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Lake Street Dive - Fri. Nov. 2nd @ The Newport 
The Tillers - Fri. Nov. 9th @ Woodland's Tavern 
Elle King w/ Cordovas - Fri. Nov. 9th @ Rumba Cafe 
Tenacious D. - Sat. Nov. 10th @ Express Live 
Ha Ha Tonka - Tues. Nov. 13th @ Rumba Cafe 
Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul - Wed. Nov. 14th @ The Newport 
Aaron Lee Tasjan - Thurs. Nov. 15th @ Rumba Cafe 
YMSB - Sat. Nov. 17th @ A&R Music Bar 
Front Country  - Sat. Nov. 17th @ Woodland's Tavern 
Emse Patterson - Tues. Nov. 20th @ Ace Of Cups 

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles - Tues. Sept. 11th @ Skully's

GIVERS - Tues. Sept. 11th @ The Basement

Todd Rundgren - Wed. Sept. 12th @ Express Live

Cody Jinks/Nikki Lane - Thurs. Sept. 13th @ Express Live

Courtney Marie Andrews - Fri. Sept. 14th @ The Basement

Guided By Voices - Sat. Sept. 15th @ Skully's

Israel Nash - Sat. Sept. 15th @ Rumba Cafe

Charley Crockett - Sun. Sept. 16th @ Rumba Cafe

The Decemberists - Tues. Sept. 18th @ Express Live

Mat Kearney/Atlas Genius - Tues. Sept. 18th @ The Newport

Lindsey Stirling - Wed. Aug. 8th @ Express Live

Stu Larsen - Sat. Aug. 11th @ Rumba Cafe

Nikki Hill - Wed. Aug. 15th @ Natalie's

The Artisanals/Cicada Rhythm - Wed. Aug. 15th @ Rumba Cafe

Nicole Atkins/Ruby Boots - Thurs. Aug. 16th @ The Basement

311/Gym Glass Heroes - Thurs. Aug. 16th @ Express Live

Jon Stickley Trio - Thurs. Aug. 16th @ Woodland's Tavern

Ruthie Foster - Wed. Aug. 22nd @ Natalie's

Cults/The Shacks - Sun. Aug. 26th @ Rumba Cafe 

Kevin Gordon - Fri. July 13th @ Natalie's

 

The Felice Brothers - Mon. July 16th @ Rumb Cafe

 

Walter Trout - Tues. July 17th @ Natalie's

 

Brent Cowles - Wed. July 18th @ A&R Music Bar

 

Freekbass & The Bump Assembly - Fri. July 20th @ Woodland's Tavern

 

Blackberry Smoke/Magpie Salute - Tues. July 24th @ Express Live

 

Ween - Wed. July 25th @ Express Live

 

Vanessa Collier - Thurs. July 26th @ Natalie's

 

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers - Wed. May 2nd @ Ace Of Cups

 

Formula 5 - Wed. May 2nd @ Woodland's Tavern

 

Ruby The Rabbitfoot - Thurs. May 3rd @ Ace Of Cups

 

The Weeks/Becca Mancari - Wed. May 9th @ Rumba Cafe

 

Lincoln Durham - Thurs. May 10th @ Rumba Cafe

 

The Steel Woods - Fri. May 11th @ The Basement

 

Patrick Sweany - Fri. May 11th @ Rumba Cafe

 

Tune-Yards - Sat. May 12th @ Skully's

 

Har Mar Superstar - Sat. May 12th @ Rumba Cafe

 

You have the chance to WIN A pair of passes to the upcoming Nelsonville Music Festival! To be automatically entered, all you have to do is donate ANY amount at wcbe.org between now & Sunday at noon.|

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

 

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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!

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

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

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!

  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 

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!

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!"

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

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
 

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

PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUDES:  

• Two tickets to  Nelsonville Music Festival (Dates: Jun 2 - Jun 5, 2016)
Description: The Nelsonville Music Festival is an annual four-day music festival located at the Historic Village of Robbins Crossing at Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio in Southeastern Ohio.

• Jam-Packed Package from Clintonville Outfitters

April 13th (Wednesday) Staycation - 7am-9am, 3pm-7pm

·        “Staycation”

-Package includes one night stay at The Lofts luxury hotel in downtown Columbus – free valet parking & breakfast for 2

-Gateway movie passes

-Shadowbox passes

-Two passes for PromoWest Fest 

-No donation required; all donations made during sweepstakes automatically registered.

-Call 614-365-5711 or donate to register.

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