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 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.

Currently on tour with Wild Child, this 20 year old multi-instrumentalist will perform at the A&R Music bar on Sunday November 1.

The following morning, he will stop by WCBE's studio a, before heading to Canada to perform in Toronto and Montreal.

Wild Child will be at those shows as well.

His first release, "Highspeeds", came out earlier this year.

Currently touring the eastern United States in support of her new release, "Midnight", her central Ohio stop will be at the LC Pavilion the evening of the 9th.

Rayland Baxter will open most of her upcoming shows in October.

This musical act is currently doing a series of radio interviews before they embark on their next tour in mid October.

The Saint Johns is the project of Louis Johnson and Jordan Meredith, Florida natives who are now based in Nashville.

A few highlights of their career so far include an appearance on the Letterman Show, and some shows with The Lone Bellow, Delta Rae, Stephen Kellogg and Drew Holcomb.

These guys are currently out on tour supporting Warren Haynes. Their Columbus show the evening of the 24th  has been moved from the LC Pavilion to The Newport Music Hall.

ChessBoxer is the project of Matt Menefee and Ross Holmes from the band Cadillac Sky, joined by Royal Masat on Bass.

Named after two characters from Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov, this Seattle based band will perform at Skully's Music Diner Sunday September 27, 2015.

After that, they will stay in town long enough to perform live in studio a before their show the evening of the 28th at Motr Pub in Cincinnati.

Their new release, "It's All Just Pretend"  is out now

Hear what these guys have been up to since their last visit to studio a back in April of 2013.

A three time Kerrville New Folk finalist, Angela has a new release, "Common Law Wife".

She gets help on this cd from Fats Kaplin and Will Kimbrough.

Bob Edwards has interviewed her, and she has also appeared on Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know.

Byrds cofounder Roger McGuinn once described her as "a bright shining star on the horizon".

Joining her will be guitarist Brandon Turner, who plays in her band.

Mollie and Rich last performed in Studio A back on Feb 6, 2014, and now they're back, but this time with Todd Burge.

The Mollie O'Brien/Rich Moore Collaboration, "Love Runner" came out last year.

Todd Burge's "Imitation LIfe" release, produced by Mollie's brother Tim O'Brien, came out earlier this year

Formed in 2010 by Jay Souza from the band 50 Cent Haircut, and Bosco Sheff, both from Boston, this band is based in Los Angeles.

Their two releases so far are "Cool Your Jets" and "Be Happy"

After playing gigs at the Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green, Ohio, they will perform a couple of times in central Ohio.

Named after the Django Reinhardt song "Rhythm Futur", this act performs gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

They have a couple of performances coming up at the Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green, Ohio on Sept. 12 and 13, and a show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington on Sept. 11.

These two veterans of the World Saxophone Quartet will be in Central Ohio to play a few shows with the Jazz Poetry Ensemble.

They will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on Sept. 9, and at Dick's Den, the next night.

Then on Sept. 13, 3:45 pm, they'll be at the Hot Times Festival.

The release show for his new cd, "My Mountain", is coming up at Woodlands Tavern on September 10.

He also plays Wednesdays at the Ugly Tuna Saloona.

Hear more about this Central Ohio based musician, live from studio a.

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

This Washington DC based act returns to Ohio to perform at the Riverside Blues Fest in St. Mary's on Saturday August 29.

Then on Sunday August 30 they'll perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington.

One last Ohio stop for this band before heading back to the east coast will be in WCBE's studio a.

Find out what they've been up to since their last visit to WCBE, which was back in May of 2013.

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