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Peak of the Week
4:22 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Thursday Night February 26th between 9pm and Midnight: JAKE XERXES FUSSELL

One of our favorite new discoveries this year is this Durham, NC folk-blues artist with a terrific self-titled debut release. The son of folklorist, curator, and photographer Fred C.

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programming
10:21 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Friday Feature: Celebrating Black History Month

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.

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programming
10:02 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Friday Feature: Affordable Care Act Deadline

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.

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programming
9:50 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Friday Feature: Superbowl Ads

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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Programming
8:52 am
Fri February 20, 2015

WNCW Remembers Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore

Another 1960s icon is gone with the Feb. 16th passing of Lesley Gore, one of the best-selling artists of the early-to-mid '60s.

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Programming
2:03 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

WNCW-FM Is Back On The Air

Wednesday, February 18 -- WNCW is back on the air at this time.  We appreciate your patience as we have worked to restore the signal.

Tuesday, February 17 -- WNCW is currently off the air due to a generator issue at the main transmitter site.  Due to weather conditions, we are uncertain of when the issue will be fixed at this time.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  To stream the station live, click here.

Volunteer
2:14 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Volunteer During WNCW's Spring Fund Drive

WNCW's Spring Fund Drive is March 15-21 and we need volunteers to answer phones.  Sign up to volunteer online, click here.

Contact Sarah Benedict with any questions: sskelton@wncw.org or 828-287-8000 ext 1578.

Studio B
1:58 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Live Thursday February 19th at 3pm: PACKWAY HANDLE BAND

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.

New Tunes at Two
12:47 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

"New Tunes at 2" Features, February 16th-19th

Monday: BRANDI CARLILE - The Firewatcher's Daughter

Tuesday: REDTENBACHER'S FUNKESTRA - Dr. Hypernstein

Thursday: DARREN HANLON - Where Did You Come From

Support
8:11 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Studio B To Receive Upgrade Through The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership Grant

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has announced an award of $8,000 to Isothermal Community College for upgrades to WNCW-FM’s Studio B.

The project will implement critical upgrades to the studio in order to provide a state-of-the-art facility for recording and broadcasting regional and traditional musicians.

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