Scotty and Joe at the pitch table in Studio B during the 2018 Spring Fund Drive.
Photo by Vicki Dameron

Thank You For Supporting Grassroots Radio! We Raised $181,848 And Counting!

We want to say a HUGE thank you to our listening community! Thank you to our members, volunteers, food donors, musicians, business supporters, and local partners for your support. It takes a community to keep the station strong. Thank you! With your support we have raised $181,848 You can still help us reach our goal of $200,000 when you choose to contribute online here . Congratulations to our winners:
MerleFest Package: Erika S
Sunrift Adventures Gift Card: Steve K.
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Interview with Lily Tallent to Air During ARC Overnight

Lincoln County based singer-songwriter Lily Tallent talked with (volunteer) Jaclyn. Lily talked about working on her first album. The interview features three original songs and a different take on an old favorite. Tune in to hear the interview during ARC Overnight on Friday, April 27 at midnight.

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, April 23

Laura Veirs – The Lookout

Tuesday, April 24

Van Morrison and Joe Defrancesco – You’re Driving Me Crazy

Thursday, April 26

Dr. Dog – Critical Equation

Peak of the Week: Every Thursday at 9 PM Sample A New Release

Thursday, April 26: The Decemberists – I’ll Be Your Girl

They continue their direction of “something more direct and less fussy” (Pitchfork), though with a little more synthesizer here. “Exuberant nihilism,” as Colin Meloy describes it.

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Lincoln County based singer-songwriter Lily Tallent talked with (volunteer) Jaclyn. Lily talked about working on her first album. The interview features three original songs and a different take on an old favorite.

Tune in to hear the interview during ARC Overnight on Friday, April 27 at midnight.

Friday Feature- Eco Friendly Clothing Made in N.C.

Apr 23, 2018

Recover Brands is a sustainable apparel company made in the Carolinas and is based in Charlotte.  Their eco-friendly methods for making a Tshirt and other kinds of relaxing clothing might just surprise you.  RB Founder and Owner Bill Johnston is interviewed to explain just how eight plastic bottles can create one great shirt.  This Friday Feature was orginally aired on March 30, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of the WNCW Friday Feature Interview of the Week - Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News and PSA Coordinator, and Morning Edition Regional Host

More to the Story: News on Downtown Spartanburg

Apr 23, 2018

Thanks to Herald-Journal Reporter Alyssa Mulliger, this edition of More to the Story gets you updated on the latest news concerning Downtown Spartanburg.  This includes the ebb and flow effect, businesses development, the good and the bad of making it in downtown, and new concepts.  Mulliger, the City Reporter for the newspaper, discussed all this and  more on March 27, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story - Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

Toubab Krewe Live on Friday 4/20 around 4pm

Apr 19, 2018

It's been 8 long years since we had this much new material from Toubab Krewe, but their new release "Stylo" is worth the wait to fans of their unique blend of West African rhythm, West Coast surf, and other styles. They have two hometown album release shows Friday and Saturday at the Ellington Underground, and we hope to bring you a live interview/session from there on Friday afternoon!

Scotty and Joe at the pitch table in Studio B during the 2018 Spring Fund Drive.
Photo by Vicki Dameron

We want to say a HUGE thank you to our listening community! Thank you to our members, volunteers, food donors, musicians, business supporters, and local partners for your support. It takes a community to keep the station strong. Thank you!

With your support we have raised $181,848  You can still help us reach our goal of $200,000 when you choose to contribute online here.

The Decemberists concert scheduled to play at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre on April 18 is moving to The Fillmore Charlotte.  Tickets purchased for the Amphitheatre will be honored at The Fillmore night of show, no exchange necessary.  Tickets are on sale now at LiveNation.com, via the Live Nation app, the PNC Music Pavilion box office, Ticketmaster, or by phone 800-745-3000.    

Join us Wednesday night, April 11 for World Cafe.  We will have the latest copy of World Cafe, Volume 43 available for your pledge of support.  Click here to make your contribution or call 1-800-245-8870.

The LSD Tour, featuring Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, and Dwight Yoakam, three highly esteemed artists who have garnered 49 GRAMMY nominations combined over the span of their illustrious careers. Sire Records recording artist King Leg will open the show as Special Guest.

Fans of WNCW 88.7 FM call the listener supported public radio station “the best in the nation” for a reason. It offers in-depth news, a wide variety of music and great thank you gifts during fundraising time, which happens in the Spring and Fall each year. This year, the theme for thanks comes in the form of outstanding outdoor opportunities.

 

(These CD's are available online or call 1-800-245-8870 during Fund Drive hours)

Stephane Wrembel The Django Experiment III
Van Morrison Versatile

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