WNCW-FM Podcasts

Podcasts of visiting artists and local news stories.

Friday Feature: Documentary Film on Mountain Music

22 hours ago

On this WNCW Friday Feature Interview of the Week, The Center for Cultural Preservation was featured, as Executive Director - David Weintraub talked about the release of a new documentary film the center created called "A Great American Tapestry, The Many Strands of Mountain Music.  The documentary tells the story of the southern mountain's musical birth and evolution.  Aired originally on June 23, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul Foster

BMW, the automaker based in Germany, celebrates their 25th anniversary at its location in Upstate South Carolina (Spartanburg-Greenville). Greenville News Reporter Maayan Schecter talks about the significance of what BMW has meant to the upstate, when it comes to jobs, the economy, etc., as well as being beneficial to the entire state.  Originally aired June 21, 2017. 

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story, Paul Foster

More to the Story- Prison Corruption in N.C.

22 hours ago

This More To The Story from June 14, 2017 featured Ames Alexander, Investigative Reporter with the Charlotte Observer, who talked about his series of articles on corruption in the North Carolina prison system.

Posted by Host and Producer of  More to the Story, Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News Coordinator, and Regional Morning Edition Host

When most people think of mountain music, banjos, ballads or bluegrass usually come to mind, but the Blue Ridge is home to a rich and distinctive blues tradition that dates back generations, and is still played today.

Susannah Elliott

In this episode we spin local favorites Amanda Anne Platt and the Honeycutters, now with a new moniker and a new lineup, some classic country sounds from New York City -- yes, you heard right -- some good grooves and pop to start your summer, plus some great gospel blues and a Segue Of The Week featuring some prime Staten Island Afro-Soul.


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