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Studio B
3:42 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Steep Canyon Rangers TELL THE ONES I LOVE

Steep Canyon Rangers visit Studio B on September 10, 2013.

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11:10 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Become a Phone Volunteer: Spring Fund Drive - Mar. 2-8

Sign up online to volunteer during WNCW's Spring Fund Drive between March 2nd - 8th.  We need Phone Volunteers to answer calls when members call to contribute to the station.

Spring 2014 Fund Drive -Click here to sign up

Studio B
8:43 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Live Friday the 20th at 4pm: MISS TESS & THE TALKBACKS

We won't settle for just one honky-tonk-flavored act this week.  Miss Tess blends it in with early jazz,  country,  and blues styles to make a tight, rhythmic mix of Americana.  She brings her band to Studio B for the first time before playing Asheville Friday night, and the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and Knoxville after that.  

Studio B
8:42 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Live Thursday the 19th at 3pm: BIG SANDY & HIS FLY-RITE BOYS

Big Sandy is celebrating 25 years with his Fly-Rite Boys, with a new all acoustic album “What A Dream It’s Been”, as well as a tour that brings him to Charlotte & Asheville this week.  His blend of rockabilly, honky-tonk, R&B, soul, and more are the perfect sound for his incredible voice and unforgettable stage presence.  Tune in! 

Programming
8:42 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Morning Edition 9/20/13: 'THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD'

Amanda Ripley, journalist and writer for the Times, has written her latest book about education, but this one is based on a different way of looking at things. Ripley knew through her research that there were countries where education was important and the students 'got it'.  She also knew that there were others where nobody seemed to get it. And, right in the middle of all of them was the United States.

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New Tunes at Two
8:42 am
Mon September 16, 2013

New Releases Featured This Week, September 16th-19th, 2-3pm

Monday the 16th: ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ROOTS - Wise up Ghost and Other Songs.

Tuesday the 17th: JACK JOHNSON - From Here to Now to You.

Wednesday the 18th: PATTY LARKIN - Still Green.

Thursday the 19th: THE WOOD BROTHERS - The Muse.

Spindale Cycle
8:42 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Monday Night September 16th at 8pm: DAVID BROMBERG - How Late'll Ya Play 'Til?

With is ability to play an impressive array of roots styles -- and instruments -- with incredible skill and ease, David Bromberg is one of our favorite artists, and we're so glad he has returned to making music after a hiatus.  We celebrate his new release Only Slightly Mad, and his birthday this week, with a listen to this classic live one of his, recorded mostly in 1976 (with a '79 version of "Make Me a Pallet On the Floor" to wrap it up.) 

Peak of the Week
8:41 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Thursday Night the 19th between 8pm & Midnight: STEEP CANYON RANGERS - Tell the Ones I Love

The boys from Brevard & Asheville are back with an album that was recorded at Levon Helm's studios in Woodstock, NY, with famed producer Larry Campbell.  The arrangements, songwriting, and harmonies here show how the Rangers just keep getting better and better!  A contender for WNCW Listeners' Album of the Year, Tell the Ones I Love will make a great foundation for Brad Watson's music mix throughout this Thursday night. 

Programming
12:38 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Ticket Giveaway Sept. 13-17: Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Bristol Rhythm & Roots

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. State Street in historic Downtown Bristol, TN/VA is amped to the beat of Appalachia’s past, present, and future. Listen to WNCW for your chance to win tickets.

Programming
2:09 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Ticket Giveaway on Wednesday, September 18 at 1pm: Mountain Oasis Festival

Mountain Oasis Ticket Giveaway on WNCW on Wednesday, September 18

Tune in on Wednesday, September 18 at 1pm for an opportunity to win a pair of weekend passes to The Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit coming to downtown Asheville Oct. 25-27.

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