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MISS TESS & THE TALKBACKS Live Thursday, May 18th at 3pm

May 17, 2017
MISS TESS & THE TALKBACKS
Gabrielle Savoy

It's a double-header in Studio B on Thursday afternoon as Miss Tess returns with her band for a set with Roland Dierauf. Blues and R&B, jazz and swing, honky-tonk and classic country: Miss Tess has her own personal crossroads of Americana. She's in the area for a triple-header of shows: Asheville Thursday, Hickory Friday, and Charlotte Saturday.

World Premier of Carolina Blue's Newest Album

May 17, 2017

Bobby Powell and Tim Jones of Carolina Blue visited with Host Joe Greene on Saturday, May 6 during Goin' Across the Mountain.  They sample tracks from their new release Sounds of Kentucky Grass, making it the "world premier" of these songs on their new project.  Bobby and Tim discuss family ties to the album, reminisce about playing at WNCW's Goin' Across the Mountain Live earlier this year, and also about the old sound their band is proud to keep going.

THE MOON & YOU Live Friday, May 19th at 11am

May 17, 2017
THE MOON & YOU
Michelle Sarkissian

Asheville's The Moon & You are Melissa Hyman on cello, and Ryan Furstenberg on guitar and banjo. Warm, silly, melodic, intelligent...these are a few words that help describe their sound. They're one of the acts set to play the inaugural Xpand Fest in Asheville on June 10th.

POLYRHYTHMICS Live Friday, May 19th at 3pm

May 17, 2017

This 8-piece band out of Seattle unleashes a modern afro-psycho-beat blend with their most recent release Octagon, and they bring it all to The Rabbit Hole in Charlotte Friday night before heading back to the NW. To quote themselves, "Polyrhythmics make music in which listeners will get lost, get hyped, and get down."

Learn more  about Polyrhythmics.

Click on title for full story - Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is back featuring legendary keyboardist Melvin Seals, known for his work with the Jerry García Band. Karl, now serves as the saxophonist in The Rolling Stones, but with KDTU, he’ll be showcasing material from his forthcoming studio album. The current KDTU touring lineup is comprised of Richmond guitarist DJ Williams, Soulive drummer b, Greyboy Allstars bassist Chris Stillwell, Crush Effects keyboardist David Veith, Seattle trumpeter Chris Littlefield and ace slide and lap steel guitarist Seth Freeman.

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