Peak of the Week
8:35 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Thursday Night the 13th between 9pm and Midnight: HOT RIZE - When I'm Free

From 1978 until 1990, Tim O'Brien, Pete Wernick, Nick Forster, and the late Charles Sawtelle blazed trails as one of the hardest working bluegrass bands. While always maintaining their sincere respect for the traditions of Flatt, Scruggs, and Monroe that inspired them, they were one of those rare bands that could also forge progressive sounds and innovations, which acts like Nickel Creek and fellow Coloradans The String Cheese Incident proudly attest to.

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11:06 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Balsam Range with guests Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Mountain Faith

Goin' Across The Mountain LIVE

WNCW presents Goin' Across The Mountain LIVE with Balsam Range and guests Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Mountain Faith on January 16, 2015 at 7pm.  Tickets are $20 and the performance will be at the Foundation Performing Arts Center in Spindale, NC.  Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

Air Studio
3:54 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Live on Wednesday the 5th at 4pm: MILES TACKETT

“Music Man Miles,” as he is known in the underground DJ scene, is best known around the world as the creative mind behind Breakestra, a funk, soul-jazz band from L.A. His solo album from earlier this year quickly became a favorite among weekday hosts here at 'NCW, with its vintage yet fresh blend of blues, R&B, psychedelia, and the styles that Breakestra is built around.  The influences of his Topanga Canyon and Little Feat upbringing (Fred is his dad) can definitely be heard, too. Miles Tackett and the 3 Times performs Wednesday night at The One Stop in Asheville.

New Tunes at Two
12:06 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

New Releases Featured This Week, November 3rd-6th, 2-3pm

Monday: DAVE DESMELIK - We Don't Want a Dying Flame

Tuesday: JEFF COFFIN + THE MU'TET - Side Up

Wednesday: JERRY LEE LEWIS - Rock & Roll Time

Thursday: LEFTOVER SALMON - High Country

Air Studio
11:57 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Monday November 3rd from 10 to 11am: MERLEFEST 2015 PREVIEW

This Monday's "Ten O'Clock Doc" feature spreads out across the whole hour, as Martin Anderson talks with Steve Johnson, Merlefest's Artist Relations Manager. The festival unveils its preliminary lineup of of artists coming to the April 23rd through 26th gathering later today, but WNCW listeners get a sneak peak when Steve shares some of the highlights, and Martin spins a few favorite tunes.

Spindale Cycle
11:56 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Monday Night the 3rd at 8pm: CREAM - Disraeli Gears

WNCW was sad to hear of the passing of Jack Bruce on October 25th. The bassist, singer, and songwriter can be found on a variety of recordings these past 50 years, including Alexis Korner, Frank Zappa, and his own band. But he will forever be remembered most as one third of the blues-based heavy rock power trio Cream, with Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker. This second album from the short-lived band marked a move away from the blues and into more psychedelic territory, but the strength of their playing, and the songs themselves, help it to transcend well beyond 1967.

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Peak of the Week
11:55 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Thursday Night the 6th between 9pm and Midnight: MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES

One of these days, we need to get Marty Stuart back to WNCW, so we can spend all day hearing his moving stories about his former bosses and mentors like Johnny Cash, Lester Flatt, and Sonny Osborne, his wife Connie Smith, and countless others.

10:17 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Our Spooky Guest DJ Will Help Us Spin Halloween Tunes Today

Tune in today for special Halloween music.

Air Studio
10:39 am
Wed October 29, 2014


Your WNCW music hosts have a spooky soundtrack for your Halloween preparations this week, with nonstop tricks and treats on Friday. Ghosts, goblins, witches, zombies, plus coverage of the Martian invasion, on the station that's so eclectic, it's almost scary.

Air Studio
8:58 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Tuesday October 28th at 3pm: Guest DJ MIKE ASHWORTH

He's been fully immersed with the Steep Canyon Rangers this past year as their percussionist, but Mike Ashworth's musical background is about as diverse as you can get, through work with various area bands over the years, on guitar and bass as well as percussion. Fellow Brevardian Spencer Jones hosts an hour with Mike and his favorite selections of others on Tuesday afternoon.