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10:48 pm
Sun July 5, 2015

WCBE Presents Dale Watson Live From Studio A Mon. July 6, 2015 @ 2PM!

Dale Watson

WCBE is looking forward to the return of honky tonk hero and country music maverick Dale Watson & His Texas Two!  They'll be playing a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at Woodland's Tavern!  His new release is Call Me Insane and he's out on the road with it and making a stop in Columbus!  Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show that night presented by WCBE!  Doors will be open at 8PM with the show starting at 9PM!  It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at

7:14 pm
Thu July 2, 2015

Sam Outlaw on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Sam visits with David Dye in the World Cafe studios tonight.
How Sam Outlaw Got Ry Cooder To Produce His Debut Sam Outlaw. It's an improbable name. And he has an improbable story and it's all true. Sam's debut album is called Angeleno and Sam is from Los Angeles. The name "Outlaw" is actually his mother's maiden name.
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4:01 pm
Thu July 2, 2015

WCBE Presents SweetWater Summertime Music Series @ Park Street Patio!

SweetWater Summer Wednesdays

SweetWater's Heady Peddlers - Ohio Summertime Concert series presented by WCBE  will run every Wednesday July 15th - Aug. 26th!

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6:30 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

DMAs on World Cafe, Wednesday @8pm on WCBE

The Australian band visits with David Dye tonight.
Hear Why The Rock Band DMAs Are Such A Hit in Australia Our guest today in a live session are DMAs a 3 piece from Australia consisting of Johnny Took, Matt Mason, and Tommy O'Dell. The first three singles the band released - actually the first three they recorded - were immediately embraced by radio leading to sold out tours in Australia.
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2:16 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

WCBE Presents The Grahams Live From Studio A Thu. Jul 2, 2015 @ 11AM!

This husband-Wife team have been friends since she was 7 and he was 9.

Touring in support of "Riverman's Daughter", now out on cd and Vinyl,
these two will perform later that evening at the Rumba Cafe.

Whetherman will also perform at that show.

That's The Grahams, playing live from studio A.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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3:38 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Richard Thompson on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Richard returns to the World Cafe studios tonight.
Richard Thompson Brings His Trio To Play Music From New Album Still Such a pleasure to welcome Richard Thompson back to the World Cafe. He has been here many times before, beginning with the release of the album Rumour and Sigh in1991. He has a new album Still and will talk with the Cafe's Michaela Majoun.
4:58 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

James McMurty on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

The Austin-based songwriter and performer visits with David Dye tonight.
Most Certainly One Of America's Best Songwriters - James McMurtry Live James McMurtry writes some of the most detailed narrative songs anywhere. The incorporation of detail into his songs makes his characters come alive. And he has been doing that, being funny and poignant for a long time.
WCBE Exclusive
1:05 pm
Sun June 28, 2015

WCBE Presents Mariachi El Bronx Live From Studio A Mon. June 29, 2015 @ 2PM!

Mariachi El Bronx

The Los Angeles based Mariachi El Bronx will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night with Flogging Molly and Gogol Bordello at The LC Pavilion for an outdoor concert.  They're out on the road in support of their latest release III and will being making stop in Columbus and WCBE!

Tune in for live music, a chance to win tickets to the show and to hear how their beginnings as a punk rock band morphed into a classical mariachi outfit and more!

7:25 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

Ana Tijoux on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Enjoy this rebroadcast from May, 2015.
Latin Roots Live With the French-Chilean Hip-Hop Artist Ana Tijoux A special live Latin Roots this week with a performance from the French-Chilean hip-hop artist Ana TIjoux. The set, which contains music from her latest album Vengo, was recorded at a recent Latin Roots Live event at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
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4:09 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

WCBE Presents Haynes Boys Live From Studio A Fri. June 26, 2015 @ 2PM!

Haynes Boys
Haynes Boys

The roots-rock foursome the Haynes Boys formed in the mid-'90s and put out only one self-titled CD in 1996 which was just released on vinyl from Re-Vinyl Records. 

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6:22 pm
Wed June 24, 2015

Kishi Bashi on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Revisit this session originally broadcast in March.
A String Quartet Enhances The Romantic Vision of Kishi Bashi Kishi Bashi is kind of an otherworldly musical experience. Today we are going to partake of a particularly wonderful version of Kishi Bashi as a string quartet has joined K Ishibashi to translate the arrangement he would often play solo, looping his parts into complex arrangements.
7:27 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

Courtney Barnett on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, it's an encore presentation with Courtney Barnett.
Courtney Barnett Sits And Thinks Live On The Cafe We admit it. When Courtney Barnett combined her previously released Australian EPs into A Sea of Split Peas in 2013 and put them out in the US, we fell in love. An amazing writer, Barnett's wordplay manages to capture the stream of conscious of the everyday while never becoming overly clever.
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6:15 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

WCBE Presents Heartless Bastards Live From Studio A June 24, 2015@ 2PM!

Heartless Bastards

WCBE is looking forward to the return of the Heartless Bastards Live From Studio A on Wednesday, June 24th! 

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4:54 pm
Mon June 22, 2015

Father John Misty on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Enjoy this encore presentation originally broadcast in February, 2015.
Father John Misty's I Love You, Honeybear All About Falling In Love In LA 2012 was an important year for Josh Tillman. It was the year he released his Father John Misty persona on the world with his first album Fear Fun. It was also the year he met the photographer and filmmaker Emma.
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9:35 am
Mon June 22, 2015

WCBE Presents Spirit Family Reunion Live From Studio A Mon. June 22, 2015 @ 2PM!

Spirit Family Reunion

The Brooklyn based band Spirit Family Reunion will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show at Woodland's Tavern with The Tillers!

They're out on the road in support of their latest release Hands Together and you'll get to hear a preview of it on WCBE!

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6:04 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

Buffy Sainte-Marie on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Buffy discusses her career with David Dye tonight.
Buffy Sainte-Marie Continues To Not Act Her Age! 74 year old Buffy Sainte-Marie still has all the passion of her youth on her new album Power in the Blood. The Cree songwriter penned songs like " Universal Soldier" and "Until It's Time For You to Go" in the 60s that were hits for others.
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5:08 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

WCBE Presents Cave Singers Live From Studio A Fri. June 19, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Cave Singers

Seattle's indie folk rock outfit The Cave Singers will play a few songs for us during the Global Village

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6:15 pm
Tue June 16, 2015

James Taylor on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

JT discusses his latest release, "Before This World."
With Before This World James Taylor Is Back In The Songwriting Game After 13 Years Away James Taylor put out his first album on Apple Records in 1968. He wrote about halcyon days in North Carolina contrasted with songs about the mental hospital and heroin addiction.
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2:02 pm
Tue June 16, 2015

WCBE Presents The Helio Sequence Live From Studio A Wed. June 24, 2015 @ 11AM!

The Helio Sequence

This Portland Oregon based act has been writing music and playing live since 1999.

Their sixth full length release, which came out last month on the Sub-Pop label, is self-titled.

They're currently touring the USA with the band Lost Lander, also out of Oregon. Both bands will perform the evening of the 24th at The Basement.

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1:20 pm
Tue June 16, 2015

WCBE Presents Columbus based Oliver Oak Live From Studio A Tues. June 23, 2015 @ 11AM!

This local indie band will be opening for the Wisconsin based musical act Phox that night at The Basement. It's The Basement's 10th Anniversary Show. The band Mechanical River, out of South Carolina, will also perform. Doors open at about 7pm.

Their cd, "Sleepless Wilds" has been out for a few months now.

A six piece outfit, these folks have been making music since April 2013.

Hear a bit about what they've been up to lately.

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