Behind the Scenes at Mix 107.7

We got to visit the Mix Morning show at Mix 107.7 a few weeks ago, and had blast with Jeff, Kristi, Dave, and Gina!

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Dayton Unknown will be on Gem City Tonight!

We’ve been talking about the new local late-night style talk show Gem City Tonight a lot lately, and we are pleased to say that Dayton Unknown will be appearing as guests on the show!

We taped our appearance last night, and had such a blast doing it. The crew and audience were such a great group to be around.

You can watch our segment during the show that will air on Saturday, March 16th at 8pm.

According to DATV’s website, “DATV can be seen exclusively on Spectrum channel 5 in the City of Dayton, Riverside and Butler Twp. and channels 5, 6, or 23 in Dayton’s northern suburbs.” In addition, you can live-stream, and watch on YouTube.

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“Realign” by Matt Penny

Releasing today! Realign is an instrumental album by local artist, Matt Penny. We talked to Matt and asked for some information about his album and honestly, he said it best:

Realign has been the longest project I’ve ever worked on. I started initially in late 2015. I realize now I was way too ambitious when it came to my expectations. I had released some stuff in high school, but I wanted something that sounded a little more professional. I had been in recording studios before and thought you basically just turned knobs until it sounded good. I had no idea that mixing/mastering/engineering music was a whole other level of skill. It’s an art in itself, just like song writing.

Matt Penny

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Are you watching Gem City Tonight?

Gem City Tonight has officially aired two episodes on local station DATV!

Episode 1 Lineup:

Episode 2 Lineup:

Dayton’s new late-night style show, hosted by Andrew Mitakides, aims to spotlight local talent and businesses and highlight what makes Dayton so special.

Dayton Unknown is excited to attend a taping of the show tonight! Stay tuned for some behind the scenes pictures in the future!

Also, make sure to follow Gem City Tonight on all of their social media!

Wright Library’s 80th Anniversary

On February 14th, 1939, Wright Memorial Library opened its doors in Oakwood. In 1913, the library started in the home of a local family and in 1916 a resolution was passed to establish a public library and the library’s location moved around a few times until a bond issue was passed to build a new building on Far Hills, on the site of the Katharine Wright Park.

On the opening night of February 14th, 1939, the lights went out, which required the crowd to tour their new library by candlelight. To celebrate 80 years of service to the community and commemorate the opening night, Wright Library held a candlelight celebration with historical items on display and a telling of the story of opening night.

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Gem City Tonight with Andrew Mitakides

Dayton is getting late night! Premiering Saturday, February 9, at 8 pm, Gem City Tonight will highlight the positive aspects of Dayton and show what a great city we are in a Late Night Show format! The lineup for the first episode is:

Dayton Unknown was lucky enough to meet with Andrew and talk with him about his show and learn more about him. Andrew was born and raised in the Dayton area, and spent ten years outside of Dayton working in voice acting, Shakespearean theater, musicals, comedies, and as a Golf Pro. He returned to Dayton at the end of 2015, with his wife Alexis. Currently, Andrew is a firefighter, Suicide Awareness Activist, Voice-Over Actor, Emcee, Ghostbuster, and now we can add Late Night Talk Show Host!

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Source: JGR Photography & Videography

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