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Soulful melodies and lyrics lay bare the human heart on the new full-length album, “Drawing Blood”, released in March 2015 by Minster, Ohio’s Jeremy & Lynne.  With its cool mix of alt-country and southern rock peppered with just a dash of outlaw and punk attitude, this album is packed with great songs for all kinds of music-lovers!

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Sharon Lane

Sharon Lane

The Sharon Lane Album Project Fundraiser

On Saturday, April 4 family, friends and fans gathered at Gilly’s Jazz Club to show their love and appreciation to Sharon Lane. Lane’s musical DNA is woven throughout Dayton’s music scene, so when word got out that she was looking to record again, people were more than willing to show their support for one of Dayton’s musical icons!

Sharon has been itching to get back into the studio for some time. Her last album called “Gigs Up” released in 2000 was an instant classic with tunes like “Back Alley Serenade,” “Bus Station,” and “Rattlesnake”. Sharon and I have talked several times over the years about her return to the studio, but she was never able to make the leap. I mentioned Sharon’s desire for a new album to Paula Ashcraft, owner of All Nighter Recording Studio, who immediately offered to help out with the project. We discussed several options on how to get the project off the ground, one being a fundraiser to help with the cost of the CD. View full article »

frontpagecaptureHelping 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!

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W937_logo3.5On the 2nd anniversary of Music Connection’s official creation, we are extremely excited to announce that the official launch of W937 Dayton Radio – Your Local Music Connection is scheduled for March 5th!   Read on to find out how you can get the early preview on our mobile app!

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logoblue copyIf you’re tired of searching the Dayton area groups and websites for whatever it is you really need as a fan, musician, promoter or other Dayton music service,  I can totally relate to your utter confusion and frustration; that’s why I started Music Connection Dayton and why I’m bringing you two very special groups on Facebook that are dedicated to making your life easier!

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Dayton Blues Showcase at Oddbodys
Oddbody’s Music Room is proud to present the Dayton Blues Showcase featuring Ira Stanley & Blues Power, The Doug Hart Band, The Noah Wotherspoon Band, and The Scotty Bratcher Band.

If you’re a fan of the Blues like I am, then you’ve been salivating waiting for this tasty morsel to roll around! This show features four of the area’s best Bluesmen serving up a healthy portion of the good stuff! Do you prefer your Blues Memphis style, or perhaps the Windy City Blues are more to your liking? Whatever your heart’s desire, Oddbody’s has you covered! View full article »

Gin-Soaked Angels Live on Kaleidsocope | WYSO

FEB 5, 2015

A mutual appreciation for each other’s music at the Spirited Goat Coffeehouse‘s open mic brought the members of Gin-Soaked Angels together.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about writing together, recording and what they love about performing live.

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ARO, the dark, ominous musical project of Aimée Osbourne, the daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, played a special six-song showcase set at The Mercury Lounge in New York City on April 26. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
by Paul Resnikoff

It wasn’t a rumor: according to details confirmed this morning by CNBC, Spotify has now successfully raised a Series F (yes, F) of approximately $350 million.  The round, led by Goldman Sachs, pushes Spotify’s total funding to roughly $900 million, and values the company north of $8 billion (yes, with a b).

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April 17, 2015

Keeping activity authentic on Facebook is an important part of our ongoing efforts to make sure Facebook is a trustworthy place for people and businesses to connect. Last October we shared some of the ways we work to stop fraudulent activity on Facebook, particularly around fighting fake likes. We’ve made big strides in the past six months, so today we’re providing an update on our progress in this area. View full article »

by Mike Emmons

One of the rising stars of the Dayton music scene is McGuff And The Dumpster Fires! You’re hearing their name more and more often, and when you see their live show, you immediately know why!  Blending elements of 70’s punk with classic rock, they have created a sound that is uniquely their own and sure to please!

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Published: April 28, 2015, 6:25 pm Updated: April 29, 2015, 9:29 am

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –

Ohio’s Department of Aging is using fines from nursing home violations to help patients with dementia.

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High 5 Riot - Urban Chaos at GillysUrban Chaos ensued when High 5 Riot and friends seized Gilly’s Jazz Club for a near sold out show! The night included a diverse line-up that included Michigan’s Red Stone Souls, the smooth country sounds of The Kelly Crank Band, rock & rollers Wicked Fixx, and of course High 5 Riot!

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Wham Bam Thank U Jam Road Trip at BrixxLOVE OF LIFE, INC. PROUDLY PRESENTS:
THE WHAM BAM ROAD TRIP TO BRIXX ICE CO.

The same great folks that bring you the Wham Bam Thank U Jam invite you to Love of Life, Inc.’s WHAM BAM ROAD TRIP, happening this Saturday, May 2nd, at Dayton’s Brixx Ice Company. Enjoy an ice cold brew on Brixx’s spacious patio while listening to great live music from The Mainline Funk and New Carlisle’s Far From Eden. View full article »

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