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.

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The Secret Sisters are Laura and Lydia Rogers.

They will perform at the Rumba Cafe the evening of May 26.

This will be one of their last shows in this part of the country, before they head west for shows in Washington, Oregon, and California.

"You Don't Own Me Anymore" is their latest release.

He's a singer songwriter and guitar player, and he's also known as the tour manager for the Dark Star Orchestra.

The Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival is this weekend at Legend Valley in Thornville Ohio.

Matt will play a few songs, and talk about this year's festival, which will include appearances from Railroad Earth, and Keller Williams Kwahtro and Hot Tuna.

A couple of the musical styles she dabbles in include samba and bossa nova, sometimes singing in english.

Her voice appears in the movie, "The Devil's Toothpick", which also features music from saxophonist Donald Harrison, and Gilberto Gil, who served as Brazil's minister of culture from 2003 to 2008.

Before Kenia started her own label, Mooka records, she released recordings on the RCA, and Denon labels.

Josh Krajcik
Red Generation Photography

Josh Krajcik will return to WCBE to perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

Columbus musician Lizard McGee...the front man behind the group Earwig will be dropping by WCBE to perform Live From Studio A!

Tune in to hear about his solo release Spooky Jets At A Distance and the latest release from Earwig.

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

LISTEN HERE!

Sandrine Lee

His latest musical offering, "Long List Of Priors", is available here.

Some of the artists helping out on this release include, Amy Helm, Larry Campbell, Peter Wolf and David Crosby.

He's also had opportunities to work with Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Merle Haggard, Cheryl Wheeler, Judy Collins, Jerry Douglas and Ricky Skaggs.

They will both be playing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of the 9th.

Local artist Jared Mahone is getting ready to perform at some house concerts in Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. He's been working on some new material playing solo at house concerts earlier this year.

He will be performing in Hudson Ohio the evening of the 4th, but will be traveling back to play at the Central Ohio Folk Festival this weekend.

It's been a while since his last visit to studio A.

Listen in to find out what he's been up to since then.

The Philadelphia based rock n' rollers Low Cut Connie are out on the road with their brand new release Dirty Pictures (part 1) and will be making a stop in Columbus! 

Since he last visited studio A in support of  his first release, "Angeleno", back in late 2015, Sam Outlaw has been playing shows as far away as Europe and Australia.

This time, he will be talking about his new recording, "Tenderheart", and playing a few songs as well.

Bummers will be returning to WCBE for a Live From Studio A session during the Global Village

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Barrence Whitfield to perform Live From Studio A

The San Diego based outfit Little Hurricane will join us Live From Studio A during the Global Village

WCBE is looking forward to hosting a Live From Studio A session with Magic Dick with Terry Davidson & The Gears during the Global Village

The Worn Flints
Nick Fancher Photography

The Worn Flints will be doing a Live From Studio A session at WCBE in advance of their CD release show for Clementine at Studio 35 on Thurs. April 20th! 

"Building A Building", the debut full length release from Yellow Paper Planes, comes out the same day as their visit to studio A.

It will be available as a digital download, CD, and on vinyl.

The release show is scheduled for the evening of April 21, at Ace Of Cups.

Irene Young

They'll be returning to Byrne's Pub the evening of April 20.

Based in California, musicians in this band come from as far away as Norway and Cuba.

Hear what they've been up to since their last visit to studio A.

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

Dangermuffin will return to WCBE to perform Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night with Grassinine and Jesse Henry in a benefit for Kirk Horn at Woodland's Tavern!

Tune in for live music and conversation on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

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Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with Benchmarks in advance of their show that night at the Tree Bar with Easy Pieces!

Benchmarks is an alternative rock band from Nashville, TN. The band released its debut full-length, Our Undivided Attention, on March 24, 2017 via SofaBurn Records.

The Nederland, CO., group Elephant Revival will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

The Nashville based singer-songwriter Andrew Combs will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

Her new release is "Somebody's Child", which is available for online purchase here

She is currently on the road with Bryan Ferry. Their Central Ohio stop will be at the Palace Theatre.

Judith will be joined by Leland Sklar, Pedro Segundo and Gabriella Swallow for this, and several other performances on this tour.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Chuck Prophet Live From Studio A

The funky soul outfit Formula 5 will perform Live From Studio A on Wednesday, March 22nd! 

This Columbus based band has been making music since 2008.

You can buy their "Good Times And Strife" release here.

Hear them perform live in WCBE's studio A before their show at Spacebar the evening of the 17th.

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

Front Country
Anna Webber

The West Coast outfit Front Country will making a stop at WCBE to play Live From Studio A in advance of the FREE Winter Wednesday event at Woodland's Tavern that night at 6PM!

The put out their debut full-length album Sake of the Sound in 2014 and will be releasing the new album Other Love Songs on April 7th on Organic Records.

They will also play at the Rumba Cafe later that night.

Sarah's latest effort, "Monsters", came out last summer.

Joshua came out with "Always Going to be Here" and "Let Me In", both from last summer. These two will be together on tour for about a week in late March.

That's Sarah Potenza and Joshua Davis, live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and Apple Music.

JOHNNYSWIM the husband and wife duo will play a few song for us during the Global Village ahead of their show that night at The Newport!

Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez began writing and singing together in Spring of 2006 and are currently out on the road in support of their latest release Georgia Pond!

The Districts
Sarah Rudderow

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with The Districts.  These guys are in town to play at The Basement Thursday night. They're planning to perform live in studio A before they head to their next show in Indianapolis.

Also coming up soon for this Philadelphia based four piece act is a visit to the South By Southwest Conference and Festival.

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears are out on the road with the brand new release Backlash and will be making a stop in Columbus! 

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