Air Studio

ROBERT ELLIS Live Thursday, June 30th at 2pm

Jun 23, 2016

The Lights From the Chemical Plant, this Texas-to-Nashville songwriter's previous album, was a big hit among WNCW listeners. He's moved his sound in a bit of a different direction on his new, self-titled one, but his sharp, wry, insightful songwriting remains intact. He and his band play Knoxville on Wednesday and Charlotte on Thursday.  He will join us live in the Air Studio at 2pm on Thursday, June 30.

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Mark Maryanovich

Visiting the Air Studio on Thursday: Fiddle, guitar, piano, and a strong background in traditional Celtic tunes give these sisters a firm foundation to spring off of. They play West Asheville on Saturday. "With a sound that reflects generations of Nova Scotian fiddlers, and a youthful charm that literally pops out from their recordings, Cassie and Maggie ensure that the true folk ways of their home community reaches the broader world." -Penguin Eggs 

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TERRI BINION Live Wednesday, June 8th at 11am

Jun 6, 2016

There is a simple, raw honesty to the songwriting and delivery on this new Americana release from Terri Binion that caught our ears. A native of Jacksonville, NC, Terri lives in Florida and returns to her home state for shows at the Asheville Guitar Bar on both Thursday and Friday.

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JOHN GORKA Live Friday, June 3rd at 1pm

May 28, 2016
John Gorka
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He's from New Jersey.... but lives in Minnesota these days, and one of the leaders of the 1990's folk revival still travels through our area now and again for intimate, intelligent, and hilarious performances. We are honored to welcome John Gorka back to WNCW before his show Friday night at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall in West Asheville.

BROTHERS COMATOSE: Live Thursday, May 26th at 3pm

May 19, 2016

This 5-piece band from San Francisco draws from folk, bluegrass, and rock backgrounds for a cool sound that has impressed us both on record and at their recent Merlefest appearance. Catch Brothers Comatose during their interview with Roland Dierauf in between Knoxville and Asheville gigs.