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The Appalucians Live Wednesday, May 23rd at 3pm

Black Mountain musicians Jay Brown, Aditi Sethi, Angie Heimann, & Cas Sochacki are members of the Lazybirds, Shaantavani, and the Blushin' Roulettes, but together form the folk/Americana quartet The Appalucians . They have a new release called "Bright Hills", and in fact have a double CD release show at Isis in West Asheville with the Lazybirds on Saturday, June 9th.

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, May 21

Tish Hinojosa - West

Tuesday, May 22

Michael Rault – It’s a New Day Tonight

Wednesday, May 23

Jim Lauderdale – Jim Lauderdale & Roland White

Thursday, May 24

Del McCoury – Del McCoury Still Sings Bluegrass

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

Thursday, May 24: Willie Nelson

'Last Man Standing' - He just turned 85, and shows no sign of slowing down. We’ll feature it just in time for his big Outlaw Music Festival coming to Charlotte on Saturday!

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South Carolina Congressman from the 4th District, Trey Gowdy, is stepping away from his seat in Washington, which means there is presently a hotly contested race going on with a large amount of candidates at the moment.  Kirk Brown of the USA Today Network, Newspapers- The Greenville News and The Anderson Mail, has been following this developing story and shared his thoughts during this "More to the Story' from May 16, 2018.

Friday Feature: The Blue Ridge Conservancy

May 22, 2018

This Friday Feature Interview of the Week spotlights The Blue Ridge Conservancy, headquartered in Boone.  Just what is the conservancy and how are they helping take care of some of the high country's best natural resources?  Representing the group and a part of this interview from May 11, 2018 are Eric Hiegel and Nikki Robinson.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature - Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer and News Direcort

The Appalucians Live Wednesday, May 23rd at 3pm

May 21, 2018

Black Mountain musicians Jay Brown, Aditi Sethi, Angie Heimann, & Cas Sochacki are members of the Lazybirds, Shaantavani, and the Blushin' Roulettes, but together form the folk/Americana quartet The Appalucians.  They have a new release called "Bright Hills", and in fact have a double CD release show at Isis in West Asheville with the Lazybirds on Saturday, June 9th.

image of singer songwriter Chuck Brodsky sitting, smiling and holding guitar
Vicki Dameron

One of our favorite singer/songwriters, Chuck Brodsky, plays songs from his new album “Them and Us.” We'll also catch a 2006 session with the ragtime/hillbilly swing outfit the Wiyos, and we'll reach way back in the vaults to listen to bluesman John Hammond playing live for us in 1998.

Gov't Mule Announces Summer Tour 2018

May 17, 2018
Gov't Mule
Photo credit: Jacob Blickenstaff

Fan Club Pre-Sale Begins Monday, May 14th at 12pm EST

General On-Sale Begins Friday, May 18th at 10am Local Time

“Warren Haynes' veteran crew bring funk, political skepticism to soaring jams...” Rolling Stone

“[‘Dreams & Songs’ is] aching, soulful…” – Billboard

Sanctum Sully Live Wednesday, May 16th at 3pm

May 11, 2018

Known for their strong bluegrass roots, Asheville's Sanctum Sully has reemerged as a more electric 6-piece band now, and their new blend of country/blues/jam-infused rock is on a new release that will be officially released at Isis in West Asheville on Friday night. They return to Studio B Wednesday at 3 with Roland.

David Wilcox Live Friday May 18th at 1pm

May 11, 2018

Singer, songwriter, storyteller, & guitarist David Wilcox returns, this time with his brand new album "The View From the Edge". Although it's been four years since his last album, he's kept busy with his workshops, custom songwriting, and speaking engagements. He plays the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte on Friday night.

More to the Story- WNC Entertainment-Music News

May 10, 2018

Why not have a reporter guest on More to the Story that gives the side of GOOD news that involves the kind of musicians we dig at WNCW?   That's exactly what we did when Smoky Mountain News - Arts and Entertainment Reporter, Garret Woodward joined us on May 9, 2018. His passion of all types of music has led him to chasing down musicians performing both near and far.  Garret talks about his experiences with the likes of Rodney Crowell, Sierra Hull, and others. 

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Vicki Dameron

  Polk County Commissioners recently took a 4-1 vote in regards to modifying and extending development between the county and the Tryon Equestrian Center, which will host the World FEI Games, a popular international event, in September.  Jake Johnson, Chairman of the Polk County Board of Commissioners, was interviewed to explain the details of their decisions.  Something he wanted the residents of Polk County to have an understanding about.  Original air date was May 4, 2018.

 

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