David Childers, his son Robert, and Bob Crawford (Avett Brothers bassist) formed The Over Mountain Men in 2010, near the famous 1780 Battle of Kings Mountain that was won by the ragtag revolutionary soldiers they take their name from. Their 2nd album, "The Next Best Thing" will be released on January 22nd on Ramseur Records. We look forward to hearing some of these songs live in Studio B when David & Robert, guitarist Randy Saxon, and bassist Dale Shoemaker visit.
For the first time ever, Asheville's City Council has come up with a plan to improve the city's food security. The Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council has been working for a year to devise a plan to make sure that all children and adults in the city have access to food whenever they need it.
Tune in to 88.7, one of our local translators, or our stream for the rebroadcast of December 14th's Warren Haynes Christmas Pre-Jam from Asheville. Warren started the evening with a short sweet acoustic set and interview before hot sets from The Lee Boys, The Revivalists, Trombone Shorty, Anders Osborne, and The Warren Haynes Band. Guests throughout the night included Audley Freed, Mike Barnes, and members of String Cheese Incident. The Jam weekend is a great fundraiser for Asheville Area Habitat For
Since 1990, WNCW listeners have cast their votes for their favorite albums of the year. This year's snapshot of our favorites is another eclectic list of rock, Americana, blues, bluegrass, jazz, ...and a few artists that defy categorization. Tune in Thursday from 9am-6pm as we count down from 100 to 1 with a tune from each album. Then on Friday we'll do it again with different tunes. Over the weekend, tune in for various other countdowns, including Blues picks on The Saturday Night House Party, and your Regional favorites with Laura Blackley on Local Color. Thanks to
'Tis the season for wrapped presents, pretty lights, spiced eggnog, and above all, a festive soundtrack to help you celebrate the Holidays. 'NCW's got you covered! These ain't your typical department store carols...Tune in for the best in blues, bluegrass, jazz, rock, klezmer, Celtic, and more. We've got something for everyone, humbugs included, every day through Christmas.