AM 1260 WKXR


336-625-1260
(Saturdays 9:00 - 11:30 am)

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Since October of 1992 True Bluegrass has featured national artists along with the best up-and-coming local and regional bluegrass talent each and every week on WKXR.


A radio veteran since 1968, Bobby Franklin features a great mix of  bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. Each show is programmed in advance but you can contact Bobby with your request and he will work it into the next show.




Jam Sessions
Thursdays
6:00-10:00 pm
Hwy. 705 Music Hall
Seagrove, NC

Jam Sessions
Thursdays
6:00-10:00 pm
Bob's Country Store
  2061 White's Memorial Road
Franklinville, NC


Curtis Coble's Bluegrass Jam
Friday Nights
7:30 pm
1151 Langley Rd.
Staley, NC

Buddy's Play House
Bluegrass & Gospel Music Friday nights
 6:30 pm
3826 Bethany Church Rd.
Franklinville, NC
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Old Time Square Dance

The third Saturday of each month
featuring
The Oak Tree Boys
Ken Beck is the caller
7:00-10:00 pm at the Denton Civic Center
West Salisbury Street
Denton, NC

Friday Night Gospel Singing
6:30 pm at Bestfood Cafeteria
Siler City, NC

Eastern North Carolina Bluegrass Association
Good Family Entertainment
(Plenty of room for jammers)
2nd Saturday night every month
7:00 pm at Lenoir Community College Gym
Hwy. 70 East
252-523-5735
Kinston, NC




Danny Paisley Fundraiser
To assist with Danny's medical expenses after suffering two heart attacks and undergoing a successful triple bypass
To make a donation, send a check to:
Dan Paisley
559 Church Hill Road
Landenberg, PA  19350


Wednesday, July 30, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
 Room 121 (bottom floor), 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


July 31 - August 2, 2014
59th Annual Robbins Farmers Day Parade
featuring
Southland Harmony, Grassy Creek Trio, THC, Tri-County Bluegrass, South Whiskey Road, William Willard & Strait Aces, Eastwood Hawk, The Diplomats, Potter's Will, Hammer-N-Song, and Loaded Dice
Robbins, NC


July 31 - August 2, 2014
 Preddyfest Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Thursday: Sourwood Mountain, Allen's Mill, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road; Friday: Highway 58, Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion, Constant Change, Lost & Found; Saturday: Sideline, Malpass Brothers, Michael Cleveland, Grass Cats, The Churchmen
919-494-7471
 2284 Green Hill Road
 Franklinton, NC


Friday, August 1, 2014
Linda & Company
Tuesday Night at "The Barn"
 Eden, NC


Friday, August 1, 2014
NuHiWay
6:30 pm at Debbie's Country Kitchen
 5552 Wilkes-Yadkin Road
 Ronda, NC


Saturday, August 2, 2014
Thickety Creek
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, August 2, 2014
Destination Bluegrass
Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC


Saturday, August 2, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost
 Fearrington Village
 Pittsboro, NC


Sunday, August 3, 2014
Rich in Tradition and Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice
Blueridge Music Center
 Galax, VA


Wednesday, August 6, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
 Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
Greensboro, NC


Thursday, August 7, 2014
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
 Cary, NC 


Friday, August 8, 2014
Lynda & Pattie and The Gravy Boys
8:00 pm at The ArtsCenter
 Carrboro, NC


Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, 2014
28th Annual Tarheel Farm Toy Show and Auction
Ramada Inn Convention Center
Friday:  6:00-9:00 pm and Saturday:  8:30 am-2:00 pm
Burlington, NC


August 8-10, 2014
Ola Belle Reid Music Festival
Lansing Creeper Trail Park
 Lansing, NC 


Saturday, August 9, 2014
Tri-County Bluegrass
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Tuesday, August 12, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC
 

Friday, August 15, 2014
Rich in Tradition
7:00 pm at The Rex Theatre
Galax, VA


August 15-17, 2014
Central Virginia Family Bluegrass Music Festival
Amelia Family Campgrounds
 Amelia, VA  


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Passin' Thru
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Nu-Blu
2014 Summer Concert Series at Ramseur Lake
6:00-8:00 pm at 549 Ramseur Lake Road
Ramseur, NC


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Boys From Carolina
Bluegrass Barn
 Benson, NC


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Cabin Creek
Rivertown Bluegrass Society
Doors open 3:00 pm, Open Mic. 4:30-5:00 pm, Bands at 5:00 pm
Conway, SC


Saturday, August 16, 2014
Miller Creek
 Little Creek Music Park
 20386 Old Concord Road
 Albemarle, NC 


Wednesday, August 20, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
 Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


Friday, August 22, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost
Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 


Saturday, August 23, 2014
Travis Frye amd Blue Mountain
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, August 23, 2014
Iron Mountain Messengers
5:30-8:30 pm at Chapel Hill Tennis Club
 Chapel Hill, NC


Sunday, August 24, 2014
NuHiWay
2:30 pm at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ shelter
 Whitsett, NC 


Tuesday, August 26, 2014
 High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC


Thursday, August 28, 2014
Iron Mountain Messengers
6:00-8:00 pm at Weaver St. Market
 Carrboro, NC


August 29-31, 2014
39th Annual Old Fashioned Farmers' Day
Country, bluegrass and gospel music Saturday and Sunday
Silk Hope Farm Heritage Park
Siler City, NC


August 29-31, 2014
Labor Day Weekend Family Music Festival
featuring
 Friday: The Grascals, James King Band, Lonesome Highway, Nixon, Blevins & Gage, and 1st Round Band Contest
  Saturday: Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Sideline, Goldwing Express, The Hart Brothers, Idletymes, and 2nd Round Band Contest
 Sunday: Marty Rabon & Full Circle, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, and the Final Round Band Contest

 Norris Creek Entertainment Center
919-779-5672
 751 Old Halifax Road
 Louisburg, NC  


Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Edwards Family
Music on Dunns Mountain
1740 Dunn's Mountain Rd.
 Salisbury, NC


Saturday, August 30, 2014
Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion
 Cherokee Bluegrass Festival
 Cherokee, NC


Wednesday, September 3, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts, Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
Greensboro, NC


Thursday, September 4, 2014
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
 Cary, NC 


Friday, September 5, 2014
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
 McLeansville, NC


Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6, 2014
Catawba Valley Music Revival
Coot Williams Road Bluegrass Festival
 Cherryville, NC


Tuesday, September 9, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC


Friday, September 12, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost
 Fearrington Village
 Pittsboro, NC  


Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014
 TBA
 Camp n' Pick
 Hagan-Stone Park Campground
Saturday: Pot Luck at 5:30 pm & Jamming in the Shelter at 6:30 pm
5920 Hagan-Stone Park Road
 Greensboro, NC
 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
 Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


September 18-20, 2014
 Dailey Vincent Land Fest
Thursday: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Primitive Quartet, Darrell Webb Band, and Renaissance Bluegrass Band (Bethel College)
Friday: Dailey & Vincent, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, The SteelDrivers, and Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press
 Saturday: Dailey & Vincent, The Whites, Carl Hurley, and Terry Baucom & The Dukes of Drive
 Denton Farm Park
 Denton NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Rich in Tradition
 7:00 pm at Wytheville Community College
Wytheville, VA 


Saturday, September 20, 2014
 Cabin Creek
Little Creek Music Park
 20386 Old Concord Road
 Albemarle, NC 


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dyer Switch Bluegrass Band
5:00 pm at Rivertown Bluegrass Society
 Conway, SC


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC


September 25-28, 2014
Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival
featuring
 Ricky Skaggs, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Rhonda Vincent & Rage, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Blue Highway, Dailey & Vincent, The Boxcars, Joe Mullins, Sierra Hull, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out,  Balsam Range, The Roys, The Bankesters, The Grass Cats,   Larry Stephenson, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Moore Brothers, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, Nu-Blu, The Church Sisters, Adkins & Loudermilk, Code Blue, Banjo Island, Drifting Sands, The Wayfarers
  Roanoke Island Festival Park
 Manteo, NC 
 

September 27, 2014
Hubert Lawson & the Bluegrass Country Boys
 8:00 am-4:00 pm at Stoneville Fall Festival

 Stoneville NC 


September 30-October 4, 2014
IBMA World of Bluegrass
Raleigh Convention Center Stage:  Red Hat Amphitheater Stage
IBMA "Wide Open Bluegrass"
  Raleigh, NC


Wednesday, October 1, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts, Room 121 (bottom floor)
7:00-10:00 pm at 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


Friday, October 3, 2014
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
 McLeansville, NC


Friday, October 3, 2014
NuHiWay
6:30 pm at Debbie's Country Kitchen
 5552 Wilkes-Yadkin Road
 Ronda, NC 


Friday, October 3, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost, Fearrington Village
 Pittsboro, NC   


October 3-5, 2014
Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent & Rage, Dailey & Vincent, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out,  The Grascals, James King Band, The Moore Brothers, The Roys, Nu-Blu, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Sweet Potato Pie, many others
 Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo, NC 


Thursday, October 9, 2014
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
 Cary, NC 


Friday, October 10, 2014
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
7:30 pm at Old Rock School
828-879-2129
 Valdese, NC


Tuesday, October 14, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC 


Wednesday, October 15, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts, Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


Friday, October 17, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost, Fearrington Village
 Pittsboro, NC   
 

Friday, October 17, 2014
Piedmont Land Conservancy's LAND JAM
featuring
 Steep Canyon Rangers
Carolina Theater
336-333-2605
 Greensboro, NC


Saturday, October 18, 2014
Slope Valley and The Southern Gentlemen
 Rivertown Bluegrass Society
Doors open 3:00 pm, Open Mic. 4:30-5:00 pm, Bands at 5:00 pm
Conway, SC


November 28-30, December 4-7, 11-14, 18-23, and 26-27, 2014
Country Christmas Train
Denton FarmPark
336-859-2755
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC


April 17-19, 2015
Military Vehicle and Collector Show
Denton FarmPark
1072 Cranford Road
Denton, NC


April 23-26, 2015
Tri-State Antique Power Association's 22nd Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show
Appalachian Fairgrounds
Gray, TN