Live Friday, April 15th at 11am: THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS

Apr 9, 2016
The Joelsons

Brothers Page Burkum & Jack Torrey hail from Minneapolis/St. Paul, and have taken the Americana world by storm this year with their terrific debut that harkens back to the sounds of the Everly Brothers and other early country greats. The World Cafe has fallen in love with them too. They enlisted JD McPherson for You're Dreaming, who lends a lot to their great sound. They play Amos' Southend in Charlotte on both the 15th and 16th (with Kacey Musgraves!).

Merle Haggard, Country Legend, Dead at 79

Apr 6, 2016

Merle Haggard, who over six decades composed and performed one of the greatest repertoires in country music, capturing the American condition with his stories of the poor, the lost, the working class, heartbroken and hard-living, died at his home in California. He died today, his 79th birthday.

Spring 2016 Fund Drive Special Offers

Apr 4, 2016

Converse College (Spartanburg) presents a unique, educational, and FUN program, April 8 and 9, about Southern Storytelling, Music, and more called 'Okra 2 Opera'.  The keynote speaker of the event, Joe Newberry, joined WNCW for this Friday Feature Interview of the Week, March 25, 2016.  Joe's personality and wit made this one funny interview to say the least.  This NC based musician and storyteller is known all over, including appearances on public radio's Prairie Home Companion.

Info submitted by WNCW's Paul Foster

More to the Story- Charlotte Economic Update

Mar 29, 2016

Ely Portillo, Economic Development Reporter, with the Charlotte Observer, returned to WNCW's More to the Story on March 23, 2016 to speak about the latest in development for the Queen City.

Information submitted by the Host and Producer of More to the Story - Paul Foster, News/Public Service/Morning Show Host for WNCW