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4:17 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Bittersweet At No. 1: How A Japanese Song Topped The Charts In 1963

Underlying the sweetness of Kyu Sakamoto's unexpected hit song "Sukiyaki" was a story of sadness and loss.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri June 28, 2013 9:22 pm

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Music
10:13 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Hit The Road And Hear Some Music: Summer Classical Festivals 2013

At the Moab Festival in Utah, patrons can hike to a secret spot to hear concerts.
Richard Bowditch Moab Music Festival

Originally published on Thu June 27, 2013 8:55 am

Summer is heating up and so are dozens of classical music festivals all around the country. We couldn't possibly list them all, but here's a sampling of some of the best events, from open-air venues and seaside spots to historic concert halls. Been to a great summer festival we've missed? Feel free to pass along your own reviews in the comments section.

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Music
10:09 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

On John Grant And Healing Yourself

John Grant.
Sebastien Dehesdin Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed July 3, 2013 1:59 pm

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Music
10:05 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

The Good Listener: When Is It OK To Hold Seats At A Festival?

These Newport Folk Festival fans knew well enough to position themselves a ways back from the stage.
Mito Habe-Evans NPR

Originally published on Thu June 27, 2013 1:53 pm

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and amid the flyers from reputable debt-consolidation companies is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, a vexing piece of concert-going etiquette.

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Music
10:02 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Gospel Legend Mavis Staples Comes 'Full Circle'

Mavis Staples has been performing for more than six decades. One True Vine is her second album-length collaboration with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.
Zoran Orlic Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 7:14 pm

From small country churches to the stages of the civil rights movement to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Mavis Staples' career has spanned more than 60 years.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:24 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Ray Wylie Hubbard: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Ray Wylie Hubbard performed live from WCBE's Studio A on June 25th, 2013! Check out his performances of "Rabbit", "Train Yard Blues", and "Snake Farm". 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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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Ha Ha Tonka: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The band Ha Ha Tonka performed live from WCBE's Studio A on June 26th, 2013. Check out this amazing performance and interview now!

Check out more music from Ha Ha Tonka on their official website:

http://www.hahatonkamusic.com

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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American Routes
2:13 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Dale Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings on American Routes, Friday at 8pm on 90.5 FM WCBE!

www.dalewatson.com

It's Dale Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings on American Routes, Friday at 8pm on 90.5 FM WCBE!

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wcbe exclusive
9:09 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Ha Ha Tonka Live From Studio A June 25, 2013 @11am

Credit Ha Ha Tonka

Named after a park in Camdenton, Missouri, Ha Ha Tonka will perform later that evening at the Rumba Cafe.

Described as playing  Americana, Indie Rock, Bluegrass, Folk, Country, and more, they will chat

and play a few songs live in studio a.

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

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:36 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

The Robert Cray Band: Live from Studio A REPLAY

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The Robert Cray Band performed live from WCBE's Studio A on June 20th, 2013. They performed their songs "Won't Be Coming Home", Worry", and "Side Dish". Listen to their performance and interview again, and 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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WEB EXCLUSIVE
11:20 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Guggenheim Grotto: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Guggenheim Grotto performed live from WCBE's Studio A on June 19th, 2013. Check out the phenomenal performance and interview now! 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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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
1:43 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Bill Kirchen Live From Studio A June 26th @ 2PM!

Bill Kirchen will perform Live From Studio A

Grammy nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter Bill Kirchen will drop by the WCBE studio to play a few songs for us! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
1:02 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Ray Wylie Hubbard Live From Studio A June 25, 2013 @ 2PM!

Ray Wylie Hubbard will perform Live From Studio A
Ray Wylie Hubbard

Tune in for a live session with Ray Wylie Hubbard during The Global Village! 

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ALL SONGS CONSIDERED
11:09 am
Fri June 21, 2013

The Good Listener: How Do You Pick The Songs For Your Wedding?

Don't let a slow, introspective song crash your wedding reception.
Courtesy of New Line Cinema

Originally published on Tue July 9, 2013 12:11 pm

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:27 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Emily Bell: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Emily Bell performed live from WCBE's Studio A on July 17th, 2013.  She performed her songs "Sweet Crushed Angel", "Back to the Way I Want", and "Give Me Your Heart". Listen to the performance and interview again! 

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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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:44 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Deadstring Brothers Live From Studio A June 24, 2013 @ 2PM!

Deadstring Brothers will perform Live From Studio A

The Detroit-based Deadstring Brothers will play a few songs for us during the Global Village! 

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Music
4:17 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Summer Music Preview: Kanye, Neko Case, No Age, More

Clockwise from upper left: Neko Case, Kanye West, Shigeto, Schoolboy Q
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Tue June 25, 2013 1:58 pm

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
3:51 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Toubab Krewe Live From Studio A June 21, 2013 @ 2PM!

Toubab Krewe will perform Live From Studio A

Asheville, N.C.'s Toubab Krewe will bring their blend of world, rock, west African grooves to WCBE!

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American Routes
2:14 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Sonic Travelers: Jerry Douglas and Guitar Shorty on American Routes, Friday at 8pm on 90.5 FM WCBE!

www.jerrydouglas.com

It's a blues and country showdown with two instrumental  showmen on American Routes, Friday at 8pm on 90.5 FM WCBE!

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wcbe exclusive
1:19 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Brendan James Live In Studio A June 21, 2013 @ 11am!

Credit Brendan James

He has a new sampler out which includes 3 new songs from an upcoming release, Simplify.

Currently touring throughout the country, Brendan James will perform at the Rumba Cafe on June 21 starting at about 8pm.

Tune in around 11am to listen to him talk about his music, and perform live.

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

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