WCBE

The World Cafe

Mon - Thu, 8pm - 10pm

Every day, The World Cafe with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk, and alternative country. Each show features live performances and interviews with celebrated & emerging artists. The Cafe also presents segments on books, movies, TV and plays related to music.

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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!

All hail pop rock! Few categories in contemporary music are more maligned, yet what resides within this one can be tremendously energizing, adventurous and fun.

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The legendary Ramblin' Jack Elliot, along with Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally, visit Studio A for music and conversation Thursday during the 11am hour on Ante Meridiem.

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Chuck Mead (of BR549) returns to Studio A to perform a few songs live during the 11am hour on Ante Meridiem!

Chuck and his Grassy Knoll Boys are back in town for a show that night at Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza and Live Music.

It's live music and conversation with Chuck Mead Live From Studio A Wednesday, August 12 on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark, on line at www.wcbe.org and now streaming on Apple Music!

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Ezra Furman will perform a few of his songs during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at Ace Of Cups.

He's out on the road in support of the brand new release Perpetual Motion People and will be making a stop in Columbus with J. Fernandez, Comrade Question and Hateflirt!

Gavin James, the 22  year old singer-songwriter from Dublin, Ireland will play a few songs for us during the Global Village!  He's out on the road with the multiple Grammy award winning artist Sam Smith and making a stop in Columbus!  Although the show scheduled at The Schottenstein center has been postponed until October 5th...Gavin will still be doing a live session with us here at WCBE!

Tune in for live music and conversation with Gavin James on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

WCBE proudly presents First Aid Kit at The Newport Music Hall On Tuesday, July 21st!  The Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Soderberg are now touring in the U.S. in support of their critically acclaimed release Stay Gold and will be making a stop in Columbus!  Doors are at 7PM and Andy Shauf supports!

Tune in during the weekday music programs 9:15AM-3PM for more chances 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!

Katie Crutchfield aka Waxahatchee will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of her show that night at Ace Of Cups with Pink Wash and Yowler

The Los Angeles based Mariachi El Bronx will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night with Flogging Molly and Gogol Bordello at The LC Pavilion for an outdoor concert.  They're out on the road in support of their latest release III and will being making stop in Columbus and WCBE!

Tune in for live music, a chance to win tickets to the show and to hear how their beginnings as a punk rock band morphed into a classical mariachi outfit and more!

WCBE is looking forward to the return of the Heartless Bastards Live From Studio A on Wednesday, June 24th! 

Seattle's indie folk rock outfit The Cave Singers will play a few songs for us during the Global Village

And the winner is...Katherine Howard! Katherine's name was selected at random as the winner of our Monthly Music & More Forecastle Festival Giveaway! Congratulations, Katherine!

WCBE is looking forward to the return of G. Love... aka Garrett Dutton to the studio to play a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of the show that night in Columbus! 

It took Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell nearly four decades to get around to making their first duets album, Old Yellow Moon, and just two years to follow it with The Traveling Kind. Their collaborative debut may have swept two of the biggest awards in their genre — a Best Americana Album Grammy and Album Of The Year at the Americana Awards — but there were more powerful incentives for them to team up again.

Chazwick Bradley Bundick, better known by his stage name Toro y Moi, is an American recording artist and producer who is out on the road in support of his latest release What For?

Turbo Fruits is a garage rock band from Nashville, Tennessee founded by Be Your Own Pet guitarist Jonas Stein. 

Join us for a live session with the Boston, Massachusetts outfit The Ballroom Thieves

WCBE proudly presents Australian singer-songwriter Stu Larsen as he returns to the Rumba Cafe for a show on Friday, May 1st! 

He's out on the road in support of his debut full length release Vagabond and will be joined by Natsuki Kurai and Matt Sander in Columbus!

Be sure to listen to the weekday music programs 9:15AM-3PM for chance to win tickets to the event!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on linet at www.wcbe.org/listen!

WCBE proudly presents the return of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to Columbus on Saturday, April 25th at The A&R Music Bar

Singer-Songwriter Tony Lucca will play a few songs for us during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at the Rumba Cafe with Anna Rose, Castle Creek and local artist Spencer Saylor!

Guster is an American alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. 

WCBE proudly presents the return of the experimental country/folk group Blitzen Trapper

WCBE proudly presents the return of River City Extension to Columbus!

The Toms River, NJ group are touring in support of their brand new release "Deliverance"... the long awaited follow up to 2012's "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger". 

They'll perform Sunday, April 12th at The Basement with Cold Fronts and Emily & The Complexes!

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WCBE proudly presents the return of Martin Sexton to The Newport on Thursday, April 9th! 

Originally from Downingtown, PA., Liz Longle, the folk/pop musician who now resides in Nashville will play a few songs in advance of her show that night with Brian Wright at the Columbus Rumba Cafe!  The Berklee College Of Music grad is out on the road in support of her self titled album from Sugar Hill Records.

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/listen!

WCBE proudly presents the return of two of Columbus' finest local acts for a hometown show on Saturday, April 4th at The Columbus Athenaeum

There are four official members of Houndmouth: guitarist Matt Myers, keyboardist Katie Toupin, drummer Shane Cody and bassist Zak Appleby, all of whom also pitch in with the singing and songwriting. But far more people than that contribute to their second album, Little Neon Limelight. Only artful alt-roots producer Dave Cobb, recording engineer Vance Powell and mastering engineer Pete Lyman pop up in the credits, though.

It'd be inexact to describe Matthew E. White as a reluctant frontman, but up until the advent of Fresh Blood, his excellent second album, "rock star" wasn't exactly how he saw his future in music. His plan was more quixotic than becoming a successful singer-songwriter: He was starting a label, called Spacebomb Records, in the manner of Motown or Stax or Studio One, with a band and production team in-house. (Literally — his drummer is his roommate and their attic is Spacebomb Studios.)

Working as a music journalist means that some days you get to tell people, in breathless prose, about an incredible new record you've discovered. On other days, you have to tell people that an artist you've followed and respected for years is no longer living. That part is never any fun. Listening to the hushed, elegantly spare Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith, I found myself transported back to the period right after Smith died, of apparently self-inflicted stab wounds, in 2003.

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at The Southern Theatre presented by WCBE!

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

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