The Global Village

Weekdays, Noon - 3pm

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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WCBE Exclusive
12:05 pm
Sun April 26, 2015

WCBE Presents Stu Larsen @ The Rumba Cafe Fri. May 1, 2015!

Stu Larsen

WCBE proudly presents Australian singer-songwriter Stu Larsen as he returns to the Rumba Cafe for a show on Friday, May 1st! 

He's out on the road in support of his debut full length release Vagabond and will be joined by Natsuki Kurai and Matt Sander in Columbus!

Be sure to listen to the weekday music programs 9:15AM-3PM for chance to win tickets to the event!

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

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5:45 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

WCBE Presents Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers @ The A&R Music Bar Sat. April 25, 2015!

Nicki Bluhm

WCBE proudly presents the return of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to Columbus on Saturday, April 25th at The A&R Music Bar

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4:43 pm
Sun April 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Live From Studio A Wed. April 22, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band will join us for a live session during the Global Village

The raucous country blues act is out on the road with their brand new release So Delicious and will be making at stop at WCBE in advance of their show that night at Woodland's Tavern!  Local musician Jesse Henry will open up!

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4:29 pm
Sun April 19, 2015

WCBE Presents Tony Lucca Live From Studio A Tues. April 21, 2015 @ 2PM!

Tony Lucca

Singer-Songwriter Tony Lucca will play a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at the Rumba Cafe with Anna Rose, Castle Creek and local artist Spencer Saylor!

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10:50 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WCBE Presents Ryan Montbleau Band @ Woodland's Tavern Sun. April 26th!

Ryan Montbleau

WCBE proudly presents Ryan Montbleau along with his band on Sunday, April 26th at Woodland's Tavern

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8:22 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WCBE Presents Robben Ford w/ Colin John @ Park St. Saloon Fri. April 17th!

Robben Ford

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!

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3:51 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

WCBE Presents The Floorwalkers Live From Studio A Fri. April 17, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Floorwalkers

The long awaited album from one of Columbus' favorite local groups will be out this Saturday, April 18th! 

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5:54 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

WCBE Presents Gangstagrass at the Rumba Cafe Thurs. April 16, 2015 @

Gangstagrass

WCBE proudly presents Gangstagrass on Thursday, April 16th at the Rumba Cafe with local musician Stephanie Jeffreys to kick things off at 8PM!

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5:40 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

WCBE Presents Guster Live From Studio A Thurs. April 16, 2015 @ 2PM!

Guster

Guster is an American alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. 

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5:54 pm
Sun April 12, 2015

WCBE Presents Blitzen Trapper @ A&R Music Bar Wed. April 15, 2015!

Blitzen Trapper

WCBE proudly presents the return of the experimental country/folk group Blitzen Trapper

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12:20 am
Sat April 11, 2015

WCBE Presents River City Extension @ The Basement Sun. April 12, 2015!

River City Extension

WCBE proudly presents the return of River City Extension to Columbus!

The Toms River, NJ group are touring in support of their brand new release "Deliverance"... the long awaited follow up to 2012's "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger". 

They'll perform Sunday, April 12th at The Basement with Cold Fronts and Emily & The Complexes!

www.rivercityextension.com

www.promowestlive.com

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12:01 am
Sat April 11, 2015

WCBE Presents The Vespers @ Rumba Cafe Sun. April 12, 2015!

The Vespers

WCBE proudly presents the Americana group The Vespers at the Rumba Cafe on Sunday, April 12th at 7PM!

The Nashville, TN group are out on the road with their third studio release "Sisters And Brothers" and will be making a return to Columbus!

www.thevespersband.com

www.columbusrumbacafe.com

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4:08 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

WCBE Presents Martin Sexton with Jared Mahone @ The Newport Thurs. April 9, 2015!

Martin Sexton

WCBE proudly presents the return of Martin Sexton to The Newport on Thursday, April 9th! 

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WCBE Exclusive
7:34 am
Thu April 9, 2015

WCBE Presents Playing To Vapors Live From Studio A Fri. Apr. 10, 2015 @ 11AM!

Their new EP is "A Glitch In A Void".

This local act will also be performing at Brothers Drake Meadery the evening of the 10th.

Also appearing, is the band Montezuma.

Playing To Vapors also has a show at the Rumba Cafe in May, and will perform at the Park Street Festival in June.

Listen to a few songs from these guys, live from studio A, 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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5:19 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

WCBE Presents Matt Monta & The Haymakers Live From Studio A Wed. April 8, 2015 @ 2PM!

Matt Monta

Tune in for some new local music live during the Global Village with Matt Monta & The Haymakers!

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WCBE Exclusive
8:49 am
Tue April 7, 2015

WCBE Presents Chittenden Hotel Live From Studio A Thurs. Apr. 9, 2015 @ 11AM!

This band is a project of Eric Ahlteen.

These folks are gearing up for a cd release show at Woodlands Tavern on April 10.

The Jeffs, and The Shady Grovers will also perform.

Listen to Chittenden Hotel perform live from studio A before that show.

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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WCBE Exclusive
2:02 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

WCBE Presents Pierre Bensusan Live From Studio A Wed. Apr. 8, 2015 @ 11AM!

He's won quite a few awards during his career, including "Best World Music Guitar Player" by Guitar Player Magazine in 2008.

He will be performing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza the evening of the 8th, as he tours the Eastern United States.

After that he will be headed to England.

Hear world renowned guitarist Pierre Bensusan, live from studio a.

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1:45 pm
Sat April 4, 2015

WCBE Presents Jim Lauderdale Wed. April 8th @ Woodland's Tavern!

Jim Lauderdale
Michael Weintrob

WCBE proudly presents Jim Lauderdale with local musician Erica Blinn for a special performance at Woodland's Tavern on Wednesday April 8th... doors are at 8PM and show time is at 9PM! 

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1:22 pm
Sat April 4, 2015

WCBE Presents The Last Bison w/ Neulore Mon. April 6th @ The Rumba Cafe!

The Last Bison

WCBE proudly presents Chesapeake VA's acoustic rock/alt folk outfit The Last Bison along with Nashville's modern folk band Neulore at The Rumba Cafe on Monday April 6th at 8PM! 

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WCBE Exclusive
4:25 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

WCBE Presents 6 String Drag Live From Studio A Fri. April 3, 2015 @ 2PM!

6 String Drag
Michael Traister

South Carolina-based alt-country unit 6 String Drag is back after a 16 year hiatus and will be featuring some new songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music!

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