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
9:09 am
Tue April 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Shane Piasecki Live From Studio A Fri. April 18 @ 11am!

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He grew up in Ohio but now plays throughout the country. Touring in support of his new cd "Set You Free", his Columbus stop will be at the Rumba Cafe later that night.

Listen to Shane Piasecki perform live, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE Exclusive
7:44 am
Thu March 6, 2014

WCBE Presents Caroline Smith Live From Studio A Fri. March 7, 2014@11am

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She is currently touring in support of her new release, "Half About Being a Woman". 

Her Columbus stop will be at Woodlands Tavern.

Listen to a live performance and chat from Caroline Smith, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE Exclusive
12:48 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

WCBE Presents Juanito Pascual Live From Studio A Wed. March 5, 2014@11am!

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This flamenco guitarist and his trio will be paying a visit to WCBE's studio a to perform live, and talk about the new cd, "New Flamenco Trio".

This group will also be performing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington later that night at 9pm, as a part of the cd release tour.

Rounding out Juanito Pascual's Trio is percussionist Tupac Mantilla, and bassist Brad Barrett.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:16 am
Thu February 13, 2014

WCBE Presents Music In The Round Live From Studio A Thur. Feb. 20, 2014@11AM!

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This year WCBE's music in the round preview will feature Jonathan Vernon, Joe Peppercorn, Erika Hughes and Jessica Wabbit.

All will play one song in studio a, preceding the Music In The Round event at Via Vecchia Winery at 6pm on Saturday February 22.

Hear this special live From studio A performance, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE Exclusive
7:29 am
Fri February 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Sean Carney Live From Studio A Fri. Feb. 7, 2014@11AM!

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Sean will be playing Friday Night at Woodlands tavern.

Also coming up, a special show Sunday night featuring several bands to help Steve Perakis cover some of the expenses from his accident. Steve is recovering well and will be playing at this show.

Hear more about Sean Carney and this benefit show Friday morning on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:41 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Mollie O'Brien And Rich Moore Thurs. Feb. 6, 2014 @ 11AM!

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This duo is currently touring in Support of their "Love Runner" cd.

Their central Ohio gig will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington later that evening.

Hear them perform live in studio a before that show.

That's Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:34 am
Thu January 30, 2014

WCBE Presents Erica Blinn Live From Studio A Fri. Jan. 31, 2014 @11AM!

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She has quite a few gigs coming up soon, including her cd release show at Woodlands Backyard that night.

Her new release is titled "Lovers In The Dust".

We've invited Erica and her band to come in and play a few songs.

Hear music and chat from Erica Blinn and the Handsome Machine, live from studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM And HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE exclusive
1:11 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

WCBE Presents Sam Lewis Live From Studio A Jan 20, 2014@11am!

This Nashville based musician is touring in support of his self-titled release.

His central Ohio stop will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza Sunday January 19, and he will be staying in town to perform at WCBE on Monday the 20th.

That's Sam Lewis live from studio A, on 90.5 WCBE FM And HD Columbus, also 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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8:25 am
Thu December 26, 2013

WCBE Presents Tryin' Times Live From Studio A Dec. 27@11am!

Tryin' Times will perform Live From Studio A

Consisting of Tom Harker a.k.a. Ukelele Man, Ty Barnes, Jon Dilgard and Karen Dilgard, they're getting ready to play at the Ukelele Man birthday bash at Ruby Tuesdays the following night.

Listen to music and chat from Tryin' Times, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE exclusive
8:03 am
Thu December 5, 2013

WCBE Presents The Stray Birds Live From Studio A Dec. 6 2013@11am!

Credit Jake Jacobson

This trio out of Pennsylvania will stop by WCBE  to perform live, before their gig at the Columbus Performing Arts Center with Rebecca Frazier.

Currently touring the USA, they will be off to Europe for a series of shows next month.

Hear music from The Stray Birds, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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8:24 am
Mon November 18, 2013

WCBE Presents Jeff German Live From Studio A Nov 22, 2013@11am!

Credit Jeff German

He's played with Lydia Loveless and the Curdogs, and will stop by the wcbe studios to talk about what he's been up to lately.

He'll also perform a few songs live.

His CD release show will be later that evening at the Rumba Cafe.

That's Jeff German live from studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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8:12 am
Mon November 18, 2013

WCBE Presents Matt Munhall Live From Studio A Nov 20, 2013@11am!

Credit Matt Munhall

His Trio (and Friends) will be performing at the Lincoln Theatre Friday November 22, but you can get a sneak preview of his new work performed live in studio a on Wednesday morning. 

He just completed his 4th release.

That's Matt Munhall Live From Studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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8:57 am
Tue November 5, 2013

American Gypsy Live From Studio A November 8, 2013 @ 11am

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American Gypsy will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza the following night, but you can hear them play a few songs and chat this morning.

Featuring Neil Jacobs, Arkadiy Gips and Steven fox, these guys have played gypsy jazz, world folk and more, in the United States and europe.

Listen in on this live performance, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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1:24 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

WCBE Presents Adrian Legg Live From Studio A Oct. 22, 2013@11am!

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This award winning guitarist has toured with Richard Thompson and Joe Satriani, to name a few.

Currently touring the USA in support of his new cd, he will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza later that night.

Hear the solo guitar work of Adrian Legg, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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2:12 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

WCBE Presents Pierce Pettis Live From Studio A Oct. 23, 2013@11am!

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Joan Baez, Dar Williams, Garth Brooks and Art Garfunkel have recorded his songs.

Currently on tour, he will be making a stop at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza that night.

Hear Pierce Pettis perfoming live, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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1:34 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

WCBE Presents The Fleeting Ends Live From Studio A Oct. 21, 2013@11am!

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This band from the Philadelphia area will play that night at Kafe Kerouac in Columbus.  Local group Nick D' & The Believers will open up!

They've appeared on NBC's The 10 Show, and had a song selected for the film Lebanon, PA

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

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wcbe exclusive
8:37 am
Tue October 1, 2013

WCBE Presents Audrey Auld Live From Studio A Oct 3, 2013 @11am!

Credit Stacie Huckeba

This artist will be passing through town to play at The Red Door Tavern, and will be stopping by WCBE while she's in Columbus.

Her latest release is "Tonk".

Hear Audrey Auld perform in studio A.

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

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12:53 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

WCBE Presents The Redvines Live From Studio A Oct 4, 2013@11am!

Redvines will perform Live From Studio A

This Columbus based band has an EP which is coming out October 4.

Their cd release show is at Woodland's Backyard.

Here them play, and talk about their new cd that morning.

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

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Live From Studio A REPLAY

WCBE is excited to launch our new Live From Studio A REPLAY podcast, where you can listen to some of our best Live From Studio A performances.  More information still to come, stay tuned!

wcbe exclusive
12:42 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

WCBE Presents The Defibulators Live From Studio A September 27@11am!

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Out of New York, they are currently touring in support of their new cd, "Debt'll Get'em".

Hear music and chat from The Defibulators, before their show later that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza.

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

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