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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5:15 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

WCBE Presents Joshua Radin Live From Studio A Mon. Feb. 16, 2015 @ 2PM!

Joshua Radin will perform Live From Studio A

Cleveland OH native Joshua Radin will drop by to play a few songs during the Global Village!

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4:03 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

WCBE Presents Railroad Earth Live From Studio A Wed. Feb 11, 2015 @ 12:30PM!

Railroad Earth will perform Live From Studio A

The Americana/Rock/Improvisational group Railroad Earth will be playing a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that at The Newport presented by WCBE!

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8:24 am
Mon February 9, 2015

WCBE Presents Cary Brothers Live From Studio A Mon. Feb. 16, 2015@11AM!

His music has been on numerous TV shows, and in several motion pictures.

Currently touring with Joshua Radin, his Columbus show will be at the Newport Music Hall.

His latest, "Lovin' On You" is now available in stores and online.

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6:49 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

WCBE Presents Judah & The Lion Live From Studio A Tues. Feb. 17th @ 2PM!

Judah & The Lion

The Nashville trio Judah & The Lion will perform a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at The Basement!

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3:46 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

WCBE Presents The Apache Relay Live From Studio A Fri. Feb. 13, 2015 @ 2PM!

The Apache Relay

Nashville's indie-roots rockers The Apache Relay will be bring their sounds to Studio A to play a few songs during the Global Village!

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5:33 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

WCBE Presents Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers Live From Studio A Wed. Feb. 11, 2015 @ 2PM!

Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers

The Soul/R&B/Funk group Josh Hoyer and The Shadowboxers will be playing a few songs during The Global Village in advance of their show that evening at Woodland's Tavern!

It's the next event for the weekly Sweetwater Wednesdays series presented by WCBE and SweetWater's Heady Peddlers - Ohio

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10:39 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

First Listen: JD McPherson, 'Let The Good Times Roll'

JD McPherson's new album, Let The Good Times Roll, comes out Feb. 10.
Jim Herrington Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue February 10, 2015 2:18 pm

Two stretched concepts made the rock 'n' roll coming out of Sun Studios in the 1950s unlike other music of its kind: time and space. In a shabby little room near downtown Memphis, Sam Phillips gave the men and kids he recorded all the room in the world. "Spontaneity" was Phillips' mantra, which was particularly potent for the youngest Sun cats.

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10:29 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

First Listen: Rhiannon Giddens, 'Tomorrow Is My Turn'

Rhiannon Giddens' new album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, comes out Feb. 10.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue February 17, 2015 9:41 am

What does it take for a work of art to become an intervention? In music, any reinterpretation alters the original, if only because different fingerprints touch it. But certain lineages — folk music, for example — are built on the bones of those retellings. Whoever owns a song for a period of time connects it to her lived experience and the world in which she lives, and it changes. It might also change the world, or a small part of it.

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6:08 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

Firebase Rock- An Evening of Music to Benefit Disabled Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Sat. Feb. 7th!

VETMotorsports Benefit

WCBE is proud to be a sponsor of Firebase-Rock: An Evening Of Music To Benefit Afghanistan And Iraq Veterans on Saturday, February 7th at King Ave. 5!

Please join us along with Columbus Love, Four String Brewing Company for an evening of great music and fundraising with proceeds going to VETMotorsports!

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1:16 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

WCBE Presents Somebody's Darling Live From Studio A Thurs. Feb. 19, 2015 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Somebody's Darling Live From Studio A

Dallas, TX neo-blues rockers Somebody's Darling will be playing a few songs during The Global Village in advance of their show that night at Brother's Drake Meadery

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12:02 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

WCBE Presents Charlie Mars @ Woodland's Tavern Sat. Feb. 7, 2015!

WCBE Presents Charlie Mars!

WCBE proudly presents Charlie Mars on Saturday, February 7th at Woodland's Tavern

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11:52 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WCBE Presents SweetWater Winter Wednesdays @ Woodland's Tavern!

WCBE Presents SweetWater Winter Wednesdays @ Woodland's Tavern!

Please join us for Winter Wednesdays at Woodland's Tavern with FREE shows 6:30-8:30 from some great acts!

February 4th - Big Leg Emma

February 11th - Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers

February 18th - Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

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3:52 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

WCBE Presents Dangermuffin Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 28, 2015 @ 2PM!

Dangermuffin will perform Live From Studio A

The Folly Beach, S.C. trio Dangermuffin will join us live during the Global Village to play a few songs for us.  

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1:01 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield, 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield.
Crackerfarm

Originally published on Wed January 21, 2015 11:58 am

The songs of Elliott Smith are widely revered — especially by those who came of age in the '90s — but a new generation of listeners is only beginning to discover him. Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith is likely to expose new fans to the great singer-songwriter. Smith released five albums in his lifetime and died in 2003 from two stab wounds to the chest; he'd left a suicide note. His songs, which often dealt with depression and desperation, were beautiful and frequently quiet.

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8:59 am
Mon January 12, 2015

WCBE Presents Electric Orange Peel Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 14, 2015@2PM!

https://www.facebook.com/ElectricOrangePeel/

This Central Ohio based band will be in studio A to play, before their show at Woodlands Tavern.

They'll take the stage later that day around 6:30 pm.

After they wrap up their show, the band Particle will perform.

That's all part of the SweetWater Winter Wednesdays series.

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4:25 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

WCBE Presents Bummers Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 @ 2PM!

Bummers will perform Live From Studio A

Local group Bummers will play a few songs during the Global Village!

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3:49 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

WCBE Presents The Whiles Live From Studio A Fri. Dec. 26, 2014 @ 2PM!

The Whiles will perform Live From Studio A

The Whiles will be playing a few songs during the Global Village to get you warmed up for Beatles Marathon V

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4:42 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Whetherman Live From Studio A Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014 @ 2PM!

Whetherman will perform Live From Studio A

Originally from Columbus, OH., singer-songwriter Nicholas Williams who performs under the name Whetherman will play a few songs during the Global Village.

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2:19 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents The Winnie Cooper Project Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014@11AM!

These guys are getting ready to play at the Music Loves Ohio benefit show, coming up the following night.

Several other musical acts will perform at that as well, including Nick D & The Believers, some of the guys from Forest & The Evergreens, Jon from The Floorwalkers, Joey From Devil's Lettuce, and more.

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12:28 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Angela Perley Live From Studio A Tues. Dec. 16, 2014@2pm!

Angela and her band The Howlin' Moons are currently preparing for a holiday gig coming up at the Rumba Cafe.

That will be on Friday Dec. 19.

Noah Wotherspoon will also appear at that show.

You can hear Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons perform live in studio A before that though.

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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