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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3:37 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Night Beds On World Cafe

Winston Yellen of Night Beds.
Jarrod Renaud Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 8:09 pm

Night Beds is the work of Winston Yellen, who originally started making music in his hometown of Colorado Springs. But he traveled to Nashville to write the songs for Night Beds' debut album, Country Sleep, in a pre-Civil War cabin once owned by Johnny Cash.

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First Listen
8:53 am
Mon April 1, 2013

First Listen: Villagers, '{Awayland}'

Villagers' new album, {Awayland}, comes out April 9.
Rich Gilligan Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 10, 2013 12:52 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
12:29 pm
Sat March 30, 2013

Josh Krajcik Live From Studio A April 1, 2013 @ 2PM!

Josh Krajcik will perform Live From Studio A

On the eve of Josh's brand new release "Blindly, Lonely, Lovely", he'll make a stop by WCBE to play a few songs for us!

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WCBE Exclusive
1:33 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Katy Moffatt Live From Studio A April 1, 2013@11am

Credit www.katymoffatt.com

Katy Moffat will be in town to perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza the following evening.

She will perform a few songs and chat during the 11am hour.

That's on 90.5  WCBE FM and HD Columbus, and 106.3FM in Newark

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First Listen
9:28 am
Tue March 26, 2013

First Listen: Bombino, 'Nomad'

Bombino's new album, Nomad, comes out April 2.
Ron Wyman Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sun April 7, 2013 10:39 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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First Listen
9:27 am
Tue March 26, 2013

First Listen: Telekinesis, 'Dormarion'

Telekinesis' new album, Dormarion, comes out April 2.
Kyle Johnson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 8:00 am

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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First Listen
9:23 am
Tue March 26, 2013

First Listen: 'The Music Is You: A Tribute To John Denver'

The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver comes out April 2.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 7:57 am

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:26 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Carrie Rodriguez Live From Studio A March 29, 2013 @ 2PM!

Carrie Rodriguez will perform Live From Studio A

Carrie Rogriguez will play a few songs live during the Global Village to get you ready for her show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:15 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Martha Wainwright Live From Studio A March 27, 2013 @2PM!

Martha Wainwright will perform Live From Studio A

Martha Wainwright will play a few songs live during the Global Village ahead of her show that night at The Basement!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:49 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Ryan Bingham Live From Studio A March 25, 2013 @ 2PM!

Ryan Bingham will perform Live From Studio A

Ryan Bingham is out on the road in support of his latest release Tomorrowland and he'll be making a stop by WCBE to play live for us!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:47 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Matt Monta Live From Studio A March 22, 2013 @ 1PM!

Matt Monta will perform Live From Studio A

Tune in for a live session with local musician Matt Monta during the Global Village. He's got his new solo debut CD American Rhymin' and we'll get a little preview of what's to come on Saturday night at The Tree Bar for his CD release show!  Micah Schnabel, Eric Nassau and Joshua P. James & The Paper Planes will also perform on Saturday...good times!  Listen live!


  

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Music
4:34 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

The Lions On World Cafe Tonight @ 8PM On WCBE!

The Lions.
Eric Coleman Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu March 21, 2013 9:22 am

The Lions' members share a strong love of classic, Jamaican-inspired reggae. Hailing from different musical generations, the L.A. band's members craft a unique style which blends hip-hop and reggae with electrifying dub rhythms. Although the lineup has changed since The Lions' beginnings, the music has remained explosive and alluring.

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Music
1:20 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Billy Bragg On World Cafe Tonight @ 8PM On WCBE!

Billy Bragg.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon May 6, 2013 8:14 pm

With a career spanning more than 30 years, English musician Billy Bragg blends folk, rock and punk with messages about politics and love. His new album Tooth & Nail is his first release in five years.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
10:55 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors Live From Studio A March 22, 2013 @ 2PM!

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

East Nashville's Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors will play a few songs for us during the Global Village ahead of their show that night at The Basement! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
10:24 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Kate Nash Live From Studio A March 20, 2013 @ 2PM!

Kate Nash will perform Live From Studio A!

Tune in for a live session with British musician Kate Nash and a chance to win tickets to the sold out show at The A&R Music Bar! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
12:38 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Sean Rowe Live From Studio A March 21, 2013 @ 2PM!

Sean Rowe will perform Live From Studio A

  

Tune in to hear a live performance from Sean Rowe during the Global Village!  

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
12:16 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Milo Greene Live From Studio A March 19, 2013 @ 2PM!

Milo Greene will perform Live From Studio A

L.A.'s Milo Greene will perform live for us during the Global Village ahead of their show that night at The Basement

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
6:04 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Chicago Farmer Live From Studio A March 12, 2013 @ 2PM!

Chicago Famer will perform Live From Studio A

Cody Diekhoff aka Chicago Farmer will join us live during the Global Village! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:09 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Stephanie Jeffreys Live From Studio A March 11, 2013 @ 2PM!

Stephanie Jeffreys will perform Live From Studio A

Local musician Stephanie Jeffreys will perform a few songs live for us during the Global Village. 

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World Cafe
4:06 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Josh Ritter On World Cafe

Josh Ritter.
Laura Wilson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 5:47 pm

Idaho native and folk-rock singer-songwriter Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 Best Living Songwriters by Paste. Ritter's seventh album, The Beast in Its Tracks, was released last March. Inspired by the breakup of his marriage, the record offers a raw and personal account of heartbreak and recovery.

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