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
8:34 am
Thu January 30, 2014

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

Credit Erica Blinn

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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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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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

Credit American Gypsy

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!

Credit Adrian Legg

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!

Credit Pierce Pettis

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!

Credit The Fleeting Ends

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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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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12:42 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

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

Credit The Defibulators

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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10:06 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Jeannie Burns And Andrew Hardin Live From Studio A Sept. 19, 2013 @11am!

Hardin burns will perform Live From StudioA

Teaming up as the duo Hardin Burns, they will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza the evening of Sept 19. 

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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!

Credit Greg Trooper

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!

Credit Rebecca Pronsky

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!

Credit The Black Cadillacs

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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