Tinariwen, the desert blues band from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali, will play a few songs live from Studio A during the Global Village! They'll perform that night with Kishi Bashi at The Wexner Center!
Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst make up the Charleston, S.C. group Shovels & Rope and they'll be making a stop by WCBE to play a few songs live ahead of the sold out show opening up for Jack White at The LC!
The contemporary folk duo, The Two Man Gentlemen Band, mixing folk with hot jazz, swing, Tin Pan Alley, vaudeville and more into their repertoire, will perform live in the 2PM hour during The Global Village!
Marco Benevento, pianist/sound-sculptor/songwriter, will join us Live From Studio A during the Global Village on Friday afternoon and play a few songs for you! The new album is Tiger Face and he's touring in support of it and making a stop at Woodland's that night! Also performing that night will be the Mike Dillon Band. Tune in for a chance to win tickets!
Mike Rosenberg, also known by his stage name Passenger, met with Maggie and I in Studio A last Monday. While I listened in on his interview, this Brighton, England native poured out the story behind his new album All the Little Lights. Rosenberg was notably one of my first personal encounters with a British artist, let alone a folksy one who "busks."