This new podcast highlights bluegrass and old-time music stories, performers, and traditions across the mountain and foothills counties of Western North Carolina. These traditions and stories are the soul and spirit of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina. The podcast is hosted by Laura Boosinger - celebrated musician, folklorist, and storyteller - and produced by Kim Clark of WNCW-FM.
Episodes air weekly on WNCW-FM (88.7) at 10:15 am on Tuesday mornings and around 4:30 pm on Sunday afternoons (during the show "This Old Porch"). New episodes will be published below as they are completed.
The "Down the Road on the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina" podcast is being created as a three-way partnership of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, WNCW-FM, and the American roots music journal No Depression.
The Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina is a joint initiative of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership and the North Carolina Arts Council to showcase the vibrant musical traditions of Western North Carolina.