The Global Village

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Maggie Brennan is your tour guide for a 3-hour musical journey starting in your very own backyard and reaching the ends of the earth. Live "Studio A" performances and interviews in the 2 o'clock hour, top of the hour news updates from National Public Radio.

Every weekday afternoon at 2:55pm, you can also hear "The Writer's Almanac", hosted by Garrison Keillor.

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4:04 pm
Mon June 1, 2015

WCBE Presents The DewDroppers Live From Studio A Wed. June 3, 2015 @ 2PM!

The DewDroppers

Local group The DewDroppers will be giving us a sneak preview of their debut album Swing! Swang! Swung! during the Global Village on Wed. June 3rd in the 2PM hour!

They'll celebrate the release of their new CD on Sat. June 6th at The Garden Theater with local group Swank!

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WCBE Exclusive
1:44 pm
Sun May 31, 2015

WCBE Presents Striking Matches Live From Studio A Thurs. June 4, 2015 @ 2PM!

Striking Matches

The Nashville, TN. duo Striking Matches (Sarah Zimmerman and Justin Davis) will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at The Basement with The Secret Sisters presented by WCBE! 

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WCBE Exclusive
2:18 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

WCBE Presents Jonathan Tyler Live From Studio A Wed. May 27@11AM!

Currently on tour with Butch Walker, Jonathan's Columbus stop will be that evening at Park Street Saloon.

He, and his band The Northern Lights have opened for bands like AC/DC, Z.Z. Top, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, and also played festivals like Bonnaroo and SXSW.

On his new Release, "Holy Smokes", which will be out later this summer, he get's help from some of the guys from The Northern Lights, and other musicians from bands like Phosphorescent and Centro-Matic.

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Music
5:34 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

WCBE Presents G. Love Live From Studio A Fri. May 22, 2015 @ 2PM!

G. Love

WCBE is looking forward to the return of G. Love... aka Garrett Dutton to the studio to play a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of the show that night in Columbus! 

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Music
5:03 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Fever Fever Live From Studio A Thurs. May 21, 2015 @ 2PM!

Fever Fever

Local group Fever Fever will be playing a few songs for us during the Global Village on Thurs. May 21st!

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WCBE Exclusive
2:49 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Adam and Chris Carroll Live From Studio A Thurs. May 21, 2015@11AM!

Currently on tour, their stop in central Ohio will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington.

Adam has seven indie cds out, and has toured the USA, Canada and Europe.

Also based in Texas, Canadian-Born Chris Carroll recently put out her first release, "Trouble & Time"

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WCBE Exclusive
2:31 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Jason White Live From Studio A Wed. May 20, 2015@11AM!

Credit Joshua Black Wilkins

This Cleveland native has been based in Nashville for a while now.

He has also spent time living and playing in Texas.

His show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington will be later that evening.

Some of his more recent works include "The Longing" and "Journal".

Listen to a few songs from Jason White, performed live from studio a.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:08 am
Fri May 15, 2015

WCBE Presents Lauren Shera Live From Studio A Mon. May 18, 2015@11AM!

She has shared the stage with Ray LaMontagne, Jason Mraz, Phil Lesh, Shawn Colvin, Billy Bragg, Nanci Griffith, Kristin Hersh, Joan Osborne, Jackie Greene, and Abigail Washburn.

She's currently touring with Willie Watson.

Their Columbus stop is at Woodlands Tavern Sunday, May 17.

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Monthly Music & More
1:03 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Monthly Music & More: The Decemberist/Shovels & Rope

The Decemberists

And the winner is..Mandy Holley! Mandy's name was selected at random as the winner for The Decemberists/Shovels & Rope Monthly Music & More Giveaway! Congratulations Mandy!

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Music
3:35 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

WCBE Presents Amy Black Live From Studio A Fri. May 15, 2015 @ 2PM!

Amy Black

Amy Black will perform a few songs during the Global Village in advance of her show with Brother Sun that night at Columbus Performing Arts Center!

Black's new album was recorded at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL with Spooner Oldham featuring nine classic soul, R&B and blues songs and three new originals.

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Music
9:47 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

WCBE Presents The Bros. Landreth Live From Studio A Thurs. May 14, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Bros. Landreth
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The Americana, Alt-Country, Roots group The Bros. Landreth will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at The Basement presented by WCBE! 

The Winnipeg based outfit recently won a Juno award for their new release Let It Lie and are out on the road in support of this CD with a stop in Columbus!  

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Music
8:57 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

WCBE Presents Devil Doves Live From Studio A Tues. May 12, 2015 @ 2PM!

Devil Doves

Junior Kauffman, Kyle Davis and Eric Nassau make up the local folk trio the Devil Doves and they'll play a mini concert for us during the Global Village

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First Listen
4:51 pm
Sat May 9, 2015

Review: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, 'The Traveling Kind'

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell's new album, The Traveling Kind, comes out May 12.
David McClister Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 4:19 pm

It took Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell nearly four decades to get around to making their first duets album, Old Yellow Moon, and just two years to follow it with The Traveling Kind. Their collaborative debut may have swept two of the biggest awards in their genre — a Best Americana Album Grammy and Album Of The Year at the Americana Awards — but there were more powerful incentives for them to team up again.

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Music
4:37 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

WCBE Presents Toro Y Moi Live From Studio A Fri. May 8, 2015 @ 1PM!

Toro Y Moi

Chazwick Bradley Bundick, better known by his stage name Toro y Moi, is an American recording artist and producer who is out on the road in support of his latest release What For?

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WCBE Exclusive
9:01 am
Wed May 6, 2015

WCBE Presents Fox Valley Harvest Live From Studio A Thurs. May 7, 2015@11AM!

Fox Valley Harvest

They recently finished their self-titled release.

The cd release show is coming up at Woodlands Tavern on Saturday May 9.

These guys also have a show coming up at the Summer Camp Music Festival on May 21.

Listen in on a conversation, and live performance from Fox Valley Harvest.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online through iTunes radio.

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Music
5:22 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

WCBE Presents EMEFE Live From Studio A Fri. May 8, 2015 @ 2PM!

EMEFE

Tune in for a live session with NYC Funk-Pop outfit EMEFE during the Global Village

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Music
4:27 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

WCBE Presents Bill Kurzenberger Live From Studio A Thurs. May 7, 2015 @ 2PM!

Bill Kurzenberger

Local musician Bill Kurzenberger will be playing a few songs Live From Studio A on Thursday, May 7th @ 2:06PM during the Global Village

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Music
5:34 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

WCBE Presents Turbo Fruits Live From Studio A May 5, 2015 @ 2PM!

Turbo Fruits

Turbo Fruits is a garage rock band from Nashville, Tennessee founded by Be Your Own Pet guitarist Jonas Stein. 

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Music
4:50 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

WCBE Presents Ballroom Thieves Live From Studio A Tues. May 5, 2015 @ 11AM!

The Ballroom Thieves

Join us for a live session with the Boston, Massachusetts outfit The Ballroom Thieves

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Music
5:14 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

WCBE Presents Southern Culture On The Skids, The D-Rays @ Rumba Cafe Sun. May 3rd, 2015!

Southern Culture On The Skids

WCBE proudly presents the return of Southern Culture On The Skids to the Rumba Cafe on Sunday, May 3rd!  The D-Rays will open up at 7PM! 

The raucous trio out of Chapel Hill, N.C., consists of Rick Miller, Dave Hartman and Mary Huff  who have been putting out their rock n' roll sounds since 1983 with their latest dance mix 12" from SCOTS and the B-52's Fred Schneider, "Party At My Trouse",  which came out Feb 10, 2015!

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