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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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4:25 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

WCBE Presents Bummers Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 @ 2PM!

Bummers will perform Live From Studio A

Local group Bummers will play a few songs during the Global Village!

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
2:12 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

The Barr Brothers: Live from Studio A REPLAY

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The Barr Brothers played live from WCBE's Studio A on November 13, 2014.  Revisit their amazing performance and interview.

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

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7:04 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Yusef / Cat Stevens on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

"Tell 'Em I'm Gone" is the latest release from Yusef/Cat Stevens.
Yusuf, Cat Stevens, Still On The Road To Find Out Yusuf, Cat Stevens, just completed his first U.S tour in 36 years to rapturous crowds. The concerts were a mix of music from the just released Yusuf album Tell 'Em I'm Gone and Cat Stevens favorites from his long career; music he stopped playing for 28 years when he changed his name and embraced Islam in 1977.
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3:49 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

WCBE Presents The Whiles Live From Studio A Fri. Dec. 26, 2014 @ 2PM!

The Whiles will perform Live From Studio A

The Whiles will be playing a few songs during the Global Village to get you warmed up for Beatles Marathon V

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Thu December 18, 2014

The Winnie Cooper Project: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Winnie Cooper Project performed live from WCBE's Studio A on December 18th, 2014! Check out their versions of classic pop songs right here on Live from Studio A REPLAY.

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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5:29 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Hailu Mergia & Low Mentality on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Africian musician Hailu Mergia visits the World Cafe studios tonight.
DC Cabbie Hailu Mergia Is A Music Star In Ethiopia An unusual session today with Hailu Mergia, a keyboard player and Ethiopian music star who now lives in the U.S. He came to our attention through Awesome Tapes from Africa, the website where Brian Shimkovitz posts cassette tapes of African music he discovers.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
2:02 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Forest and the Evergreens: Live From Studio A REPLAY

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Forest and the Evergreens started the holidays early by performing live from WCBE's Studio A! Check out their festive take on "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" and several original songs! 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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7:31 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Lily & Madeleine on World Cafe, Tuesday at 8pm on WCBE

"Fumes" is the sisters' sophomore effort.
Gorgeous Sibling Harmonies From Lily and Madeleine Lilly and Madeleine are sisters from Indianapolis, Indiana. After harmonizing on other people's songs and posting on YouTube they were discovered by their original producer. People at Sufjan Stevens' Asthmatic Kitty label heard those performances and issued their debut last year.
7:29 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Kindness on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, visits the World Cafe studios tonight.
Adam Bainbridge Slows It Down And Adds Vocals On Kindness' New Otherness Adam Bainbridge is the artist known as Kindness who is a DJ turned producer. He joins us to play music from his latest album Otherness which has a more pronounced element of R&B music than in the past plus guest vocalists this time including Kelela and Robyn.
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4:42 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Whetherman Live From Studio A Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014 @ 2PM!

Whetherman will perform Live From Studio A

Originally from Columbus, OH., singer-songwriter Nicholas Williams who performs under the name Whetherman will play a few songs during the Global Village.

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WCBE Exclusive
2:19 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents The Winnie Cooper Project Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014@11AM!

These guys are getting ready to play at the Music Loves Ohio benefit show, coming up the following night.

Several other musical acts will perform at that as well, including Nick D & The Believers, some of the guys from Forest & The Evergreens, Jon from The Floorwalkers, Joey From Devil's Lettuce, and more.

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WCBE Exclusive
12:28 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Angela Perley Live From Studio A Tues. Dec. 16, 2014@2pm!

Angela and her band The Howlin' Moons are currently preparing for a holiday gig coming up at the Rumba Cafe.

That will be on Friday Dec. 19.

Noah Wotherspoon will also appear at that show.

You can hear Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons perform live in studio A before that though.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online through iTunes radio.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Lily and Madeleine: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Lily and Madeleine performed live from Studio A on on December 12th, 2014. Check out the performance and interview again, right here on Lie from Studio A Replay.

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8:04 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Elephant Stone on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Elephant Stone appears tonight to talk up their latest release, "The Three Poisons."
Bowen Stead & Daniel Barkley Montreal's Psychedelic Elephant Stone Free Download From Montreal's Psychedelic Elephant Stone A fun session today with the Montreal based psychedelic band Elephant Stone who are former World Cafe: Next artists. The band is lead by Rishi Dhir who has managed to combine his love of Indian classical music with his love of 60's psychedelia.
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12:00 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Chris Knight Live From Studio A REPLAY

Chris Knight performed in our Studio A December 10th, 2014! Check out his amazing 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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12:00 am
Thu December 11, 2014

PHOX: Live from Studio A REPLAY

PHOX performed live from WCBE's Studio A on December 11th, 2014! Check out there amazing performance right here on WCBE REPLAY!

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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4:44 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

WCBE Presents SweetWater Winter Wednesdays @ Woodland's Tavern!

Winter Wednesdays

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

January 7th - Bummers

January 14th - Electric Orange Peel

January 21st - Michaela Anne

January 28th - Dangermuffin

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7:24 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Robyn Hitchcock on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Robyn returns to the World Cafe studios tonight.
A Deep Dive With The Witty Robyn Hitchcock We are extremely happy to welcome Robyn Hitchcock back to the World Cafe. He is a man who oozes intelligence in his music and his conversation. His latest album is called The Man Upstairs and is produced by Joe Boyd who is known for his work with early Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, The Incredible String Band and others.

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