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Here are some fabulous and festive ways to support WCBE this holiday season!

Be sure to check out WCBE's NEW Online store for your favorite public radio fan (see below)! 

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Amazon.com! Not only are there tens of thousands of items to get your holiday shopping done quickly and easily - you can also support WCBE too! In order for your purchase to register under WCBE's Amazon account, please click on the image above.

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Here's a recipe for laughter and new memories with your friends: it's WCBE's First Holiday Cooking class on Sunday, December 4th at The Commissary in Columbus. This hands-on class is directed by professional chefs. You'll leave with your own freshly baked goods for this holiday season. The class is $60, and all proceeds benefit Central Ohio's NPR station!

Details regarding pre-registration will be available soon.

Are you ready to tailgate, but stay toasty-warm? Then join WCBE for our 5th annual “Beat Michigan” party! On Saturday, November 26th, we’ll power up the big screens at Woodlands Tavern on W. 3rd Avenue in Grandview. Watch The Big Game between OSU and Michigan, with us inside.  We’ll also share tailgate food from Great Point Kitchen, play trivia, and more! Doors open at 10am, and the game kicks off at noon! 

Come out to Wolf's Ridge brewing Thursday, November 10th for WCBE's Game Night! Games like Aerodome, Ralpartha, and Chaos Wars will be available, but you can bring your own games (and friends). Admission is $5 at the door and a cash bar available with portion of the beer proceeds going to WCBE.

Get in the spirit for a little Halloween fun!  

Spirits Night for WCBE will haunt Saint James Tavern on North Fourth Street in Columbus this Sunday afternoon from 4 until 7.

You’ll have a ghoulishly good time with tarot reading from Willow Niemela and Tony Clark
All clairvoyant proceeds will benefit central Ohio’s undead NPR station.

See you this Sunday at Saint James…if you dare!

sparkspace™ Giveaway  

Contest Breakdown:

 

  1. $1,000 voucher for meeting space

  2. Must be used for business and non-profit organization meetings only - Not for graduations, baby showers, wedding receptions, etc.

  3. Listeners who donate at the Multimedia Level Sponsorship ($450) on THURSDAY (10/20) will be automatically entered, although…

  • LEAGUE OF LEADERS ($1,000)

- Donors of $1,000 or more – one-time or throughout our fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)- Individual or individual + 1- Dinner or lunch with General Manager Dan Mushalko at a Cameron Mitchell      restaurant  

  • MULTIMEDIA  SPONSORSHIP ($450)

Business or personal web banner ad displayed at wcbe.org for one month and five on-air announcements 

  • PERSONAL OR NON-PROFIT DAY SPONSORSHIP ($360)

Seven on-air announcements on the day of your choice 

 OCTOBER:

THE ALTERNATE ROUTES - THURS. OCT. 6TH  @ THE BASEMENT

TYRONE WELLS  - SUN. OCT. 9TH @ RUMBA CAFE

REAL ESTATE - MON. OCT. 10TH @ SKULLY'S

MOON HOOCH - TUES. OCT. 11TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

JOHN BROWN'S BODY - WED. OCT. 12TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

HOWIE DAY - THURS. COT. 13TH @ RUMBA CAFE

PARTICLE/KUNG FU - THURS. OCT. 13TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

The more money raised during the Warp Drive means less time used for the Fall on-air fundraiser. The concept is simple: a full day of on-air pitching will be eliminated for every $38K raised in advance. When WCBE achieves this goal, the station can get YOU back to what's important -- the shows you love to listen to, such as Morning Edition, Fresh Air,  The World Cafe, and Afropop Worldwide, all interruption free.

It's our birthday, and you're invited! On September 26th, 1956, WCBE went on the air for the first time - for an entire hour. So this Monday (September 26th), we're celebrating our sixtieth anniversary with an open house. Come on by 90.5's studios between 4pm and 8pm. We'll have local pop from Rambling House Soda, snacks from Pattycake Bakery, and tours of our studios! Stop by to say "hi!"

Join WCBE as we launch our 60th birthday celebrations at YOUR favorite music venues, with a night of music, to support WCBE: We’re Strummin’ At 60! On Friday, September 23rd , head for The Rumba café, Woodlands Tavern, Skully’s, Natalie’s, Dick’s Den, and Ramblin’ House. You’ll hear from Sue Harshe, Roots Of Creation, Emily Syring Quartet, The Clarks, Honey And Blue, Fox N Hound, and many many more! It’s a night of great music for a great cause – keep the music alive on 90.5. That’s Friday, September 23rd!

UMPHREY'S McGee - Thurs. Sept. 8th @ Express Live!

THE AVETT BROTHERS - Fri. Sept. 9th @ Express Live!

WILD CHILD - Sun. Sept. 11th @ The Basement

ALLAH-LAS - Mon. Sept. 12th @ The Basement

STURGILL SIMPSON - Wed. Sept. 14th @ Express Live!

THE FELICE BROTHERS - Thurs. Sept. 15th @ Rumba Cafe

LEFTOVER SALMON - Fri. Sept. 16th @ Park Street Saloon

AMANDA SHIRES - Fri. Sept. 16th @ Rumba Cafe

Storm The Fort 5k!

Aug 16, 2016

You run through the numbers. You run things by your boss. Now run to support WCBE 90.5 FM. On Sunday, September 25th, central Ohio’s NPR station presents, “#StormTheFort,” a 5k run to benefit 90.5! The running route winds through our home: the historic #FortHayes campus in downtown Columbus. Established as a Civil War army base in 1863, the Fort has been WCBE’s home over 25 years. All proceeds from the run benefit your favorite public radio station.

The fastest runner from each of the age groups listed below will receive a medal.

AUGUST

SUN. AUG. 7TH - STEEPWATER BAND @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

MON. AUG 8TH -  BRONCHO @ THE BASEMENT - PRESENTED BY WCBE!

THURS. AUG. 11TH - BEN MILLER BAND @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

THURS. AUG. 11TH - CURTIS SALGADO @ NATALIE'S - PRESENTED BY WCBE!

FRI. AUG. 12TH - THE ACCIDENTALS @ RUMBA CAFE

FRI. AUG. 12TH - - CLAYPOOL LENNON DELIRIUM @ EXPRESS LIVE

SAT. AUG. 13TH - ADIA VICTORIA @ RUMBA CAFE - PRESENTED BY WCBE!

TUES. AUG. 16TH - DAVINA & THE VAGABONDS  @ NATALIE'S - PRESENTED BY WCBE!

Save the date and share this event with your friends!!

The heart of Small Change Day is right here outside our studios on the Fort Hayes campus off Jack Gibbs Boulevard in downtown Columbus.

JUNE
Trampled By Turtles/David Wax Museum - Fri. June 10th @ The Newport
 Will Hoge - Fri. June 10th @ Rumba Cafe
 The Blasters - Tues. June 14th @ Rumba Cafe
 James McCartney - Thurs. June 16th @ Rumba Cafe
 Billy Joe Shaver - Fri. June 17th @ Woodland's Tavern
 Mutual Benefit - Sat. June 18th @ The Basement
 Blitzen Trapper - Tues. June 21st @ A&R Music Bar
 HoneyHoney - Thurs. June 23rd @ The Basement
 Robert Ellis - Mon. June 27th @ Rumba Cafe

It's that time of the year again! The BIG WCBE Yard Sale is coming up Saturday, May 28th!

Wed. May 18th - Andy Frasco & The U.N. @ Woodland's Tavern
Thurs. May 19th - Plants & Animals @ The Basement - Presented by WCBE
Fri. May 20th - O.A.R. w/ Rusted Root @ Express LiveFri. May 20th - Son Lux @ The Basement - Presented by WCBE
Sat. May 21st - Lindi Ortega @ Rumba Cafe
Sun. May 22nd - The 1975 @ Express Live
Wed. May 25th - Islands @ Skully's

Sun. May 29th - Cave Singers @ Skully's
Mon. May 30th - Rising Appalachia @ Rumba Cafe - Presented by WCBE
Tues. May 31st - Dustbowl Revival @ Woodland's Tavern

Dark Star Jubilee Music Fest & Campout Ticket Giveaway (9am-3pm) 

PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUDES:  
 

  • Two tickets to Dark Star Jubilee Music Fest (Dates: MAY 27, 28, 29, 2016)

Description: Camp out and enjoy the sounds of a variety of artists at The 5th Annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Fest & Campout at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio happening May 27th-29th. 

 Jam-Packed Package from Clintonville Outfitters
 

Bunbury Music Festival Ticket Giveaway (9am-3pm)

PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUDES:  
 

  •  Two tickets to  Bunbury Music Festival (Dates: Jun 3 - Jun 5, 2016). The Bunbury Music Festival is a 3-day music festival in Cincinnati, Ohio at Sawyer Point Park & Yeatman's Cove on the banks of the Ohio River.

Jam-Packed Package from Clintonville Outfitters
 

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