Music

5:29 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Hailu Mergia & Low Mentality on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Africian musician Hailu Mergia visits the World Cafe studios tonight.
DC Cabbie Hailu Mergia Is A Music Star In Ethiopia An unusual session today with Hailu Mergia, a keyboard player and Ethiopian music star who now lives in the U.S. He came to our attention through Awesome Tapes from Africa, the website where Brian Shimkovitz posts cassette tapes of African music he discovers.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
2:02 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Forest and the Evergreens: Live From Studio A REPLAY

Ben Rohletter

Forest and the Evergreens started the holidays early by performing live from WCBE's Studio A! Check out their festive take on "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" and several original songs! Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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7:31 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Lily & Madeleine on World Cafe, Tuesday at 8pm on WCBE

"Fumes" is the sisters' sophomore effort.
Gorgeous Sibling Harmonies From Lily and Madeleine Lilly and Madeleine are sisters from Indianapolis, Indiana. After harmonizing on other people's songs and posting on YouTube they were discovered by their original producer. People at Sufjan Stevens' Asthmatic Kitty label heard those performances and issued their debut last year.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
2:18 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Timbre: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Get in the holiday spirit with a performance from Timbre.  She performed live from WCBE's Studio A on December 13th, 2013! Here is your chance to listen to the performance, and get in the holiday spirit! Enjoy!

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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7:29 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Kindness on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, visits the World Cafe studios tonight.
Adam Bainbridge Slows It Down And Adds Vocals On Kindness' New Otherness Adam Bainbridge is the artist known as Kindness who is a DJ turned producer. He joins us to play music from his latest album Otherness which has a more pronounced element of R&B music than in the past plus guest vocalists this time including Kelela and Robyn.
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4:42 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Whetherman Live From Studio A Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014 @ 2PM!

Whetherman will perform Live From Studio A

Originally from Columbus, OH., singer-songwriter Nicholas Williams who performs under the name Whetherman will play a few songs during the Global Village.

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WCBE Exclusive
2:19 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents The Winnie Cooper Project Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014@11AM!

These guys are getting ready to play at the Music Loves Ohio benefit show, coming up the following night.

Several other musical acts will perform at that as well, including Nick D & The Believers, some of the guys from Forest & The Evergreens, Jon from The Floorwalkers, Joey From Devil's Lettuce, and more.

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WCBE Exclusive
12:28 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Angela Perley Live From Studio A Tues. Dec. 16, 2014@2pm!

Angela and her band The Howlin' Moons are currently preparing for a holiday gig coming up at the Rumba Cafe.

That will be on Friday Dec. 19.

Noah Wotherspoon will also appear at that show.

You can hear Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons perform live in studio A before that though.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online through iTunes radio.

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8:04 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Elephant Stone on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Elephant Stone appears tonight to talk up their latest release, "The Three Poisons."
Bowen Stead & Daniel Barkley Montreal's Psychedelic Elephant Stone Free Download From Montreal's Psychedelic Elephant Stone A fun session today with the Montreal based psychedelic band Elephant Stone who are former World Cafe: Next artists. The band is lead by Rishi Dhir who has managed to combine his love of Indian classical music with his love of 60's psychedelia.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
10:29 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Steve Poltz: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Steve Poltz performed live from WCBE's Studio A on December 11th, 2012! Check out his performances of "Conversations with the Moon", "Fake Santa", and "Lakes of Ponchartrain"! Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!  

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4:44 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

WCBE Presents SweetWater Winter Wednesdays @ Woodland's Tavern!

Winter Wednesdays

Please join us for Winter Wednesdays at Woodland's Tavern with FREE shows 6:30-8:30 from some great acts!

January 7th - Bummers

January 14th - Electric Orange Peel

January 21st - Michaela Anne

January 28th - Dangermuffin

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7:24 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Robyn Hitchcock on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Robyn returns to the World Cafe studios tonight.
A Deep Dive With The Witty Robyn Hitchcock We are extremely happy to welcome Robyn Hitchcock back to the World Cafe. He is a man who oozes intelligence in his music and his conversation. His latest album is called The Man Upstairs and is produced by Joe Boyd who is known for his work with early Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, The Incredible String Band and others.
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4:45 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

WCBE Presents The Steeldrivers Live From Studio A Fri. Dec. 12, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents The SteelDrivers Live From Studio A

The Nashville Grammy nominated Bluegrass band The SteelDrivers will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at Park Street Saloon

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4:35 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Patrick Sweany w/ Buffalo Killers Fri. Dec. 12, 2014 @ Skully's!

Patrick Sweany will perform with Buffalo Killers Fri. Dec. 12th @ Skully's!

WCBE proudly presents roots/soul/blues rocker Patrick Sweany at Skully's on Friday, December 12th! Cincinnati's Buffalo Killers will support! 

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12:02 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave. w/ Soul Rebels Sat. Dec. 13, 2014 @ The Newport!

Trombone Shorty will perform @ The Newport Sat. Dec. 13 @ The Newport!

WCBE proudly presents Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews & Orleans Ave. on Saturday, December 13th at The Newport Music Hall

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5:28 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

WCBE Presents Chris Knight Live From Studio A Wed. Dec. 10, 2014 @ 2PM!

Chris Knight will perform Live From Studio A

WCBE proudly presents Chris Knight, the performer who’s been compared over the years to Johnny Cash, John Prine, Steve Earle and Nebraska-era Springsteen.  But for many years he's held his own at the same craft, forging his own name and style.

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5:49 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

WCBE Presents PHOX Live From Studio A Thurs. Dec. 11, 2014 @ 2PM!

PHOX will perform Live From Studio A

The Madison, WI. group PHOX will be playing a few songs during the Global Village

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3:32 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

WCBE Presents Gov't Mule with John Scofield @ The LC March 1, 2015!

WCBE Presents Gov't Mule @ The LC with John Scofield March 1, 2015!

WCBE proudly presents the return of southern rockers Gov't Mule to The LC Pavilion with special guest John Scofield, the Ohio born jazz-rock guitarist and composer.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:39 am
Wed December 3, 2014

WCBE Presents The One-Eyed Show Live From Studio A Thu. Dec. 11, 2014@11AM!

These guys have an album release show coming up at the Newport Music Hall on Friday December 12.

Their new cd is "Brothers, Cousins And Fools".

It's actually a dual release show. The other act is Markham.

Hear the Ohio based band, The One-Eyed Show, perform in studio a.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online through iTunes Radio.

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