10:27 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Morning Edition on Friday, May 24th: "FEARLESS" BY ERIC BLEHM

When it comes to military personnel, the members of the elite SEAL teams are among the most prestigious, most admired, and most secretive.  So how could author Eric Blehm write this story of one extraordinary member of the most elite SEAL team known, Team Six?  We'll talk about that and about this amazing young man who died just as he seemed to have everything he ever wanted.

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2:25 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

WNCW's Power Is Back On; Tune In Or Stream Online

Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00pm: Thank you for your patience.  The power is back on at WNCW and we are up and running.  Tune in at 88.7fm, on one of our translators, or stream online when you click "Listen Live".

Wednesday, May 22 at 2:30pm: WNCW is experiencing a temporary power outage due to construction near the building taking out a power line.  We appreciate your patience as a crew is on site resolving the problem.

11:24 am
Tue May 21, 2013

ME on 5/22: 'JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF EDEN', By Dr. Gary Schmelz

This book is for environmentalists and for those that don't believe in 'global warming'. It's  for those who had (or have) a wonderful relationship with a parent, and for those who don't. It's a book to share with your children to get them fired up about hanging out with you. It's also a book to get them fired up about saving the environment. It's really a book for just about anyone.

In 'Journey to the Edge of Eden, " Schmelz writes a memoir of a fascinating life that started in the city of Newark, NJ and ended up in a place that couldn't possibly be any different.

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Studio B
5:45 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Live Wednesday the 22nd at 1pm: JESSE DEE

Jesse Dee

Boston's Jesse Dee has a powerful voice you won't soon forget.  He brings his neo-soul sound to Studio B before playing Charlotte Wednesday, then Brevard and Charlotte again this weekend.  “His music feels like spring. It's soul music, but it's really happy soul music. It's in the tradition of Sam Cooke and Chuck Jackson. And there's a little spirit of Joe Tex in there."  -- Bruce Iglauer, president of Alligator Records.

Studio B
5:42 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Live Thursday the 23rd at 11am: THE SWAYBACK SISTERS

Asheville's trio The Swayback Sisters returns to Studio B Thursday morning.  Laura Blackley, Mary Ellen Davis, and Cary Fridley unite their solo talents to create a blend of country soul, Appalachian folk, and acoustic blues.  They share the stage with our fellow friends The Lazybirds in Asheville on Thursday the 30th, followed by a string of shows in Black Mountain, Boone, Hendersonville, and other locales.

Studio B
5:40 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Live Thursday the 23rd at 1pm: THE STEEL WHEELS

Hailing from Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, The Steel Wheels return to our area yet again, with their four-part harmonies (inspired by their shared Mennonite heritage), reverence for Appalachian roots, and wonderful community spirit.  They'll play live versions of songs from their latest release "No More Rain" before heading to Union Grove and Charlotte for shows there.

New Tunes at Two
5:37 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

New Releases Featured This Week, May 20th-23rd, 2-3pm

Monday the 20th: MATUTO- The Devil and the Diamond...

Tuesday the 21st: KERMIT RUFFINS - We Partyin' Traditional Style!...

Wednesday the 22nd: UNDERHILL ROSE - Something Real....

Thursday the 23rd: MELISSA FERRICK - The Truth Is

Spindale Cycle
5:36 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Monday Night May 20th at 8pm: LEFTOVER SALMON - Bridges to Bert

"Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass"!  It just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it?  And it flowed effortlessly when the jamband Leftover Salmon brought their self-described style to packed venues, most notably in their home state of Colorado, and in our Southeastern Appalachian corner of the country.  This album from 1992 was their recording debut for their fans, having first formed in 1989 when Vince Herman's band the Salmon Heads asked some members of the Left Hand String Band (mandolinist Drew Emmitt and the late banjo pioneer Mark Vann) to sit in.  Join us for this 21-year-old flashback, as we ge

Peak of the Week
5:35 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Thursday Night the 23rd between 8pm & Midnight: SHANNON McNALLY - Small Town Talk

Louisiana's "Swamp Pop" father Bobby Charles helped shape rock & roll’s evolution during the ‘50s and ‘60s, writing a string of hits for artists like Fats Domino and Bill Haley & the Comets.  In 2007, folk-blues songwriter Shannon McNally began working on this tribute project with him that is now finally complete, three years after his death.  Dr. John, who played piano on Charles’ 1972 self-titled album, produced it and joins McNally and other New Orleans musicians.  It's our feature Thursday night.

9:11 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Morning Edition on 5/17: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Is May 18th

There is no cure for AIDS currently and there is no HIV vaccine, yet. The National Institutes of Health says that, "Safe, effective , and affordable vaccines that can prevent HIV are the best hope for controlling and/or ending the AIDS epidemic."

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