STUDIO B - PRESENTED BY SIERRA NEVADA

Pressing Strings Live Friday July 20th between 2 to 3pm

Annapolis, MD is the hometown for this indie soul rock trio, with guitarist Jordan Sokel, bassist Nick Welker, and drummer Brandon Bartlett. They play The Grey Eagle in Asheville Thursday night.

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Image of a band from New Orleans with very colorful members and a giant sousaphone
Vicki Dameron

Studio B Rewind NOLA BRASS BAND "CHA WA" Plus TROMBONE SHORTY Sunday, July 22nd With Host Kim Clark

We're taking a trip down to New Orleans with the brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian sound of Cha Wa, led by Big Chief Monk Boudreaux's grandson J'Wan. And, from the archives, Trombone Shorty in an interview and performance from 2011.

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, July 23

The Travelin’ McCourys (self-titled)

Tuesday, July 24

Heart Hunters – American Eclipse

Wednesday, July 25

No New Tunes at Two - Olivia Chaney live in Studio B

Thursday, July 26

Amanda Shires – To the Sunset

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

Thursday, July 26: The Ruen Brothers

All My Shades of Blue – A duo from Northern England sounding like a cross between The Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, and The Strokes? No wonder the famed Rick Rubin wanted to produce this new one.

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Playback: Akira Otsuka Interview with Joe Greene

Jun 21, 2018
Akira Otsuka
Linda Parker, http://akiraotsuka.com/

Akira Otsuka visited the studio on June 9, 2018 during Goin' Across the Mountain.  He and Joe Greene discussed the new star-studded project he spearheaded, 'Epilogue - A Tribute To John Duffey'.

Album cover for Brand New Sahde Of Blue CD from Junior Sisk
Junior Sisk

On Saturday, June 23, our bluegrass hosts Joe Greene and Todd Baldwin will feature the new CD by Junior Sisk, Brand New Shade Of Blue. They'll share songs from that CD all day and spin other favorite tunes celebrating the birthdays of Eddie Adcock and Kenny Baker. Take a ride on the Goin' Across The Mountain train... in the AIR CONDITIONED rail car! GATM - get your bluegrass fix every Saturday from 11am until 7pm on WNCW - 88.7 FM.

Cameron Gott

BJ Barham is a native of NC, and his music project American Aquarium is a 5-piece band playing in Asheville Wednesday, and Charlotte Thursday.

Adam McMillian

Voted the # 1 Rock N Roll band in WNC by Mountain Xpress Magazine 2015, 2016 and 2017, Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats have a new release, with its official release show at Highland Brewing on the 29th. And he's working on this September's Asheville Barnaroo festival, which he started in 2009 in his mom's backyard.

image of band members smiling in Studio B
By Vicki Dameron

We've got the home fires burning in this edition with two recent sessions featuring couples who are life partners as well as collaborators in music:  The Appalucians, two talented Western NC couples who met at their kids' preschool, and the husband-and-wife duo Birds of Chicago. Both of these acts have brand new albums that they preview in these very cool live performances.

More to the Story- Police Search Limits, Asheville?

Jun 14, 2018

Government Accountability Reporter Joel Burgess of the Citizen-Times joined WNCW during this edition of 'More To The Story' to address his article "Asheville Police Search Limits Face Challenges."  Asheville City Council made the decision to mandate limits on police searches in their city - that led to the question from those in opposition, "Can local government impose its will in this way?"  This conversation aired on June 6, 2018.

Friday Feature: Bounty and Soul

Jun 14, 2018

The non-profit group, Bounty and Soul of Western North Carolina describes themselves as a group nourshing, inspiring, teaching, and connecting.  Taking fresh foods from the farm and sharing those foods with the needy.  Foods that are healthy.  Bounty and Soul Executive Director- Bruce Ganger is interviewed during this segment of The Friday Feature that first aired on June 1, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul Foster- WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Regional Host of NPR's Morning Edition

More to the Story - Latest News from McDowell Co.

Jun 14, 2018

Reporter Mike Conley of the McDowell News was guest of this edition of More to the Story in late May going over some of the most recent government news in his county.

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

Jam In The Trees Releases 2018 Schedule

Jun 13, 2018

Headliners include The Travelin’ McCourys, Shooter Jennings,
Jerry Douglas, Elizabeth Cook and More

Willie Nelson
David McClister

Outlaw Music Festival Makes Triumphant Return To the PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte on June 20.

Updated Show Time 6:45PM

Tickets On Sale Now at LiveNation.com

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