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Weekdays, 9:15am - Noon

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 a Live From Studio A session with Seun Kuti  (the youngest son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti) & Egypt 80 on Thursday, December 15th in advance of their show on Friday, December 16th at the Alrosa Villa!

Tune in for some live world music and more chances to win tickets to the show!

The former frontman of Augustana, Dan Layus has a new release out, "Dangerous Things".

His new offering is available through his website.

He will resume touring in January, but you can hear him play a few songs, and talk about this new release before that.

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

Joe Peppercorn
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Joe Peppercorn of the Columbus band The Whiles and the mastermind behind the Beatles Marathon will play a few songs Live From Studio A on Thursday, December 8th at 2PM! 

Rubblebucket will be dropping by the WCBE studios to play Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at The Basement with Mal Devisa.  

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with local group MojoFlo and chances to win tickets for their show on Fri. Dec. 2nd at The Newport with Counterfeit Madison and Funkdefy!

The Columbus Dispatch will also be recording a Facebook Live of the session so be sure to check that out at well!

These guys out of Nashville have been described as having musical influences ranging from rock, bluegrass, funk, metal and classic country.

Their Star City release from earlier this year contains their new single "Martha" which can be viewed online on youtube here.

They're just passing through town this time around, so the only way to hear a live performance from them will be to tune in to 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and on apple music.

WCBE is looking forward to a Live From Studio A session with Wayne Hancock

Columbus' third annual tribute to The Last Waltz will take place on Friday, Nov. 18th at Park Street Saloon and the house band of the night will play a few songs in advance during the Global Village

Doc Robinson is a collaboration between Nick D'andrea (Nick D And The Believers) and Jon Elliott (The Floorwalkers).

Their new EP is "Golden Daze" , and the release show is scheduled to take place at Brothers Drake on Saturday November 19th.

Listen to a few songs before the new EP comes out, live from studio A.

Sean McConnell will perform a few songs during the Global Village

The Eric Krasno Band will join us Live From Studio A during the Global Village to play a few songs in advance of the show that night at Woodland's Tavern

He will be in Toledo on the 16th, and in Akron the evening of the 17th, so if you want to hear him perform in Columbus on the 17th, your only option will be to tune in to WCBE.

He's been touring in support of his new release, "The Heart Watches While The Brain Burns", out on October 14th.

Hear what Mike Doughty has been up to since his last studio A visit, which was back in 2014.

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

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Tommy Castro & The Painkillers to perform Live From Studio A!

They're out on the road with their latest release Method To My Madness and will be making a stop in Columbus!

They'll first play a few songs during the Global Village in the 2PM hour and then head on over to Natalie's in Worthington that night for the show presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

It's been several years since his last visit to studio A.

With several musical releases now under his belt, he's recorded duets with Patty Griffin, and Lucinda Williams.

He has also worked with Charlie Sexton on a couple of releases, and they also created music for the "Monster Hunter" movie.

After this Live From Studio A Session, he will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington.

Joan Shelley will drop by the WCBE studios for a Live From Studio A session on Wed. Sept. 28th! 

WCBE is looking forward to the return of The Devil Makes Three Live From Studio A

WCBE is looking forward to hosting The Growlers Live From Studio A the day after their sold out show at the A&R Music Bar! 

Having performed in places as far away as Europe and Australia, Nikki and her band will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of the 27th.

They'll be heading back to Europe in November as well, playing places like the Czech Republic, and Poland.

Their latest release, "Heavy Hearts Hard Fists", came out last year, and it's available through iTunes.

The UK's Bear's Den will be playing a few songs during the Global Village Live From Studio A in advance of their sold out show at The Basement!

They touring in support of the brand new album Red Earth & Pouring Rain and we're looking forward to their session here at WCBE!

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

Amanda Shires
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Amanda Shires is out on the road with her fifth studio release My Piece Of Land and will be making a stop in Columbus!   

Haley Bonar is out on the road with her seventh studio release Impossible Dream and will be making a stop in Columbus! 

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Lydia Loveless and her band to perform Live From Studio A

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.

St. Lenox will join us Live From Studio A to perform a few songs during the Global Village

Dynamo
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WCBE will host a Live From Studio A session with Nashville's Dynamo!

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.

Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts will be playing a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at Natalie's in Worthington! 

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.

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