On The Way Up Podcast

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Vicki Dameron

On The Way Up | Episode 46 - Rodney Crowell, Los Coast, Sunny War PLUS Kim Clark is DJ For The Day

"WNCW’s new music podcast features a number of Texans in this episode, ranging from all time WNCW favorites like Rodney Crowell to newcomers like Los Coast," said WNCW Program Director Joe Kendrick. "We get to one of our go-to western North Carolina outfits as well, with Seth Kauffman’s band Floating Action. Plus, we drop in on several women artists who are new to the scene, with songs from Sunny War, Esther Rose and Madison Cunningham. This show also sees the return of the segment “DJ For A...

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STUDIO B - PRESENTED BY SIERRA NEVADA

Studio B Rewind

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Vicki Dameron and Steve Bohn

Studio B Rewind SUNDAY, September 15th - Kaleta and Super Yamba Band PLUS Shay Martin Lovette at 7pm

"We've got a very cool Afrobeat session this week, with Kaleta and the Super Yamba Band, said Host Kim Clark. "Kaleta performed with King Sunny Ade and Fela Kuti before hooking up with Super Yamba, and they've just released their first album, Medaho. We'll also hear a session with award-winning singer-songwriter Shay Martin Lovette, whose album Swift Drifter made a strong showing in our Top 100 of last year." Enjoy beautiful music in the comfort of your home, car or office, each Sunday at 7pm...

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Vicki Dameron

Friday Feature: ECO Foresters- Managing Forests and Fighting the Threats That Harm Them

Hear all about the Pisgah-Nantahala national forest draft management plan for the next 20 plus years, as this Friday Feature spotlights ECO Foresters in Western North Carolina with its Communications Director Lang Hornthal. Lang also provides information on invasive species that try and take over the forests and what's known as The Sandy Mush Forest Restoration Project. This interview aired August 30, 2019. Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul...

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News

More to the Story- The Untold Story: African American History in the Smoky Mountains National Park

After Smoky Mountain News Holly Kays, Outdoors Editor and News Reporter, presented her story, "The Untold Story: Smokies Seeks to Showcase History of African-Americans in the Park" - we knew we had to have her on the program. The National Park Service is helping to showcase this history. Holly covers the details during this edition of More to the Story from August 21, 2019. Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More To The Story- Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning...

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Down The Road On The Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina

Down The Road on the Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC Podcast - Shining Light on Lillian Chase

On the latest episode of Down The Road on The Blue Ridge Mountain Music Trails of North Carolina, Host Laura Boosinger spotlights the multitalented musician Lillian Chase. She's a 6th generation North Carolinian, an award winning fiddle phenom who is 15-years-old and has already won the following awards: 2015 Swannanoa Gathering Youth Scholar
2015 Mount Airy Fiddler's Convention Youth Old-time Fiddle - 1st place
2015 Mount Airy Fiddler's Convention Youth Ballad - 2nd place

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Band members posing in Studio B
Vicki Dameron and Steve Bohn

"We've got a very cool Afrobeat session this week, with Kaleta and the Super Yamba Band, said Host Kim Clark.

Female smiling sitting in production room of radio station WNCW
Vicki Dameron

"WNCW’s new music podcast features a number of Texans in this episode, ranging from all time WNCW favorites like Rodney Crowell to newcomers like Los Coast," said WNCW Program Director Joe Kendrick. "We get to one of our go-to western North Carolina outfits as well, with Seth Kauffman’s band Floating Action. Plus, we drop in on several women artists who are new to the scene, with songs from Sunny War, Esther Rose and Madison Cunningham.

It's being called a one of a kind festival for the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It's the first annual Chow Chow Festival taking place in Downtown Asheville, North Carolina - September 12th-15th.  Chow Chow is a 501c non-profit organization - a culinary experience featuring great food, panel discussions, and chef demonstrations.  One of the leading chefs and organizers of the event, Katie Button, is our guest on the Friday Feature Interview of the Week from Sept. 6, 2019.

Alex knows how to combine some of the best area musicians, and also knows how to combine blues, rock, and folk into a compelling blend. They have an album release show for "Sleeping On the Woodlands" at Ambrose West in West Asheville on Sunday evening.

Dave Creaney

One of the hottest trios to come out of Austin, Texas - and that's saying somethin'! - Elana James, Whit Smith and Jake Erwin have played music “at that crossroads where country meets jazz and chases the blues away” (The Independent) since the mid-90's. They play The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC Tuesday night, and the Newberry, SC Opera House Thursday.

From Studio B Rewind Host Kim Clark - "We'll listen to Rich Mahan and his band live in Studio B back in August playing songs off Rich's latest album, “Hot Chicken Wisdom” We'll also dive into some straight-ahead bluegrass with Jim and Lynna Woolsey, who played live for us during Goin' Across the Mountain, and the cherry on top of this show will be a sampling from a recent live session with the Felice Brothers, who were here recently in support of their new album "Undress.

A case that involved mistrust, fraud, expenditures, luxury benefits, and more by members of Buncombe County, NC that included top leaders, is reviewed up until the recent day of jail sentencing in U.S. District Court.  A series of interviews, going back over two years, with Asheville Citizen-Times Reporter- Jennifer Bowman provides all the scandalous details that involved former County Manager Wanda Greene, Assistant County Manager John Creighton, and others.   The interview first aired on September 4, 2019.

Beautiful View of Blue Ridge Mountains, trees and split rail fence
Vicki Dameron

Hear all about the Pisgah-Nantahala national forest draft management plan for the next 20 plus years, as this Friday Feature spotlights ECO Foresters in Western North Carolina with its Communications Director Lang Hornthal.  Lang also provides information on invasive species that try and take over the forests and what's known as The Sandy Mush Forest Restoration Project.  This interview aired August 30, 2019.

Vicki Dameron

The 2019-20 season marks the 21st season for The Foundation Performing Arts Center, located at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC.  Foundation Executive Director  Russell Wicker was guest on this edition of The Friday Feature to cover the season's guests appearing from September through April.  Learn about dates for such musical acts as The Drifters and Balsam Range and a dedication to Sir Paul with The McCartney Years.  This interview first aired August 23, 2019.

After Smoky Mountain News Holly Kays, Outdoors Editor and News Reporter, presented her story, "The Untold Story: Smokies Seeks to Showcase History of African-Americans in the Park" - we knew we had to have her on the program.  The National Park Service is helping to showcase this history. Holly covers the details during this edition of More to the Story from August 21, 2019.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More To The Story- Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

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