• New ride for Dennis Jones

    Dennis Jones, MC at the 2011 Darin & Brooke Aldridge Bluegrass Festival in Cherryville, NC - photo © Ted Lehmann Folks in western North Carolina know Dennis Jones as a bluegrass radio personality at WNCW in Spindale. His popular Goin' Across

  • Dennis Jones hospitalized in North Carolina

    Popular bluegrass radio host and personality Dennis Jones has been hospitalized near his home in North Carolina. Serving as a regular host on WNCW's Gospel Truth and Goin' Across The Mountain broadcasts each week, he has developed a loyal fan

  • Behind The Mic with Dennis Jones

    Although we certainly have stars in bluegrass music, there’s really more of a feeling of community – shared between fans, musicians (professional and amateur alike), and other folks within the industry – that many other musical genres do not enjoy.

  • Darin & Brooke live – and on the radio

    Darin and Brooke Aldridge have a new CD due to hit November 20 on Mountain Home Music. The title, Live at Red, White and Bluegrass! pretty much gives the game away. It was recorded this past summer at the RW&BG festival Morganton,

  • IBMA Awards show on WNCW today

    Goin' Across The Mountain, which airs Saturdays on North Carolina's WNCW, will air a radio rebroadcast of the 2012 IBMA Awards Show this afternoon (10/20) from noon to 2:00 p.m. (EDT). This is an edited-for-time version of the live show recorded

  • Nu-Blu at IBMA – and on WNCW

    We had a nice chat last Saturday afternoon with Daniel and Carolyn Routh of Nu-Blu during Fan Fest in Nashville. They talked about their new short-form Gospel CD, Nail by Nail, due from Pinecastle on October 30, the debut single, Martha

  • Del McCoury Band on WNCW

    The Del McCoury Band will be stopping in the WNCW studio on Friday morning (9/7) to chat with Dennis Jones a pick a few on their way to the Mountain Song Festival in Brevard. NC. They are scheduled to be on

  • Dr. Tom Bibey passes

    Dr. Tom Bibey, author of The Mandolin Case, passed away on Sunday following a lengthy struggle with cancer. He was a prolific writer on things bluegrass, with his own web site, Stories of the Bluegrass Music Road. He had also been a