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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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His new effort is, "American Fork", and you can read more about that online at lastchancerecords.com.

The release show for that will take place on September 2nd in Nashville, but you can see him perform live at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of September 6th.

If you can't make it to either of those shows, you'll still have a chance to hear him perform live on WCBE the following morning.

The New Kid Runner release, "Body Language", is now out.

Their release show is scheduled to be at Skully's Music Diner August 26th.

After that, Kid Runner will be playing shows in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York.

What have they been up to lately?

Find out for yourself, by tuning in to this studio A performance, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

These guys have been busy touring all over the eastern United States, and they will stop by studio A before their show at the Rumba Cafe the evening of August 19

Their new cd, "Brand New Flag", can be pre-ordered through their new website.

Frontmen Micah Schnabel and Shane Sweeney last visited studio A back in 2013.

Hear what they've been up to since then.

His last visit to studio A was back in 2011, touring in support of "Sunset Over Hope Street".

He's had several releases since then, including his latest effort, "Silver Skies Blue", a collaboration with music legend Judy Collins which came out earlier this year.

Collins happens to be the subject the song "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes", which was written by Stephen Stills and appears on the CSN self-titled debut release from 1969.

Their "Legends" release is coming out on August 26, but you can pre-order through the Brother Moses website.

Hailing from Arkansas, they will be making a stop at Victory's, in the Brewery District that evening.

It's a project conceived by friends Moses Gomez and James Lockhart.

Hear music from Brother Moses in studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

Their "Legends" release is coming out on August 26, but you can pre-order through the Brother Moses website.

Hailing from Arkansas, they will be making a stop at Victory's, in the Brewery District that evening.

It's a project conceived friends Moses Gomez and James Lockhart.

Hear music from Brother Moses in studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

Consisting of Adam Schlenker, Matt Opachik, Hayes Griffin and Chris Stevens, these guys have a new self-titled release coming out.

This music will be featured at a show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington Sunday August 14.

You can hear them play live from studio a before that though.

They'll perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington the evening of August 10th.

Grace Adele last visited studio A back in August of 2014.

Their cd, "Into The Wide Open Sky", is available on cdbaby.

Listen to them perform a few songs live in studio A.

His new cd, "Grandfather Mountain",  is now available.

The release show will be taking place the evening of August 5th at the McConnel Arts Center of Worthington, starting at about 7pm.

Some of the folks who will be joining him include Adam Schlenker, Steve Fox, Jane Van Voorhis, and Joe Lautzenheiser.

The new release is "Big Restless", and the release show will be at Ace Of Cups Friday July 29.

A project of Robert Loss, Blind Engineer started as a solo home-recording project about 5 years ago, but has since evolved into something much more.

Lately, he has been playing with Jesse Charles, Bill Heingartner and Eric Nassau.

These five musician/actors will stop by studio A to perform before their final performances at Studio Two, at the Riffe Center.

Ring Of Fire features the music of Johnny Cash, including "I've Been Everywhere", and "Folsom Prison Blues".

Don't miss this performance from the Ring Of Fire cast, live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music

You won't be able to see him perform in Central Ohio during his current tour.

His only stop in Columbus this time around will be in WCBE's studio A.

After that, he will play a pair of shows in Harrison, Ohio, near Cincinnati, before heading back to California.

He started playing keyboards when he was three years old, and was playing jazz by the age of five.

Listen to what he's been up to lately, and hear a few songs performed live as well.

It's been quite a few years since her last release, but she's touring in support of her new one titled "The Day After The Night Before".

Her Ohio stops will be in Athens, but she will be coming up to Columbus to perform in our studio.

Hear more about this Orlando based Musician, singer, and songwriter, live from studio A.

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

Her new release is titled "What She's Got To Give"

The release show will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington.

Jesse Henry will play an opening set.

Hear what else Megan Palmer has been up to lately, live from studio A.

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

Currently on tour in the United States, this Irish singer songwriter will be in town to perform at the Wexner Center for the Arts the evening of the 20th.

This will be your only chance to see her perform in Ohio during this tour.

Her debut release, "Before We Forgot How To Dream", came out last year.

Listen in on a conversation, and a few songs from SOAK, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

In addition to writing and playing his own music, Matt Reynolds has been the tour manager of the Dark Star Orchestra since 2006.

He will play a few songs in studio A, and talk about the Dark Star Jubilee music festival which takes place May 27-29 at Legend Valley.

This quintet out of Colorado makes music based on styles including gypsy, celtic, anericana and folk.

Their show at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville will take place the evening of May 10th, but before that they will drive up to Columbus to play in studio A.

Hear Elephant Revival play a few songs, and talk about their new cd "Petals" which came out in April.

These guys will play at the Rumba Cafe the evening of May 6.

Ohio Weather Band will also appear at that show.

Hey Monae also has an upcoming gig at World Cafe Live on May 12.

Hear what they've been up to lately, and listen to a few songs as well, live from studio A.

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

This Lancaster PA. based act has a show coming up at Brother's Drake the evening of the 22nd.

After that, they will be performing all over the USA.

Founded in 2013, this band consists of John Shavel and Michael Burke.

That's Sympathy And The Lion , live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on apple music

Their latest cd is "The Tracks We Leave".

Currently touring in support of that release, Tempest will perform the evening of the 21st at Byrne's Pub.

After they finish up playing shows in Ohio and Pennsylvania, they will head out west for more shows.

Listen in on an interview and live performance from Tempest, from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on apple music.

She performed with the band "Girls, Guns and Glory" the last time she visited studio a back in 2014.

This visit will be a little different.

Her latest release, "Good And Dirty" just came out last month, and she's touring in support of that.

You can go to Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington to see her perform the evening of April 19, or you can listen to a live performance and interview from studio A first.

They'll be in Central Ohio to play at a yet undisclosed location.

After that, performances are scheduled in Michigan, Virginia, Kentucky and more.

The new release, "The Wild Mercury" is now available.

Listen to a live performance and Interview with Washington D.C. based Vandaveer, a project spearheaded by Mark Charles Heidinger.

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

Ebb Eskew

His new book, co-written with Blair Jackson, is now out.

It's titled "This Is All A Dream We Dreamed, an Oral History Of The Grateful Dead".

David Gans is also on tour at this time, and will perform at Woodlands Tavern the evening of March 9.

A book signing will also take place at this event.

Hear more about his book, and his life, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

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.

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

This Central Ohio based band has recorded a self-titled EP.

The cd release show is coming up at Brothers Drake Meadery the evening of November 20.

Jared Mahone, and Brave Weather will also play at that show.

Also coming up is a performace at Casa Nueva in Athens, Ohio.

This Michigan based singer-songwriter will be in Central Ohio to play at the Columbus Performing Arts Center Shedd Theatre with Diana Jones, part of the Six String Concert Series' 28th season.

You can also listen to an interview Mike just did with Doug Dangler here.

Better yet, tune in to hear him play a few songs live from studio A.

These guys will be coming to Columbus to perform in studio a after a show at Wilbert's up in Cleveland.

"Sleeping Giant" is their latest release, which came out in May.

Listen in on a live performance from Robert and Scott Cerny.

That's The Cerny Brothers live from studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

David Wax Museum will be performing at the Rumba Cafe Sunday, November 8. They're currently on tour with Anthony D'amato

After that,  they're going to stay in town to play in studio A on Monday, before heading south to do some gigs in Kentucky and Tennessee.

This California based singer songwriter is back from Australia, and will perform at the Newport Music Hall the evening of the 6th.

He calls his music So-Cal Country, and describes it as "Country music but with a Southen California spirit."

Hear what Sam Outlaw has been up to, and listen to a few songs performed live in studio a.

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

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