Thursday, May 26, 2011
Washboards, kazoos, accordions and banjos are part of their musical mix.…but make no mistake, The Wiyos are all about updating classic American sounds from the 1920s and 30s for a 21st century audience. Hear them recorded live in the Key Bank Studio. Plus, award-winning producer Ted Hope talks about the making of American Splendor and the world of independent films. Also, rock and roll soul man Stewart Francke drops by before he opens for Bob Seger tonight at the Q.
The Wiyos perform at the Kent Stage this evening at 8.
Ted Hope speaks at the Cleveland Public Library this evening at 6:30
Stewart Francke opens for Bob Seger at Quicken Loans Arena this evening at 7:30
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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.
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