Blue Collar

Sundays, 6pm - 9pm
  • Hosted by Dr. Steve

Dr. Steve brings the best in blues, soul and R&B for the hard-working, deserving individuals of the Capital City.  

Please note: Broadcasts are archived editions of previously aired Blue Collar programs.

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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!

Nick Moss with Dennis Greunling
Erik Hagen

WCBE will be hosting the Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling Live From Studio A on Friday, April 20th in advance of the show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza & Live Music!

They're out on the road with the brand new release The High Cost Of Low Living and we're happy that they'll be making a stop in Columbus!

Ted Horowitz AKA Popa Chubby will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

Curtis Salgado will play his blend of blues and soul during the Global Village before the show that night at Natalie's in Worthington presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

The winner of three awards at the 2013 Blues Music Awards, including the coveted B.B. KING ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR! He's out on the road in support of his latest release The Beautiful Lowdown.

Davina And The Vagabonds will be dropping by the station to play a few songs for us during the Global Village!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the SOLD OUT show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza!

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


Blues/rock guitarist Tinsley Ellis will return to WCBE to play live for us during the Global Village!

He's out on the road with his 2015 release Tough Love and will be making a stop here at the station and that night he'll perform at Woodland's Tavern!

WCBE proudly presents Robben Ford at the Park Street Saloon with Colin John on Friday, April 17th!

The five time Grammy nominee and guitar virtuoso's tour for his brand new release Into The Sun is currently underway and we're looking forward to a night of great blues, jazz and rock in Columbus!

SRO tickets available HERE!

Jaula DeArdilla

Visit WCBE's Amazon page for sampling of our core playlist for 2013; we encourage you to use this list as a resource to find the quality music heard on WCBE this past year!


6:30 p.m. – Food and beverage sales begin
7:30 p.m. – Sean Carney Band
9:00 p.m. – Charlie Musselwhite


Blues musician Tab Benoit will return to Columbus on Friday July 19th to play at Woodland's Backyard


is thrilled to host the legendary Booker T. Jones Live From Studio A and along with Rhythm On The River at Bicentennial Park on Fri. June 14th!  

The Robert Cray Band will drop by WCBE and play a few songs for us ahead of their show that night at The LC!

Shemekia Copeland says she didn't really find her singing voice until her teen years, when her father, the late blues guitarist Johnny Copeland, began suffering from health issues. On her new album, 33 1/3, she finds a different kind of voice — one that's eager to participate in a national dialogue.