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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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Bobby Rush
Rick Olivier

WCBE is looking forward to hosting legendary bluesman and Grammy award winner Bobby Rush Live From Studio A!  

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Aaron Lee Tasjan with his band to perform Live From Studio A in advance of the show at the Rumba Cafe with Brandy Zdan!

He's out on the road with his brand new release Karma For Cheap and we're excited he'll be coming back home for a show in Columbus!

Brian Fisher

WCBE is pleased to announce the return of Amy Ray to studio A.

Her last visit was back in 2008.

She will be in town to perform at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville the evening of the 13th.

"Holler", her latest solo effort, an americana based release, came out in late September.

Singer/songwriter decker. will perform Live From Studio A in advance of his show that night at Spacebar!

He's out on the road with his brand new release Born To Wake Up and you'll get to hear all about it during the Global Village on WCBE!

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!

WCBE is pleased to welcome This Brooklyn based four-piece band to studio A.

They released "Amends" on September 14th.

You can purchase that online here.

Currently on tour in support of that release, the columbus show will take place at Rumba Café the evening of the 2nd.

Other stops for them in late 2018 include shows in Pennsylvania, Massechussets, New York and New Hampshire.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Mister Moon to studio A, before their show at Brothers Drake Meadery on Saturday, November 3rd, with Moira and Ghost Soul Trio.

Their last visit was July 14, 2017.

Since then, they've released the EP, "Codes".

This Columbus based act will be playing at Woodlands Tavern the evening of the 31st.

There's also a show coming up at Craft & Vinyl at 1806 W 5th Ave on November 2nd.

The band is fronted by Eric Rollin on vocals.

They play hip hop, funk and soul.

The first Mistar Anderson Release came out in February 2014.

This duo out of Austin Texas is now on tour, and the Columbus stop will be taking place at the Rumba Café the evening of the 29th.

They released a new single, "Neon Prayer Flags", on October 19th, and it's available for purchase through iTunes.

The Portland, Oregon bred bluegrass/folk band Fruition will join us Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at Woodland's Tavern with Daniel Rodriguez of Elephant Revival.

The band has five full length albums to their name and most recenlty released an EP, Fire.

He will play at CMA Harlem Renaissance Gala at The Columbus Museum Of Art the night before his visit to studio A.

He also has a show coming up at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on Sunday October 21.

His other activities include representing artists and enterprises, as a co-owner of an Ohio based law firm.

T. Wong was also tagged as a brand ambassador for the Cily Of Columbus' Art Makes Columbus.

Tune in for an interview and live performance, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org and on Apple Music.

WCBE is looking forward to the return of The Black Lillies to perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at The Rumba Cafe with The Benchmarks and Bud Bronson & The Good Timers.

They're out on the road with the brand new release Stranger To Me and we're happy they're making a stop in Columbus!

Having previously worked as a symphony violinist, Dixon's Violin uses a looping system and his 5 string electric violin to perform as a one-man live symphony.

This is not your typical classical performer, however.

He's played many music festivals over the years, including Burning ManWerk Out Fest and Hoopla In The Hills.

He will be playing at Woodlands Tavern the evening of the 17th.

This Hartford Connecticut based band is coming to town to play at Woodlands Tavern the evening of the 18th.

You can check out a few songs or buy their latest release, "Attitude", through their website.

Currently touring the eastern United States, they also have shows in Chicago, New York, Washington DC and more.

Rosanne Cash is a highly distinguished singer and songwriter. Since she released her debut in 1978, she's built a fantastic body of work. She's released thirteen studio albums with highlights including Seven Year Ache (1981), The Wheel (1993), and 2009's The List, a collection of 12 essential country songs she recorded from a list of 100 country songs that her father, Johnny Cash, gave her.

He is going to be in town to play at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza in Worthington on Sunday, October 14, the evening before this studio A performance.

After that he will be headed to Europe for several shows, starting at the Ramblin' Roots Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands on October 20.

"The Magic Tree", his latest music release, is now out.

WCBE is looking forward to hosting Doyle Bramhall II Live From Studio A when he returns to Columbus on Friday, October 12th!  

WCBE is happy to announce his return to our studio.

He will be in town to play at Speaker Jo Ann Davidson Theatre in The Riffe Center Theatre Complex with Todd Snider the evening of the 9th.

His latest effort, "Tilt And Shine", came out in late July, and he was recently featured in Guitar Player Magazine.

This Columbus based singer-songwriter is going to be at Woodlands Tavern the evening of the 5th.

It's his CD release show.

This will also be the day his new music can be listened to on all major streaming platforms.

You can hear an interview and live performance from Joey Viola before this event.

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

Shakey Graves
Dylan Tafel Photography

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Shakey Graves to perform Live From Studio A in advance of his show that night at The Newport with The Wild Reeds!

Shakey Graves aka Alejandro Rose-Garcia is out on the road with his brand new release Can't Wake Up.

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!

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Kate Campbell
Tony Baker

WCBE is looking forward to the return of southern singer-songwriter Kate Campbell to perform Live From Studio A in advance of her show that night at Columbus Performing Arts Center!  She'll be kicking of the 31st season for Six String Concerts with Caroline Cotter opening the show!

She's out on the road with her brand new release Damn Sure Blue and you'll get to hear all about it on WCBE!

WCBE is happy to announce the return of Huntertones to studio A.

Based in New York, they got their start right here in Columbus.

Their new release, "Passport" will be coming out on October 5th.

You can pre-order it through their website.

Megan Palmer
Chad Cochran

WCBE is pleased to welcome Megan Palmer back to studio A.

She has a new song, "Stetson", and will play at Woodlands Tavern the evening of the 21st with The Spikedrivers.

It's been a couple of years since her last visit.

Hear what she's been up to since then, and listen to a few songs performed live right here in studio A.

AMERICANAFEST just ended and we're back from Nashville with 10 thrilling tunes for you. The artists are, for the most part, emerging musicians who tackle this diverse genre from all angles.

Defining Americana isn't easy. At the festival, there were musicians from all around the world. Some were rooted in blues, jazz, boogie rock, bluegrass, soul, gospel, comedy, country, Tejano and much more.

Sam Morrow will perform Live From Studio A during the Global Village in advance of his show that night at the Rumba Cafe presented by WCBE!

He's out on the road with his latest release Concrete And Mud and will be making a stop in Columbus!

WCBE is please to welcome Hadden Sayers back to studio A.

He will be visiting on the same day his new release, "Dopamine Machine", comes out.

Coming up on the evening of the 14th is a show at The High Beck Tavern.

It's been a few years since his last visit.

Listen to an interview, and maybe even hear a few songs from his upcoming release.

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

Currently on their "Falling Rocks" tour, Sandcatchers will be in Columbus to play at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus the evening of the 7th.

"What We Found Along The Way" is the name of their new release.

Their music blends Middle Eastern and Americana influences including the sounds of the Oud and lapsteel.

This will be their first visit to studio A.

WCBE is pleased to welcome Chicago Farmer back to studio A.

His last visit was back in 2013.

Now he's on the road in support of his new 2 disc live release, "Quarter Past Tonight", which just came out on August 3rd.

You can purchase that through his website.

He will also play at Woodlands Tavern the evening of September 6th.

North Carolina powerhouse group Songs From The Road Band will join us Live From Studio A in advance of their gig that night at Hookahville 50!  

Teeny Tucker
Elaine Hughes

Columbus blues artist Teeny Tucker will join us Live From Studio A on Wednesday, August 29th during the Global Village!  

The Nashville band Birdtalker will join us Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night at The Basement with Sons Of Daughters.  They're out on the road with their debut full-length ONE that was just released in June.

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