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11:52 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WCBE Presents SweetWater Winter Wednesdays @ Woodland's Tavern!

WCBE Presents SweetWater Winter Wednesdays @ Woodland's Tavern!

Please join us for Winter Wednesdays at Woodland's Tavern with FREE shows 6:30-8:30 from some great acts!

February 4th - Big Leg Emma

February 11th - Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers

February 18th - Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Dangermuffin: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Dangermuffin performed live from WCBE's Studio A performance on January 28th, 2015! Check out the amazing performance again, or even several more times!

Do you like what you hear?  Let us know what you think about WCBE's online Live From Studio A REPLAY series!

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7:31 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Colin Hay on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm WCBE

Enjoy this rebroadcast of Colin Hay's 2008 World Cafe visit.
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Band Are Superlatives Men At Work's Colin Hay, He Came From a Land Down Under We continue to comb our archive for artists from the decade of synths and irregular haircuts as 80's Week continues on the World Cafe.
WCBE Exclusive
3:52 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

WCBE Presents Dangermuffin Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 28, 2015 @ 2PM!

Dangermuffin will perform Live From Studio A

The Folly Beach, S.C. trio Dangermuffin will join us live during the Global Village to play a few songs for us.  

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7:30 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Alvvays on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

The members of Alvvays visit the World Cafe studios tonight.
Toronto's Buzzed About Alvvays Live On The World Cafe The much buzzed about Toronto-based indie band Alvvays join us today. We first heard about Molly Rankin and the band in 2013 when Frank Yang of the blog Chromewaves presented them as a band to watch on our Sense of Place visit to Toronto.
Music
1:01 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield, 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield.
Crackerfarm

Originally published on Wed January 21, 2015 11:58 am

The songs of Elliott Smith are widely revered — especially by those who came of age in the '90s — but a new generation of listeners is only beginning to discover him. Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith is likely to expose new fans to the great singer-songwriter. Smith released five albums in his lifetime and died in 2003 from two stab wounds to the chest; he'd left a suicide note. His songs, which often dealt with depression and desperation, were beautiful and frequently quiet.

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7:55 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Nude Beach on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Brooklyn's Nude Beach visits the World Cafe studios tonight.
Clothing Optional For Listening To Brooklyn's Nude Beach Nude Beach, a three piece punk band from Brooklyn, are our guests today. The band recently released a new double album called 77 with some mighty catchy power pop tunes. Forming in 2008 while still in high school, the band includes guitarist/singer Chuck Betz, drummer/singer Ryan Naideau, and bassist Jim Shelton.
6:59 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Ryan Bingham on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Ryan Bingham discusses his latest release, "Fear and Saturday Night."
Photo by Rich McKie / WXPN Oscar Winner Ryan Bingham Back With Fear And Saturday Night The rough voiced, former rodeo riding, country songwriter Ryan Bingham is back with a very personal and direct new album called Fear and Saturday Night.
7:38 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Son Little on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, it's music and conversation with Philadelphia's Son Little.
Son Little Is About To Get Big Son Little Is About To Get Big Philadelphia based singer Son Little cut his teeth on collaborations with The Roots and RJD2. Then he was signed by ANTI Records and now has an EP out called Things I Forgot.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Electric Orange Peel: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Electric Orange Peel performed live from Studio A on January 14th, 2015! Check their awesome performance again!

Do you like what you hear?  Let us know what you think about WCBE's online Live From Studio A REPLAY series!

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6:37 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Isreal Nash on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, conversation and a live performance from Isreal Nash.
Israel Nash's Rain Plans Draws Inspiration From The Hill Country Israel Nash got his start in music after moving to New York City, and his 2009 debut came out of his experiences there. His 2011 follow up album was recorded on a small farm in the Catskills and was co-produced by Sonic Youth's Steve Shelley.
6:25 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

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

The Revivalists visit the World Cafe studios tonight.
New Orleans' The Revivalists Rule The Stage I take the name of our guests today The Revivalists a couple of ways: Yes, they are keeping older forms of music like blues and R&B alive, but their spirited performance also puts you in the mindset of a gospel revival.
WCBE Exclusive
8:59 am
Mon January 12, 2015

WCBE Presents Electric Orange Peel Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 14, 2015@2PM!

https://www.facebook.com/ElectricOrangePeel/

This Central Ohio based band will be in studio A to play, before their show at Woodlands Tavern.

They'll take the stage later that day around 6:30 pm.

After they wrap up their show, the band Particle will perform.

That's all part of the SweetWater Winter Wednesdays series.

The Dick & Jane Project
5:58 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Soar Like A Bird

Presenting the Dick & Jane Song of the Week for the week of 01/02/2015. Music is by Glenn Davis. Lyrics by Casey, Madja, and Sarah. Enjoy!

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7:33 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Il Sogno del Marinaio Featuring Mike Watt on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Il Sogno del Marinaio and Mike Watt team up for this World Cafe visit.
Mike Watt of The Minutemen Plays Live With Il Sogno del Marinaio Mike Watt of The Minutemen Plays Live With Il Sogno del Marinaio "I always will be a Minuteman. People ask what kind of bass player I am, and yeah, I tell em I'm D.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bummers: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Bummers performed live from Studio A on January 7th, 2015! Check out the performance once again!

Do you like what you hear?  Let us know what you think about WCBE's online Live From Studio A REPLAY series!

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7:34 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

A Merge Records spotlight on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Merge Records celebrates its 25th anniversary.
How Did Merge Records Survive To Be 25 Years Old? The label that has brought you Arcade Fire, Spoon, The Magnetic Fields, Neutral Milk Hotel and Superchunk turned 25 last year. Superchunk band mates Laura Balance and Mac McCaughan formed the label to simply release singles from their band and friends in 1989.
6:12 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Fly Golden Eagle on World Cafe, Tuesday 8pm on WCBE

Nashville's Fly Golden Eagle visits the World Cafe studios tonight.
Photo by Rich McKie / WXPN How A Surreal 1973 Film And An Abandoned College Helped Form Fly Golden Eagles New Album Arrayed around a deserted auditorium on the grounds of a long abandoned Texas college our guest today, the Nashville band Fly Golden Eagle recorded the 26 songs that became their album Quartz.
Music
1:44 pm
Sat January 3, 2015

Weapon Of Choice: Why The Stratocaster Survives

Across six decades, the combination of innovative design and talented players has helped the Stratocaster not only persevere, but rule. John Mayer had the Fender Custom Shop design this one in 2009.
Fender Musical Instruments

Originally published on Sat January 3, 2015 12:06 pm

Quick: Name an American product that's had a worldwide impact, is more popular than ever, yet still looks the same as it did when it was introduced more than a half-century ago? Here's a hint: It might be the only musical instrument whose fame rivals that of the people who've played it.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
4:44 pm
Thu January 1, 2015

Susan Hartman: Live From Studio A REPLAY

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Central Ohio artist Susan Hartman and her band played live in Studio A on October 31, 2014.  Check out their performance and interview with WCBE's Mike Taylor.

Do you like what you hear?  Let us know what you think about WCBE's online Live From Studio A REPLAY series! 

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