Studio B

Studio B Performances - Presented by Sierra Nevada

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 for performances by Hayes Carll, The Billy Sea, Slaid Cleaves, Erin McKeown and more! Click here to watch the videos.
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Yo Mamma's Big Fat Booty Band has gone through some wild changes since they began shakin' booties in Asheville in 2002.  The current lineup has a new release: Lee Allen (drums), Mary Frances (keys, vocals), Greg Hollowell (tenor sax, bari sax, flute), Al Al Ingram (bass, vocals), Derrick Johnson (trombone), and JP Miller (guitar, vocals).





Wednesday, May 23rd at 11am: VALORIE MILLER

May 18, 2012

Swannanoa's Valorie Miller is back with a new release.  Tune in for a live set from this Local Color favorite.  








Thursday, May 24th at 11am: THE TEETOTALLERS

May 18, 2012

Fans of traditional Irish music are required to check out this trio: singer/guitarist John Doyle, fiddler Martin Hayes (six All-Ireland fiddle championships), and flutist Kevin Crawford (longtime member of Lunasa) make up The Teetotallers, playing the Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville Thursday evening.  

Thursday, May 24th at 3pm: GEOFF ACHISON

May 18, 2012

It's always a treat when the incredible guitarist Geoff Achison is back in our area.  A favorite among WNCW blues fans, he's back in Studio B in advance of shows in Asheville, Tryon, and elsewhere in the Southeast these next couple weeks.  





Friday, May 25th at 4pm: IRONING BOARD SAM

May 18, 2012

Born in Rock Hill, SC in 1939, moved to Memphis in 1959, followed by stints in Chicago, New Orleans, L.A., Europe....Ironing Board Sam has been around.  Tune in for some incredible stories centered around boogie-woogie blues, Beale Street, Chess, innovative keyboard inventions, and more.  He plays Greer Friday night as part of their Blues Ramble series.