This just in! Karl Denson and band return to Studio B this Friday morning, in between their Thursday Charlotte and Friday Asheville shows. The co-founder of The Greyboy Allstars and currently a member of dub reggae band Slightly Stoopid, Denson is a powerful force. His 6-piece band has a tight, full sound that is anything but tiny.
Tune in on Friday, November 8th around 1pm as Joe Kendrick talks with James Caldwell, conference manager of the Midatlantic Music Conference. Joe will be taking part in the largest conference in the midatlantic region that evening in the conference's opening Panel 6-7p.m.
Nashville legend Lloyd Maines, who has produced the Sons of Fathers' latest release, describes them as “the Everly Brothers meets Neil Young and Merle Haggard and The Clash.” And we don't want to argue with Lloyd Maines... They play Knoxville Thursday and Charlotte Friday.
We celebrate the birthday of one of Americana's best songwriters this week with Guy's 2nd album, from 1976. This one features an all-star cast of guests, including Waylon Jennings, Emmylou Harris, and Rodney Crowell -- all together on the same chorus, even! Johnny Gimble, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Tracy Nelson are here too. If Guy's skills as a top tier ballad writer weren't already established, they are with with this classic. "Take me to a barroom driver/Set me on a stool/If I can't be her man, I'm damned/If I'll be her fool."
Who else but Bob Dylan could release TEN volumes (and counting) of "bootleg" studio/stage recordings, and each one full of great material? This one is centered around Self-Portrait (various folk and traditional songs) and New Morning (one of his best, under-recognized albums), but also includes outtakes & such from Nashville Skyline and work with The Band. Check out the fine accompaniment too, from the likes of David Bromberg, Al Kooper, and George Harrison. Brad will fit as many of these 35 songs as he can into your Thursday night mix.
WNCW is proud to partner with the Foundation Performing Arts Center to present “Goin’ Across the Mountain Live.” WNCW’s acclaimed bluegrass show “Goin’ Across the Mountain” is a favorite of traditional and contemporary bluegrass fans across the region every Saturday afternoon. Now it comes to life on stage as we bring together some of the biggest names in bluegrass music. WNCW is proud to present the legendary Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver with guests Balsam Range and Mountain Faith for a special show benefitting WNCW.
Tune in to WNCW on Halloween – and the days leading up to it – as we spin a web of tunes guaranteed to scare you into the Halloween spirit. Ghosts, zombies, black cats, haunted houses, and candy. We wouldn’t leave out the candy.