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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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.

Warren Haynes, the driving force behind Gov't Mule, will return to WCBE during the Global Village for a live session ahead of the show that night at The Newport Music Hall with ChessBoxer and Gill Landry

These guys are currently out on tour supporting Warren Haynes. Their Columbus show the evening of the 24th  has been moved from the LC Pavilion to The Newport Music Hall.

ChessBoxer is the project of Matt Menefee and Ross Holmes from the band Cadillac Sky, joined by Royal Masat on Bass.

Named after two characters from Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov, this Seattle based band will perform at Skully's Music Diner Sunday September 27, 2015.

After that, they will stay in town long enough to perform live in studio a before their show the evening of the 28th at Motr Pub in Cincinnati.

Their new release, "It's All Just Pretend"  is out now

Hear what these guys have been up to since their last visit to studio a back in April of 2013.

A three time Kerrville New Folk finalist, Angela has a new release, "Common Law Wife".

She gets help on this cd from Fats Kaplin and Will Kimbrough.

Bob Edwards has interviewed her, and she has also appeared on Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know.

Byrds cofounder Roger McGuinn once described her as "a bright shining star on the horizon".

Joining her will be guitarist Brandon Turner, who plays in her band.