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Studio B
9:55 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Live Wednesday the 13th at 1pm: CORB LUND & THE HURTIN' ALBERTANS

To compose the songs for his terrific 2012 release, Corb Lund hunkered down in the remote cabin he built with his girlfriend and favorite uncle in rural Alberta. Just as the cabin was finished, his relationship crumbled and his uncle passed away.  Following weeks alone there, "Cabin Fever" was born.  The songs range from rockabilly to Western swing, cowboy balladry to country-rock.

Studio B
9:54 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Live Wednesday the 13th at 3pm: JOE PUG

Giving up his career as a carpenter to pursue music full time four years ago, Joe Pug has followed the path of countless other daring musicians, trying to establish a sustainable livelihood through grass-roots, one-fan-at-a-time efforts.  “Unless your surname is Dylan, Waits, Ritter or Prine, you could face-palm yourself to death trying to pen songs half as inspired as the 10 tracks on Joe Pug’s debut full-length”  (Paste Magazine).   Pug plays Knoxville, Asheville, & Charlotte this week. 

New Tunes at Two
5:02 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

New Releases Featured February 11-14 between 2-3pm:

Monday, February 11th: ROBERT RANDOLPH PRESENTS: THE SLIDE BROTHERS

Tuesday, February 12th: JAMBALAYA BRASS BAND - On the Funky Side

Wednesday, February 13th: WAYNE HANCOCK - Ride

Thursday, February 14th: JOSH RITTER - The Beast in Its Tracks

Spindale Cycle
5:02 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Monday Night 2/11 at 8pm: PROFESSOR LONGHAIR - Rock 'N' Roll Gumbo

An iconic figure of New Orleans music history, an inspiration to Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint and Dr. John among others, it's The Fess!  He spent time as a cook, a boxer, a soldier, and a professional cardplayer among other things, but we know him as the pianist who gave us THE anthem for Mardi Gras.  Join us on Fat Tuesday eve for some Rock 'n' Roll Gumbo that'll get you in the mood.  Yea you right! 

programming
11:09 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Releases You'll Hear On WNCW This Month - February 2013

Here are some albums that have really risen to the top here at WNCW. We hope you're enjoying them as much as we are.

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Studio B
2:14 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Live Wednesday the 6th at 3pm: ABIGAIL WASHBURN, KAI WELCH & WU FEI

Introducing The Wu-Force!  It's a newly formed trio of banjo player/singer Abigail Washburn, multi-instrumentalist Kai Welch, and introducing Wu Fei,  a vocalist and guzheng (Chinese zither) performer who spent her formative years at the China Conservatory of Music before embarking on work with choirs, orchestras, gamelans, films, modern dance, and more.  Get ready for a fascinating musical and cultural journey down the Silk Road with these three, in advance of their Wednesday night performance in Asheville. 

programming
2:48 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Fat Tuesday Soundtrack - Mar. 4, 2014

Mardi Gras is coming!

Join us starting at 9am on Tuesday, March 4 as WNCW provides your Fat Tuesday soundtrack. We’ve got the best in New Orleans funk, jazz, Cajun, Zydeco, & more.  

Laissez les Bontemps Rouler!

Studio B
6:36 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Live Friday the 8th at 1pm: SOL DRIVEN TRAIN

Our favorite Charleston, SC five-piece band sails back through our area this Friday for a lively live set before their Greenville concert.  This time they've got a boatload of new material, on an album called Underdog.  To quote their site, "Sol Driven Train’s music weaves through genres like images in a Tom Robbins paragraph."  There you go. 

New Tunes at Two
6:32 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

New Releases Featured Feb. 4-7 between 2-3pm:

Mon: MIKE COMPTON & JOE NEWBERRY - Live

Tue: ADAM GREEN - Binki Shapiro

Wed: GURF MORLIX - Gurf Morlix Finds the Present Tense

Thur: STEELDRIVERS - Hammer Down

Spindale Cycle
6:25 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Monday Night 2/4 at 8pm: BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Catch a Fire

This year marks the 40th anniversary of "Catch a Fire", the major label debut and first international success for Bob Marley & The Wailers.  Featuring standards such as "Concrete Jungle", "Stir It Up" and "Kinky Reggae", as well as two sung by the up-and-coming Peter Tosh, this is a must-have reggae release.  Celebrate Marley's February 6th with us on Monday night.  Baby We've Got a Date!

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