STUDIO B - PRESENTED BY SIERRA NEVADA

Live Friday, August 23rd between 11am & Noon: Greg Brown & Malcolm Holcombe

Tune in as we welcome two of our all-time favorite songwriters to Studio B, for a song swap in advance of their Asheville show Friday night. The Grey Eagle concert is a fundraiser for Beloved Asheville, which provides opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds to use their voices, skills and unique gifts to transform their lives and communities.

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Collage of Woodstock Attendees
By Vicki Dameron

Listen to Woodstock Day Interviews From WNCW Friends Who Were at Max's Farm in 1969

We had an incredible day celebrating Woodstock last week! Thanks for all of the support and kind words. We received phone calls and pledges from WNCW fans hailing from all over the country... even Central America! Thank you. Thank you. It was such a good day we decided to post the full interviews Martin Anderson recorded with friends of the station who were actually at Woodstock. Parts of the sessions aired on Woodstock Day. Now, you can hear the full versions on the podcasts posted below....

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Friday Feature: North Carolina Day Trips by Theme

Thanks to Author Marla Hardee Milling, a fun adventures book has been put together called "North Carolina By Theme Day Trips." Marla spoke to WNCW about her jam-packed list of fun and entertaining locations in the state. From the Mountains to the Ocean, Marla's visiting tips are useful for citizens of all ages. The resident of Asheville appeared on The Friday Feature August 16, 2019. Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week- Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer,...

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New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, August 19th

The Bad Popes – Still Running

Tuesday, August 20th

Paul Cauthen – Room 41

Wednesday, August 21st

Beth Bombara – Ever Green

Thursday, August 22nd

Leslie Stevens - Sinner

Peak of the Week: Thursdays at 8pm sample a new release with Host Ross O'Neal

August 22nd - Michael Cleveland – Tall Fiddler

Whatever “It” is, this bluegrass fiddle maestro’s got it. With Tim O’Brien, Sam Bush, Del McCoury, & others.

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Mike Gavin

Friday Feature- Spotlighting The NC Association of Community College Presidents

Isothermal Community College recently hosted the North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents Summer Quarterly Meeting. Over 50 college presidents from all over the state gathered on the ICC campus. This included outgoing President of the NCACCP, this past year, Dr. David Shockley - president of Surry Community College. Shockley is guest on this Friday Feature from August 9, 2019. Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview- Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer,...

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More to the Story: Charlotte- The RNC and District 9

WNCW had the opportunity to again connect with WFAE Public Radio, Charlotte and Reporter Steve Harrison about the latest involving District 9, which has received national attention in the past for voter fraud and feelings about next year's Republican National Convention. This includes the candidates set to face off in November in District 9 and fundraising on both sides of the ticket, Democrat and Republican. The interview first aired August 7, 2019. Posted by Host and Producer of More to the...

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Southern Songs and Stories WIth Joe Kendrick

Band members playing music on stage
John Gillespie

Dangermuffin: Reaching Into A Mythical Past And Rocking A Modern Jam

Dan Lotti once said, “For me, the whole artistic process is rooted in a sort of spiritual practice. I’m not outwardly yogic, but every single day I’m involved in a yogic practice of meditation and stretching. I think that practice inevitably breathes and inspires the music. It opens you up to a lot of different perspectives.” For Dan and his band Dangermuffin, the music they make is meant for both fun and for healing. Their songs are both for bringing community together, and for letting loose...

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Collage of Woodstock Attendees
By Vicki Dameron

We had an incredible day celebrating Woodstock last week! Thanks for all of the support and kind words. We received phone calls and pledges from WNCW fans hailing from all over the country...  even Central America! Thank you. Thank you. It was such a good day we decided to post the full interviews Martin Anderson recorded with friends of the station who were actually at Woodstock. Parts of the sessions aired on Woodstock Day. Now, you can hear the full versions on the podcasts posted below.

Friday Feature: North Carolina Day Trips by Theme

Aug 20, 2019

Thanks to Author Marla Hardee Milling, a fun adventures book has been put together called "North Carolina By Theme Day Trips."  Marla spoke to WNCW about her jam-packed list of fun and entertaining locations in the state. From the Mountains to the Ocean, Marla's visiting tips are useful for citizens of all ages.  The resident of Asheville appeared on The Friday Feature August 16, 2019.

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

More to the Story- Forced to Fight

Aug 20, 2019

Smoky Mountain News published the the article "Forced to Fight: Opioid Data Puts Local Addiction in Context."  The writer of the story, Reporter Cory Vaillancourt, was guest on this edtion of More to the Story from August 14, 2019.  Through information provided by the Washington Post, Cory shared data on locations across Western NC when it comes to the amount of opioid prescriptions being written in various locations.  The results might surprise you.

Tune in as we welcome two of our all-time favorite songwriters to Studio B, for a song swap in advance of their Asheville show Friday night. The Grey Eagle concert is a fundraiser for Beloved Asheville, which provides opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds to use their voices, skills and unique gifts to transform their lives and communities.

Bands posing and playing music in Studio B
By Lauren Wasmund and Steel Wheels

"It's certainly not unusual for us to have a blues band in our studio, and it's not unheard of for us to have a one-man band play live for us either, said Kim Clark. "It is, however, unusual for us to host a one-man blues band that features Tuvan throat singing, a suitcase used as a bass drum, with a box of bones and silverware, a baby shoe hitting a gas can, a circular saw blade, and a cook pot.

Collage of folks who were at Woodstock
Vicki Dameron and Pam Budd

We'll be airing audio clips on Woodstock Day from interviews Martin Anderson recorded with members of the WNCW Community... members who were at Woodstock, groovin' on Max's farm, in 1969. We'll share them all day and into the night TODAY, Friday, August 16, 2019. We'll hear from our friends, long time supporters and Woodstock Alum  Bill Burdett, Al Petteway, Pam Budd and Brad Hunt. We're having a fab time sharing peace and music with you on Grassroots, Listener-Powered Radio WNCW - 88.7 FM.

One of our WNCW Woodstock Day Giveaways on Friday, August 16, includes a $1500 gift certificate for a stay at The Vendue, in Charleston, South Carolina. The Vendue is a boutique, art hotel that has been named by Travel and Leisure Magazine as one of the Top Five Hotels in Charleston. Take a break, enjoy the magic of this historic coastal city, while staying at an award winning hotel located on the corners of East Bay and Vendue Range - A place where tradition meets modern elegance.

Two men smiling posing for camera
Mike Gavin

Isothermal Community College recently hosted the North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents Summer Quarterly Meeting.  Over 50 college presidents from all over the state gathered on the ICC campus.  This included outgoing President of the NCACCP, this past year, Dr. David Shockley - president of Surry Community College.  Shockley is guest on this Friday Feature from August 9, 2019.

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

WNCW had the opportunity to again connect with WFAE Public Radio, Charlotte and Reporter Steve Harrison about the latest involving District 9, which has received national attention in the past for voter fraud and feelings about next year's Republican National Convention.  This includes the candidates set to face off in November in District 9 and fundraising on both sides of the ticket, Democrat and Republican.  The interview first aired August 7, 2019.

Collage of Woodstock images
Henry Diltz - Ken Regan - Kim Henson - Vicki Dameron

We’re super psyched to invite you to be a part of our special one-day Celebration of Woodstock - Friday, August 16th. It’s the 50th anniversary of the iconic event that changed rock ‘n’ roll forever. We’ll be mixing up a groovy batch of music to celebrate and commemorate the famous festival, and we’re also hosting a one-day funder during Woodstock Day.

We’ll be offering fabulous giveaways and thank you gifts including:

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