WCBE

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.

Ways to Connect

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with Colorado trio Edison in advance of their show tonight at Brothers Drake! 

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Lily & Madeleine will be returning to WCBE for a Live From Studio A session in advance of the show that night at the Rumba Cafe!  

WCBE is looking forward to hosting KT Tunstall Live From Studio A

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Doyle Bramhall II Live From Studio A

Cleveland rockers Welshly Arms will return to WCBE to play Live From Studio A!

That night you can catch them over at the Rumba Cafe with local outfit Nick D' & The Believers!

The Charleston, S.C., country-rock band SUSTO will play Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night with Cereus Bright at The Basement!

They're out on the road with their latest release & I'm Fine Today and we look forward to their stop in Columbus!

The Dallas Moore Band will be dropping by WCBE to play a few songs Live From Studio A during the Global Village

The Infamous Stringdusters, the bluegrass outfit that formed in Nashville in 2006 will return to perform a few songs Live From Studio A during the Global Village

They'll perform that night at the Park Street Saloon with Billy Strings!

They're out on the road with their brand new release Laws Of Gravity and you'll get to hear all about on WCBE!

Griffin House is out on the road with his latest release So On And So Forth and will be making a stop in  Columbus! 

John McEuen
johnmceuen.com

WCBE welcomes John McEuen, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, for a  Live From Studio A session during the Global Village!

John's on the road to support his brand new solo effort "Made In Brooklyn."  He and his band will be making a stop January 26 at Dayton's Victoria Theater with his multi-media show documenting the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's lengthy career. In addition to archival photographs, film, "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" session photos and narrative, the band will perform Dirt Band classics and selections from "Made In Brooklyn."

Souther
Forrest Roberts

Souther's "Scenes" release has been out for a few months now, and can be purchased here.

The new one, "Souther Is For Lovers", is ready to go, and the release show for that one will be at The Shrunken Head Saturday January 21st.

If you can't make it out Saturday night, you can still hear a live performance and interview from studio A before that show.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of G. Love Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night with G. Love & Special Sauce and RIPE at the A&R Music Bar presented by WCBE!

They're out on the road with their latest release Love Saves The Day and you'll get to hear all about it during the Global Village in the 2PM hour!

Singer/songwriter/bassist Bonnie Whitmore will perform Live From Studio A with her band in advance of her show that night at Natalie's

Emerging singer-songwriter Liza Anne will perform Live From Studio A in advance of her show that night at The Basement

WCBE is looking forward to having Columbus band Watershed perform Live From Studio A on Thursday, December 22nd in advance of their show at Ace Of Cups the next night!

We'll hear what's been going on with the band as of late and if you're real nice... Colin Gawel just might play his original classic "Still Love Xmas"!

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!

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with Honey And Blue and a chance to win tickets to the show tonight at Natalie's!

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
Kris Misevski Photography

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! 

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