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
4:54 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Guggenheim Grotto Live From Studio A June 19, 2013 @ 2PM!

Guggenheim Grotto will perform Live From Studio A

Tune in for a live session with Guggenheim Grotto during the Global Village!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:30 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Hey Marseilles Live From Studio A June 18, 2013 @ 2PM!

Hey Marseilles will perform Live From Studio A

Seattle's Hey Marseilles will perform a few songs on The Global Village ahead of the show that night at The Rumba Café!  They're touring in support of their latest CD Lines We Trace.  Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show that night!  Listen here!

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wcbe exclusive
2:05 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Bella Ruse Live From Studio A Friday June 14, 2013@11am

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A project of Kay and Joseph Barker, Bella Ruse will perform later that evening at the Rumba Cafe.

They've opened for bands like Heart, and performed at events like Lilith Fair.

Listen to live performances of a few of their songs, on 90.5 FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:41 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Jason Isbell Live From Studio A June 26, 2013 @ 1PM!

Jason Isbell will perform Live From Studio A

Jason Isbell will return to WCBE to play a few songs for us during The Global Village! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
3:05 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

WCBE Presents Booker T. Jones Live From Studio A & At Rhythm On The River June 14th!

Booker T. Jones will perform Live From Studio A

WCBE

is thrilled to host the legendary Booker T. Jones Live From Studio A and along with Rhythm On The River at Bicentennial Park on Fri. June 14th!  

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WCBE Exclusive
2:25 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

WCBE Presents Royal Southern Brotherhood June 13th!

WCBE Presents Royal Southern Brotherhood at Woodland's Tavern

WCBE and Woodland's Tavern proudly present Royal Southern Brotherhood

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
1:47 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

Dangermuffin Live From Studio A June 11, 2013 @ 2PM!

  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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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:30 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Lord Huron Live From Studio A Thurs. June 13, 2013 @ 2PM!

Lord Huron will perform Live From Studio A

The L.A.- based band Lord Huron will play a few songs during The Global Village ahead of their sold out show that night at The A&R Music Bar! 

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Music
9:37 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

WCBE Presents Dawes w/ Shovels & Rope June 16th!

WCBE Presents Dawes with Shovels & Rope
Dawes

WCBE and Rumba Cafe Promotions proudly present Dawes with Shovels & Rope at The Bluestone!  

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:47 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Escondido Live From Studio A June 13, 2013 @11AM!

Escondido will performe live in Studio A
Sarah Barlow

The Nashville based Escondido will play a few songs during the Global Village ahead of the sold out show at The A&R Music Bar

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:26 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Robert Cray Band Live From Studio A June 20, 2013 @ 2PM!

Robert Cray Band will perform Live From Studio A

The Robert Cray Band will drop by WCBE and play a few songs for us ahead of their show that night at The LC!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:53 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Sea Wolf Live From Studio A Mon. June 3, 2013 @ 2PM!

Sea Wolf will perform Live From Studio A

Alex Brown Church who goes by Sea Wolf will do a live session during the Global Village ahead of the show that night at Ace Of Cups.  

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wcbe exclusive
1:10 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Kenny Roby Live From Studio A June 3, 2013@11am

Credit Taylor Hirstein

His show in town is at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on June 2.

A former member of Six String Drag, Kenny Roby is currently playing shows all over the eastern U.S.

Memories & Birds is his new release.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, and 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:13 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Bumper Jacksons Live From Studio A May 30, 2013 @ 2PM!

Bumper Jacksons will perform Live From Studio A

The Baltimore based duo Bumper Jacksons will bring their traditional jazz and ragtime sounds to WCBE's Studio A. 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
1:08 pm
Sun May 26, 2013

Satellite Live From Studio A May 28, 2013 @ 2PM!

Satellite will perform Live From Studio A

  

Tune in for a session with Satellite during the Global Village!

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LIVE MUSIC EVENT
9:54 am
Thu May 23, 2013

First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

Nora Lezano/Courtesy of the artist via npr.org

Queens of the Stone Age are performing a sold-out show at The Wiltern tonight in Los Angeles, but WCBE can provide you with a front-row seat!

World Cafe
9:02 am
Tue May 21, 2013

The National On World Cafe

The National.
Diedre O'Callaghan Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 5:50 pm

The National's rise has been slow and steady, to match the growth and evolution of its dour but beautiful rock sound. In this installment of World Cafe, the band tells host David Dye how sleep deprivation led its members to craft more straightforward songs on their new album, Trouble Will Find Me.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:04 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Aoife O'Donovan Live From Studio A May 22, 2013 @ 2PM!

Aoife O'Donovan will perform Live From Studio A

Tune if for a live session with Aoife O'Donovan during the Global Village. 

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Music
6:30 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Ray Manzarek, Founding Member Of The Doors, Dies

Ray Manzarek (far right) stands with fellow members of The Doors Jim Morrison (from right), Robby Krieger and John Densmore in 1968. Manzarek died Monday in Germany. He was 74.
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Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist and a founding member of The Doors, died Monday in Germany. He was 74.

A statement from publicist Heidi Ellen Robinson-Fitzgerald said Manzarek died in Rosenheim, Germany, after a long battle with bile duct cancer.

Manzarek and Jim Morrison founded the iconic band after meeting in California. The Doors went on to become one of the most successful rock 'n' roll acts of the 1960s — and continues to have an impact decades after Morrison's death in 1971.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:03 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

Futurebirds Live From Studio A May 20, 2013 @ 2PM!

Futurebirds will perform Live From Studio A

The Athens, GA. based band Futurebirds will bring their psychedelic country sounds to the WCBE studios the day after their show at The Basement.

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