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Contributions count. 

For example, the programs you hear on WCBE contribute to your personal enjoyment and quality of life. Where else could you tune in for the most reliable news and information about our city and the world, as well as the best in music? 

All of this only happens with listener support; your support. 

Help us grow and keep us strong by supporting the programming that contributes to your quality of life every day. Please donate by calling 614-365-5711 between 7am and 7pm to speak with a live phone volunteer or simply donate through this website. It's the right thing to do!

Thanks, 

Caitlin

Here are a few simple and affordable ways you can support WCBE and promote your business, organization or spread the word about your non-profit's mission or event.

Multimedia Sponsorship  $450.00   

  • One Day / 5 promotional spots between prime broadcast hours of 7AM-7PM

  • Plus 30 Day banner ad placement on WCBE.org home page

Non-Profit / Personal DaySponsorship  $365.00

CURTIS HARDING - WED. APRIL 4TH @ A&R MUSIC BAR

 

CONSIDER THE SOURCE - THURS. APRIL 5TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

 

TWIN PEAKS/THE DISTRICTS - FRI. APRIL 6TH @ THE NEWPORT

 

BILLY STRINGS/DEAD HORSES - SAT. APRIL 7TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN 

 

JIM LAUDERDALE - SAT. APRIL 7TH @ NATALIE'S

 

WILD CHILD/THE WILD REEDS - SUN. APRIL 8TH @ A&R MUSIC BAR

 

FIELD REPORT - SUN. APRIL 8TH @ RUMBA CAFE

 

Bunbury Music Festival will take place June 1-3, 2018, along the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati…and we’ve received a pair of passes to give away to one lucky WCBE donor!

This year’s intimate concert experience will feature two main stages and two side stages for better viewing.

  • SIGNATURE  LEVEL ($8.00 per month Sustaining Membership) or (One Time Donation of $90.50)

 One item:   

  • WCBE branded deck of cards  

 

Already a Sustainer Member?

 

Then thank you for supporting WCBE! Your ongoing contribution keeps our mission and content strong.

 

Update your credit card information - Call 614-365-5555

 

Change your monthly donation amount

 

Joe Pug - Thurs. March 8th @ Rumba Cafe

Mary Gauthier - Fri. March 9th @ Columbus Performing Arts Center

Cory Branan/Two Cow Garage - Sat. March 10th @ The Basement

Mevlin Seals & JGB - Wed. March 14th @ Woodland's Tavern

CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band - Thurs. March 15th @ Natalie's

Gangstagrass - Thurs. March 15th @ Rumba Cafe

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Fri. March 16th @ Woodland's Tavern

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Sat. March 17th @ Woodland's Tavern

Hello soon-to-be WCBE member!

Tax Info for 2017

Feb 1, 2018

Your donation made a huge impact last year by bringing on-location coverage of major news events, entertainment and musical discovery for all of Central Ohio! WCBE 90.5 thanks you for support and on January 31, 2018 tax deductible donor receipts were provided via email.

Are you unable to find your donation receipt? Follow the steps below to receive your documentation.

· Please check your “junk” or “spam” folder. If the documentation can’t be found please email our Director of Donor Experience, Caitlin Farkas at cfarkas@wcbe.org and she will promptly email you a receipt.

Umphrey's McGee w/ Marcus King Band - Thurs. Feb. 1st @ Express Live

Lotus - Thurs. Feb. 8th @ Express Live

They Might Be Giants - Thurs. Feb. 8th @ The Newport

The Dustbowl Revival - Fri. Feb. 9th @ Woodland's Tavern

Lucy Kaplansky w/ Lucy Wainwright Roche - Fri. Feb. 9th @ Shedd Theatre

Fruition  - Sat. Feb. 10th @ Woodland's Tavern

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials - Sun. Feb. 11th @ Natalie's

ZZ Ward w/ Black Pistol Fire - Mon. Feb. 12th @ The Newport

The Ghost Of Paul Revere w/ Parsonsfield Tues. Feb. 13th @ Rumba Cafe

Today, until midnight, your donation to 90.5 FM will be matched dollar for dollar, thanks to another WCBE member.  If you haven’t had the chance to donate yet this year, please consider making a contribution right now. WCBE listeners remain our most important source of funding. Your tax-deductible contribution helps us share news stories and bring you music that, together, keep you connected to the world around you in ways no other central Ohio radio station can.

Donations will be matched up to $2,000!

JANUARY VIP EVENTS:

 

Turkuaz - Wed. Jan. 10th @ Skully's

 

Keller Williams - Thurs. Jan. 11th @ Woodland's Tavern - SOLD OUT!

 

 G. Love & Special Sauce - Thurs. Jan. 18th @ A&R Music Bar

 

Rebelution - Thurs. Jan. 18th @ Express Live

 

The Green - Sat. Jan. 20th @ A&R Music Bar

 

Richard Shindell -  Sat. Jan. 20th @ Shedd Theatre

 

Davina & The Vagabonds - Sun. Jan. 21st @ Natalie's

 

Hackensaw Boys - Thurs. Deb. 7th @ Ace Of Cups

Matisyahu - Thurs. Dec. 7th @ The Newport 

Will Hoge - Sat. Dec. 9th @ Skully's

Giving Tuesday

Nov 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. 

Ted Leo - Mon. Nov. 13th @ Skully's

Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Tues. Nov. 14th @ The Newport

Lucero - Tues. Nov. 14th @ Skully's

Overcoats -  Tues. Nov. 14th @ Rumba Cafe

Ghost Note/The Nth Power - Tues. Nov. 14th @ Woodland's Tavern

The Mountain Goats - Wed. Nov. 15th @ The Newport

Travelin' McCourys - Wed. Nov. 15th @ Woodland's Tavern

JD McPherson - Wed. Nov. 15th @ Skully's

Ryan Montbleau - Thurs. Nov. 16th @ Woodland's Tavern

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!

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors - Wed. Oct. 11th @ The Newport
 Spafford - Thurs. Oct. 12th @ A&R Music Bar
 Jessica Lea Mayfield - Thurs. Oct. 12th @ Rumba Cafe
 My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult - Wed. Oct. 18th @ Skully's
 Big Something - Thurs. Oct. 19th @ Woodland's Tavern
 Humming House - Fri. Oct. 20th @ Woodland's Tavern
 Willie Watson - Sat. Oct. 21st @ The Basement
 Wayne Hancock - Sat. Oct. 21st @ Woodland's TavernElizabeth Cook - Mon. Oct. 23rd @ Rumba Cafe

  The Wild Reeds - Mon. Aug. 7th @ Rumba Cafe
 Lake Street Dive - Thurs. Aug. 10th @ The Newport
 Jon Stickley Trio - Thurs. Aug. 10th @ Woodland's Tavern
 Dick Dale - Fri. Aug. 11th @ Park Street Saloon
 Luke Winslow King - Fri. Aug. 11th @ Rumba Cafe
Culture - Fri. Aug. 11th @ Alrosa Villa Davina & The Vagabonda - Sat. Aug. 12th @ Natalie's Will Hoge - Sat. Aug. 12th @ Rumba Cafe
Youssou N'Dour - Sun. Aug. 13th @ Express Live

Salary: $23.81 - $33.01 Hourly
Location: Columbus, OH|
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Communications & Public Relations
Job Number: 17-5852-NC1
Closing: 7/28/2017 11:59 PM Eastern

Underwriting Sales Associate

(CCS Title: “Underwriting/Marketing Associate”)

Your core duties are twofold:

1)      Obtain business underwriting to support Central Ohio’s NPR station (it’s second only to listener donations as our biggest source of operating funds!); and

Please Donate To The WCBE Emergency Transmitter Fund

Jul 12, 2017

National Geographic says the odds of being struck by lighting in the U.S. are 1 in 700,000. We know what you’re thinking: what does this have to do with WCBE?

Small Change Day Is Coming Up!

Jun 6, 2017

It takes just four cents per listener per day to bring you all the great programs you love on 90.5.  So, why not pay for a day of listening? It's Easy: Small Change Day is coming up! On Friday, June 9th Dan and other WCBE staff will be outside our studios at 540 Jack Gibbs Boulevard from 11am to 6:30pm. Drive by at lunch or on your way home from work, and plunk four cents, four dimes, four quarters -- whatever you can afford -- into our orange bucket. You can pick up a new  'CBE/City Barbeque Piggy Bank, too! Every penny makes a difference!     

See you Friday!

WCBE's Annual Yard Sale!

May 10, 2017

As you clean out your garage, attic and closets this Spring, you may find yourself under a pile of items you no longer have a use for.

Consider donating your gently used items --  tools, electronics, clothes, whatever! -- to WCBE, and we'll sell them at our upcoming yard sale!

You can drop off your gently used goods starting Wednesday, May 10th, at our studios: 540 Jack Gibbs Boulevard in Columbus.   Drop-off hours are 9am – 4pm weekdays (call to make arrangements if you need to stop by at another time).

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

The Nelsonville Music Festival is an annual four-day music festival located in the Historic Village of Robbins Crossing at Hocking College in Nelsonville (Southeastern Ohio).

SP17 Warp Drive Membership Levels

 

  • 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

WCBE VIP Events
WCBE 90.5FM

MARCH
 BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEYBEARS - FRI. MARCH 3RD @ THE NEWPORT
 LOTUS - SAT. MARCH 4TH @ EXPRESS LIVE
 GAELIC STORM - SAT. MARCH 4TH @ THE NEWPORT
 JOHNNYSWIM - FRI. MARCH 10TH @ THE NEWPORT
 JD McPHERSON - THURS. MARCH 16TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN SLEIGH BELLS - SUN. MARCH 19TH @ THE NEWPORT
 REGINA SPEKTOR - TUES. MARCH 21ST @ EXPRESS LIVE
 FOXYGEN - THURS. MARCH 30TH @ THE NEWPORT

Welcome to the 2017 Spring Warp Drive!

Mar 1, 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Spring Warp Drive!

This year, we have an audacious goal: to not interrupt a single show for our annual Spring on-air fundraiser.

Registration is currently closed. 

Thank you for registering for WCBE Member Appreciation Event this coming Tuesday, February 14th at The Cultural Arts Center, from 6pm-8pm.

WCBE VIP
WCBE 90.5FM

 VALERIE JUNE - MON. FEB. 13TH @ A&R MUSIC BAR

KT TUNSTALL - WED. FEB. 15TH @ A&R MUSIC BAR

COMMANDER CODY - SAT. FEB. 18TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

MARDI GRAS MADNESS W/ GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC - SAT. FEB. 18TH @ EXPRESS LIVE

SINKANE - WED. FEB. 22ND @ THE BASEMENT

MIKE DOUGHTY - WED. FEB. 22ND @ A&R MUSIC BAR

DROPKICK MURPHYS - WED. FEB. 22ND @ EXPRESS LIVE

SHOVELS & ROPE W/ JOHN MORELAND - SUN. FEB. 26TH @ THE NEWPORT

VANESSA CARLTON - TUES. FEB. 28TH @ RUMBA CAFE

GREENSKY BLUEGRASS - SUN. JAN. 15TH @ THE NEWPORT

G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE - THURS. JAN. 19TH @ A&R MUSIC BAR

FRUITION - FRI. JAN. 20TH @ WOODLAND'S TAVERN

GRIFFIN HOUSE - FRI. JAN. 20TH @ A&R MUSIC BAR

DWEEZIL ZAPPA - SUN. JAN. 22ND @ EXPRESS LIVE

THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS - TUES. JAN. 24TH @ PARK STREET SALOON

BEAR'S DEN - SAT. JAN. 28TH @ THE NEWPORT

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