Live @ WAYO!

Live @ WAYO seeks to bring local Rochester and touring bands in to the WAYO studios for live, on-air performances and interviews with a rotating cast of WAYO DJ hosts. The performances are also recorded on video, available on the WAYO YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@wayoradio.

If you are in a band and are interested in performing on the show, please send an email to info@wayofm.org and include an audio sample(s).

Past Episodes

  • Simon Fletcher Trio - Live @ WAYO (5/12/24) Aired: Sunday, May 12, 2024

    Simon Fletcher Trio (@simonfletchermusic on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a special Saturday Live @ WAYO session on 5/12/24 hosted by WAYO's Matty SK of The Night Cap (Sundays 11pm-midnight).

  • The Isotopes - Live @ WAYO (5/5/24) Aired: Sunday, May 5, 2024

    The Isotopes ( @theisotopes3711 on YouTube and @go_topes on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a live session on Sunday 5/5/24 hosted by WAYO's very own John Lovell of "Swingin' Surf Rock Shindig" (Thursdays 11a-noon).

    The Isotopes are Rochester's very own surf rock mad scientists, skilled at concocting face-melting instrumentals and pairing them with go-go dancers and flashy light shows.

  • Minor Moon - Live @ WAYO (5/4/24) Aired: Saturday, May 4, 2024

    Minor Moon (@minormoon on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a special Saturday Live @ WAYO session on 5/4/24 hosted by WAYO's Ben Lovell of In Streams (Sundays 10-11pm).

  • Live @ WAYO w/ Eli Flynn & the Everymen (4/28/24) Aired: Sunday, April 28, 2024

    Eli Flynn and The Everymen (@eli_m_flynn on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a live session on Sunday 4/28/24 hosted by Chris O'Brian of "Extra Life Music." (Mondays at 11am on WAYO)

    For more on the band, look up "Eli Flynn Music" on Facebook, visit their Bandcamp at https://eliflynn.bandcamp.com/, or follow them on Instagram at @eli_m_flynn. Their latest release "Running With Scissors" is available on most major streaming platforms.

  • Live @ WAYO w/ Chores (4/7/24) Aired: Sunday, April 7, 2024

    Chores (@chores_band on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a live session on Sunday 4/7/24 hosted by WAYO station manager Max Kelley.

  • Live @ WAYO w/ The Fog (3/17/24) Aired: Sunday, March 17, 2024

    The Fog ("Just the fog" on Facebook) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a live session on Sunday 3/17/24 hosted by WAYO's own Dave Ziebarth (host of Jump Blues, Tuesdays 8-10pm).

    The Fog is a Rochester-based Americana band featuring Dollar Bill Blind on drums, Sandy "Sandbox" Walker on bass, Dan Celso on vocals and guitar, and Tom Hanney on harmonica. You can find The Fog playing bars, restaurants, clubs, and festivals all around the Rochester area!

  • Live @ WAYO w/ Jerry Big's World Famous Band (3/3/24) Aired: Sunday, March 3, 2024

    Jerry Big's World Famous Band (@worldfamousband on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a live session on Sunday 3/3/24 hosted by WAYO's own Ian Downey (host of Maybe I'm Wrong, Tuesdays 5-6pm).

  • Live @ WAYO w/ Flying Object (2/25/24) Aired: Sunday, February 25, 2024

    Rochester-based Flying Object (@flyingobjectisaband on IG) joined us in-studio at WAYO for a live session on Sunday 2/25/24 to kick off our Live @ WAYO on-air concert series!

    Flying Object consists of brothers Matt O'Brian (bass + vocals) and Chris O'Brian (drums + vocals) as well as Mike Martinez (guitar), and has been playing music around the Rochester area post-COVID. For more information on the band, check out @flyingobjectisaband on Instagram or https://www.facebook.com/Mattobriansflyingobject/.