Studio B

Studio B Performances

Studio B is where the live music happens. Under the supervision of WNCW's own golden-eared audio engineer, Dennis Jones, Studio B is the stations state-of-the-art recording facility that hosts regional, national and international artists. WNCW broadcasts performances and interviews live on just about any given day. Some of the finest tracks captured in Studio B find their way to WNCW's self-produced Crowd Around the Mic CDs.

You can watch segments from live Studio B sessions at our new You Tube channel. Check out www.youtube.com/wncwstudiob for performances by Hayes Carll, The Billy Sea, Slaid Cleaves, Erin McKeown and more! Click here to watch the videos.
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John Cowan INTERVIEW

Aug 27, 2013

Interview with John Cowan in Studio B on August 21, 2013.

John Cowan TOMORROW MORNING

Aug 27, 2013

John Cowan visits Studio B on August 21, 2013.

John Cowan KING OF CALIFORNIA

Aug 27, 2013

Studio B with John Cowan on August 21, 2013.

John Cowan IN MY FATHERS FIELD

Aug 27, 2013

Studio B with John Cowan on August 21, 2013.

John Cowan YARDBIRD SUITE

Aug 27, 2013

John Cowan visits Studio B on August 21, 2013.

Live Friday the 30th at 3pm: ZANSA

Aug 26, 2013

Led by 33rd generation Ivorian musician Adama Dembele, the music of Zansa, a Nouchi slang word from Ivory Coast meaning “combination” or “blend,” is a synthesis of traditional and modern styles of West Africa.  The 5-piece band, based out of Asheville, visits Studio B this Friday in advance of a CD release show in Asheville on the 7th.

Live Wednesday the 21st at 12pm: THE BROADCAST

Aug 16, 2013

They moved to Asheville from Brooklyn in 2010, and they've become one of the hottest bands in the region these days: The Broadcast is a 6-piece band fronted by powerful singer Caitlin Krisko.  They've got a new release, Dodge the Arrow, being released this Fall, and we'll hear some of these new tunes live on Wednesday with Joe Kendrick. 

Live Wednesday the 21st at 4pm: THE JOHN COWAN BAND

Aug 16, 2013

Newgrass Revival...The Doobie Brothers...his own killer band....pretty much every Merlefest...WNCW listeners have cherished John Cowan and his incredible voice for as long as we've been on the air.  Cowan's currently on a big 60th Birthday Tour, and he, Jeff Autry, Shadd Cobb, and more will visit Studio B before their tour takes them to Charlotte for a Thursday night show. 

Live Thursday the 15th at 11am: MANDOLIN ORANGE

Aug 12, 2013

Mandolin Orange are Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin, who met at a Chapel Hill jam session in 2009 and soon discovered that their fiddle and guitar made a great sound together.  Blending folk, gospel, and bluegrass, their style is a sweet Southern Appalachian blend that is quite at home here at WNCW.  They perform Wednesday the 13th in Knoxville, Friday the 16th in Asheville, and Saturday the 17th in Charlotte.

Live Thursday the 15th at 3pm: FUNK RUSH

Aug 12, 2013

One of Charlotte's latest sounds is the funk/jazz/rock combo Funk Rush, who live their motto of "Jazz is the teacher, Funk is the preacher!"  Scott Newell-guitar, Reggie Dennis-bass, Donte Forsythe-drums, Robert Beasley-percussion.  They play Greenville Thursday night after their live radio debut on WNCW. 

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