8:16 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Morning Edition 5/8: 'How Do You Grab A Naked Lady?', By Sharen L. Hicks

The first thing to say about this book is that it is intended to be read by MATURE AUDIENCES  to adult language and adult situations. 

The second thing to say about this book is that it is the truth and it is a wonderfully funny and touchingly sad at the same time.  Sharon L. Hicks says she always intended to tell the story of her mother's mental illness.  In "How Do You Grab A Naked Lady?", Hicks tells it all in unflinching detail.  And, by telling the story of her mother, she ends up telling her own story.

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Studio B
1:00 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Live Friday the 10th at 2pm: BLUE HIGHWAY

We are excited to welcome one of our favorite bands, Blue Highway, back to Studio B for a great hour of live bluegrass.  Since they first graced a stage on New Year's Eve 1994, these same five guys - Tim Stafford, Rob Ickes, Shawn Lane, Wayne Taylor, and Jason Burleson - have been at the top of their game.  Tune in for a great session with Dennis Jones before they head to concerts in Asheville Friday night and Knoxville Saturday night.  

8:10 am
Sun May 5, 2013

Mountain Oasis Interview on WNCW

Neutral Milk Hotel

Join host Joe Kendrick Wednesday just after one p.m. for an interview with AC Entertainment's Ashley Capps who previews the upcoming Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in Asheville NC this October. Capps, who also founded Bonnaroo, talks about how he attracted big names like Trent Reznor as well as got Neutral Milk Hotel to perform for the first time in 15 years and more. Recorded on 5/3/13, this is an edited version of the full conversation which is available for podcast. 

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10:24 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Old Crow Medicine Show Giveaway This Week

Tune in this week for your opportunity to win tickets to see Old Crow Medicine Show at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Wednesday, May 15.

Studio B
10:11 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Live this Thursday the 9th at 11am: THE HOWLIN' BROTHERS

The Howlin' Brothers come to us from Ithaca, NY by way of Nashville, TN (on their way to shows in Charlotte, Greenville, and Asheville this weekend.)  The trio plays a mashup of bluegrass, blues, a touch of jazz, and old-time vaudeville on a variety of stringband instruments plus harmonica.  Warren Haynes takes part in their new release Howl, which was produced by Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs. 

New Tunes at Two
10:10 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

New Releases Featured This Week, May 6-9, 2-3pm

Monday the 6th: JAMES COTTON - Cotton Mouth Man...

Tuesday the 7th: BOBBY MCFERRIN - SpiritYouAll...

Wednesday the 8th: WARREN HOOD BAND - (self-titled)...

Thursday the 9th: AOIFE O'DONOVAN - Fossils

Spindale Cycle
10:06 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Monday Night May 6th at 8pm: ART BLAKEY QUINTET - A Night at Birdland (Vol. 1)

We take you back to this legendary NYC venue on Feb. 21st, 1954, between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m.

Peak of the Week
10:05 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Thursday Night the 9th between 8pm & Midnight: SHINYRIBS - Gulf Coast Museum

The Gourds' frontman Kev Russell has had a side project for a few years now, to help provide an outlet for his huge well of material.  But to throw in a little curveball, he ends Gulf Coast Museum with a ukulele version of "If You Don't Know Me By Now".  Featuring a revolving lineup of Austin talent backing him up, this is Shinyribs' second album ("Poor Peoples' Store" became a WNCW hit from their first.) 

Studio B
1:14 pm
Thu May 2, 2013


Studio B with Mill Billy Blues on April 4, 2013.

Studio B
1:13 pm
Thu May 2, 2013


Mill Billy Blues in Studio B on April 4, 2013.