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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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It's a mix of Blues/Gospel/Rock & Soul with Grammy award winner Mike Farris for the next Live From Studio A session during the Global Village!

That night he returns to Natalie's in Worthington!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with Miss Tess & The Talkbacks in advance of the show that night at Natalie's in Worthington!

Currently on tour in the United States, this Irish singer songwriter will be in town to perform at the Wexner Center for the Arts the evening of the 20th.

This will be your only chance to see her perform in Ohio during this tour.

Her debut release, "Before We Forgot How To Dream", came out last year.

Listen in on a conversation, and a few songs from SOAK, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

Will Hoge will return to WCBE for a Live From Studio A session before his show that night at The Rumba Cafe with Lydia Loveless!

Tune in for live music. conversation and more chances to win tickets to the show!

Cleveland's Thor Platter Band will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show at The Refectory that night!

You'll also have a chance to win tickets compliments of The Refectory!

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

Chatham County Line is an American bluegrass musical group that formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1999. 

In addition to writing and playing his own music, Matt Reynolds has been the tour manager of the Dark Star Orchestra since 2006.

He will play a few songs in studio A, and talk about the Dark Star Jubilee music festival which takes place May 27-29 at Legend Valley.

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show that night with Erica Blinn Band with Andrew Leahey at

The Floorwalkers
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WCBE is looking forward to the return of The Floorwalkers to perform Live From Studio A on the Global Village on Friday, May 20th at 2PM!

Plants And Animals
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The Montreal based outfit Plants And Animals are out on the road in support of their brand new release Waltzed In From The Rumbling and will be making a stop in  Columbus! 

The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania outfit Good Old War will drop by the WCBE studio to perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

This quintet out of Colorado makes music based on styles including gypsy, celtic, anericana and folk.

Their show at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville will take place the evening of May 10th, but before that they will drive up to Columbus to play in studio A.

Hear Elephant Revival play a few songs, and talk about their new cd "Petals" which came out in April.

These guys will play at the Rumba Cafe the evening of May 6.

Ohio Weather Band will also appear at that show.

Hey Monae also has an upcoming gig at World Cafe Live on May 12.

Hear what they've been up to lately, and listen to a few songs as well, live from studio A.

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

Stay tuned for a live session today with the Hackensaw Boys and a chance to win tickets for tonight's show at

Central Ohio's NPR station is joining public radio stations from the country in a short, but special, tribute to musician and composer Prince tonight.

JOHNNYSWIM the husband and wife duo will play a few song for us during the Global Village ahead of their show that night at Skully's

Matthew Logan Vasquez of critically acclaimed band, Delta Spirit is out on the road with a new solo release and will be making a stop in Columbus!

Baltimore's psychedelic art pop outfit Sun Club is out on the road with their debut release The Dongo Durango and will be making a stop in Columbus! 

This Lancaster PA. based act has a show coming up at Brother's Drake the evening of the 22nd.

After that, they will be performing all over the USA.

Founded in 2013, this band consists of John Shavel and Michael Burke.

That's Sympathy And The Lion , live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on apple music

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