Joe Greene

Merlefest Radio Hour/Music Host

Joe is an alumnus of ICC and, after a nearly 30-year radio broadcasting career, has come home to WNCW. He was part of the planning of our WNCW facility before the first brick was laid and since then has worked at radio stations across the Carolinas and Virginia. His career took him to heritage radio stations in places like Charlotte, Greenville, SC, Roanoke, VA and smaller towns like Shelby and North Wilkesboro.

You will hear Joe Sunday evenings as the host and producer of the Merlefest Radio Hour. At other times, you will hear him as a host of Goin' Across The Mountain and as fill-in regional news anchor on Morning Edition. Joe also works behind the scenes to make sure that many of the daily and weekly features and shows on WNCW are set for air.

Ways to Connect

Boston Bluegrass band Mile Twelve will be live in the studio this Saturday, September 23 during the 12 noon hour.  They will visit with Joe Greene during Goin' Across The Mountain and play some tunes in support of their new forthcoming CD "Onwards".

Coming up on this week's Merlefest Radio Hour, our Steve Johnson sits down to talk with the Jon Stickley Trio and Joe Greene will spin music from them, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Red June, Tony Rice Unit, Railroad Earth, The Brothers Comatose and more! Plus your dose of Doc and Merle! Sunday night at 6 on WNCW.

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