Scott Avett

Album art for The Avett Brothers New Release
Universal Music Group

The Avett Brothers will perform at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina on All Hallows Eve - October 31st. The folk rock band released its 10th album, Closer Than Together, this month and it’s already topping charts and selling like crazy. They have a huge fan base here in North Carolina, their home state, and they have an equally large and devoted following worldwide. WNCW music hosts have been spinning tunes by the Avett Brothers for many years, and we’re playing songs from Closer Than Together on the daily.

Two men smiling at camera sitting in a radio production room
Vicki Dameron

WNCW Program Director Joe Kendrick is back with his popular podcast On The Way Up. Each episode features some of the best tunes that are either fresh out of the shrink wrap, or just making their way into the hearts of WNCW listeners. Kendrick said in this episode, we'll go back and look at some of the songs that were played the most on WNCW for the first ten months of 2018. "We are almost set to begin voting for the top releases of the year in making our top 100," said Kendrick. "That voting will begin after Thanksgiving.