WNCW's Music Mix with Scotty Robertson

Monday to Thursday at noon and Fridays at 1pm

Looking for musical diversity from your radio speakers during the mid-day? Tune in for Scotty`s mix weekdays for fresh tunes and deep cuts from artists, new and old, electric and acoustic. Catch NPR news headlines at the top of the hour, and Monday through Thursday there`s always jus` a Spoonful of Blues during the noon hour. Visiting musicians often stop in to chat and play during the mid-day, either in the control room or Studio B. New Tunes at 2 gives you a sampling of the latest release from your favorite old artists and introduces you to your next favorite! There`s always a good reason to keep your radio tuned to WNCW!

BAND OF HEATHENS Live Thursday, January 19th at 12pm

4 hours ago

Austin's roots-rock powerhouse five-piece Band of Heathens returns to Studio B for the first time in about six years, this time with songs from their new album celebrating ten years as a band. On "Duende" (a quality of inspiration, passion, spirit, expression...), they've distilled about 40 songs down to cover such varied topics as social media, immigration, materialism, legalization, and life on the road. They play Asheville's Grey Eagle on Wednesday, then pay us a visit on their way to Charlotte and the Visulite Theatre on Thursday. 

SUSTO Live Thursday, January 12th at 12pm

Jan 9, 2017

Get to know this new Charleston band when they visit Studio B for a live session with Scotty Robertson. Songwriter Justin Osborne had gone on a soul-searching sojourn to Cuba, when he realized his need to create this band. As their website describes, SUSTO is a Spanish word referring to a folk illness in Latin America that Osborne learned as an anthropology student, meaning “when your soul is separated from your body,” and also roughly translates to a panic attack. They play The Visulite in Charlotte on Friday.

Photo by Scott Shrader

One of many talented acts to grow out of Asheville's thriving music busking community, Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats have been growing their fan base these last five years with their hard-driving rock and blues. Tune in as they plug in, in Studio B, for the start of a full year of live music on WNCW. They're scheduled to perform at a birthday bash Saturday, January 14th, at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall in West Asheville. Photo by Scott Shrader.

Andrew Scotchie Music Link

SHANE PARISH Live Wednesday, November 23rd at 1pm

Nov 18, 2016

The frontman for Asheville band the Ahleuchatistas has a strikingly different sound on his new solo release Undertaker Please Drive Slow. Think John Fahey if he'd spent more time in the Southern Appalachians and Mississippi Delta. Check out his sound on Wednesday afternoon (and get to know him through his intriguing bio page here.) 

For ten years the Brown Bag Songwriting Competition has helped to spur the craft of music-making in Asheville and far beyond. On Wednesday, November 16, Scotty hosts Debrissa McKinney and Alex Krug in the noon hour to chat about the series and the upcoming finals on Saturday at The One Stop.