Friday Feature - Carolina Jubilee (for Farmers)

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The Friday Feature Interview of the Week from Oct. 9, featured Guest Zack Wyatt, the creator of Carolina Farm Trust, who is helping put on "Carolina Jubilee' at Van Hoy Farms, Harmony, NC.  The mission of the event, through live music acts and more, is to help protect North Carolina Farms and foster sustainable ecosystems.

This information was posted by the Host and Producer of Friday Features Paul Foster.

Making their first appearance on a WNCW 'More to the Story', High Country Press based in Boone talked about  the court getting tougher on suspects or Poacher's  breaking the law by stealing the plant Ginseng in Watauga County.  Not your usual More to the Story, have a listen to this interview with Reporter Jesse Wood from Oct. 7th.

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Monday October 12th at 11am: JIM LAUDERDALE

Oct 9, 2015

He emcees the annual Americana Awards Show at The Ryman, he coordinates the annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest, and above all, he's one of the most prolific songwriters and musicians in music today. His latest release is a double-disc, one based on Memphis, the other on Nashville. Tune in as he returns to his Carolina home for a few songs from this new one Soul Searching.

Live Thursday October 15th at 1pm: THE BOTTLE ROCKETS

Oct 9, 2015
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“If Uncle Tupelo is the Beatles of the alt-country movement, the Bottle Rockets are certainly the Rolling Stones.”SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL. We've been fans ever since they began back around 1993, and they're coming back through the area on a tour supporting their good new release South Broadway Athletic Club. They play Charlotte on Wednesday, Asheville Thursday, and Knoxville on Friday.

Wednesday, October 14th at 3pm: HOLY GHOST TENT REVIVAL

Oct 9, 2015

NPR describes them as a "soul-rock horn band that recalls 60s and 70s classic-rock influences such as The Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers, contemporary indie-rock acts like Dr. Dog, and New Orleans brass-band jazz." That works. This band originally from Philadelphia is now based out of Asheville, and has been criss-crossing the Southeast regularly this year.

Wednesday, October 14th at 11am: RAYLAND BAXTER

Oct 9, 2015

The son of a pedal steel player who has played with some of your favorite acts (Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, Ryan Adams), Nashville native Rayland Baxter eventually embarked on his own music career, but on his own time and with his own sound. He's on tour opening for Grace Potter in Asheville Tuesday and Wednesday, Knoxville Thursday, and Charlotte on November 6th.

This particular More to the Story interview from the end of September with Tony Kiss (Asheville Citizen Times) was about the continued growth and economic impact of the Brewery Industry in Asheville.  Kiss also touched on this industry's popularity and growth in Western NC as whole, the state of NC, and upstate South Carolina. 

Information posted by the Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story segments, Paul Foster.

Friday Feature: Tryon International Film Fest

Oct 5, 2015

Special Guests during this "Friday Feature Interview of the Week' (Oct. 2nd) were Kirk Gollwitzer and Jeff Lieberman, who discussed the very first Tryon International Film Festival.  Hear details about how it all came together, films that will be showing, and Jeff's documentary film on Nina Simone that will play at the event.  The festival will be held Oct. 9 & 10

Information submitted by Paul Foster, Senior Producer/News/Morning Show Host for WNCW

Live Friday, October 9th at 3pm: JON STICKLEY TRIO

Oct 2, 2015

Guitarist Jon Stickley's guitar prowess can make your jaw drop. Although he is often found jamming with others, both as guitarist and producer, he and his trio have spent plenty of time honing their own tight, original sound too, and the result is a powerful, genre-defying second album of theirs. Fiddler Lyndsay Pruett and drummer Patrick Armitage, each with fascinating stories of their own to tell from the past year or so, will join Jon in Studio B for a session that might make you question whether they are in fact one performer.

Friday Feature: KALE (Kids Ag Learning Experience)

Sep 30, 2015

Rachel Meriwether, Farm Manager, of Green River Preserve in Western N.C., is a part of a program called KALE - Kids Agriculture Learning Experience.  During this Friday Feature Interview of the Week (from Sept. 25), Rachel spoke to WNCW about how the program is a great way to educate and introduce Agriculture and its importance to children. 

This story was submitted by Paul Foster, Senior Producer and Regional Host of Morning Edition, who also host the Friday Feature.