WNCW-FM Podcasts

Podcasts of visiting artists and local news stories.

Hear the passion of Author Garret Woodward, who talks about his new book on Bluegrass Music in Western North Carolina and beyond. "If You Can't Play, Get Off The Stage" is a playful title featuring interviews and unique chapter themes with such artists as Rhonda Vincent, Peter Rowan, and Balsam Range.  Woodward is known for his writing with Smoky Mountain News and Smoky Mountain Living Magazine.  Originally aired August 4, 2017.

Charlotte Observer Political Reporter, Jim Morrill returned to WNCW's 'More to the Story' to talk about recent stories that dealt with fallout from comments made by a Charlotte City Council member and the amount of money raised so far by candidates in the race for Mayor.  This segment first aired on 88.7 FM August 2, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer for More To The Story, Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

The mountains of North Carolina are rich in music traditions, both old and new, but no other musical community’s roots reach as far back in this region’s heritage as those of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. To their ancient ceremonial music, the Cherokee have added new traditions in bluegrass, old-time, and gospel music.

Panthers Training Camp At Wofford College

Aug 3, 2017
By Kevin Washington

The Friday Feature Interview of the Week focused on Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC. WNCW is a broadcast service of the college. Vice-President of Community and Workforce Development, College Advancement, and Director of Alumni Affairs, Thad Harrill was special guest to talk about recent achievements and what's on the horizon at ICC.  This segment originally aired August 28th.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature, Paul Foster - WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host