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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Formed in 2010 by Jay Souza from the band 50 Cent Haircut, and Bosco Sheff, both from Boston, this band is based in Los Angeles.

Their two releases so far are "Cool Your Jets" and "Be Happy"

After playing gigs at the Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green, Ohio, they will perform a couple of times in central Ohio.

Named after the Django Reinhardt song "Rhythm Futur", this act performs gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

They have a couple of performances coming up at the Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green, Ohio on Sept. 12 and 13, and a show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington on Sept. 11.

These two veterans of the World Saxophone Quartet will be in Central Ohio to play a few shows with the Jazz Poetry Ensemble.

They will perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on Sept. 9, and at Dick's Den, the next night.

Then on Sept. 13, 3:45 pm, they'll be at the Hot Times Festival.

The release show for his new cd, "My Mountain", is coming up at Woodlands Tavern on September 10.

He also plays Wednesdays at the Ugly Tuna Saloona.

Hear more about this Central Ohio based musician, live from studio a.

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

Psychedelic-JazzBluesFunk with a touch of Latin based Reggae are the sounds that make up the Boston based The Jauntee who will play a few songs during the Global Village!

Wednesday night they'll wrap up the SweetWater Summertime Music Series at The Park Street Patio! FREE! 7-9PM!

Tune in for live music and conversation with The Jauntee! It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

This Washington DC based act returns to Ohio to perform at the Riverside Blues Fest in St. Mary's on Saturday August 29.

Then on Sunday August 30 they'll perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington.

One last Ohio stop for this band before heading back to the east coast will be in WCBE's studio a.

Find out what they've been up to since their last visit to WCBE, which was back in May of 2013.

This North Carolina based act will be performing in Lakeside Ohio the evening of the 27th, and will pass through Central Ohio on the way to a gig in Lexington Kentucky the evening of the 28th.

Their only performance in central Ohio this time around will be live from WCBE's studio A.

Hear this exclusive live performance from Mipso, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now on Apple Music.

The progressive funk rock band Yosemight will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of the next installment of the FREE SweetWater Summertime Music Series at Park Street Patio

Anyone who caught the national television debut of Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats on The Tonight Show recently witnessed something special: the arrival of a force of nature. The song was titled "S.O.B." Rateliff, backed by his gritty band — which comes complete with an organist and a horn section — veered from whispery pleas to ecclesiastical howls.

British singer-songwriter Bobby Long will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music!

Lilly and Aaron will be playing that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington.

They're playing several shows together in July and August.

The daughter of John Hiatt, Lilly's "Royal Blue" release came out earlier this year.

Aaron's latest release is "Telling Stories To The Walls".

Hear what these two have been up to lately, live from studio a.

Singer-songwriter Cris Jacobs of the Rock/Blues/Funk outfit The Bridge will play a few songs during the Global Village.

Atlanta rockers Radio Birds will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of the show that night with folk/rock musician Chris Knight at the Rumba Café!

She does not have any central Ohio concerts coming up, so the only way to hear her perform in Columbus this July is to tune in to her perform live at wcbe.

She will be touring the west coast in August.

Her new release, "Strange Love & The Secret Language", is scheduled to come out on August 7.

On this cd, she gets a little help from Marco Benevento, and also A. C. Newman from the band The New Pornographers.

Husband and wife team Fats Kaplin & Kristi Rose will play a few songs for us in advance of their show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza & Live Music in Worthington!

After forming just a couple of years ago, this Columbus based act has already played at some high profile festivals, like the Bunbury Music Festival, and the 2014 Fashion Meets Music Festival.

Their music has been heard on national commercials, and they recently wrote a song for the Columbus Crew Soccer Club.

Jared has a new release,  "Content".

That EP will be coming out  on July 10, which is also Global Release Day.

He will be playing some private house partys soon. Also coming up, a performance at the Columbus Commons on Thursday July 23.

Hear more about what Jared has been up to lately.

That's Jared Mahone, live from studio a, 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 honky tonk hero and country music maverick Dale Watson & His Texas Two

SweetWater's Heady Peddlers - Ohio Summertime Concert series presented by WCBE  will run every Wednesday July 15th - Aug. 26th!

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