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Friday, November 16th between 3 & 4pm: Guest DJ Randall Bramblett

It's hard to think of someone more qualified to spin an hour of great tunes than Randall. His songs have been covered by Bonnie Raitt, Delbert McClinton, & Hot Tuna among others, he's played for many years with Steve Winwood, Gregg Allman, Widespread Panic, & Sea Level...and of course we love his own records, too! He and his band play Ambrose West in West Asheville Friday night.

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Live Tuesday, November 13th between 2 and 3pm: Aaron Lee Tasjan

You might know one of our favorite contemporary cosmic Americana troubadours... but do you know one of our favorite current power-pop rockers? They are one in the same, as Aaron's latest release "Karma For Cheap" is more reminiscent of his time with the New York Dolls. He joins us in Studio B before playing Ambrose West in West Asheville Tuesday night.

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, November 12th

Donna the Buffalo – Dance in the Street

Tuesday, November 13th

Nikki Hill – Feline Roots

Wednesday, November 14th

Mark Knopfler – Down the Road Wherever

Thursday - November 15th

Paul Kelly – Nature

Peak of the Week: Every Thursday at 9 PM Sample A New Release

Tellico – Woven Waters

Great collaboration with producer John Doyle. “If you want to hear how modern Americana mountain music should sound, here it is."- Martin Anderson, WNCW

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Jeff Jeffares

It's hard to think of someone more qualified to spin an hour of great tunes than Randall. His songs have been covered by Bonnie Raitt, Delbert McClinton, & Hot Tuna among others, he's played for many years with Steve Winwood, Gregg Allman, Widespread Panic, & Sea Level...and of course we love his own records, too! He and his band play Ambrose West in West Asheville Friday night.

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Hey, it's "Frank" On Friday in the Noon hour again! Only it's the progressive bluegrass version, as one of the best returns to Studio B before their show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Friday night (at 8:30, a half-hour before "Frank On Friday" airs) It's Frank on mandolin, Mike Munford on banjo, Chris Luquette on guitar, and Jeremy Middleton on bass. Frank will also teach a master-level mandolin workshop at Lake Junaluska on 11/30 as part of Balsam Range's "Art of Music Festival."

Two of our favorite contemporary Americana stringbands, in a double-bill! Join Joe Kendrick as we bring you live interview sessions from both, amongst their soundchecks for their Thursday night show in Shelby, NC. We expect to go live with The Steel Wheels around 3:30pm, and Chatham County a bit past 5:00 pm.

You might know one of our favorite contemporary cosmic Americana troubadours... but do you know one of our favorite current power-pop rockers? They are one in the same, as Aaron's latest release "Karma For Cheap" is more reminiscent of his time with the New York Dolls. He joins us in Studio B before playing Ambrose West in West Asheville Tuesday night.

The Berlin-based trio Trouble Notes is Bennet Cerven violin, Florian Eisenschmidt guitar, and Oliver Maguire percussion. They play a powerful blend of EDM, hip-hop, and indie rock along with classical, klezmer and jazz. Get to know them with Renee in Studio B Monday afternoon, in advance of their Wednesday evening show in Asheville, NC.

Our wonderful and talented Studio B Rewind Host Kim Clark says this weekend's show includes some legendary musicians. "Rodney Crowell has been collecting songwriting awards since the mid 1970s, was a mainstream country superstar in the late 1980s, and has been a favorite of ours since his album “The Houston Kid” came out in 2001, said Clark. "When Rodney performed at the Don Gibson Theatre last month we were able to join him on stage during a soundcheck for a live performance and interview, and you'll hear it on the this Studio B Rewind.

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Our great friend, multi-instrumentalist, singer, storyteller and TV host David Holt returned to WNCW earlier this month to talk about his new, third season of his television series that highlights great roots music from our region.

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