Gov't Mule with Special Guest Galactic Coming to NC

Apr 12, 2017

AUGUST 3 - Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh



GOV’T MULE with special guest Galactic will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on August 3 and Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre on Saturday August 5. Tickets go on sale Friday April 21 at 10am at, via the Live Nation app, Ticketmaster, or by phone 800-745-3000.

On The Way Up | Episode 10

Apr 11, 2017

This week Joe showcases tunes representing rock and roll (or AAA), jazz, and blues.  Also, music writer and editor Fred Mills of Blurt and Capital At Play magazine joins Joe as DJ for a day.

The Wild Reeds “Only Songs” from The World We Built

Guided By Voices “Overloaded” from August By Cake

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge “Bone Collector” from Mount Royal

Laura Marling “Next Time” from Semper Femina

(interview with Fred Mills)

Down the Road on the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina
Photo: Vicki Dameron

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 11, 2017) – The Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina, an initiative of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area and the North Carolina Arts Council has forged a new partnership with WNCW-FM at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC, and the American Roots Music journal, No Depression.

More To The Story - WNC Lumber to China

Apr 11, 2017
Valley Fog in Mountains
Photo: Vicki Dameron

Investigative Reporter for the Asheville Citizen-Times, Tonya Maxwell, joined WNCW for this edition of 'More to the Story' to go over her article "In Need of Flooring and Furniture, China Turns to Western N.C. Trees".  You might be surprised about this relationship and perhaps even more surprised on the amount of timber that is being exported from WNC and the state of North Carolina to the Chinese.  Segment originally aired April 5, 2017.

Friday Feature: Yoke Fellow Rutherford Turns 50

Apr 11, 2017

Sharing others burdens and trying to assist the needy has been the mission of Yoke Fellow, including the division in Rutherford County, NC that just celebrated its 50th anniversary. This WNCW Friday Feature Interview of the Week was a chance to hear about this history and how things stand today with this non-profit group.  Interview guest is Cherry Smith, who serves as Executive Director.  Originally aired on April 7, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of the Friday Feature, Paul Foster