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6:42 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

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

The Stooges guitarist visits with David Dye tonight.
James Williamson, Stooges Guitarist, Re-Records Lost Album, Without Iggy Our guest today is guitarist James Williamson. He was not the original guitarist with the legendary Detroit rock band The Stooges, but he is the one whose aggressive sound has had the most influence on punk bands over the years.
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3:34 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

WCBE Presents Noah Gundersen Live From Studio A Tues. Oct. 28, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Noah Gundersen Live From Studio A

Seattle singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen will play a few songs for us during the Global Village before his show the next night at Skully's!

He's out on the road in support of his latest full length album Ledges and will be making a stop in Columbus and WCBE!

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4:51 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

WCBE Presents Bear's Den Live From Studio A Mon. Oct. 27, 2014 @ 2PM!

Bear's Den will perform Live From Studio A

London's Bear's Den are in the States for a month long headline tour and will making a stop in Columbus! 

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7:45 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Sam Amidon & Bill Frisell on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Sam Amidon is joined in the World Cafe studios by Bill Frisell.
Sam Amidon Re-Imagines Folk With Jazz Guitarist Bill Frisell Sam Amidon is a music recycler. He takes older songs, folk songs, and makes them into his own music thru rearrangement and sensitive performance. Originally from Vermont where his parents were folk musicians he now lives in London.
6:55 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Black Prarie on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Decemberists splinter group visits World Cafe studios tonight.
When Decemberists Take A Break, Black Prairie Keeps Playing Any Decemberists fans out there? Then you will be happy to know that the band has a new album just about ready, ending lead singer and writer Colin Meloy's hiatus. That will undoubtedly put a crimp in the touring schedule of our guests today, Black Prairie.
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3:30 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Drive-By Truckers, Houndmouth @ The Newport Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014!

Drive-By Truckers

WCBE proudly presents the Drive-By Truckers and Houndmouth at The Newport Music Hall on October 23rd!

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4:37 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Bono on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

U2's Bono joins David Dye on the program tonight.
Bono On The Social Media "Kerfuffle" Surrounding New U2 Album The physical release of U2's new album Songs of Innocence with bonus tracks is today. That's the album that is probably already in your iTunes account thanks to a deal the band made with Apple.
7:32 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Justin Townes Earle on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Justin discusses his brand new release "Single Mothers."
Justin Townes Knows About Single Mothers -He Was Raised By One Americana singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle is back with a new album Single Mothers on a new label Vagrant Records this time around. Justin has steadily gathered critical and popular support and his career really started taking off in 2007 with the album Midnight Moves.
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4:17 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

WCBE Presents Reuben & The Dark Live From Studio A Wed. Oct. 15, 2014 @ 2:30PM!

Reuben And Dark will perform Live From Studio A

Reuben and the Dark is the newest project from Calgary's Reuben Bullock and they'll play a stripped down session for you during the Global Village!

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9:45 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Sense of Place: Baltimore on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

World Cafe's visit to Baltimore continues tonight.
Sense of Place: Baltimore - A Surprising Breadth Of Musicians We also look to Baltimore's rich music history on our Sense of Place visit to Baltimore. Erik Deathridge, host of the morning show on WTMD, plays some of the better and lesser known musicians from Baltimore.
7:16 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Sense of Place: Baltimore featuring Future Islands on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, it's a Sense of Place visit spotlighting the Baltimore music scene.
Sense of Place: Baltimore -Future Islands Makes Baltimore Their Home It's not just Future Islands' recent success that makes them perfect for our Sense of Place visit to Baltimore. The band's new album Singles has found much more of an audience than their past three.
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5:58 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Israel Nash Live From Studio A Fri. Oct. 10, 2014 @ 2PM!

Israel Nash will perform Live From Studio A

Texas native Israel Nash will be playing a few songs during the Global Village ahead of his show with Sons Of Bill that night at The Basement

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5:03 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Sons Of Bill Live From Studio A Fri. Oct. 10, 2014 @ 1PM!

Sons Of Bill will perform Live From Studio A

Sons Of Bill will drop by WCBE to play a few songs for us in advance of their show that night at The Basement with Israel Nash!

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11:57 am
Wed October 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Black 47 Live From Studio A Wed. Oct. 8, 2014 @ 2PM!

Black 47 will perform Live From Studio A

WCBE is excited to have the celtic rock group Black 47 back in the studio! 

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8:02 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Betty Who on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Internet sensation Betty Who is David Dye's guest this evening.
Who Is Betty Who? If you don't ask, "Who?" when I mention our guest today is Betty Who, it's probably because you are one of the 12 million people who have watched the viral YouTube video "Spencer and Dustin's Wedding Proposal."
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1:32 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Bria Skonberg Live From Studio A Fri. Oct. 10, 2014@11AM!

Her first professional gig was as a big band singer at age sixteen doubling on trumpet and she has since performed as a bandleader and guest artist at over 50 jazz festivals in North America, Europe, China and Japan.

Best known for her knowledge of classic jazz and pursuit of worldwide adventure, she is now creating a style rooted in hot jazz, world percussion, soul, and electronic effects available on her newest album "Into Your Own".

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8:38 am
Tue October 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Korby Lenker Live From Studio A Wed. Oct. 8, 2014@11AM!

He won the Merlefest folk songwriting contest, and the Kerrville Folk Festival's new folk songwriting competition.

 

He's also had opening slots for acts like Willie Nelson, Ray LaMontagne, Nickel Creek, Keith Urban, Susan Tedeschi and Tristan Prettyman.

His show later that night will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza And Live Music in Worthington.

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6:04 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

First Listen: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, 'Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn'

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn's new self-titled album comes out Oct. 7.
Jim McGuire Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 8, 2014 9:28 am

This is not Dueling Banjos: The Married Couple Edition. You won't find the careening energy of the mano-a-mano from the Deliverance soundtrack, or of the Flatt and Scruggs classic "Foggy Mountain Breakdown." Outbreaks of dazzling, speed-demon technique are few.

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4:24 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

David Gray on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

David Gray discusses his latest release "Munitneers."
David Gray Changes How He Makes New Album Mutineers The British singer-songwriter David Gray joins us live today with a full band performance of the songs from his new album Mutineers, his tenth. The Cafe's Michaela Majoun talks with him extensively about the difficulty in making the new album and what he has learned about inhabiting the musical mainstream.
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12:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

WCBE Presents The Last Bison Live From Studio A Mon. Oct. 6, 2014 @ 2PM!

The Last Bison will perform Live From Studio A

The Acoustic Rock, Alternative Folk outfit The Last Bison will play a few songs for us during the Global Village!

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