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
8:16 am
Thu February 13, 2014

WCBE Presents Music In The Round Live From Studio A Thur. Feb. 20, 2014@11AM!

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This year WCBE's music in the round preview will feature Jonathan Vernon, Joe Peppercorn, Erika Hughes and Jessica Wabbit.

All will play one song in studio a, preceding the Music In The Round event at Via Vecchia Winery at 6pm on Saturday February 22.

Hear this special live From studio A performance, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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Music Reviews
4:00 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Album Review: 'Sun Structures,' By Temples

Originally published on Wed February 12, 2014 8:00 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Finally this hour, a new perspective on the enduring influence of The Beatles. It comes from another four-piece British rock band called Temples. The group is from the town of Kettering. Critics have been raving about them since last summer. Their debut album, "Sun Structures," has now been released here in the U.S. And hearing it might whisk you away to 1960s Liverpool. Here's our critic, Tom Moon.

TOM MOON, BYLINE: If nothing else, Temples has impeccable timing.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "SHELTER SONG")

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WCBE Exclusive
7:29 am
Fri February 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Sean Carney Live From Studio A Fri. Feb. 7, 2014@11AM!

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Sean will be playing Friday Night at Woodlands tavern.

Also coming up, a special show Sunday night featuring several bands to help Steve Perakis cover some of the expenses from his accident. Steve is recovering well and will be playing at this show.

Hear more about Sean Carney and this benefit show Friday morning on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:22 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

WCBE Presents Alan Evans Trio Live From Studio A Thurs. Feb. 13, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Alan Evans Trio Live From Studio A

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Alan Evans Trio to Studio A!  They'll play a few songs ahead of their show that night at Brothers Drake Meadery!  They're out on the road in support of their latest release Merkaba and you'll get at taste of it on WCBE!  Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets for the show!  It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:54 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

WCBE Presents The Delta Saints Live From Studio A Fri. Feb. 7, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE presents The Delta Saints Live From Studio A

Nashville's southern rockers The Delta Saints will play a few songs during the Global Village to get you warmed up for the show that night at The Newport with Blackberry Smoke!

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Music
9:25 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

WCBE Presents Quilt Live From Studio A Wed. Feb. 5, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Quilt Live From Studio A

The Boston based trio Quilt will play a few songs for us during the Global Village!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:21 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

WCBE Presents Habib Koite Live From Studio A Wed. Feb. 12, 2013 @ 2PM!

WCBE present Habib Koite Live From Studio A

  

Malian musician Habib Koite will be performing a few songs during the Global Village ahead of his show that night at The Lincoln Theatre!

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WCBE Exclusive
8:41 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Mollie O'Brien And Rich Moore Thurs. Feb. 6, 2014 @ 11AM!

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This duo is currently touring in Support of their "Love Runner" cd.

Their central Ohio gig will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington later that evening.

Hear them perform live in studio a before that show.

That's Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
6:17 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

WCBE Presents Rebelution @ The Newport Thurs. Feb. 6, 2014!

WCBE Presents Rebelution

The Santa Barbara based reggae/rock/world music outfit Rebelution will be returning to Columbus on Thursday February 6th to play The Newport Music Hall! 

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Music
5:57 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

WCBE Presents Yonder Mountain String Band w/ Sam Bush @ The LC - Fri. Feb. 14, 1014!

WCBE Presents Yonder Mountain String Band
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Yonder Mountain String Band will return to Columbus and The LC Pavilion on Fri. Feb. 14, 2014. 

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Music
5:08 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

WCBE Presents Tristen Live From Studio A Fri. Jan. 31, 2014 @ 1PM!

WCBE Presents Tristen Live From Studio A

The Nashville singer songwriter by way of Chicago will play a few songs for us during The Global Village!

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WCBE Exclusive
8:34 am
Thu January 30, 2014

WCBE Presents Erica Blinn Live From Studio A Fri. Jan. 31, 2014 @11AM!

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She has quite a few gigs coming up soon, including her cd release show at Woodlands Backyard that night.

Her new release is titled "Lovers In The Dust".

We've invited Erica and her band to come in and play a few songs.

Hear music and chat from Erica Blinn and the Handsome Machine, live from studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM And HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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Music
6:40 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

WCBE Presents Phosphorescent @ The A&R Music Bar Thurs. Jan. 30, 2014!

WCBE Presents Phosphorescent

WCBE proudly presents the return of Phosphorescent to The A&R Music Bar on Thursday, January 30th! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
6:30 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

WCBE Presents Umphrey's McGee @ The LC Fri. Jan. 31, 2014!

WCBE Presents Umphrey's McGee at The LC

WCBE proudly presents Chicago's progressive rock group Umphrey's McGee Friday, January 31st at The LC Pavilion

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Music
4:21 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

WCBE Presents MoJoFlo Live From Studio A Wed. Jan. 29, 2014 @ 1PM!

MoJoFlo will perform Live From Studio A

The local Neo-Funk group MoJoFlo will be playing a few songs live for us during the Global Village!

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Music
8:49 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

WCBE Presents Keller Williams @ The Newport Sat. Jan. 25, 2014!

Keller Williams at The Newport Jan. 25, 2014

WCBE proudly presents Keller Williams on his "What The Funk" tour with the funky group More Than A Little. 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
6:29 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Paul Cebar Live From Studio A Tues. Jan. 21, 2014 @ 2PM!

Paul Cebar will perform Live From Studio A

Milwaukee's Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound will be performing a few songs for us Live From Studio A during the Global Village!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:53 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

WCBE Presents John Fullbright Live From Studio A Fri. Jan. 17, 2014 @ 2PM!

John Fullbright will perform Live From Studio A

  

Singer-Songwriter John Fullbright from Bearden, OK will be returning to Columbus and WCBE!

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WCBE exclusive
1:11 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

WCBE Presents Sam Lewis Live From Studio A Jan 20, 2014@11am!

This Nashville based musician is touring in support of his self-titled release.

His central Ohio stop will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza Sunday January 19, and he will be staying in town to perform at WCBE on Monday the 20th.

That's Sam Lewis live from studio A, on 90.5 WCBE FM And HD Columbus, also 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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Music
8:44 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Those Darlins Live From Studio Thurs. Feb. 20, 2014 @ 2PM!

Those Darlins will perform Live From Studio A

 

 

 

  

Nashville's rock n' rollers Those Darlins will be playing a few songs for us ahead of their show that night at The Rumba Café with Diarrhea Planet!

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