Martin Anderson Recently Talked with John Huey for Garden & Gun's Whole Hog Podcast

On Air Host Martin Anderson recently spoke with John Huey for the Garden & Gun Magazine podcast about our music programming. Check it out if you want to learn more about how we select our music, or if you're looking for a way to explain us to friends! Listen here to Season Two, Episode 1: WNCW - The Little Radio Station That Could .

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, October 16

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn – Echo in the Valley

Tuesday, October 17

Dori Freeman – Letters Never Read

Wednesday, October 18

Margo Price – All American Made

Thursday, October 19

Becca Mancari – Good Woman

Peak of the Week: Thursdays at 9pm sample a new release

Thursday, October 19: Steve Winwood – Greatest Hits Live

His time with the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and a consistently strong solo career (and a voice that doesn’t seem to age!) has made for quite a catalog of timeless classics.

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Friday Feature: Plow Day at Warren Wilson College

Sep 13, 2017
Area teamsters show off their draft animals at Plow Day 2015.
Photo: Rachel Sexton

Did you miss this year's Annual Plow Day? If so, this will be a WNCW Friday Feature Interview of the Week that you'll want to check out as to be prepared for next year.  The yearly event is held by and at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC.  Playing a big part in the event is the college's Horse Crew.  Learn about the crew, its mission/studies, and all the details on Horse Power - Plow Day from guest Warren Wilson Student, Anna Murabito.  This segment originally aired Sept. 8, 2017.

The Nick Moss Band stopped by the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte recently for a session and interview with WNCW’s Joe Kendrick.  The session debuts on Saturday Night House Party this Saturday, September 16 at 8:00pm. Nick and the band have just finished recording a forthcoming record, and were in fine form, playing classics like “Slam Hammer”, “All Night Boogie”, “Rock This House” and “Rambling On My Mind”.

More than just a great bluegrass trio, Swiss-American brothers Uwe and Jens Kruger and New York brother Joel Landsberg keep themselves busy with classical music collaborations (the Roan Mountain Suite), running a festival (Carolina in the Fall, 9/22-23 in Wilkesboro), and more. They visit with Scotty here on Wednesday afternoon.

Roger Howell, Mike Hunter, and Brandon Johnson will be in studio to perform live and talk about the 50th annual Bascom Lamar Lunsford "Minstrel of Appalachia" Festival held October 6,7 at Mars Hill University. These three musicians have all performed at and been a part of the festival for years, and they will bring some the musical spirit of the festival as well as some of the exciting details and programming to celebrate the festival's golden anniversary.

The reigning IBMA songwriter of the year and the current toast of the bluegrass world, Donna Ulisse, in a session from 2009, shortly after the release of “Walk This Mountain Down”, her second bluegrass album. Plus, more roots music-- Jamaican roots this time---from The Big Takeover, who performed live in Studio B last month in support of their new album “Silly Girl.”

Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde on Blonde at the Peace Center Oct. 21

Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m.

Peace Concert Hall at the Peace Center

Tickets: $25-$45


Greenville, S.C. – Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde on Blonde comes to the Peace Center on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m.

THE YOUNGERS Live Friday, September 8 at 11am

Sep 6, 2017

We welcome back The Youngers from southeastern PA on Friday the 8th. We got to know the band especially well thanks to their 2008 release that included a WNCW favorite, "Heritage". Last year, they released another cool one, "Picture of You". They play New Belgium Brewery in Asheville after visiting us.

Get set for some modern day honky-tonk and roots rock from Eilen Jewell, JD McPherson and newcomer Haley Thompson-King, plus a new double disc from Luna, who fortunately decided to get back together, plus we’ll go dark with a couple picks from our nighttime sound -- a truly deep concept record from Public Service Broadcasting paired up with a classic track from Joy Division for our Segue Of The Week. DJ For A Day features WNCW midday host and Rhythm Theorem host Scotty Robertson, as we share stories of just how wrong things can go with live guests on the radio.

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Learn all about the Asheville Mushroom Club and its recent event called Fungi-Fest that took place September 2nd.  The club hosts monthly member meetings, provides tips on looking in the woods for yummy mushrooms as well as advice on varieties that are edible, along with great recipes. Carrie Knox Federici was special guest on this Friday Feature Interview of the Week from Sept. 1, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of the Friday Feature, Paul Foster, who serves as Senior Producer, News Director, and Regional Host of Morning Edition for WNCW 88.7

Writer/Reporter Mike Ellis of the Greenville News was guest on this segment of 'More to the Story', when he discussed a confederate monument issue in Greenville. On a recent Saturday, protestors, both those opposed and supporters of this monument raised their voices during a rally event.  Learn about the monuments history and why its offensive to some groups during this discussion with segment host Paul Foster.  Original air date was August 30, 2017.