WNCW's Music Mix with Martin Anderson

Weekdays at 9am

Martin mixes up music from Bluegrass, Jazz, Jam bands, Singer/Songwriters, Blues, and Celtic genres to give you a crossroads of music that you won't hear anywhere else on the radio.

Features throughout his music block include:

  • Birthday/Anniversary spotlights of musicians you know, or didn’t know you knew
  • “Ten O'Clock Doc” tribute to Doc Watson Mondays at 10AM
  • Art Break at 11:30AM
  • NPR Headlines at the top of each hour
  • Occasional interviews & performances from touring artists

Guest DJ MATT SMITH Tuesday, February 20th, 11am-Noon

Feb 14, 2018

One of the highlights of Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters' music is the terrific pedal steel & electric guitar work of Asheville's Matt Smith. Lately he's also been performing in Amy Ray's latest post-Indigo Girls band. Let's get to know more about Matt's music tastes when we turn him loose with the WNCW mix on Thursday at 11. 

Banjo pickers and Bela fans, tune in! Bela Fleck shares his latest announcement (well, two, actually): he's heading up an intensive camp at the Brevard Music Center this August called the Blue Ridge Banjo Camp with Tony Trischka, Kristin Scott Benson, & others. They are currently taking applications, including 2-3 minute videos to show your level, through the end of February. Bela talks via telephone with Martin about this and more.

BREW DAVIS Live Thursday, February 8th at 11am

Feb 2, 2018

Asheville-by-way-of-Nashville singer/songwriter Brew Davis has a good new release of songs that he'll officially release Thursday evening at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, after sharing a few of them live with Martin Anderson in the air studio. He's got folks like Charlie Chamberlain and members of the Songs From the Road Band involved.

Photo Collage - WNCW Tribute to Musicians We Lost in 2017
Vicki Dameron

Join WNCW Music Director Martin Anderson as he celebrates the lives of those who died last year by filling the morning with many of our favorites. Rock, country, funk, bluegrass,  jazz, Afropop, and more will be covered throughout the morning on Friday, beginning at 9am. Among the many to honor, in order of when they died:

JOHN DOYLE Live Tuesday, November 28th at 11am

Nov 27, 2017
JOHN DOYLE
Keith Wright

Irish guitar great John Doyle has a busy schedule in our area this month, most notably "John Doyle's Holiday-ish Shows" at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Dec. 7th, the Laurel Theatre in Knoxville on the 8th, and a house concert in Morganton on the 9th. He's also leading an Irish guitar workshop in Weaverville that Saturday. In between those shows, production work for a new album from one of our favorite regional bands, and likely some Holiday shopping, John will stop by WNCW to catch us up to date. Tune in!

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