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Roots 'N Offshoots

Sundays, 9pm - 11pm

Our very own queen of the honkytonk Maggie Brennan slides on her boots and lassos the finest in American roots music and its related forms; including folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, country and more. Perfect listening after a long day on the trail or around the campfire.

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This Idaho born singer-songwriter has been named one of the "100 Greatest Living Songwriters" by Paste magazine.

His latest release, "Fever Breaks", which came out in April, features Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit as his backup band.

Jason Isbell also receives production credit for this collaboration.

Jenny Tolman will be making a visit to WCBE to perform Live From Studio A in advance of her show that night at Ace Of Cups!

She's out on the road with her debut studio release There Goes The Neighborhood.

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!

This Huntington West Virginia based band will be stopping by studio A before their show at Ace Of Cups the evening of September 20.

They're touring in support of the release, "Full Moon, Heavy Light", which came out in May.

Brant Bjork will perform Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night with Ecstatic Vision and Brujas del Sol at Woodland's Tavern!

This Australian born Singer, songwriter, musician and music producer has worked with Patty Loveless, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and Sarah Jarosz to name a few.

He will be in Columbus to open for, and play in Vince Gill's band at the Palace Theatre on Sunday September 15.

The following morning he will stop by studio A to play a few songs, and talk about his release, "West", which came out on August 30.

The Lumineers have taken their latest album, III, as an opportunity to shine a light on a topic that's close to many of the members' lives — addiction. III tells a story of addiction in three acts. As the album runs from one song to the next, it's a tale of one family facing the same problem. "It's the family secret and it's a taboo," Wes Schultz, the band's lead vocalist, says.

Drummer Jeremiah Fraites says addiction happens in cycles and should be considered that way.

This German jazz guitarist primarily plays gypsy swing music in the style of Django Reinhardt.

His first release, “Swinging Strings” was named CD of the month by Guitar Player magazine.

Currently touring the USA, he will be performing at The Refectory with Tom Carrol & Doug Richeson on September 10.

He will be coming to WCBE to play live in studio A the following morning.

This Missouri based rock band is in town to play at Rumba Cafe on the 9th of September.

Also appearing at that show is Shonen Knife, who will return to Studio A on September 9 during the Global Village during the 2pm hour.

Currently touring together, both of these bands will play at The Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights the following night.

This Central Ohio based trio has a CD release show coming up at the Rumba Cafe the evening of August 30.

The Rough & Tumble, also playing at this show, have a new release coming out on September 6.

This will be the first ever performance in studio A by Ohyoholos.

Listen to them discuss their new release, and play a few songs as well.

Southern Avenue
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Soul steeped Memphis quintet Southern Avenue will return to WCBE for another Live From Studio A session in advance of their show that night at Woodland's Tavern

Bill Scorzari is coming out with his third studio album Now I'm Free on September 20th and you'll get to hear all about it ahead of time in a Live From Studio A performance!

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

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WCBE is thrilled to host the legendary Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at Jo Ann Davidson Theatre at the Riffe Center!  

WCBE is looking forward to the return of husband and wife team Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent AKA Shovels & Rope to peform Live From Studio A!  

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Fruition to peform Live From Studio A!  

His new release is "Truth", and he has one last show in Columbus at The Basement the evening of August 16, before he get's married and moves to Seattle.

Keating will also play at this event, as will The Esteems.

Listen in on what could end up being Joey Viola's final studio A performance.

These Central Ohio based musicians will be playing at a WCBE benefit taking place at the Rumba Cafe the evening of August 15.

Also appearing at this event will be Angela Perley, Jesse Henry and Sean Woosley, who will be playing live in studio A during the 1pm hour on August 15.

Jenny, Lou and Todd all play in bands in addition to having their solo careers.

Tune in to hear all three of these performers play live in studio A.

That's right here on 90.5 FM WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org and on Apple Music.

His new album, "It Ain't The Same", is scheduled to come out on September 27.

The players on this release include John James Tourville (The Deslondes) on electric guitar and pedal steel, Casey McDonough (NRBQ) on bass, and Alex Hall (JD McPherson, The Cactus Blossoms, Robbie Fulks) on drums, percussion, keys and engineering.

 

Currently on tour, his Columbus stop will be at Ace Of Cups the evening of August 13.

 

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Roy Book Binder Live From Studio A in advance of his show that night at Natalie's in Worthington!

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!

Yonder Mountain String Band
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WCBE is looking forward to the return of Yonder Mountain String Band to perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at the A&R Music Bar with Arkansauce!

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

This brother/sister act (Jocelyn on vocals, bass and keys, and Chris on Guitar) will be stopping by WCBE to play live before their show at Woodlands Tavern the evening of August 2nd.

Recent graduates of Harvard, they've performed at festivals like Sundance, Summerfest and SXSW.

"The Fun In The Fight", their latest release,  came out on February 22.

You can purchase that through the website https://jocelynandchrismusic.bandcamp.com/.

"Ozone Park", their new release, came out on June 7.

Currently touring with the band Thunderpussy, their Columbus stop will be at The Basement on July 31.

After that, they will be staying in town to play here at WCBE the next morning.

We're in a hammock state of mind with CAAMP. The band was formed in Athens, Ohio by old friends Taylor Meier, who sings and plays guitar, and banjo player Evan Westfall. They later added bass player Matt Vinson.

It'll be a packed house Live From Studio A this week with The Soul Rebels!  

This Kent, Ohio based americana group is going to return to studio A to play before their show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington the evening of July 12.

Their new release, " Silver Ribbon Dream~Songs And Stories Of The Ohio & Erie Canal", is available for purchase through their website.

It's actually a cd and a 28 page hardcover book. The 10 illustrations in the book visually interpret each of the 10 songs on the cd.

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Daddy Long Legs Live From Studio A in advance of the show that night at the Rumba Cafe!  

Gretchen Peters is coming to Central Ohio to perform at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington the evening of July 11th.

She also has a show coming up at Riverdog in Wakeman, Ohio the following night.

This two time grammy nominee has also picked up a Country Music Association song of the year award for her song "Independence  Day".

Dustbowl Revival
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Dustbowl Revival returns to WCBE to perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show at Thirty One West in Newark, Ohio with Columbus' own Doc Robinson!

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

Brent Baxter/Giulia De Gregori

This Texas based singer/songwriter will be stopping by studio A to talk about her latest release, and play a few songs live, just a day after performing live on the program Mountain Stage with Larry Groce.

"Foxhole Prayers" was released late last year, and is available for purchase here.

Her first full length release, "Sparkler" came out back in 2003.

  

Dawn And Hawkes is Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes.

This duo from Austin Texas will be staying in Central Ohio after their show at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza on June 18 to play in Studio A.

They also have a show coming up at Riverdog near Oberlin Ohio on June 20.

The last time they visited  WCBE  was back in 2014.

"The Other Side" is their latest release.

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