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12:05 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

WCBE Presents Stu Larsen @ The Rumba Cafe Fri. May 1, 2015!

Stu Larsen

WCBE proudly presents Australian singer-songwriter Stu Larsen as he returns to the Rumba Cafe for a show on Friday, May 1st! 

He's out on the road in support of his debut full length release Vagabond and will be joined by Natsuki Kurai and Matt Sander in Columbus!

Be sure to listen to the weekday music programs 9:15AM-3PM for chance to win tickets to the event!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on linet at!

7:48 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Judah And The Lion on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

The Nashville trio is in the World Cafe studios tonight.
What Makes Judah and The Lion So Happy? Judah and The Lion join us live today. They are a three-piece band from Nashville consisting of of Judah Akers (vocals and guitar), Brian Macdonald (mandolin), and Nate Zuercher (banjo). Like many new young bands from Music City they met at Belmont University in 2011.
5:45 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

WCBE Presents Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers @ The A&R Music Bar Sat. April 25, 2015!

Nicki Bluhm

WCBE proudly presents the return of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to Columbus on Saturday, April 25th at The A&R Music Bar

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4:22 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Feufollet on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Louisiana's Feufollet visits with David Dye tonight.
The Two Universes of Lafayette's Feufollet We welcome Feufollet to the Cafe. They are from Lafayette, Louisiana and have been together since the late 90's when the members were just kids. At that point, thanks to time spent in French immersion school, the band played the French Cajun music repertoire.
7:02 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Delta Rae on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Their sophomore effort is "After It All."
Delta Rae- More Passionate Sibling Harmonies The Holjes family makes some pretty good singers - Ian, Eric, and Brittaney Holjes are at the heart of the North Carolina based band Delta Rae. Brittaney along with Elizabeth Hopkins share the lead vocals while Ian and Eric write.
6:56 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

The Suffers on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

The Texas based band visits with David Dye tonight.
Tight Soul From Houston's The Suffers Our studio has rarely been as crowded as it is today with the 10 piece Houston band The Suffers. They are a soul band with a tight rhythm section and horn parts that are inventive and immaculately played. Then there is the amazing Kam Franklin out front.
11:14 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Starr Headlines 30th Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Class

Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney close out 30th ceremony
Associated Press

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed its newest class with a ceremony in Cleveland over the weekend. 

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4:43 pm
Sun April 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Live From Studio A Wed. April 22, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band will join us for a live session during the Global Village

The raucous country blues act is out on the road with their brand new release So Delicious and will be making at stop at WCBE in advance of their show that night at Woodland's Tavern!  Local musician Jesse Henry will open up!

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4:29 pm
Sun April 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Tony Lucca Live From Studio A Tues. April 21, 2015 @ 2PM!

Tony Lucca

Singer-Songwriter Tony Lucca will play a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at the Rumba Cafe with Anna Rose, Castle Creek and local artist Spencer Saylor!

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10:50 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WCBE Presents Ryan Montbleau Band @ Woodland's Tavern Sun. April 26th!

Ryan Montbleau

WCBE proudly presents Ryan Montbleau along with his band on Sunday, April 26th at Woodland's Tavern

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8:22 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WCBE Presents Robben Ford w/ Colin John @ Park St. Saloon Fri. April 17th!

Robben Ford

WCBE proudly presents Robben Ford at the Park Street Saloon with Colin John on Friday, April 17th!

The five time Grammy nominee and guitar virtuoso's tour for his brand new release Into The Sun is currently underway and we're looking forward to a night of great blues, jazz and rock in Columbus!

SRO tickets available HERE!

5:45 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Nora Jane Struthers on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Nora dissects her latest album, "Wake."
Nashville Singer-Songwriter Nora Jane Struthers Follows Her Heart Our guest today might very well have not been a professional musician were it not for a moment of euphoria at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.
3:51 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WCBE Presents The Floorwalkers Live From Studio A Fri. April 17, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Floorwalkers

The long awaited album from one of Columbus' favorite local groups will be out this Saturday, April 18th! 

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5:54 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

WCBE Presents Gangstagrass at the Rumba Cafe Thurs. April 16, 2015 @


WCBE proudly presents Gangstagrass on Thursday, April 16th at the Rumba Cafe with local musician Stephanie Jeffreys to kick things off at 8PM!

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5:40 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

WCBE Presents Guster Live From Studio A Thurs. April 16, 2015 @ 2PM!


Guster is an American alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. 

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5:28 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Greg Holden on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Greg discusses his new release, "Chase The Sun."
Get To Know Greg Holden - American Idol Songwriter Sings His New Work It's quite possible that you know some music from our guest today, Greg Holden, but may not know his name. That's because his song "Home" was a major hit for Phil Phillips who won American Idol.
4:52 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Tobias Tesso, Jr. on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, hear the stories behind his debut release, "Goon."
Tobias Jesso Jr Became A Success When He Gave Up The Music Business Piano playing singer songwriter Tobias Jesso Jr has seen his fortunes in the music business change dramatically. The Vancouver based artist, who moved to LA to make it, now has his first album Goon out.
7:34 pm
Mon April 13, 2015

Laura Marling on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Laura appears following the release of her fifth album, "Short Movie."
Laura Marling's Extraordinary Year Away From Music Our guest today Laura Marling, the young British singer songwriter, has just released her fifth album Short Movie. It has been a jam-packed career since she released her debut EP "My Maniac and I" in 2007.
5:54 pm
Sun April 12, 2015

WCBE Presents Blitzen Trapper @ A&R Music Bar Wed. April 15, 2015!

Blitzen Trapper

WCBE proudly presents the return of the experimental country/folk group Blitzen Trapper

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12:20 am
Sat April 11, 2015

WCBE Presents River City Extension @ The Basement Sun. April 12, 2015!

River City Extension

WCBE proudly presents the return of River City Extension to Columbus!

The Toms River, NJ group are touring in support of their brand new release "Deliverance"... the long awaited follow up to 2012's "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger". 

They'll perform Sunday, April 12th at The Basement with Cold Fronts and Emily & The Complexes!