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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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Nick Moss with Dennis Greunling
Erik Hagen

WCBE will be hosting the Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling Live From Studio A on Friday, April 20th in advance of the show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza & Live Music!

They're out on the road with the brand new release The High Cost Of Low Living and we're happy that they'll be making a stop in Columbus!

Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.

He just released "Running Dream" on April 2.

It's available for purchase here.

The Columbus CD release show will be at the Rumba Cafe on Saturday April 14.

Also appearing will be Zach Little from the band Saintseneca, and Adam Remnant.

Drift Mouth
Ryan Miller

Columbus group Drift Mouth will return to WCBE to perform Live From Studio A in advance of their CD release show for Little Patch Of Sky on Saturday, March 31st at the Rumba Cafe!  Also performing that night... Sam Brown, Todd May and Feversmile!  

Tune in for a Zydeco party during the Global Village when CJ Chenier And The Red Hot Louisiana Band perform Live From Studio A!

They'll perform that night at Natalie's in Worthington for another sold out event presented by Crazy Mama's Concerts and WCBE!

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

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Gangstagrass to perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

That night you can catch them over at the Rumba Cafe with Ray Goren!

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Melvin Seals & JGB Live From Studio A during the Global Village!  

This singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist was a mere teenager the last time he played live at WCBE.

Actually, he's still in his teens, but he's already worked with folks like Leon Russell, Buddy Guy and B. B. King.

Guitarist Adam Schlenker will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village in advance of his CD release show for A Matter Of Time on Saturday, March 3rd at Natalie's in Worthington!  

This Central Ohio based band will be stopping by studio A before their lead vocalist Julia O'Keefe lends her talents to the Townes Van Zandt Tribute at Dick's Den the evening of the 7th.

Their last visit to studio A was about a year ago.

Be sure to tune in for a live performance and interview to hear about what they've been up to since then.

That's Miller-Kelton live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org and on apple music

The Oh Hellos will perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at The Newport with Lowland Hum!

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, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

This year's Music In The Round includes Brian Douglas Day, the former frontman from Yellow Light Maybe, and Carly Fratianne of the Band Souther.

Also appearing this year are singer-songwriters Joey Viola and Carole Walker.

Larry Campbell, in addition to being a member of Bob Dylan's touring band from 1997 to 2004, has also recorded with Levon Helm, Judy Collins, Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell, Sheryl Crow, Paul Simon, B. B. King, Willie Nelson,  Little Feat, Hot Tuna, Cyndi Lauper and Rosanne Cash, to name a few.

Lately he's been collaborating with his wife, Teresa Williams.

These guys will be stopping by studio A before their show at Dick's Den on Wednesday the 28th.

"The Ninja And The Sea Monster" is the name of their new EP.

Hypnotide is Larry Marotta, Aaron Quinn, Brett Burleson and Joe Nelson.

The new project, "Thousand Peaces", is now out.

You can listen to tracks from that here.

Absofacto will play at The Basement the evening of the 23rd.

Also appearing is New York based Two Feet.

Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.

Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.

SIMO will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village in advance of the show that night at the Rumba Cafe with Anthony Monaco!  They're out on the road with their latest release Rise & Shine and you'll get to hear all about it on WCBE!

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village!  

Tune in for a Live From Studio A session with The Ghost Of Paul Revere during the Global Village in the 2PM hour!  

This Ohio based band has appeared on Whad'ya Know and Mountain Stage.

Their latest project, a cd/book with illustrations, was funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

They will be playing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington the evening of the 16th.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of The Infamous Stringdusters to perform Live From Studio A on Monday, Feb. 12th in advance of their show on Wednesday, Feb. 14th at The Newport with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades!  

They are now brand new Grammy award winners for Best Bluegrass Album for their 2017 release Laws Of Gravity!

Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.

Her latest effort, "Wishes On A Neon Sign",  just came out last month.

In addition to singing, she also plays Dobro, National Lap Style Guitar and Ukelele on this release.

She will be stopping by studio A for an interview and live performance before her show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington that night.

WCBE is looking forward to hosting a stripped down version of Umphrey's McGee featuring Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger Live From Studio A!  

WCBE is looking forward to the return of the Ben Miller Band to perform Live From Studio A

This project was started to give young musicians a way to create music about social justice issues.

For more details, click here.

The second Paragon Project release, "Medicinal Music" has been completed, and the release show will be at the Columbus Performing Arts Center the evening of the 5th.

Based here in Central Ohio, these guys have a new release, "American Heir".

The CD release show will be taking place at Rumba Cafe the evening of the 8th.

Tune in to hear The Lost Revival play live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org and on Apple Music.

Their cd release show will be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on Saturday December 2.

The new one is titled "All The Feels".

Their last visit to studio A was back in December of 2016.

Find out what Honey And Blue has been up to since then.

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

Loudon Wainwright III
Shore Fire Media

American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor Loudon Wainwright III will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village

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