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The Earl Scruggs Music Festival is proud to announce new additions to the festival lineup for the upcoming 2020 event: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jim Lauderdale, Chatham County Line, and the Earls of Leicester. 

Friday Feature: Climate Change Theatre

Nov 30, 2019
Hands holding a earth shaped globe
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This Friday Feature lets you hear all about Climate Change Theatre. You read that correctly -  Climate Change Theatre!  CCTA was founded in 2015 and today presents national and international plays by playrights from around the world. The theme of these plays is how now is the time more than ever to make important changes for our climate. Tryon, NC just hosted a theatre presentation. Originally aired on Nov. 8, 2019.

Nina Simone became one of the iconic singers of jazz and soul of the 1960s and a strong voice for Civil Rights. She got her start in her hometown of Tryon, N.C., playing piano and singing in her church choir. The "Down the Road on the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina" podcast highlights bluegrass and old-time music stories, performers, and traditions across the mountain and foothills counties of Western North Carolina.

World Equestrian Games Woman on horse jumping competition
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The FEI World Equestrian Games are taking place at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC.  Spectators and horse teams have traveled to the United States from all over the world to attend or participate.  Outside of the games and the competition - in our Friday Feature this week, we ask important questions like - Who is providing healthcare in case of an emergency or injury, be it large or small?  And, where are numerous volunteers staying while they give of their time and talent.  From Sept. 7, 2018 - guest interviews include RN Lori Oliver of St.