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Larry Cordle

Everybody's talking about our feature album this week: The new one from Larry Cordle Tales From East Kentucky. We'll play you some songs from that release during the show. Plus, we celebrate the birthdays of Bobby Hicks, Alison Krauss, Cousin Jake Tullock, Dave Evans and Valerie Smith. Join Hosts Joe Greene and Todd Baldwin on Goin' Across The Mountain, every Saturday from 11am until 7pm on grassroots, listener powered radio - WNCW 88.7fm and streaming worldwide on this web site, wncw.org.

Image of man walking in tall grass, wearing a hat and carrying a banjo
Vicki Dameron

Coming up in our walk through The Tall Grass, some new music from Old Crow Medicine Show, Canada's Slocan Ramblers, the Grascals and more. It's music from the roots up with your WNCW Music Host Joe "The Governor" Greene.

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

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.

River Whyless has announced a New Year's Eve show at The Orange Peel.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 20 at noon. 

Get more information here.

Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Announce special guest
AMERICAN AQUARIUM
To play September 23
Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

American Aquarium will open for Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit when they play Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre on September 23.

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.  

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