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This musician recently picked up an International Acoustic Music Award in the Folk/Roots/Americana category.

Currently on tour, his Columbus stop will be at the Columbus Performing Arts Center Shedd Theater with the Young Novelists the evening of the 4th.

Listen in on a live performance and interview from Nova Scotia based David Myles.

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

Texas singer-songwriter David Ramirez will play a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at the Rumba Cafe!

He's out on the road in support of his new release Fables and making a stop in Columbus with Edmonton songstress Lucette.

At pretty much any Lady Gaga performance, you can count on spectacle: whirling lights, elaborate sets and many, many costume changes. When she took the stage at the Grammy Awards this year, things were no different — except that she was deploying her famous pipes in the service of another artist's music.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Gaelic Storm Live From Studio A

Sometime tomorrow, Linda Holmes and I will break down Monday night's Grammys telecast in a Small Batch edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour. And, for a variety of reasons, we're not likely to spend much time on the awards themselves.

It seemed like there was something for everybody at the 2016 Grammy Awards. Mark Ronson's high-spirited "Uptown Funk," featuring Bruno Mars, won Record of the Year. The songwriting award, Song of the Year, went to Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge's "Thinking Out Loud," while Taylor Swift won Album of the Year for 1989.

The nominations for the 58th annual Grammy Awards, though, were pitched as something of a showdown between pop and hip-hop. In certain ways, neither won outright — but both genres' reigning queen and king emerged as winners.


The Ben Miller Band will be returning to WCBE for a live session during the Global Village!

In January 1997, the poet Miller Williams stood on the steps of the Capitol at President Bill Clinton's second inauguration and read a poem he'd written about our country:

We have memorized America,

how it was born and who we have been and where.

In ceremonies and silence we say the words,

telling the stories, singing the old songs.

We like the places they take us. Mostly we do.

The Travelin' McCourys will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at the Park Street Saloon with Billy Strings!

Glenn Frey, 67, a founding member and guitarist of The Eagles, died on Monday in New York City of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, according to a statement on the band's official website:

"The Frey family would like to thank everyone who joined Glenn to fight this fight and hoped and prayed for his recovery. Words can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us, his family, the music community & millions of fans worldwide."

WCBE and Woodland's Productions presents the FREE SweetWater Winter Sessions every Thursday through March 31st @ Woodland's Tavern!

Music starts at 7PM!

Jan. 14th     Year Of The Buffalo, Hocking River String Band

Jan. 21st     John Boerstler & The Sidewinders

I am a Bowie girl. Not literally: I'm a little too young to have swiped my face with glitter and run out in lime-green platforms to see David Bowie storming through America in 1972 and 1973 with the Spiders from Mars, when he sent queer and alien dispatches across a heartland primed for them by Stonewall and women's lib and the sexual revolution but also feeling the slap of the Silent Majority as the Nixon era lumbered on.

Cory Branan will play a few songs for us Live From Studio A during the Global Village!

That night you can catch him at The Newport for a show with Brian Fallon & The Crowes!

Legendary rock musician David Bowie, who influenced generations of musicians and fans, died on Sunday, two days after his 69th birthday.

Rock Icon David Bowie Dies At 69

Jan 11, 2016

Iconic rock musician David Bowie has died of cancer at age 69. The news was announced in a statement on Bowie's social media sites:

"David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer," it read.

Bowie's death was confirmed by his son, Duncan Jones, who tweeted, "Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all."

Western music may have been changing the world in the 1950s, but if you happened to be in Russia you were out of luck. State censorship was in full effect in the Soviet Union, and sneaking in, say, an American rock record was close to impossible. But a few industrious music fans managed to find another way.

Stephen Coates, the leader of a British band called The Real Tuesday Weld, happened on this secret history by accident. Several years ago on a tour stop in St. Petersburg, he was strolling through a flea market when a strange item caught his eye.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Steve Forbert Live From Studio A

Paul Bley, a jazz pianist whose thoughtful but intuitive commitment to advanced improvisation became widely influential, died of natural causes Sunday. He was 83.

Bley was surrounded by family at his winter residence in Stuart, Fla., according to his daughter Vanessa Bley.

Stephen Kellogg and his band will return to WCBE for a Live From Studio A session in advance of the show that night with Anthony D'Amato at The Basement

In Memoriam 2015

Dec 31, 2015

Many musical voices fell silent in 2015. We lost soul singers and opera stars, blues and folk guitarists, saxophonists and percussionists, plus composers, conductors, producers, and other visionaries. Explore their musical legacies here.

Diane Charlemagne

Feb. 22, 1964 — Oct. 28, 2015

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Catie Curtis Live From Studio A in advance of her show that night with Six String Concerts with Chad Elliott at the Columbus Performing Arts Center!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

Colin Gawel will join us Live From Studio A in advance of his "Best Of" solo record release show that night at Woodland's Tavern where he'll be accompanied by his band The Lonely Bones!

Tune in for live local music and conversation!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!


This award winning songwriter has written for television and Movies.

His new downloadable single is "Spinning Around", and the release show for his upcoming EP will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of December 17th.

Hear what else TJ George has been up to, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music




Trying to tell, but the words don't come,
Hiding behind a wall that I built myself,
Hoping this will end, I'm pushing against me,
Trying to change who I think I might be, 
Scared of what I might become,
Wanting to be unseen and unheard, 
I  hide behind the glass,
Carefully choosing, constantly thinking 
what I look like to them.

Wayne Horvitz is one of those musicians who does almost everything — from leading a small group of improvisers to conducting a big band, and from composing for symphony orchestra to running a nightclub. The Seattle-based keyboard player turned 60 this year, and he's celebrating by adding even more to his schedule: playing birthday concerts on both coasts.

It's the most wonderful time of the year to Drink, Dance, and Be Merry...For The Kids! Join us as we raise money for children in Central Ohio pursuing their passion for music!

WCBE is looking forward to the return of San Fermin Live From Studio A!

Gabe Dixon, the Pop/Rock artist out of Nashville will play a few songs Live From Studio A during the Global Village!