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On The Way Up | Episode 50 - WFAE's Joni Deutsch: Making Radio During Covid Crisis PLUS New Music

In this episode, you will hear the latest from New Zealand’s Tami Neilson, Canada’s Corb Lund, we will get to some wonderfully twisted roots music from artists like Danny Barnes and Sierra Hull, and turn it up a notch with new rock from Best Coast, Maya De Vitry and Greg Dulli. We also welcome Joni Deutsch to our segment “DJ For A Day”, as we have a conversation about how Joni and her colleagues at WFAE in Charlotte are still making radio happen amidst all the upheaval from the coronavirus....

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Friday Feature: Virtual Dinner Concert Series - Helping Boone, NC Musicians & Restaurants

Thanks to Michael Greene of Boone, NC - a virtual dinner concert series, online, was organized as a way to help raise money for local restaurants, servers, and musicians in the Boone area that have been unable to work due to the mandatory closures of businesses because of the Coronavirus. This includes a Go Fund Me page set up to donate a little extra in the case someone can. Maybe this virtual idea spreads all over as a way to say thank you to someone for serving and entertaining all of us...

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Coronavirus Exposes Rural Health Care Weaknesses

Reposted with permission from WRAL: By Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter RALEIGH, N.C. — There are more than 21,000 hospital beds in North Carolina. About a third are vacant. Space is much tighter for beds in intensive care, where only 22% of the state's 3,200 beds are currently empty. Although it is flu season, the vacancy rate is below the average because some hospitals have canceled elective procedures to free up space. "Hospital beds and ICU beds will be in short supply, and we're...

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New Releases Currently Featured On WNCW March 30, 2020

Here are some albums that have recently risen to the top here at WNCW. Music Director Martin Anderson compiles lists of the top ten current album releases and we list them under Programming and New Releases. If you want to access the list, learn more, see the albums and listen to the music, click on the link below. Thanks so much for listening to Grassroots - Listener Powered Radio! We hope you're enjoying the tunes, the news and all the other great info that is featured on WNCW 88.7 FM and...

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NC Governor Roy Cooper Issues Executive "Stay at Home" Orders For NC Residents

March 27, 2020 - Governor Roy Cooper ordered people in the state of North Carolina to stay at home for thirty days, until April 29, 2020, in another step to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 takes effect on Monday, March 30 at 5:00 PM and reduces the size of gatherings to 10 people. The Order provides for essential businesses to continue to operate while prioritizing social distancing measures. The Order has the force of law and will be...

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Coronavirus FAQs: Does It Live On Clothes? Can My Dog Infect Me? Any Advice On Wipes?

This is part of a series looking at pressing coronavirus questions of the week. We'd like to hear what you're curious about. Email us at goatsandsoda@npr.org with the subject line: "Weekly Coronavirus Questions." The new coronavirus continues its spread in nearly every nation, bringing illness or death to many thousands of people. In the United States, the number of cases is growing rapidly. Here we ask experts questions from readers and listeners about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread...

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#AshevilleStrong Website - A Place to Help Local WNC Businesses

We're all looking for ways to help our friends who own businesses in WNC. Here's one way to make a difference and still stay in line with social distancing: Go to this website: #AshevilleStrong Pick a category and start shopping. Click, browse and directly visit your favorite Asheville and WNC spots online to purchase gift cards. Each of these links will take you directly to that business website to buy a gift card online or call/email to snag one. Five minutes of your time can create a...

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Friday Feature: ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies

One thing WNCW knows about is bluegrass, old time and true country music. It's a part of our electic music format which made this Friday Feature Interview of the Week even more special - when we learned all about the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies Program. Interviewed on March 20, 2020 was Program Director Daniel Boner. ETSU is passing on a legacy of music history that will help keep it going strong for the future. Posted by Host and Producer of...

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The much anticipated BIG NEWS is here! Organizers of the inaugural Earl Scruggs Music Festival, coming September 4-5, 2020 to Mill Spring, North Carolina, are proud to announce two major headliners that have been added to the festival lineup: Old Crow Medicine Show and Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. Yes! These two seminal American roots bands will be joining a lineup that includes: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Earls of Leicester, Junior Brown, Acoustic Syndicate, Jerry Douglas, Alison...

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Coronavirus Exposes Rural Health Care Weaknesses

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WRAL News

Reposted with permission from WRAL:

By Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter

RALEIGH, N.C. — There are more than 21,000 hospital beds in North Carolina. About a third are vacant. Space is much tighter for beds in intensive care, where only 22% of the state's 3,200 beds are currently empty. Although it is flu season, the vacancy rate is below the average because some hospitals have canceled elective procedures to free up space.

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Collage of radio and music personalities
Images of Joni Deautsch with Dog By PRX - Evening Muse image by Daniel Coston

In this episode, you will hear the latest from New Zealand’s Tami Neilson, Canada’s Corb Lund, we will get to some wonderfully twisted roots music from artists like Danny Barnes and Sierra Hull, and turn it up a notch with new rock from Best Coast, Maya De Vitry and Greg Dulli. We also welcome Joni Deutsch to our segment “DJ For A Day”, as we have a conversation about how Joni and her colleagues at WFAE in Charlotte are still making radio happen amidst all the upheaval from the coronavirus. All that and more, plus a Segue Of The Show from De La Soul’s watershed debut. 

Thanks to Michael Greene of Boone, NC - a virtual dinner concert series, online, was organized as a way to help raise money for local restaurants, servers, and musicians in the Boone area that have been unable to work due to the mandatory closures of businesses because of the Coronavirus.  This includes a Go Fund Me page set up to donate a little extra in the case someone can.  Maybe this virtual idea spreads all over as a way to say thank you to someone for serving and entertaining all of us in the past. You can find them on Facebook @BooneRelief

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This segment of More to the Story (originally aired March 25, 2020) dealt with the effects of the on-going Coronavirus pandemic in Buncombe County, NC and Asheville as of 3/24.  Editor and Columnist for the Asheville Citizen Times - Casey Blake talked about the rapidly changing circumstances caused by this health crisis.  Social distancing, closed businesses, unemployment, county, city, and state measures to cut in to the virus were all discussed.

New Releases Currently Featured On WNCW March 30, 2020

Mar 31, 2020

Here are some albums that have recently risen to the top here at WNCW. Music Director Martin Anderson compiles lists of the top ten current album releases and we list them under Programming and New Releases. If you want to access the list, learn more, see the albums and listen to the music, click on the link below. Thanks so much for listening to Grassroots - Listener Powered Radio! We hope you're enjoying the tunes, the news and all the other great info that is featured on WNCW 88.7 FM and streaming online at wncw.org

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WNCW WILL PUBLISH THE PODCAST EACH DAY IT IS AVAILABLE

March 27, 2020 - Governor Roy Cooper ordered people in the state of North Carolina to stay at home for thirty days, until April 29, 2020, in another step to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 takes effect on Monday, March 30 at 5:00 PM and reduces the size of gatherings to 10 people. The Order provides for essential businesses to continue to operate while prioritizing social distancing measures. The Order has the force of law and will be enforced in all 100 counties statewide.

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