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Taking Dayton by storm this Saturday, Gem Fest will be host to 12 killer local acts performing at The Old Yellow Cab building in downtown Dayton for a great cause! From rock to punk and singer-songwriters to EDM, Gem Fest is an all-local showcase of the Dayton scene and and will be an experience like no other!
Helping support one of our main goals of connecting the local music community, we’re bringing you our 3rd issue of the Dayton Regional Music Directory!
With over 500 local acts sorted by:
– Type of music (acoustic, electric, both)
– Style of music (originals, covers, both)
this listing will help you easily discover cool local music!
America is truly a wonderful place to be a music lover. This country has so many mind-blowing venues to explore, from outdoor amphitheatres nestled in the mountains to spectacularly decorated indoor spaces with well-preserved ancient architecture and incredible history. Here’s our list of the top 12 must-see venues across the country.
Native American headdresses have become something of a trend at music festivals. However, they can be extremely offensive due to their cultural significance (not to mention they’re a huge obstacle to other guests’ views). Over the last year or so festivals have begun taking action to officially ban these headdresses. Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal is the latest to get on board.
May 20, 2015
(ANTIMEDIA) A recent study served to confirm the patently obvious: song lyrics for the most popular genres of music are ridiculously obtuse — and getting worse over time. Though this might not be a revelation, the figures are distressing indicators of both an intellectually vapid societal and cultural future as well as its apparent inevitability. View full article »
A recent research study found that those suffering from moderate to severe dementia did particularly well singing show tunes from movies and musicals such as ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Oklahoma!’ in group settings and had a marked improvement in their remembering skills versus those who simply listened during the sing-alongs.
OCT. 12, 2013
CONDOLEEZZA RICE trained to be a concert pianist. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was a professional clarinet and saxophone player. The hedge fund billionaire Bruce Kovner is a pianist who took classes at Juilliard.
Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? View full article »
They also discuss drinking, obsessive habits, and more
By Jeremy Gordon
July 1, 2015 at 1:05 p.m. EDT