During this Friday Feature Interview of the Week (Aired September 2, 2016) Angie Chandler, Executive Director and Rob Bell, Director of Programs, of The Blue Ridge Heritage Area talked about the organization, its purpose, and how grants will soon again be available to non-profits.  They support 25 counties in Western North Carolina.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature, Paul Foster- Senior Producer, News & Public Service Coordinator, Morning Show Host

Between her jazz and blues upbringing in Maryland, her time spent living in Boston and Brooklyn, the Appalachian influences on her new release Baby, We All Know, and her recent relocation to Nashville for it, Miss Tess' sound is definitely a fine example of one of the broader definitions of Americana music. She and her Talkbacks come back to WNCW for a fun session Thursday afternoon.

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The ever charming Nikki Talley and partner-in-life-and-music Jason Sharp pay us a visit again, this time to fill an hour as Guest DJ! We'll make sure they play a few of their own tunes live, too. They play The Grey Eagle in Asheville on Friday before heading down to festivals in Florida and Georgia.

Alternately known as the King of Telluride and the King of Newgrass, at age 57 Sam Bush has already been honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Americana Music Association and the International Bluegrass Music Association. Before his show on Saturday at The Foundation on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC, he will stop by the station during Goin' Across the Mountain on Saturday at 2:30pm for an interview.

Weekend Window 9/3/16

Sep 3, 2016