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6:23 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

WCBE Presents Sharon Van Etten Live From Studio A Thurs. Oct. 9, 2014 @ 2PM!

Sharon Van Etten will perform Live From Studio A

Sharon Van Etten will be playing a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of her show that night at The Wexner Center!

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6:18 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Herb Alpert on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Herb Alpert stops by the World Cafe studios to discuss his latest release "In The Mood."
At 79, Herb Alpert Has More Energy Than You Do! For Herb Alpert it all began in 1962 with a visit to a Tijuana bullfight - there he found the inspiration to overdub his trumpet onto the sounds of the bullfight. After experimenting in his garage he made his first record.
5:39 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Trigger Happy on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, it's conversation and a performance on the World Cafe stage.
Trigger Hippy With The Voices of Joan Osborne & Jackie Greene When band members with strong connections to solo careers and other bands get together, I have a wait and see attitude. Are they committed?
WCBE Exclusive
5:07 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

WCBE Presents Stu Larsen Live From Studio A Wed. Oct. 1, 2014 @ 1PM!

Stu Larsen will perform Live From Studio A

Tune in for to hear Stu Larsen during the Global Village!

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WCBE Exclusive
4:51 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

WCBE Presents Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys Live From Studio A Wed. Oct. 1, 2014 @ 2PM!

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys will perform Live From Studio A

Celebrating 25 years of making music together, Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys have been touring over the last year in support of What A Dream It's Been

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4:25 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

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

Tonight, revisit this 2012 interview and performance on World Cafe.
Father John Misty Live - Fear Fun From 2012 As we await a new album from Father John Misty, for our Vintage Cafe this week we go back a couple of years to 2012 and give another listen to our first World Cafe encounter with Misty.
Live Video Concert
12:51 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Robert Plant Live From the Nonesuch At BAM Festival, Sunday, September 28, at 8:45pm

Robert Plant
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Join NPR Music and WCBE for a live video webcast of Robert Plant and his new band The Sensational Space Shifters, Sunday, September 28, at 8:45pm on wcbe.org! The performance is part of the Nonesuch At BAM festival, from the Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York. The former Led Zeppelin frontman will perform songs from his new albumlullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, released earlier this month.

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5:09 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

WCBE Presents Mustered Courage Live From Studio A Fri. Sept. 26, 2014 @ 1PM!

Mustered Courage will perform Live From Studio A

Mustered Courage, the Alternative Bluegrass outfit from Melbourne, Australia will play a few songs for us during The Global Village!

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5:03 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Soja on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Reggae from Soja is featured on World Cafe tonight.
SOJA's Reggae Performance Highlights a Message of Unity Our guests today are the 8 piece American reggae band SOJA. Their name is an acronym for Soldiers of Jah Army which was the name the high school friends chose when they formed the band in the late 90's in Arlington, Virginia.
4:19 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Carolina Rose on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Carolina Rose is in the World Cafe spotlight tonight.
Caroline Rose Rocks The Philly Folk Fest Caroline Rose is road-wise singer songwriter, rock and roll folk singer from a small town in the Northeast that she escaped early in her life. She calls herself a "failed scholar and a modern-day hobo" as she travels the U.S.
Music
4:58 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

WCBE Presents Barrence Whitfield & The Savages Live From Studio A Fri. Sept. 26, 2014 @ 2PM!

Barrence Whitfield And The Savages will perform Live From Studio A

Tune in for the raucous sounds of Barrence Whitfield And The Savages during The Global Village!

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4:36 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

alt-J on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

alt-J visits with David Dye on the heels of their just-released sophomore effort "This Is All Yours."
Hear alt-J's Follow-up To Mercury Prize Winning Debut The British band alt-J has just released their second album This Is All Yours. They released their first An Awesome Wave in 2012 at a time when they were not that far removed from being a kind of "hobby " band at Leeds University where they met.
WCBE Exclusive
2:40 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

WCBE Presents The Spikedrivers Live From Studio A Fri. Sept. 26, 2014@11AM!

The new Spikedrivers cd, "Sunset Motel" will be coming out the same day as this studio a performance.

The band also has two cd release shows coming up at Woodlands Tavern.

The acoustic cd release show will be Friday September 26th, and the electric cd release show will be Saturday September 27th.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:18 am
Tue September 23, 2014

WCBE Presents Jukebox The Ghost Live From Studio A Thurs. Sept. 25@11AM!

This band is currently touring, and they have a new self-titled cd.

Their Columbus stop will be at WCBE, in studio A.

Hear about their new release, and listen to a few songs performed live.

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

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Monthly Music & More
12:10 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Monthly Music & More: David Gray Prize Giveaway - Winner Announced!

And the lucky winner is...Kevin Legates! Congratulations, Kevin! Stay tuned to 90.5 FM for the next Monthly Music & More Giveaway!

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Music
8:33 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Pop Music Legend Speaks To Fort Hayes Students

Mary Wilson of The Supremes met with students at Fort Hayes Arts & Academic High School this afternoon.  

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6:15 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Selwyn Birchwood on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Selwyn Birchwood brings his brand of the blues to World Cafe tonight.
Looking For A Young Bluesman? Meet Selwyn Birchwood Our guest today is Florida based bluesman Selwyn Birchwood. Out of the Tampa area, Selwyn is a super guitar and lap steel player who started out self-releasing his music before winning the 2013 International Blues Challenge which led to this year's Alligator Records debut Don't Call No Ambulance.
2:39 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Marty and his band stop by to discuss their new double album, "Saturday Night/Sunday Morning."
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Band Are Superlative Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives can melt your heart with 4 part harmony, rock your bones with honky-tonk and dazzle you with picking as superlative as their name. They define Americana. Their new double album, Saturday Night/Sunday Morning even takes you to church with a gospel side.
Music
10:55 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Encore Broadcast: The Independents' Day Festival Special This Friday

Coming up this Friday on September 19th, from noon to 3pm, it's an encore broadcast of the Indepenents' Day Festival Special!

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5:05 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Chris Smither on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Chris Smither returns to the World Cafe studios for a live set and to discuss his career retrospective, "Still On The Levee."
Chris Smither's 50 Years Of Folk September 16, 2014 - Bluesman, singer, and songwriter Chris Smither has been at it for 50 years and has commemorated that anniversary with a new double disc collection of his material over the years re-recorded in his birthplace New Orleans. It is appropriately called Still On The Levee.

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