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Old Crow Medicine Show, Whiskey Myers, The Band of Heathens, a ‘culture of rock’ panel join The Avett Brothers, Turkuaz w/ Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew REMAIN IN LIGHT, Goose, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Katie Pruitt, DownTown Abby & The Echoes, Hot Trail Mix, with many more artists set to be added over the coming months

Independent music venues everywhere have suffered due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The Queen City of Charlotte is no exception.  During this Friday Feature Interview of the Week - Greg McCraw of Maxx Music Inc. shares what these venues have been going through since March, including how many of them are just barely hanging on.  Greg explains how the venues have joined as one in ways to fight and stay alive and what they need to have happen next.  This feature first aired Sept. 18, 2020.

Lillia Callum-Penso serves as Food Reporter for the Greenville News and visited with WNCW during this segment of 'More To The Story' on Sept. 16, 2020.  Lillia talked about serveral of her recent stories that dealt with how the pandemic has effected huge fall food events or festivals in the region, as well hometown restaurants.                                              Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story- Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

On Monday, September 21st, tune in during the music mix with Joe Kendrick as he brings you a special presentation of his interviews of Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, just after NPR headlines in the 1pm hour. This half-hour session with Jason and wife Amanda features new music from both artists, along with wide-ranging conversation, and is a preview of their upcoming episode of the documentary music podcast Southern Songs and Stories.

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Mayfair Art Studios, located in Spartanburg, is getting attention as a unique location that makes it affordable for amateur and professional artists to have workspace and thrive.  This Friday Feature Interview of the Week gives you a chance to hear from some of Mayfair's leaders and an artist who uses the studio.  Our thanks to Spencer Jones of WNCW for hosting this edition that aired on Sept. 11, 2020.

                                                                                                 

Editor and Columnist of the Asheville Citizen Times- Casey Blake was back on "More to the Story" covering a recent story about possible changes in funding from the city towards its Police Department that included input from citizens.  The second part of the conversation is on the Interstate-26 connector (Asheville) and how the NC Dept. of Transportation says this road project could face delays due to a schedule revision caused by reduced funds. This interview first aired on Sept. 9, 2020.

For a number of years, the City of Shelby has had its eye on some railroad that is no longer used by Norfolk-Southern that could be turned in to a rail trail for the city and other parts of Cleveland County, NC.  Shelby City Manager, Rick Howell, was interviewed on this Friday Feature about the past process and how steps have recently been taken that could move their hopes closer to reality.  A rail trail could mean a place to walk, run, ride bikes, and enjoy nature.  This interview originally aired on Sept. 4, 2020.

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