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Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business trends, art events, economics, music happenings, festivals, restaurant openings, local outreach programs, and other stories that will bring you closer to your Dayton community and its affairs.

Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business trends, art events, economics, music happenings, festivals, restaurant openings, local outreach programs, and other stories that will bring you closer to your Dayton community and its affairs.

Location:

Dayton, OH

Description:

Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business trends, art events, economics, music happenings, festivals, restaurant openings, local outreach programs, and other stories that will bring you closer to your Dayton community and its affairs.

Language:

English


Episodes

#899 The Dayton Dance Initiative Goes Virtual

8/3/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has altered everyone’s lives in various ways, but few have been affected more than performing artists. The professional dancers with the Dayton Dance Initiative had to cancel their in person performance this spring, which was scheduled to happen at the PNC Arts Annex. Instead of turning the cancellation into defeat, the dancer […]

Duration:00:30:40

#898 Storyteller – Kyleen Downes

7/29/2020
Guitarist/songwriter Kyleen Downes has chosen music as her way to interact with the world. Her songs are sonically approachable and remind you of scanning the radio dial in search of a companion on a long road trip. Her high energy stage performance and infectious optimism transcend the stage leaving everyone a little happier after a show. She […]

Duration:01:03:45

#897 Will McKelvey discusses why Dayton could be the “answer”

7/27/2020
In this episode, we are joined by Will McKelvey – a native Daytonian and Chaminade Julienne graduate who is currently working in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington D.C. Will recently wrote an op-ed in the Dayton Daily News about how Dayton could be the “answer” – so we invited him onto the podcast to explore that topic. You can read […]

Duration:00:47:08

#896 You Can’t Make This Up #RollerCoaster

7/24/2020
The fellas break down the Nick Cannon situation from his comments, being fired Viacom, his apology. DMX vs Snoop in the Verzuz battle! Did Tory Lanez shoot Megan The Stallion? Plus, thoughts on the two new Drake & DJ KHALED records, and in honor of the NBA snitch line the fellas tell stories about time […]

Duration:00:58:46

#895 Storyteller – Charlie & Amanda – King and Queen of Dayton Country

7/22/2020
Our host @TheIzzyRock had a conversation with Charlie and Amanda Jackson about what their childhood smelled like, the origin of the group, and their new album, The King and Queen of Dayton Country. Charlie Jackson teams up with his wife Amanda in this Classic Country Duet. Reminiscent of Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn and Johnny […]

Duration:00:51:51

#894 Get to know writer Mathew Klickstein, and why he moved to Dayton

7/20/2020
Multi-platform storyteller Mathew Klickstein and his wife Becky recently moved to Dayton, with no relatives here or prior ties. They selected Dayton to move to specifically when looking for a place to live that was cool, vibrant, affordable, and close to other cities to do book tours. Dayton fit the bill in every single way. Klickstein […]

Duration:00:48:54

#893 You Can’t Make This Up #ENTANGLEMENT

7/17/2020
The fellas are BACK with reaction to Jada & Will’s Red Table Talk about her ENTANGLEMENT with August Alsine! T.I. vs 50 Cent verzuz battle? Plus, lots on NBA Bubble talk, Ye for President, and MASK ON in level 3 counties in Ohio, and much more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash & @avgyetexcellent on twitter […]

Duration:00:52:41

#892 Storyteller – Verses the MC

7/15/2020
Verses the MC stopped by to chat with @theizzyrock Who is Verses the MC? Well, he’s a lyricist, a father, a leader, a motivator, an innovative thinker and last but not least, a student of his craft. Inspiring people to persevere through the struggle that we call life. This happens to be a particular focal […]

Duration:01:05:12

#891 Re-Imagining America

7/13/2020
In this episode, we learn more about Re-Imagining America is a new citizen-driven initiative looking to build a better, more equitable Dayton and they want your participation! The initiative is a group effort backed by The Collaboratory. On this episode with hear from The Collaboratory’s Director, Peter Benkendorf. He is joined by James Saleem and […]

Duration:01:02:40

#890 You Can’t Make This Up #Namaste

7/10/2020
The fellas take on a 31-day yoga challenge, review Monday’s Verzuz battle between Fab and Jada, predictions for Ozark’s last season, and thoughts about August Alsine and Jada’s relationship! Plus, much more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash & @avgyetexcellent on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find the pod on the Tunein app & […]

Duration:01:00:11

#889 Let’s Make a Video with Ruef Design

7/8/2020
Zack from @RuefDesign stops by to chat with @TheIzzyRock about their free video contest, deep fakes, and so much more. Following up, here’s a link to our contest page and info: https://ruef.com/music-video-contest/ We are extending the deadline one week to July 17th! We are posting about the extension on our social media tomorrow. The goal […]

Duration:00:24:56

#888 You Can’t Make This Up #FullQuarantine

7/3/2020
The fellas explain why they’re back on full quarantine! Plus, talking about dinner options during the RONA, Monday’s Verzuz battle between Fab and Jada, trying to stay active, and if they’re celebrating the 4th of July and much more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash & @avgyetexcellent on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find […]

Duration:00:49:46

#887 We’re all in this together – Thoughts from Izzy

7/1/2020
This is not a typical Storyteller episode. @theizzyrock has some things to get off his chest. He shares his thoughts on history, slave patrols, sundown towns, Jim Crow laws, and the War on Drugs. TINO – Black Friday

Duration:00:44:29

#886 What are your rights? Advice from the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office

6/29/2020
Like everyone else, we here at The Gem City Podcast have been concerned and upset by the brutal treatment we are seeing by police in traffic stops and protests. We have been wondering – what are our rights? How should we handle interactions with the police? Gratefully two public defenders from the Montgomery County […]

Duration:00:43:49

#885 You Can’t Make This Up #VirginMobile

6/26/2020
The fellas recap an epic 200th episode, talk about Aye Dizzle’s new home, the move, and the house warming party! Plus, Cell phone COVID-19 rumors, BET Awards nominations, Killa is back DJing events, black movie test, and much more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash & @avgyetexcellent on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find […]

Duration:00:48:09

#883 You Can’t Make This Up #200

6/19/2020
The fellas celebrate a major milestone of 200 episodes of You Can’t Make This Up Podcast! We’re talking about our favorite episodes, funny moments, goals for the future, and much more! Plus, lots of dranking! ENJOY! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash & @avgyetexcellent on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find the pod on […]

Duration:01:24:28

#882 Ron Rollins: A Journalist Retires and Reflects

6/16/2020
This one is an overdue episode if there was ever one! We had so much fun catching up with Ron Rollins, longtime journalist and senior editor at the Dayton Daily News. He retired after nearly 34 years this month, so it provided the perfect opportunity to catch up with the guy that’s always been on […]

Duration:01:22:42

#881 Storyteller – Devin Karter

6/10/2020
Devin Karter is an EDM producer, and DJ, currently enrolled at the University of Dayton studying Mechanical Engineering. The Devin Karter brand is all about bringing people together, regardless of where we’re from, and uniting under music, and enjoying the amazing experiences of life with those we love and care about. “I make music that people […]

Duration:01:03:38

#880 Facing Tragedy with Dion Green

6/8/2020
It’s been just over a year since the devastating string of tornadoes ripped through multiple parts of the Miami Valley. Dion Green lost the roof of his home, and was among hundreds who suffered tremendous damage to their homes. What makes his story unique is that just a few weeks later, Dion’s father, Derrick Fudge […]

Duration:01:13:58

#879 You Can’t Make This Up #BadWeek

6/8/2020
The fellas discuss the murder of George Floyd, the protests, riots across the country, and where we go from here! Plus, Killa got a haircut, Dizzle went Ca-Brewing, while Kev Nash did NOTHING this week, and much more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash & @avgyetexcellent on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find the […]

Duration:01:02:52