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Declan O'Rourke & Friends Live Sunday, February 17th between 1 & 2pm

Singer/songwriter Declan O'Rourke has been getting numerous awards in his native Ireland and the U.K. the past few years, and is now making a name for himself here in the U.S. thanks to his impressive concept album Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine . He has a rare performance in our area at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall in Asheville this Sunday, with an 8-member band that includes Dermot Byrne (Altan), John Sheahan (The Dubliners), Cillian Vallely (Lunasa), and Catriona Frost (Celtic...

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On The Way Up | Episode 39

It’s new music time again here at grassroots radio WNCW. This is episode 39 of On The Way Up, where we take a break from our DJ For A Day feature, but manage to work in more songs along the way. You’ll hear new songs from our daytime, nighttime and overnight mix, with both WNCW favorites like Hayes Carll and newcomers like Nikki & The Phantom Callers making it into the podcast. You will also get a Segue Of The Week matching up a new tune from Sharon Van Etten with an indie classic from...

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, February 18

Chatham County Line – Sharing the Covers

Tuesday, February 19

The Cactus Blossoms – Easy Way

Wednesday, February 20

David Grier – Ways of the World

Thursday, February 21

Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert – When the Sun Goes Down

Peak of the Week: Thursdays at 9pm sample a new release

Thursday, February 14: Adrian Quesada

Look At My Soul: The Latin Shade of Texas Soul – The producer showcases Grupo Fantasma, Brownout, members of Los Lobos, & others.

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IBMA Momentum Award winners and Instrumental Performance and Emerging Artist nominees Mile Twelve will be releasing their new full-length album, City on a Hill, on March 29th.

High Sierra Music Festival saved a lengthy list of legendary artists and burgeoning up-and-comers for their second round of lineup announcements. Taking place in beautiful Quincy, CA, on July 4-7,

Lake Street Drive & The Wood Brothers will perform at Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh on Friday, June 7. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 15 at 10am and will be available at livenation.com, the Duke Energy Center box office, the CEI box office at Coastal Credit Union Music Park, Ticketmaster, and by phone at 800-745-3000.

Presented by Live Nation and Cat’s Cradle.

For more information or to purchase tickets go to livenation.com.

Congratulations to The Travelin’ McCourys on their GRAMMY win for “Best Bluegrass Album,” announced today in Los Angeles, CA. The band’s eponymous debut album was released on May 25th of last year after decades of playing-- the GRAMMY award pointing to both the band’s work ethic and their innovative style of bluegrass which honors the genre’s tradition and drives it forward. In the acceptance speech Rob McCoury thanked Del and Jean McCoury, saying “without them, none of this would have happened.” And it’s true; few, if any, have blazed a musical path for th

Luck Reunion Reveals 2019 Festival Lineup

Feb 14, 2019

Luck Reunion, the flagship festival of Luck Productions, is pleased to announce the 2019 lineup

WILKESBORO, N.C. (Feb. 11, 2019) – MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce new artist additions for MerleFest 2019: Amos Lee, The Milk Carton Kids, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Del McCoury Band, The Casey Kristofferson Band, and David Holt. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, April 25-28. MerleFest is pleased to welcome these six distinguished acts to the 2019 lineup:

On The Way Up
Designed by Kate Johnson

It’s new music time again here at grassroots radio WNCW. This is episode 39 of On The Way Up, where we take a break from our DJ For A Day feature, but manage to work in more songs along the way. You’ll hear new songs from our daytime, nighttime and overnight mix, with both WNCW favorites like Hayes Carll and newcomers like Nikki & The Phantom Callers making it into the podcast.

Singer/songwriter Declan O'Rourke has been getting numerous awards in his native Ireland and the U.K. the past few years, and is now making a name for himself here in the U.S. thanks to his impressive concept album Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine. He has a rare performance in our area at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall in Asheville this Sunday, with an 8-member band that includes Dermot Byrne (Altan), John Sheahan (The Dubliners), Cillian Vallely (Lunasa), and Catriona Frost (Celtic Woman).

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Vicki Dameron

Guest Steve Harrison, Reporter for WFAE Public Radio, Charlotte, provided the latest information on the idea that Charlotte City Council would like to move from two-year terms to four-years.  Several members say that two years is just not enough time to get everything they'd like accomplished.  Council will allow the final decision to go before voters, but results that way may not give the majority of members what they want.  Last time such a vote took place, it failed.  This conversation originally aired Feb. 6, 2019.

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PAL

PAL- Partners for Active Living of Spartanburg filled in WNCW's Friday Feature on the lastest taking place with their non-profit organization, including The Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail surpassing 100,000 annual uses in 2018.  Through policies, partnerships, places and programs, Partners for Active Living inspires a healthy and active Spartanburg County.  This segment orignally aired February 1, 2019.

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

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