PERFORMING BLONDE ON BLONDE OVENS AUDITORIUM - October 18 Tickets on sale Friday, August 25 at 10am Old Crow Medicine Show will be performing their newest album, 50 Years Of Blonde On Blonde , in its entirety when they play Ovens Auditorium Charlotte on October 18. The night will feature two sets by the band with an intermission and encores. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 25 at 10am at LiveNation.com, via the Live Nation app, the Bojangles' Coliseum box office, Ticketmaster, or by phone...

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, August 21

Eilen Jewell – Down Hearted Blues

Tuesday, August 22

Joan Osborne – Songs of Bob Dylan

Wednesday, August 23

Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton – Wildflower Blues

Thursday, August 24

Jeremy Pinnell – Ties of Blood and Affection

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

Thursday, August 24

Kacy & Clayton – The Siren’s Song – This duo of cousins from Saskatchewan ties British 60’s-era folk and modern Americana perfectly!

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(July 14, 2017) Multi-platinum recording artist Jack Johnson announces the release of his 7th studio album, All The Light Above It Too, available September 8 through Johnson’s own Brushfire Records label. The album’s first single, “My Mind Is For Sale” was released today, accompanied by a lyric video and is now available to purchase through all digital platforms, along with the full album pre-order here.

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This summer west elm, is celebrating not only LOCAL makers and designers, but also the talented local musicians who are a part of their creative communities. In its effort to celebrate, west elm stores across the country will be hosting free concerts with emerging and well-known local artists you won’t want to miss!

Dan Auerbach – Waiting On a Song – This latest solo project from the Black Keys’ frontman has the catchiest hooks yet! And collaborations from a variety of greats like John Prine & Kenny Vaughan.

Enter to win a copy of Dan Auerbach's new release.

Live Thursday, July 20th at 2pm: THE STEEL WHEELS

Jul 13, 2017
Sandlin Gaither

Fresh from hosting their 5th annual Red Wing Roots Music Festival in Mt. Solon, VA this past weekend, The Steel Wheels travel south for shows in our area that include Hendersonville's Rhythm & Brews Festival on Thursday and Charlotte's Neighborhood Theatre on Saturday. Their latest album is another sweet one which they officially released at MerleFest, Wild As We Came Here.

WNCW`s 2006 Top 100 Results

Jul 13, 2017

Top 100 - 2006

We only have the records for the Top 10 results of this year.

Samantha Biddix Bumgarner and Eva Smathers Davis hailed from Sylva, North Carolina and caught the attention of Columbia Records at the dawn of the country music record industry. In 1939, Bumgarner traveled to Washington DC with Bascom Lamar Lunsford to play for President Roosevelt and the Queen of England.

Vicki Dameron

We'll listen to three very different instrumental acts that have played live in Studio B in the last couple of months. We'll hear a session with the Fretless, a band comprised of three violinists and a cellist from Canada who just won a Juno Award for best instrumental album. Also, Kevin Spears, master of the kalimba- or African thumb piano- and the psychedelic funk of Super Yamba Band from Brooklyn, New York.

Down the Road BRMT | Ep. 12: What is Bluegrass?

Jul 13, 2017

It started in Kentucky but quickly caught on across the Blue Ridge Mountains. Back in the ‘40s and '50s, musicians started playing their old instruments in new ways with lots of giddy-up. From Earl Scruggs to Steep Canyon Rangers, North Carolina has laid claim to the top talents in blistering bluegrass music.

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Dana Murphy, with the Great Smoky Mountains Association, located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, was the guest on this edition of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week, July 7, 2017.  While the Great Smoky Mountains is a great visit for men, women and children - this was a time that the association was promoting its Backpacking Journeys (3 days - 2 nights) for adult females.  Have a listen.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature, Paul Foster - WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

It's time for the yearly visit on WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week by The Foundation Performing Art Center's - Executive Director Russell Wicker - as he goes over their 2017-18 lineup of entertainment. This interview from June 30, 2017 provided Russell the opportunity to share a great lineup of concert acts and other shows forthcoming.  The foundation is a part of Isothermal Community College in Spindale.