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8:53 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Danny Barnes Interview to be Aired Thursday, March 20th in the 1pm hour

Danny Barnes

WNCW’s midday host Joe Kendrick talks with banjo iconoclast Danny Barnes Thursday in the one p.m. hour ahead of his performance this Saturday night at Moonlight Mile in Arden, NC. Danny’s latest record, Shri 108, is a further exploration of music he calls “barnyard electronics”, a solo album that blends acoustic and programmed music with lyrical themes of struggle and common dignity. 

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Air Studio
4:32 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Monday March 17th: "TEN O'CLOCK DOC": Special Merlefest Preview

For this week's "Ten O'Clock Doc" we'll spend the hour with Steve Johnson, the Events Artist Relations Manager for Wilkes Community College and Merlefest. Join us for discussion about the various updates, changes, and of course traditions to expect for this year's festival (which according to their website will be 37 days, 4 hours, and 24 minutes away.) And of course we'll cram in as many of the scheduled acts as possible!

New Tunes at Two
4:32 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

New Releases Featured This Week, March 17th-20th, 2-3pm

Monday: ROBERT CRAY BAND - In My Soul

Tuesday: ELIZA GILKYSON - The Nocturne Diaries

Wednesday: SIERRA LEONE'S REFUGEE ALLSTARS - Libation

Thursday: LUTHER DICKINSON - Rock 'n Roll Blues

Spindale Cycle
4:32 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Monday Night March 17th at 8pm: THE WATERBOYS - Fisherman's Blues

This classic album from 1988 just might be WNCW hosts' collective favorite Irish release, so we'll spin this for your St.

Programming
3:16 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with WNCW

St. Patrick's Day

Tune in Monday, March 17th as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day at WNCW!

Peak of the Week
3:08 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Thursday Night the 20th between 8pm and Midnight: RAILROAD EARTH - Last of the Outlaws

For their 7th release, Railroad Earth has added horn & string sections, penny whistle, and collections of songs with successive movements.  But it's all played by the original 6 band mates, and it's still the same great Railroad Earth that we love...in fact it's one of our favorite new releases here! Join us Thursday night as we feature Lat of the Outlaws throughout the evening. 

media sponsorships
3:07 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Fiddlin' 5K "Run for the Music" Road Race

The 2nd annual Fiddlin' 5K is happening April 12, 2014. Here is a video with details about the race. WNCW is a Media Sponsor.

Programming
3:06 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

MerleFest: April 24-27, 2014

WNCW is a Media Sponsor of MerleFest

WNCW is a media sponsor of MerleFest.  Click here for details.

New Tunes at Two
7:29 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

New Releases Featured This Week, March 10th-13th, 2-3pm

Monday the 10th: INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS - Let It Go

Tuesday the 11th: KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE - New Ammo

Wednesday the 13th: MIKE GORDON - Overstep

Thursday the 14th: STUART MCNAIR BAND - Dance All Day

Spindale Cycle
7:28 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Monday Night March 10th at 8pm: NORMAN BLAKE - Live at McCabe's

We celebrate one of our country's best flatpicking guitarist's birthdays Monday night with this live recording from 1976.  The Chattanooga native has backed John Hartford, Bob Dylan, Tony Rice, and other greats over years with an easy-going blend of bluegrass, country, and folk.  If you're an aspiring flatpicker yourself, your jaw will hit the floor when you hear him blaze through some of these: "Nine Pound Hammer", "John Hardy", and "Arkansas Traveler" are a few of the highlights.  He whips out his fiddle for a couple numbers too, and Nancy Blake joins him for some as well. 

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