Pimps of Joytime

When it comes to throwing a party, the Pimps of Joytime raise the bar with swag and substance. Dubbed "raucous and captivating" by Okay player, and "Visceral in all of the best ways possible" by PopMatters, The Pimps artfully blend Brooklyn beat, New Orleans soul, and world funk. Created by Grammy-nominated producer Brian J in ...

Zak Baalbaki & Band

Dayton Metro Library has joined as a partner to offer additional elements to the World Music Series. Zak Baalbaki pours his entire heart and dedication into his work. That is why he is one of the leading Arabic entertainers in the U.S.A. At the age of 13, he performed in his first talent show while ...

David Poe with Blake Morgan and Janita

David Poe “David Poe gives the singer/songwriter genre a much-needed jolt.” - Rolling Stone “The majordomo of songwriters.” - Village Voice “Every songwriter worth their salt is striving for the kind of balanced poetry and simplicity that Poe seems to just pour out.” - No Depression "Mr. Poe injects pockets of hopeful longing into passages ...

Jocelyn & Chris

Volume… Loud. Hair… Long. Apologies… None. Think rock is dead? Meet Jocelyn & Chris. Two analog souls, hell-bent on inciting a new rock revival. Jocelyn & Chris and their band have charted four consecutive commercial radio singles in the Billboard AAA Top 40, taken two records to #1 on the Relix Jambands Top 30 Album ...

Burnt Sugar Arkestra

Founded by Village Voice icon Gregory Stephen ‘Ionman” Tate (1957-2021) and now led by Dayton Ohio monster groove bassist Jared Michael Nickerson, Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber is an NYC-territory band, a neo-tribal thang, a community hang, a society music guild aspiring to the condition of all that is molten, glacial, racial, spacial, oceanic, mythic, ...

Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter comes full circle with her latest CD, Carter Girl, on Rounder Records. As the daughter of country music legends June Carter Cash and Carl Smith, and granddaughter of "Mother" Maybelle Carter of the original historic Carter Family, Carlene said it was her lifelong goal to make this record. Producing her next album, Little ...

Music of India Ft TasteFull Band

Dayton Metro Library has joined as a partner to offer additional elements to the World Music Series. This evening of locally curated music features saxophonist Aditya Phadke, Bollywood Playback singer Sanjeevani Bhelande, and Cincinnati rock band TasteFull. Cincinnati is no stranger to rock music, but few can describe the energy and depth of creativity emanating ...

Lakeside

The Original LAKESIDE journey began when a group of High School students from DAYTON, OHIO formed a singing group and backup band which later morphed into a FUNK band after landing a recording deal with Solar Records. Still maintaining the dynamic vocal abilities that gave them an edge on most of the bands when it ...

Blessing Offor

Sometimes all it takes is five minutes with someone to know they're special. With his infectious joy that encourages a sense of contentment, thought provoking lyrics that elicit a second listen, and an inviting voice that draws you in like a familiar friend, Blessing Offor proves that by simply by being who he is, he ...