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
8:56 am
Fri March 27, 2015

WCBE Presents Caroline Spence Live From Studio A Tues. April 7, 2015 @ 11AM!

Caroline Spence will perform Live From Studio A

Her new release is "Somehow".

Currently on tour all over the USA, she will perform at Natalies Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of the 7th.

She has won an American Songwriter Magazine lyric contest, and the 2013 Rocky Mountain Folks Fest songwriter competition.

Listen in on a conversation, and a few songs from Caroline Spence, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online through iTunes radio.

WCBE Exclusive
8:20 am
Tue March 24, 2015

WCBE Presents Yellow Paper Planes Live From Studio A Thurs. Mar. 26, 2015 @ 11AM!

Yellow Paper Planes

After the band Joshua P. James And The Paper Planes came to an end, Joshua, and his drummer Brandon, recruited bassist Pete Mendenhall from the Hocking River String Band, and Jeremy Ebert from The Driftwood Motion for a new project.

Now calling themselves Yellow Paper Planes, these guys will be releasing "Feather's Touch", this week

CD release show is this Saturday night at Spacebar!

WCBE Exclusive
8:14 am
Thu March 5, 2015

WCBE Presents Luciano Live From Studio A Fri. Mar. 6@2PM!

The Reggae Messenger will be in Columbus to perform at the Al Rosa Villa.

He recently released a new single , "In The Name Of Love".

Be sure to tune in for Luciano, live in 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
8:31 am
Tue February 24, 2015

WCBE Presents Ellis Paul Live From Studio A Fri. Mar. 6, 2015@11AM!

Credit Rachel Klein

His latest release "Chasing Beauty" came out late last year.

A winner of fifteen Boston Music Awards, he'll be at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, Shedd Theatre the evening of the 6th, with Antje Duvekot.

More information about this performance can be found online at the Six String Concerts website.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:24 am
Mon February 9, 2015

WCBE Presents Cary Brothers Live From Studio A Mon. Feb. 16, 2015@11AM!

His music has been on numerous TV shows, and in several motion pictures.

Currently touring with Joshua Radin, his Columbus show will be at the Newport Music Hall.

His latest, "Lovin' On You" is now available in stores and online.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:59 am
Mon January 12, 2015

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

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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.

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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WCBE Exclusive
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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