WCBE

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 singer/songwriter based in Seattle will be stopping by studio A to talk about his career, and play a few songs live.

He's doing a series of radio interviews this week, so he won't be performing in town.

This interview will be your only chance to hear him play in Columbus this time around.

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

They have shows coming up this weekend at the COMFEST Solar stage on Friday June 23, and at Woodlands Tavern Saturday June 24.

They're also busy recording new material.

This four piece act consists of  Junior Kauffman on vocals, Kyle "Headband" Davis on the cajon, Rico "Thunderstorm" Nassau on the bass, and Jeff Straw on the keys.

Her last visit to studio A was about a year ago, when she was touring in support of her "Resistor" release.

Lately she's been on the road with John Paul White, and they'll perform at 31 West in Newark the evening of the 21st.

John Paul White's new effort "Beulah" is now available through his website.

After that, they'll be playing a show in Cleveland, before heading out to the east coast.

They'll be at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington the night before their performance in studio A.

You can pre-order their new self titled release through their website.

You can also listen to bits of the songs here.

He relocated to Columbus from New Jersey a few years back.

Sean Marshall & The Near Miss have a new release, simply titled "New"

The release show will be at Rambling House Soda the evening of the 9th, starting at about 9pm.

They'll also be travelling to Pennsylvania, Indiana and New Jersey for shows this summer.

Their new EP, "You Can Follow", comes out June 9th, but you can listen to it online today here.

They'll be performing at the Columbus Arts Festival on June 9th, and on June 10th, they'll be at Ramblin' House Soda for their EP release show.

The Secret Sisters are Laura and Lydia Rogers.

They will perform at the Rumba Cafe the evening of May 26.

This will be one of their last shows in this part of the country, before they head west for shows in Washington, Oregon, and California.

"You Don't Own Me Anymore" is their latest release.

He's a singer songwriter and guitar player, and he's also known as the tour manager for the Dark Star Orchestra.

The Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival is this weekend at Legend Valley in Thornville Ohio.

Matt will play a few songs, and talk about this year's festival, which will include appearances from Railroad Earth, and Keller Williams Kwahtro and Hot Tuna.

A couple of the musical styles she dabbles in include samba and bossa nova, sometimes singing in english.

Her voice appears in the movie, "The Devil's Toothpick", which also features music from saxophonist Donald Harrison, and Gilberto Gil, who served as Brazil's minister of culture from 2003 to 2008.

Before Kenia started her own label, Mooka records, she released recordings on the RCA, and Denon labels.

They will both be playing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington the evening of the 9th.

Local artist Jared Mahone is getting ready to perform at some house concerts in Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. He's been working on some new material playing solo at house concerts earlier this year.

He will be performing in Hudson Ohio the evening of the 4th, but will be traveling back to play at the Central Ohio Folk Festival this weekend.

It's been a while since his last visit to studio A.

Listen in to find out what he's been up to since then.

Since he last visited studio A in support of  his first release, "Angeleno", back in late 2015, Sam Outlaw has been playing shows as far away as Europe and Australia.

This time, he will be talking about his new recording, "Tenderheart", and playing a few songs as well.

"Building A Building", the debut full length release from Yellow Paper Planes, comes out the same day as their visit to studio A.

It will be available as a digital download, CD, and on vinyl.

The release show is scheduled for the evening of April 21, at Ace Of Cups.

Irene Young

They'll be returning to Byrne's Pub the evening of April 20.

Based in California, musicians in this band come from as far away as Norway and Cuba.

Hear what they've been up to since their last visit to studio A.

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

Her new release is "Somebody's Child", which is available for online purchase here

She is currently on the road with Bryan Ferry. Their Central Ohio stop will be at the Palace Theatre.

Judith will be joined by Leland Sklar, Pedro Segundo and Gabriella Swallow for this, and several other performances on this tour.

This Columbus based band has been making music since 2008.

You can buy their "Good Times And Strife" release here.

Hear them perform live in WCBE's studio A before their show at Spacebar the evening of the 17th.

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

Front Country
Anna Webber

The West Coast outfit Front Country will making a stop at WCBE to play Live From Studio A in advance of the FREE Winter Wednesday event at Woodland's Tavern that night at 6PM!

The put out their debut full-length album Sake of the Sound in 2014 and will be releasing the new album Other Love Songs on April 7th on Organic Records.

They will also play at the Rumba Cafe later that night.

Sarah's latest effort, "Monsters", came out last summer.

Joshua came out with "Always Going to be Here" and "Let Me In", both from last summer. These two will be together on tour for about a week in late March.

That's Sarah Potenza and Joshua Davis, live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and Apple Music.

The six piece powerhouse Big Something will join us Live From Studio A during the Global Village

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Doyle Bramhall II Live From Studio A

Cleveland rockers Welshly Arms will return to WCBE to play Live From Studio A!

That night you can catch them over at the Rumba Cafe with local outfit Nick D' & The Believers!

The Charleston, S.C., country-rock band SUSTO will play Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night with Cereus Bright at The Basement!

They're out on the road with their latest release & I'm Fine Today and we look forward to their stop in Columbus!

The Dallas Moore Band will be dropping by WCBE to play a few songs Live From Studio A during the Global Village

The Infamous Stringdusters, the bluegrass outfit that formed in Nashville in 2006 will return to perform a few songs Live From Studio A during the Global Village

They'll perform that night at the Park Street Saloon with Billy Strings!

They're out on the road with their brand new release Laws Of Gravity and you'll get to hear all about on WCBE!

Griffin House is out on the road with his latest release So On And So Forth and will be making a stop in  Columbus! 

Souther
Forrest Roberts

Souther's "Scenes" release has been out for a few months now, and can be purchased here.

The new one, "Souther Is For Lovers", is ready to go, and the release show for that one will be at The Shrunken Head Saturday January 21st.

If you can't make it out Saturday night, you can still hear a live performance and interview from studio A before that show.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of G. Love Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night with G. Love & Special Sauce and RIPE at the A&R Music Bar presented by WCBE!

They're out on the road with their latest release Love Saves The Day and you'll get to hear all about it during the Global Village in the 2PM hour!

Singer/songwriter/bassist Bonnie Whitmore will perform Live From Studio A with her band in advance of her show that night at Natalie's

The former frontman of Augustana, Dan Layus has a new release out, "Dangerous Things".

His new offering is available through his website.

He will resume touring in January, but you can hear him play a few songs, and talk about this new release before that.

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

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