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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Columbus' third annual tribute to The Last Waltz will take place on Friday, Nov. 18th at Park Street Saloon and the house band of the night will play a few songs in advance during the Global Village

Doc Robinson is a collaboration between Nick D'andrea (Nick D And The Believers) and Jon Elliott (The Floorwalkers).

Their new EP is "Golden Daze" , and the release show is scheduled to take place at Brothers Drake on Saturday November 19th.

Listen to a few songs before the new EP comes out, live from studio A.

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with Brent Cobb during the Global Village!

He's out on the road with a his brand new debut release Shine On Rainy Day and will be the support act for Anderson East at the A&R Music Bar!

Sean McConnell will perform a few songs during the Global Village

Aaron Lee Tasjan is out on the road with his brand new release Silver Tears and will be making a stop in Columbus on Tuesday, Nov 1st! 

The Eric Krasno Band will join us Live From Studio A during the Global Village to play a few songs in advance of the show that night at Woodland's Tavern

He will be in Toledo on the 16th, and in Akron the evening of the 17th, so if you want to hear him perform in Columbus on the 17th, your only option will be to tune in to WCBE.

He's been touring in support of his new release, "The Heart Watches While The Brain Burns", out on October 14th.

Hear what Mike Doughty has been up to since his last studio A visit, which was back in 2014.

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

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Tommy Castro & The Painkillers to perform Live From Studio A!

They're out on the road with their latest release Method To My Madness and will be making a stop in Columbus!

They'll first play a few songs during the Global Village in the 2PM hour and then head on over to Natalie's in Worthington that night for the show presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

It's been several years since his last visit to studio A.

With several musical releases now under his belt, he's recorded duets with Patty Griffin, and Lucinda Williams.

He has also worked with Charlie Sexton on a couple of releases, and they also created music for the "Monster Hunter" movie.

After this Live From Studio A Session, he will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington.

Joan Shelley will drop by the WCBE studios for a Live From Studio A session on Wed. Sept. 28th! 

WCBE is looking forward to the return of The Devil Makes Three Live From Studio A

WCBE is looking forward to hosting The Growlers Live From Studio A the day after their sold out show at the A&R Music Bar! 

Having performed in places as far away as Europe and Australia, Nikki and her band will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of the 27th.

They'll be heading back to Europe in November as well, playing places like the Czech Republic, and Poland.

Their latest release, "Heavy Hearts Hard Fists", came out last year, and it's available through iTunes.

The UK's Bear's Den will be playing a few songs during the Global Village Live From Studio A in advance of their sold out show at The Basement!

They touring in support of the brand new album Red Earth & Pouring Rain and we're looking forward to their session here at WCBE!

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

Amanda Shires
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Amanda Shires is out on the road with her fifth studio release My Piece Of Land and will be making a stop in Columbus!   

Haley Bonar is out on the road with her seventh studio release Impossible Dream and will be making a stop in Columbus! 

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Lydia Loveless and her band to perform Live From Studio A

His new effort is, "American Fork", and you can read more about that online at lastchancerecords.com.

The release show for that will take place on September 2nd in Nashville, but you can see him perform live at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of September 6th.

If you can't make it to either of those shows, you'll still have a chance to hear him perform live on WCBE the following morning.

St. Lenox will join us Live From Studio A to perform a few songs during the Global Village

Dynamo
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WCBE will host a Live From Studio A session with Nashville's Dynamo!

The New Kid Runner release, "Body Language", is now out.

Their release show is scheduled to be at Skully's Music Diner August 26th.

After that, Kid Runner will be playing shows in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York.

What have they been up to lately?

Find out for yourself, by tuning in to this studio A performance, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts will be playing a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at Natalie's in Worthington! 

These guys have been busy touring all over the eastern United States, and they will stop by studio A before their show at the Rumba Cafe the evening of August 19

Their new cd, "Brand New Flag", can be pre-ordered through their new website.

Frontmen Micah Schnabel and Shane Sweeney last visited studio A back in 2013.

Hear what they've been up to since then.

Hailing from Hilton Head, S.C., rockers Cranford Hollow will be performing a few songs Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at Park Street Tavern!

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

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

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His last visit to studio A was back in 2011, touring in support of "Sunset Over Hope Street".

He's had several releases since then, including his latest effort, "Silver Skies Blue", a collaboration with music legend Judy Collins which came out earlier this year.

Collins happens to be the subject the song "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes", which was written by Stephen Stills and appears on the CSN self-titled debut release from 1969.

Curtis Salgado will play his blend of blues and soul during the Global Village before the show that night at Natalie's in Worthington presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

The winner of three awards at the 2013 Blues Music Awards, including the coveted B.B. KING ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR! He's out on the road in support of his latest release The Beautiful Lowdown.

Consisting of Adam Schlenker, Matt Opachik, Hayes Griffin and Chris Stevens, these guys have a new self-titled release coming out.

This music will be featured at a show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington Sunday August 14.

You can hear them play live from studio a before that though.

They'll perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington the evening of August 10th.

Grace Adele last visited studio A back in August of 2014.

Their cd, "Into The Wide Open Sky", is available on cdbaby.

Listen to them perform a few songs live in studio A.

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