February is Black History Month, which gave WNCW the chance to present two interviews about individuals who played significant roles in music in the region, the Carolinas, and around the world. The around the world part is in reference to Tryon, NC, native Nina Simone. Listen about how Tryon and its Upstairs Art Gallery were celebrating Nina's legacy in this Friday Feature Interview from Feb. 20. Interview two, a special Wednesday interview on Feb.
This Friday Feature Interview of the Week from Feb. 13 was just two days before the deadline for citizens to take part in the open enrollment period for The Affordable Care Act. Our discussion was with Jackie Kiger of Pisgah Legal Services, who provided assistance and answered questions for those who felt like they were still in the dark.
Just prior to this year's Super Bowl, WNCW featured Amy Beamer of the group Pavone, who talked about what to expect when it came to commercials during the telecast. Those commercials costing millions of dollars are often as big a draw to some viewers as the game itself. (Aired Friday, Jan. 30, 2015)
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Georgia's Packway Handle Band is rooted in old-school bluegrass, but you will no doubt hear their nods to rock, punk, and more as well. For their latest project, they recruited the talented, one-of-a-kind Southern songwriter Jim White to put on his producer's hat, but he ended up lending everything but the kitchen sink in what can be truly be called a full-scale collaboration.