Tune in as Seth Kaufmann's band brings us a live "Wicked Wednesday" with this session from the Wicked Weed Funkatorium in Asheville. Joe Kendrick will talk with Seth from the stage, between songs, about the new release "Heartache Essentials." Floating Action plays a full set later in the evening.

The poster says it all... there's LOTS of great music in the mountains of western North Carolina to enjoy this weekend, including this festival - Check out the amazing lineup at the "Reunion." It's going to be a super cool, fall weekend at Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain at The Marcus King Family Reunion. We'll be there - drop by our tent and say hello - after all, it is a family reunion. And, WNCW's Music Director Martin Anderson will be emceeing Saturday!

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Vicki Dameron

We thought you might like to see a few images from our Studio B Session with Amanda Shires and her band. They dropped by Friday morning and shared amazing tunes from Shires's new album "To The Sunset." They headed up to Asheville, NC to play at The Orange Peel the same day. Shires will be back in the general area rockin' at The Ramkat (formerly Ziggy's) in Winston Salem, NC - November 8th, and The Neighborhood Theater in Charlotte, NC - December 2nd.

  The 2018 International Bluegrass Music Award Ceremony was held last week in Raleigh, North Carolina at The Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts. The event was hosted by one of WNCW's favorite bands, HOT RIZE. Many of the IBMA musicians are long time friends of our grassroots, listener-powered radio station and we want to take time and congratulate the winners - Job well done!


Wednesday, October 3rd at 10am: Paul Cauthen

Sep 28, 2018

One of Americana's best new singers and songwriters is Paul Cauthen, whom we first got to know with the band Sons of Fathers. Martin Anderson spoke with Paul at September's AmericanaFest in Nashville during a morning spent at SoundStage Studios (following a late night showcase with a dozen or more other WNCW favorites.) Tune in as they discuss working with the Texas Gentlemen, listening to producers, tackling "the cancer of Top 40 radio", and some of the songs on his "Have Mercy" EP.