Roots 'N Offshoots

Sundays, 9pm - 11pm

Our very own queen of the honkytonk Maggie Brennan slides on her boots and lassos the finest in American roots music and its related forms; including folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, country and more. Perfect listening after a long day on the trail or around the campfire.

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This Central Ohio based band has recorded a self-titled EP.

The cd release show is coming up at Brothers Drake Meadery the evening of November 20.

Jared Mahone, and Brave Weather will also play at that show.

Also coming up is a performace at Casa Nueva in Athens, Ohio.

This Michigan based singer-songwriter will be in Central Ohio to play at the Columbus Performing Arts Center Shedd Theatre with Diana Jones, part of the Six String Concert Series' 28th season.

You can also listen to an interview Mike just did with Doug Dangler here.

Better yet, tune in to hear him play a few songs live from studio A.

Jeff Austin will return to WCBE to play Live From Studio A!

Austin, formerly of the Yonder Mountain String Band will join us in the studio this time around as the front man for his latest endeavor... The Jeff Austin Band. He's out on the road in support of the new CD The Simple Truth and will be making a stop in Columbus for a session here at WCBE and for a show that night at Woodland's Tavern!

Blues/rock guitarist Tinsley Ellis will return to WCBE to play live for us during the Global Village!

He's out on the road with his 2015 release Tough Love and will be making a stop here at the station and that night he'll perform at Woodland's Tavern!

Tony Furtado will play Live From Studio A in advance of his show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza!

A native of California now based in Portland, Oregon, Furtado is out on the road in support of his brand new release The Bell and making a stop in Columbus!

These guys will be coming to Columbus to perform in studio a after a show at Wilbert's up in Cleveland.

"Sleeping Giant" is their latest release, which came out in May.

Listen in on a live performance from Robert and Scott Cerny.

That's The Cerny Brothers live from studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at, and now on Apple Music.

David Wax Museum will be performing at the Rumba Cafe Sunday, November 8. They're currently on tour with Anthony D'amato

After that,  they're going to stay in town to play in studio A on Monday, before heading south to do some gigs in Kentucky and Tennessee.

The Infamous Stringdusters, the bluegrass outfit originally from Charlottesville, VA., will perform a few songs live during the Global Village

They'll perform that night at the Park Street Saloon with The Larry Keel Experience and Rumpke Mountain Boys

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The Greensboro, N.C. group Holy Ghost Tent Revival will play a few songs during the Global Village before their show that night at the Rumba Cafe with Year Of The Buffalo

The Honeycutters, an Asheville, NC-based original country roots band, have recently released their third studio album, Me Oh My and will play a few songs during the Global Village

This California based singer songwriter is back from Australia, and will perform at the Newport Music Hall the evening of the 6th.

He calls his music So-Cal Country, and describes it as "Country music but with a Southen California spirit."

Hear what Sam Outlaw has been up to, and listen to a few songs performed live in studio a.

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

Currently on tour with Wild Child, this 20 year old multi-instrumentalist will perform at the A&R Music bar on Sunday November 1.

The following morning, he will stop by WCBE's studio a, before heading to Canada to perform in Toronto and Montreal.

Wild Child will be at those shows as well.

His first release, "Highspeeds", came out earlier this year.

Leon Bridges will play a couple of songs Live From Studio A in advance of his sold out show that night at The LC

Michael Anderson, known professionally as Anderson East, is an American rhythm and blues musician from Athens, Alabama, now based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Rayland Baxter...the alternative country musician from Nashville, Tennessee will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village!

Robbie Fulks will be playing a few songs during the Global Village!

The Philadelphia based group Hoots & Hellmouth will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at the Rumba Cafe with Year Of The Buffalo!

Currently touring the eastern United States in support of her new release, "Midnight", her central Ohio stop will be at the LC Pavilion the evening of the 9th.

Rayland Baxter will open most of her upcoming shows in October.

The Austin, TX outfit The Band Of Heathens will return to WCBE and play a few songs during the Global Village!

This musical act is currently doing a series of radio interviews before they embark on their next tour in mid October.

The Saint Johns is the project of Louis Johnson and Jordan Meredith, Florida natives who are now based in Nashville.

A few highlights of their career so far include an appearance on the Letterman Show, and some shows with The Lone Bellow, Delta Rae, Stephen Kellogg and Drew Holcomb.