ARC Overnight

Sunday, Midnight - 5am; Monday-Wednesday, Midnight - 4am; Friday, 1am - 4am; Saturday, 1am - 5am

ARC stands for Alternative Radio Coalition, which an ambitious group of radio enthusiasts from Charlotte began in 1992. Their mission continues to this day with anchor host Rob Daves and an array of volunteers spinning a mix that embraces the commitment to diversity and depth heard during our weekday mix, only with a completely different set of artists and styles.

Tune in to ARC Overnight with host Rob Daves this Tuesday night/Wednesday morning in the midnight hour for Joe Kendrick's interview with the Asheville, NC instrumental duo Ahleuchatistas. Their seventh release, Heads Full of Poison, has won critical acclaim from DownBeat, The New York Times, and NPR, to name just a few.

Podcast - Interview with Marshall Ballew

Oct 5, 2012

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

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.

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

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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