WNCW's Music Mix with Roland Dierauf

Weekdays 3pm to 6pm

Roland Dierauf wanders everyday through the cultural landscape that informs contemporary music.  Starting with the roots of early blues and country, he says hello to their many quirky offspring -- bluegrass, rock, alt country, jazz, funk, international rhythms, and all the endless hybrids.  It's music as big and varied and delightful as the people who make it.  Be a part of it, weekday afternoons on WNCW.

Ways to Connect

Toubab Krewe Live on Friday 4/20 around 4pm

Apr 19, 2018

It's been 8 long years since we had this much new material from Toubab Krewe, but their new release "Stylo" is worth the wait to fans of their unique blend of West African rhythm, West Coast surf, and other styles. They have two hometown album release shows Friday and Saturday at the Ellington Underground, and we hope to bring you a live interview/session from there on Friday afternoon!

(These CD's are available online or call 1-800-245-8870 during Fund Drive hours)

Caroline Rose Live Thursday, March 29th at 3pm

Mar 26, 2018
Caroline Rose
Lorne Thomson/Redferns

We're not likely to get much behind an album that was "as much inspired by Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears as it was late '70s punk." But Caroline Rose's transformation from more of the folk-rock side to the alt-rock/dance-punk sound on Loner is pretty compelling. As were the rave reviews from her performance at SXSW. The result of the "new" Caroline Rose is a combination of fresh,  irreverent, and perhaps pretty well reflective of today's climate. Whether a true Loner or with her band, she'll play for us in Studio B on her way to The Mothlight in West Asheville.

Matt Walsh Friday, March 16th around 3pm

Mar 12, 2018

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Matt Walsh seems to already know a little about "Life After Rock & Roll" (the name of his latest release) -- his duo The Low Counts had a prolific four years of "Blue Collar Rock & Roll" before his drummer and friend Austin Hicks died a year ago this month. With influences spanning blues, soul, country, and more, The High Point/Statesville musician has shows in our area that include Asheville this Thursday and Black Mountain on Saturday.

CORB LUND Live Friday, March 2nd at 4pm

Feb 23, 2018

The Alberta singer/songwriter/rancher who brought us such 'NCW favorites as "The Truck Got Stuck", "Horse Doctor Come Quick", and "Bible On the Dash" is on a somewhat rare solo tour that takes him to West Asheville's newest venue on Friday night, Ambrose West.

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