• Balsam Range on WNCW

    The Balsam Range guys will stop in to the WNCW studios on Saturday to talk with Dennis Jones about their new release, Papertown. Dennis is on each Saturday for Goin' Across The Mountain, which airs in western North Carolina on a

  • Bluegrass radio and PBS pledge week

    If you enjoy programming on public radio or television in the US, you will have noticed that both are currently in the middle of their annual campaign to attract donations from viewers. Well... at least the TV side is. Public radio

  • Music Shed’s loss is WNCW’s gain

    When Music Shed closed its doors in December, they found themselves with a substantial amount of inventory remaining - even after a month-long going-out-of-business sale. Rather than offer these bluegrass recordings as a lot at auction, the company made the decision

  • Nu-Blu on Goin’ Across The Mountain

    Dennis Jones, host of Goin' Across The Mountain on WNCW, will be featuring music today (7/16) from the upcoming Pinecastle CD, The Blu-Disc from fellow North Carolinians, Nu-Blu. The album, due August 9, is based on the picking and singing of

  • Red, White and Bluegrass this weekend

    Our friend Dennis Jones, familiar to anyone who listens to North Carolina radio powerhouse WNCW over the air or online, will be using his position as an M.C. during this weekend's Red, White and Bluegrass festival to send us ongoing

  • Grasstowne on WNCW

    Grasstowne is scheduled for a visit with Dennis Jones tomorrow (4/16) on Goin’ Across The Mountain, airing Saturday on WNCW from Spindale, NC. The band has a show tomorrow night in nearby Black Mountain, so Alan Bibey and Steve Gulley have

  • Ralph Stanley on WNCW

    More great radio for Friday (2/25). Ralph Stanley will be calling in to WNCW during the 2:00 p.m. hour (EST) to talk with Dennis Jones about the good doctor's upcoming Gospel CD, A Mother's Prayer. The album is expected this Spring

  • Steep Canyon Rangers celebrate 10 years

    Steep Canyon Rangers will mark their 10th Anniversary tomorrow evening (1/21) with a special concert at the Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club near their home in Asheville, NC. Joining them in celebrating this milestone will be artists from

  • Earl Scruggs tribute on WNCW

    Dennis Jones, host of Goin' Across The Mountain radio show Saturdays on WNCW, tells us that he will feature an Earl Scruggs birthday tribute on tomorrow's program. Earl's big day was actually yesterday (1/6), when he celebrated his 87th birthday. In addition

  • Dennis Jones at WNCW

    Our friend Ted Lehmann has put together a terrific profile of our other friend Dennis Jones, and posted it on his blog, Ted Lehmann's Bluegrass, Books, and Brainstorms. Ted visited the WNCW radio studio in Spindale, NC where Dennis serves as