualities of “true expression and art” that are hard to ignore!  

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Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio & more team up for I Love the 90s tour running sporadically from February to September 2016.

Source: Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio & more team up for I Love the 90s tour | The Music Universe

Queensryche came to Cincinnati on Wednesday Jan. 27th to a packed crowd of Ryche worshippers. The group’s 2016 lineup after a prolonged legal battle left the name to the band recruiting new singer Todd La Torre. Fans feared not as La Torre tore through the set and catalogue, belting out classics and representing new material …

Source: Covering the SceneQueensryche Brings Epic History to Bogarts – Covering the Scene

Contest Open : NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest

Undiscovered musicians: Enter the 2016 @nprmusic #TinyDeskContest and you could play at NPR HQ.

Source: Contest Open :: Tiny Desk Contest

A lot of musicians want to play colleges, but most don’t really know what that means. As someone who has played over 100 official university sponsored shows around the country, it’s a field I know quite intimately. From the schools surrounded by …

Source: Ari’s Take: 9 Things You Didn’t Know About The College Music Market


Source: Dayton Music Insider: Women Rock the Weekend!

A new development partnership has announced plans to rehabilitate the Dayton Arcade in several phases, beginning with a roughly $12 million to $15 million project to create about 60 housing units and common spaces for artists and creative types. Get a roundup of the big Dayton area stories today. RELATED CONTENT  DAYTON ARCADE: 3 times we got our hopes up PHOTOS: Downtown Dayton Arcade MEMORIES: Readers share Arcade memories 2015: City approves repairs for Arcade

Source: Developer named for Dayton Arcade |


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