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Mike Taylor starts your musical day with a generous serving of world music followed by a variety of Triple A music, including singer songwriters, rock, blues, jazz, reggae and more. Listen to Pulse of the Planet (9:30 am), and on Fridays at 11:55 am, listen here for the Dick & Jane Project - Song of the Week.

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WCBE is looking forward to the return of both Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore to perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village!  This time around they'll be together!  They've recently released their first collobaration together on CD called From Downey To Lubbock and we're happy they're out on tour and making a stop in Columbus!  They'll first play a few songs for us here at WCBE and then head over to

WCBE is looking forward to the return of We Are Scientists to perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at the Rumba Cafe with The Candescents!

They're out on the road with the brand new CD Megaplex and you'll get to hear more about that during their live session on WCBE!

Blue Lunch is an 8 piece band from Cleveland, Ohio that play Chicago style blues, jazz, jump swing, r&b, doop wop & soul    and more!  They'll join us Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at Natalie's with Columbus bluesman Sean Carney presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!     

WCBE is pleased to present The Jeffs, in studio A.

They have a new release, "The Day Tom Waits Died", available on flash drive.

The flash drive release show will be at Brothers Drake Meadery on Saturday June 16.

They also have shows coming up at The Spacebar and The Shrunken Head.

JD Wilkes and Lengendary Shack Shakers will join us Live From Studio A during the Global Village!  

They're out on the road with Wilkes' latest release Fire Dream and have also recentley released After You've Gone in 2017.

They'll perform that night at Woodland's Tavern!

WCBE is looking forward to the return of legendary musician Jorma Kaukonen to perform Live From Studio A!  

He'll peform at Natalie's in Worthington that night for an early show at 7PM and a later show at 9:30PM!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets during the Global Village!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Columbus group Red Wanting Blue to perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village!

They're out on the road with their brand new release The Wanting and will also perform that night along with Liz Brasher and The Receiver at The Newport!

Raised in North Carolina and based in Memphis, Liz Brasher will be in town to perform at the Red Wanting Blue show at the Newport Music Hall the evening of the 8th.

The Receiver will also play at that show.

WCBE is looking forward to hosting American Aquarium Live From Studio A during the Global Village!  

This act, fronted by JT Nero and Allison Russell will be performing at this years Nelsonville Music Festival.

One of Allison Russel's other projects, Po' Girl, visited studio A back in 2009.

Thier latest release, "Love In Wartime", came out earlier this month.

You can purchase that through their online store.

Blueprint
Cory Piehowicz

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Blueprint Live From Studio A in advance of his CD release show for Two-Headed Monster that night at Ace Of Cups!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

LISTEN HERE!

In this session, we have some serious musicians who trained at a conservatory and make carefully arranged music with tricky harmonies. Sound like a recipe for fun? It is. This is Lake Street Dive we're talking about, and if you've heard any of the original music they make, you know they take all the most fun bits of pop, soul, disco, jazz, rock and roll and stitch them together into something all their own.

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Squirrel Nut Zippers Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night at Skully's with Whirlybirds!

After a 18 year hiatus, Squirrel Nut Zippers return to the road to promote their brand new album Beasts of Burgundy and we're happy to say they're making a stop in Columbus!

Most music-industry awards shows hand out armloads of trophies, but the Americana Music Association only gives out six. Besides a handful of lifetime achievement awards — which, for this year, have yet to be announced — the only categories are for best album, artist, duo/group, emerging artist, song and instrumentalist.

Mike Zito
Alan Grossman Photography

WCBE is looking forward to Mike Zito dropping by and performing Live From Studio A during the Global Village!  The 2018 winner of the Blues foundation award for Rock Blues artist of the year is out on the road with his brand new release First Class Life and will perform at Natalie's that night presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with The Sidekicks in advance of their CD release show for Happiness Hours on Saturday May 19th at Ace Of Cups with Swim Team and Kizzy Hall.

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

She's been up to a lot since her last visit to WCBE back in March of last year.

Her new release, "redisCOVERed", will come out just a few days after her visit to studio A.

She will also be performing  as a duet at Notes@Copious on May 25th.

WCBE is pleased to welcome Jill Andrews to studio A.

She will be in Columbus to play at the Rumba Cafe the evening of the 18th.

Her releases are available for purchase here.

She also has a new project, Hush Kids, with musician, producer and songwriter Peter Groenwald

Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison, whose bleak but often triumphantly arranged rock songs tackled depression, anxiety and self-doubt, was found dead at Port Edgar near South Queensberry, Scotland, around 8:30 p.m. local time on Thursday, Edinburgh Police confirmed in a statement provided to NPR. He was 36.

Parker Louis
Kris Misevski Photography

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with Parker Louis and his band during the Global Village!  His new release is All Good Things, Pt. One and the celebration for it is that night at Skully's with Souther and Effee!

Lincoln Durham
Robyn Van Swank

Lincoln Durham will perform Live From Studio A in advance of his show that night at the Rumba Cafe presented by WCBE!

He's out on the road with his latest release And Into Heaven Came The Night and we're looking forward to his stop in Columbus with The Ghost Wolves!

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers are out on the road with the brand new release Years and will be making a stop in Columbus! 

First, they'll perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village in the 2PM hour and that night over at the Ace Of Cups with Thelma & The Sleaze!

The Memphis band Southern Avenue is an American five-piece blues and soul blues band that will perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at Natalie's presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

Tune in to listen to Radnor & Lee perform in Studio A during the Global Village!

Josh Radnor and Ben Lee are out on the road with their self-titled debut and made a stop in Josh's hometown of Columbus!

We're lucky they made the time to drop by to share their stories and their music!

LISTEN HERE!

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Matt Monta & The Haymakers to perform Live From Studio A in advance of their CD release show for Restless Disposition on Friday night at the Rumba Cafe!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

Kim Richey will perform Live From Studio A in advance of her show that night at Natalie's in Worthington.

She's out on the road with here brand new release Edgeland.

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

This trio will be stopping by WCBE before their CD release show at Woodlands Tavern on Saturday April 28th.

Joining them for this event are opening acts Embers Of Arson and Clemens & Co.

The music will start at about 8pm.

WCBE is looking forward to Tempest returning to studio A.

They're celebrating their 30th year of playing music this year.

Their new release "Thirty Little Turns" is now out.

It's available for purchase here.

Their current tour will make a stop at Byrne's Pub the evening of the 26th.

Liza Anne
Brett Warren

Liza Anne will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village in advance of her show at The Basement presented by WCBE!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

WCBE is happy to have these guys back in studio A.

They have two new records, Ring Of Love and Licks Vol. 1.

Doc Robinson is a collaboration between Nick D. and Jon Elliott.

The release show will be at Four String Brewing.

Some special guests will be making appearances as well.

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