Alternative Radio Coalition

Sunday, Midnight - 5am and Monday, Midnight - 4am
Rotating Hosts

A variety of hosts. A variety of music. WNCW's Alternative Radio Coalition (ARC) - anchored by Rob Daves during the week and hosted by dedicated volunteers and students from Isothermal Community College on the weekends - reaches out to the night owl in us all, exploring the familiar, the unfamiliar and the unexpected...guiding the third-shifters, up-all-nighters and insomniacs though the wee hours.

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9:30 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Upcoming Interview on ARC - Invisible

Jaclyn Anthony

Sunday night/Monday morning on ARC, Jaclyn Anthony will interview Invisible.  Invisible has been touring the region for six years with a truck full of artstruments.  Click here for more information on Invisible.

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10:24 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Podcast - Interview with Marshall Ballew

Listen here to the entire interview between Joe Kendrick and Marshall Ballew.

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4:19 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Interview with Marshall Ballew On ARC Overnight Tonight

Marshall Ballew was WNCW's beloved morning mix host for many years, but he was also the first DJ for World Alternative on October 13th, 1989, WNCW's first day of broadcasting. Join midday host Joe Kendrick in this conversation with Marshall as he recalls he early days of World Alternative and ARC Overnight, how WNCW was almost an exclusively acoustic station, his love of playing music like Captain Beefheart, Laurie Anderson, The Connels and Pylon late at night, how he still buys cassettes and much more.

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6:00 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Interview with Dick Huey - Podcast

Listen to the interview with Dick Huey, founding member of the Alternative Radio Coalition, that was aired Tuesday night on ARC Overnight.

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10:57 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Tuesday Night on ARC: WNCW interviews Dick Huey, founding member of the Alternative Radio Coalition

Dick Huey was one of the original eight people from Charlotte who created the Alternative Radio Coalition, which debuted ARC Overnight on WNCW 20 years ago this fall. Tune in to Rob Daves' show Tuesday night/Wednesday morning October 2nd/3rd, just after midnight, for Joe Kendrick's conversation with him about his role as membership director of ARC, his memories of the music of the era, and his music career since then. 

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12:55 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

ARC Overnight Feature

Join WNCW's Joe Kendrick as he talks with Markey Austin about her memories of the early days of ARC Overnight, the wave of alternative and regional music from the era, and her return to the airwaves October 7th with co-host "Mad Dog" Sherril Ward as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of ARC on the air.

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10:00 am
Tue September 4, 2012

ARC Overnight To Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary

Twenty years ago, WNCW signed off the air at 2 a.m. each weekday before coming back on air at 6 a.m. in the morning. A group from Charlotte came over to Spindale and changed all that in the fall of 1992, bringing ARC Overnight to the airwaves and making WNCW a 24-hour station.

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9:50 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Special Interview With Jay Sanders On ARC Overnight - Tuesday, September 4th

Join Joe Kendrick on ARC Overnight next Tuesday night, September 4th during Rob Daves' show.  He will interview Jay Sanders of Asheville's E. Normus Trio, upon the release of his new album of all-original jazz, Love & Barbiturates. 

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12:58 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

ARC Overnight Volunteers Travel From East Tennessee

Joe Kendrick with Keith and Cathy Shockley.
Provided by Joe Kendrick

Keith and Cathy Shockley travel from Knoxville, TN, to volunteer for WNCW's late-night show, ARC Overnight. This is exceptional, but what makes their story even more memorable is that Keith is legally blind, and hosts the show with Cathy working alongside him as co-producer.
 

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