You've most likely been hearing about the "The No Contact Concert Series," especially on social media sites. Well, here's the skinny - it's a "completely online" streaming concert experience with a goal to create an online space where artists and production staff can work together to stretch the boundaries of traditional performance formats. WNCW is happy to partner with the wonderful folks who have created this series, and we're always are up for a chance to help our fellow musicians. The...
New Releases 2020
Here are some albums that have recently risen to the top here at WNCW. A few times a month, 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...
Monday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Kendrick
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings – July 13
Tuesday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Greene
The Jayhawks – July 14
Wednesday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Greene
Joe Ely – July 15
Thursday - New Tunes at Two With Joe Greene
Margo Price – July 16
WNCW's Peak of the Week With Ross O'Neal Thursdays at 8pm
The Get Right Band – Itchy Soul July 16
WNCW Podcasts & Music
Pandemic got you down? Got Cabin Fever? Missing live music? Of course you are, and your friends at WNCW think we have the cure! We're calling it the WNCW Summer Outback Opry - As in, out back in the parking lot of The Foundation at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC, home of WNCW. Your favorite listener powered, grassroots radio station is proud to present International Bluegrass Music Association Award winners Darin and Brooke Aldridge , with special guest The Luke Edwards Trio for...
The same process that causes dew drops to form on a blade of grass appears to play an important role in Alzheimer's disease and other brain diseases. The process, known as phase transition , is what allows water vapor to condense into liquid water, or even freeze into solid ice. That same sort of process allows brain cells to constantly reorganize their inner machinery. But in degenerative diseases that include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's, the phase...
France's Louvre Museum reopened on Monday after closing in March due to the coronavirus. But things are far from business as usual. The world's most visited museum has implemented new measures, including a mask requirement and an online-only reservation system to protect art lovers from the virus. One unintended consequence of these restrictions has been an experience devoid of the usual crowds of tourists, which normally reach up to 50,000 people a day. Freddie Keen, visiting from London...
NPR News on WNCW
Not long ago, a Major League Baseball season seemed improbable, with owners and players fighting about how to restart in the middle of a pandemic. Now, the fighting is over, at least publicly. And the Majors are a little more than two weeks away from playing ball. If all goes well. Until then, teams are holding summer camps around the country, where players are quickly sharpening their baseball skills and adjusting to a slew of coronavirus safety measures . Forget languid When baseball shut...