Mike Taylor

Music Host, Audio Engineer, Computer fix-it man

Mike received his degree in business finance form the Ohio State University in the mid 1980's. Since graduation he's made a living from playing, mixing, mastering, and producing music, and joined the WCBE family in 2002.

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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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WCBE Exclusive
8:39 am
Wed December 3, 2014

WCBE Presents The One-Eyed Show Live From Studio A Thu. Dec. 11, 2014@11AM!

These guys have an album release show coming up at the Newport Music Hall on Friday December 12.

Their new cd is "Brothers, Cousins And Fools".

It's actually a dual release show. The other act is Markham.

Hear the Ohio based band, The One-Eyed Show, perform in studio a.

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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WCBE Exclusive
8:16 am
Wed December 3, 2014

WCBE Presents Kate Campbell Live From Studio A Fri. Dec. 5, 2014@11AM!

This Nashville based singer-songwriter will be in town to play at the Columbus Performing Arts Center (Shedd Theater).

That show will be the evening of the 5th.

After that, she will be heading south for shows in North Carolina, Alabama and Georgia.

Listen to Kate Campbell perform live, 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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9:07 am
Tue December 2, 2014

WCBE Presents Lily & Madeleine Live From Studio A Fri. Dec. 12, 2014@11AM!

Just back from a tour of Europe, they will be doing a few shows with Over The Rhine, including an evening at the Lincoln Theatre.

Their latest release, "Fumes", just came out a few weeks ago.

Listen to a live performance from Lily & Madeleine, coming up 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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WCBE Exclusive
8:19 am
Thu November 20, 2014

WCBE Presents Forest & The Evergreens Live From Studio A Fri. Nov. 21, 2014@11AM!

These guys released their "Young Funk" EP in June.

They also have a gig coming up at Skully's Music-Diner the evening of the 21st with Nick D & The Believers and Hadden Sayers.

Listen to a few songs performed live, and hear what they've been up to since their last visit to WCBE.

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WCBE Exclusive
1:07 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

WCBE Presents Jess Klein Live From Studio A Mon. Dec. 1, 2014

Her new release is "Learning Faith".

Currently on tour, her central Ohio show will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington.

Local act RJ Cowdery will also be performing at that one.

Hear a live performance and interview with Jess Klein, 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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WCBE Exclusive
8:25 am
Fri November 14, 2014

WCBE Presents Minas Live From Studio A Mon. Nov. 17, 2014@11AM!

Featuring Brazilian guitar and jazz piano, this act is in Ohio to perform shows at Ohio U, Ohio State  and Denison University.

Orlando Haddad and Patricia King formed Minas in 1978 at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Hear a live performance  and interview, 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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WCBE Exclusive
7:15 am
Tue November 11, 2014

WCBE Presents Chuck Prophet Live From Studio A Fri.Nov.14@11am!

He has a show at the Grand Valley Dale Ballroom on the 13th.

His latest release is "Night Surfer".

Hear Chuck Prophet play live in WCBE's studio a, 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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WCBE Exclusive
7:41 am
Wed November 5, 2014

WCBE Presents William The Accountant Live From Studio A Fri. Nov. 7, 2014@11AM!

This band has a cd release show that evening at Skully's Music Diner.

They've been making music for about five years now.

Listen to a few songs from William The Accountant, 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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WCBE Exclusive
8:15 am
Tue October 28, 2014

WCBE Presents Susan Hartman Live From Studio A Fri. Oct. 31, 2014@11AM!

Her new release came out a few weeks ago.

She lived in Nashville for about ten years, but currently lives in Ohio.

Hear Susan Hartman perform live, 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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WCBE Exclusive
1:32 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Bria Skonberg Live From Studio A Fri. Oct. 10, 2014@11AM!

Her first professional gig was as a big band singer at age sixteen doubling on trumpet and she has since performed as a bandleader and guest artist at over 50 jazz festivals in North America, Europe, China and Japan.

Best known for her knowledge of classic jazz and pursuit of worldwide adventure, she is now creating a style rooted in hot jazz, world percussion, soul, and electronic effects available on her newest album "Into Your Own".

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WCBE Exclusive
8:38 am
Tue October 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Korby Lenker Live From Studio A Wed. Oct. 8, 2014@11AM!

He won the Merlefest folk songwriting contest, and the Kerrville Folk Festival's new folk songwriting competition.

 

He's also had opening slots for acts like Willie Nelson, Ray LaMontagne, Nickel Creek, Keith Urban, Susan Tedeschi and Tristan Prettyman.

His show later that night will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza And Live Music in Worthington.

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Arts + Life
1:19 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

WCBE Presents Dennis McNally Tues. Sept. 30, 2014@11AM!

Writer, historian and music publicist, Dennis McNally will stop by WCBE for an on-air visit.

He's in Central Ohio to present “Why the Sixties Happened – And Still Are”, at Ohio Wesleyan University at Benes Room A of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware, Sept. 30th, at 4:10 p.m.

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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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WCBE exclusive
1:46 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Hannah Aldridge Live From Studio A Thur. Sept. 11, 2014@11AM!

She will be in Columbus to play in studio a, and to appear at a Songwriter Showcase that night with Jesse Henry and Megan Palmer at Natalie's in Worthington.

Her cd, "Razor Wire" came out in May.

Listen to a live performance and interview with Hannah Aldridge, on 90.5 WCBE FM and Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online at iTunes radio.

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WCBE Exclusive
1:27 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

WCBE Presents Parker Millsap Live From Studio A Wed. Sept. 10, 2014@11AM!

He will be performing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza that night.

He's als0 been nominated for Emerging Act Of The Year by the Americana Music Association.

Listen in on conversation about that award, his upcoming performance at the awards ceremony, and his debut cd.

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

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WCBE Exclusive
1:59 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Sarah Jaffe Live From Studio A Mon. Sept. 8@11AM!

She's just passing through town, so you'll need to tune in to WCBE to hear her perform this time around.

She has a new release out, "Don't disconnect".

That's Sarah Jaffe, Live from studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbua, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:35 am
Wed August 27, 2014

WCBE Presents Phillip Fox Band Live From Studio A Tues. Sept. 2, 2014@11AM!

You can see Phillip Fox Band, Third Degree Sideburn, Andy Shaw Band, and DJ Matty Sexton Friday Sept 5, at Skully's Music-Diner.

You don't have to wait until Friday to hear Phillip Fox Band perform though.

Hear these guys play a few songs and talk about their Heartland release Tuesday in studio A.

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

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