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by Mike Emmons

Dayton Underground Series Part 3 - ThunderTaker-0229

ThunderTaker is (from left to right): Ryan Palcic (guitar), Craig Bishop (drums), Parisa Samavati (vocals), Kainan Shank (bass).

Dayton, Ohio has a long list of “must see” bands.  A relatively new arrival to that list is ThunderTaker.  Though formed just a little over a year ago, they have already made their mark on the Dayton music scene and have a long and promising career ahead!
This band is the complete package!

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1623668_10205129894341596_5662390336267585857_nTaking 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! 

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by Mike Emmons

12002211_942466379124971_5574852067003542338_n-james cavenderOne of the most difficult things for a band to do is to grow; to evolve into something new, and still keep their fans. While artists like David Bowie and Prince have made careers out of constantly re-inventing themselves, and frequently taking their music in unexpected directions, many a band have lost their way, and their fans, by trying to forge a new path. The fear of losing their fans is one of the things that keep several perennial rockers re-releasing basically the same album year after year.

When word leaked out that Far From Eden was going electric, it didn’t make the headlines the way Dylan plugging in did, but it did raise some eyebrows. They had spent years developing their dark and melodic sound, creating something that was uniquely their own. Could they expand the band, trade in their acoustic guitars for electrics, and still remain true to their sound, and to the people who love their music?

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by Mike Emmons

10561714_664501513633260_3766846709722308647_nOne 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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