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.

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Aaron Lee Tasjan Live Thursday, September 29 at 3pm

Sep 29, 2016

Tune in as singer/songwriter/guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan joins Roland for a live interview and performance. From his work with New York Dolls to Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, to his terrific WNCW favorite of last year “In the Blazes”, to a new one on the way soon, he and Roland will have plenty to talk about. He opens up for The Felice Brothers in Asheville tonight.

Learn more at www.aaronleetasjan.com.

THE GET RIGHT BAND Live Thursday, July 28th at 3pm

Jul 25, 2016

Asheville's funk/rock/reggae band has gotten the attention lately of NPR's "World Cafe" (which airs weeknights at 6pm on WNCW), Relix Magazine, and for sure the local music scene. "Who's In Charge?" We'll find out when we welcome the guys back to Studio B.

Learn more about the band at thegetrightband.com.

STEVE GUNN Live Wednesday, July 13th at 3pm

Jul 13, 2016
Constance Mensh

Perhaps best known as the supporting guitarist for Kurt Vile among others, Pennsylvania/New York's Steve Gunn nowadays fronts his own indie-rock band, and is on tour in support of his summer release Eyes on the Lines. They visit Studio B for the first time on their way to Asheville for a show Wednesday night at The Mothlight.

Learn more about Steve at www.steve-gunn.com.

TONY JOE WHITE Live Thursday, June 16th at 3pm

Jun 9, 2016

North Louisiana's King of Swamp Rock returns to Studio B, this time with songs from his new release that's as deep as his trademark voice, Rain Crow. The man responsible for "Rainy Night in Georgia", "Willie and Laura Mae Jones", and "Polk Salad Annie" plays Charlotte Thursday and Asheville Friday.

Learn more at www.tonyjoewhite.com.

ROBBIE FULKS Live Wednesday, June 15th at 4pm

Jun 9, 2016

One of the more revered songwriters in today's Americana/folk/country world, Robbie Fulks has yet more stories to tell. His latest release Upland Stories refers to the upland region of his NC/VA upbringing, and a number of the songs will resonate with folks in our area. He plays the Grey Eagle in Asheville on Wednesday.

Learn more at www.robbiefulks.com.