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Bonnaroo 2017

9 hours ago

WNCW will be giving you the chance to experience the music and wonder of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival June 8th to the 11th in Manchester, TN!

Details are coming soon, so tune in to find out how you can win tickets to Bonnaroo, and experience nonstop music from over 120 bands and artists.

Friday Feature: Human Trafficking Support in WNC

13 hours ago

The Buncombe County YMCA uses James Plunkett to bring awareness to the fight against Human Trafficking in Western North Carolina.  Yes, this terrible crime does exist in North Carolina.  James talks about 'Project Fight' during this Friday Feature Interview of the Week (original air date January 13, 2017).

Posted by Paul Foster, Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week

More to the Story: Code for Asheville

13 hours ago

WNCW's 'More to the Story' returns for 2017 featuring a discussion with Beth Walton of the Asheville Citizen Time's about her story on the group Code for Asheville.  Aired January 11, Walton describes how this tech group of volunteers or civic hackers is helping build community solutions.

Posted by Paul Foster, host and producer of More To The Story

 

BAND OF HEATHENS Live Thursday, January 19th at 12pm

Jan 17, 2017

Austin's roots-rock powerhouse five-piece Band of Heathens returns to Studio B for the first time in about six years, this time with songs from their new album celebrating ten years as a band. On "Duende" (a quality of inspiration, passion, spirit, expression...), they've distilled about 40 songs down to cover such varied topics as social media, immigration, materialism, legalization, and life on the road. They play Asheville's Grey Eagle on Wednesday, then pay us a visit on their way to Charlotte and the Visulite Theatre on Thursday. 

Bluesy folk-rocker (and former WNCW host) Laura Blackley won first place in the NC Piedmont Blues Society's Blues Challenge last October. They travel to Memphis to compete in the International Blues Challenge at the end of the month. She and her band (Ian Harrod, Josh Gibbs, Dorsey Parker, & Gabe Rohmann) return to Studio B before a few upcoming shows in Asheville and Spartanburg.

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