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Centerpiece Jazz has been playing swing, Latin jazz, showtunes, and ballads since guitarist Joseph Hasty formed it here in Western NC in 1995. They are excited to now have New Orleans drummer Geoff Clapp joining them for a number of upcoming gigs, including Morganton on March 31st and May 5th, and Saluda on April 22nd.

Asheville Greenworks has placed under its vast and unique umbrella of organizations and purposes, Asheville and Western N.C. based, "Bee City USA".  Hear the details of what Bee City is all about, while also learning more about the on-going efforts to support the best of community and the environment, Asheville Greenworks.   Segment orginally aired April 14, 2017.

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

Horse jumping at races in Columbus,NC
Vicki Dameron

Incredible day at the 71st Steeplechase Block House Races in Columbus, NC. Beautiful weather, great races, fantastic new track, super hospitality, fun people. Thank you Tryon International Equestrian Center and Tryon Riding & Hunting Club for showcasing the majestic and magical beauty of western North Carolina. 

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Greg Brown Photos

We'll hear the rock/funk/soul vehicle Travers Brothership, led by twin brothers and Asheville natives Eric & Kyle Travers. They were in Studio B back in February to talk about and play tunes from their album “A Way to Survive.”  Also, we're going to reach back in the vaults to hear folkie Greg Brown playing live for us in 1996. One of the songs he performed was “Boom Town” which was new at the time, and is still one of our favorites. 

 

Kim's got a bonanza of garage and soul 45s, plus the Beatles, the Who, Lulu, the Pretty Things, the Seeds, the Mamas and the Papas, Procol Harum, Jimi Hendrix, and more. Can you dig it? Yes you can baby! Dig! Thursdays at 8pm with Host Kim Clark, on the best station in the nation - WNCW 88.7 FM and online at wncw.org.

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