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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7:57 am
Mon August 12, 2013

John Whelan Live From Studio A August 13, 2013 @11am!

Credit John Whelan

This seven time All Ireland accordion champion will be in Columbus to play at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington.

Currently on tour, he will be stopping by to perform live at wcbe as well.

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

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8:38 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Greg Trooper Live From Studio A August 8, 2013 @ 2P!

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This singer, guitarist and songwriter has done 11 musical releases since 1986, and will be passing through Columbus during his current tour.

His music has been recorded by people like Steve Earle, Lucy Kaplansky and Tom Russell.

He will stop by the wcbe's studio a to play a few songs before his show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza.

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

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8:33 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Rebecca Pronsky Live From Studio A July 19 @ 11am!

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Based in Brooklyn, she is touring, and has a few Ohio stops including Hal & Al's at 1297 Parsons Ave.

That show will be at 9pm Friday.

Her latest release is Only Daughter.

Hear Rebecca Pronsky Perform live, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus.

Also at 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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8:23 am
Tue July 16, 2013

The Black Cadillacs Live From Studio A July 19 @ 1PM!

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This band will be playing some Ohio shows this week, and will pay a visit to WCBE this Friday.

Also playing at King Avenue Five that night, they are touring in support of their CD, Run.

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

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1:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Emily Bell Live In Studio A July 17 @ 2:30PM!

This vocalist and songwriter has been performing since she was a young child.

Currently touring in support of her cd "In Technocolor", she will stop by studio a to talk about that release and play a few songs.

That's Emily Bell, Wednesday July 17, 2013, on 90.5 FM and HD Columbus.

Also at 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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8:50 am
Fri July 12, 2013

WCBE Presents Yellow Red Sparks Live From Studio A July 16 @ 11am!

Credit Claire Marie Vogel

WCListen to this California based trio perform live at wcbe.

Currently touring all around the U.S., Yellow Red Sparks will be at the Rumba Cafe that evening, with Bronze Radio Return.

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

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12:55 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Hocking River String Band Live From Studio A July 10, 2013 @ 11am

These guys have a cd release show coming up at Woodlands Tavern coming up on July 13.

Based in Ohio, they've been making music for a few years now.

That's the Hocking River String Band on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus.

Also at 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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8:40 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Rebecca Frazier Live From Studio A July 9, 2013 @ 10:30AM!

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This Bluegrass artist has a new cd, When We Fall.

The first woman to ever appear on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar magazine, Rebecca Frazier will play a few songs and talk about her new release.

Catch this performance on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, also 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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9:09 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Ha Ha Tonka Live From Studio A June 25, 2013 @11am

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Named after a park in Camdenton, Missouri, Ha Ha Tonka will perform later that evening at the Rumba Cafe.

Described as playing  Americana, Indie Rock, Bluegrass, Folk, Country, and more, they will chat

and play a few songs live in studio a.

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

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1:19 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Brendan James Live In Studio A June 21, 2013 @ 11am!

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He has a new sampler out which includes 3 new songs from an upcoming release, Simplify.

Currently touring throughout the country, Brendan James will perform at the Rumba Cafe on June 21 starting at about 8pm.

Tune in around 11am to listen to him talk about his music, and perform live.

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

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1:05 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

New Basics Brass Band Live From Studio A June 19, 2013 @11am!

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They have a new cd, Ditties For Kiddies.

Two CD release shows are scheduled at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza on Sunday June 23.

It's been several years since New Basics Brass Band has performed live in studio a.

Catch their performance during the 11am hour, June 19th, on 90.5 WCBE FM And HD Columbus, also 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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2:05 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Bella Ruse Live From Studio A Friday June 14, 2013@11am

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A project of Kay and Joseph Barker, Bella Ruse will perform later that evening at the Rumba Cafe.

They've opened for bands like Heart, and performed at events like Lilith Fair.

Listen to live performances of a few of their songs, on 90.5 FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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1:10 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Kenny Roby Live From Studio A June 3, 2013@11am

Credit Taylor Hirstein

His show in town is at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on June 2.

A former member of Six String Drag, Kenny Roby is currently playing shows all over the eastern U.S.

Memories & Birds is his new release.

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

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8:21 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Della Mae Live From Studio A Fri May 17@2pm!

Credit David McClister

This quintet out of Boston will grace WCBE's studio A as they pass through Columbus.

Currently on tour, they'll be performing at Woodlands Tavern later that night.

Their second release won't be out until May 28th, but you might get to hear some stuff from that release before it comes out.

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

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9:30 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Chris Trapper Live From Studio A Fri May 17@11am!

A member of The Push Stars, He's now performing solo.

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12:16 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Nora Jane Strothers Live From Studio A May 6 @11am!

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She's in town to perform at Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza on Sunday May 5, and will stay in Columbus to perform the following morning on WCBE.

Hear the Americana music of singer-songwriter Nora Jane Strothers.

That's on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, and 106.7 FM in Newark.

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10:22 am
Sun April 14, 2013

Third Degree Sideburn Live From Studio A April 15, 2013 @11am!

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Coming up Monday Morning.

These guys will be playing at The Shrunken Head  April 20th.

You don't have to wait until then to hear some of their

high energy rock and roll, however, Just tune in to WCBE,

April 15th during the 11am hour.

That's Third Degree Sideburn, on 90.5 FM and HD,

WCBE Columbus, and 106.3 FM in Newark.

And online at wcbe.org

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3:46 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald Live From Studio A April 8@11am

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This singer-songwriter will be at The Basement Sunday April 7.

After that, he will stay in town to play in studio a the following morning.

That's Michael Bernard Fitzgerald on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus.

Also at 106.3FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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1:33 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Katy Moffatt Live From Studio A April 1, 2013@11am

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Katy Moffat will be in town to perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza the following evening.

She will perform a few songs and chat during the 11am hour.

That's on 90.5  WCBE FM and HD Columbus, and 106.3FM in Newark

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1:17 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Gabriel Alegria Live From Studio A March 22, 2013@11am!

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He will bring his Afro-Peruvian sextet to Columbus on the 22nd, and will perform live during the 11am hour.


You will also be able to see him perform live this weekend at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza.


That's Gabriel Alegria live from studio a on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, and 106.3 FM in Newark.


Also streaming our signal online at wcbe.org


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