AM 1260 WKXR

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

336-626-9292 - fax

email
 
 
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

Bluegrass Music
Every Saturday night
7:00-11:00 pm at Kimesville Fire Station
6610 Humble Rd., off Coble Church Road
Bring lawn chair
 336-312-4081
Kimesville, 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


Friday, March 27, 2015
Tammy Taylor
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, March 27, 2015
Blue Highway
9:00 pm at Isis Music Hall
Asheville, NC
Friday, March 27, 2015
The Steep Canyon Rangers
Lee Auditorium
7:30 pm at Pinecrest High School
250 Voit Gilmore Lane
Southern Pines, NC
Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28, 2015
The 5th Annual Surry Old Time Fiddler's Convention
Square dance Friday, Competition Saturday
Surry Community College
Dobson, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Helms Family
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Dixie Bluegrass Boys
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Mountain Rain
7:30 pm at R.A. Fountain General Store
Fountain, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Larry Stephenson Band
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Tannahill Weavers
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Destination Bluegrass Band
6:00-8:00 pm at Old Stage Grill
1801 Old Stage Road
Yadkinville, NC
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Stills Family Band
6:00 pm at Donald Brady's
4688 Old Coleridge Road
Siler City, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
The Malpass Brothers
Turnage Theatre
Washington, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Marty Rabon
Cypress Bend Vineyards
910-610-9195
21904 Riverton Road
Wagram, NC

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Heartstrings
7:00 pm at Saturdays at "The Barn"
Eden, NC
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Sarah Siskind
7:00 pm at Talia Espresso
336-990-0746
North Wilkesboro, NC

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Bethesda Bluegrass Band
6:00 pm at Guess Road Baptist Church
3102 Guess Road
Durham, NC

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Constant Change
Altamahaw Old Ski Lodge
Elon College
Elon, NC
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Donna Hughes
9:00 am at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
Greensboro, NC

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Martha Bassett & Friends
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
2 Young 2 Old
Tuesday Night at "The Barn"
Eden, NC

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC
 Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens & Band with special guest Bhi Bhiman
7:30 pm at McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square
Charlotte, NC

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
Lorraine 's Coffee House
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

Thursday, April 2, 2015
High Lonesome Strings First Thursday Jam Session
7:00 pm at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ
2400 Mt. Hope Church Road
Corner of Old Julian Road
Whitsett, NC

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
Cary, NC

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Bethesda Bluegrass Band
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffee House
Garner, NC

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Destination Bluegrass
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Rhiannon Giddens & Band with special guest Bhi Bhiman
8:00 pm at Carolina Theatre
Durham, NC

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Savoy Family Cajun Band
Followed by a jam with Backstep
7:00 pm at Historic Theatre
Mt. Airy, NC

Friday, April 3, 2015
New Journey
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, April 3, 2015
Donna Hughes
Writer's Round
7:15 pm at Live at Warehouse Wired
2864 Hoover Hill Road
Trinity, NC

Friday, April 3, 2015
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
McLeansville, NC
Friday, April 3- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Union Grove Old Time Fiddlers' Convention (Bluegrass and Old Time)
  704.539.5493
I77 Exit 75
742 Jerico Road
Union Grove, NC

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Grass Strings
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Big Country Bluegrass
Fairview Ruritan Club
Galax, VA

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Farmington Bluegrass
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Graydon James & Laura Spink
Fiddle and Bow
Community Arts Cafe
Winston-Salem, NC
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Pinetuckett
High Road Bluegrass Gospel
Southeastern Bluegrass Association
Lynches River State Park
Florence, SC

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC

Tuesday, April 9, 2015
Crusher Run
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

April 9-11, 2015
12th Annual Big Lick Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Bethel University Renaissance Band, Bass Mountain Boys, the Spinney Brothers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Darrell Webb Band, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, and A Deeper Shade of Blue
704-985-6987
640 South Oak Ridge Road (Hwy. 205)
Oak Ridge, NC

Friday, April 10, 2015
New Journey
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, April 10, 2015
Striders & Lib
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, April 10, 2015
A concert of traditional Cape Breton Scottish fiddling and piping will feature Andrea Beaton and Dick Hensold
CFS Monthly Gathering
7:30 pm at Great Aunt Stella Center
926 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Robertson Boys
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Rich In Tradition, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
Morehead High School
134 North Pierce Street
Eden, NC

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Donna Hughes
Gray Fox Theater
3009 E. Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Southern Magnolia
7:00 pm at Saturdays at "The Barn"
Eden, NC
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Subject to Change
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Cornbread Revival
2:00-4:00 pm at Get Outdoors
1515 W. Lee Street
Greensboro, NC

Monday, April 13, 2015
Pinecone Bluegrass Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Busy Bee Cafe
225 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
Stokesdale, NC

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC

April 16-19, 2015
Spring Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance
Shakori Hills
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC

Friday, April 17, 2015
Good News
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015
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

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Carolina Bluegrass Express
2:30 pm at High Lonesome Strings Monthly Meeting & Jam
Jamestown Civic Center
Jamestown, NC

April 23-26, 2015
featuring
Sons of the South, Alberti Flea Circus, Backporch Bluegrass, Baillie and The Boys, Banknotes, Glenn Bannerman, Del Barber, Baskery, Bayou Diesel, Jesse and Noah Bellamy, Bethel University Bluegrass Bands, Lee Bidgood, Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys, The Black Cadillacs, The Black Lillies, Blue-Bop, Blue Highway, Blue Ridge Heritage Cloggers, Roy Book Binder, Laura Boosinger, Logan Brill, Sam Bush Band, Chatham County Line, Donna the Buffalo, Farmer Jason, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Front Country, The Gibson Brothers, Mitch Greenhill, Wayne Henderson, Bob Hill, The Honey Dewdrops, The Honeycutters, Hot Rize and Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers, The InterACTive Theatre of Jef, Veronika Jackson, Mark Johnson, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Kruger Brothers, Jim Lauderdale, Jack Lawrence, Emory Lester, Jeff Little, The Local Boys, Locust Honey, Doug MacLeod, The Marshall Tucker Band, Bill Mathis, Andy May, The David Mayfield Parade, Del McCoury, The Jason Lee McKinney Band, Mipso, Bill Mize, Moore Brothers Band, Cahalen Morrison and Eli West, Nashville Bluegrass Band, New Country Rehab, North Mississippi Allstars, Blind Boy Paxton, The Ragbirds, Carol Rifkin & Friends, William Ritter and Sarah Ogletree, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, Peter Rowan, Scythian, The Sheets Family Band, Steve and Ruth Smith, Joe Smothers, South Carolina Broadcasters, Larry Stephenson Band, The Stray Birds, Sutton, Holt and Coleman, Tut Taylor, Paul Thorn, ToneBlazers, Happy Traum, The Two Man Gentleman Band, Underhill Rose, Unspoken Tradition, Richard Watson, The Waybacks, Charles Welch, Pete & Joan Wernick, Joe West and Santa Fe Revue, Ted White, Brandon Whyde & The Devils Keep and Tony Williamson
Wilkes Community College
Wilkesboro, NC

April 23-26, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015
Doug & Danita Turner
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, April 24, 2015
Victoria Lee & New Ground and Wildfire
7:30 pm at Old Rock School
Valdese, NC 

Friday, April 24 - Saturday, April 25, 2015
Samantha Casey and the Bluegrass Jam
White Oak Shores Bluegrass Festival
Stella, NC

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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, May 1, 2015
Asheboro Community Choir
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC
Friday, May 8, 2015
Higher Site
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, May 15, 2015
Stacy Branch
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

May 15-17, 2015
NC State Fairgrounds
Raleigh, NC

Friday, May 22, 2015
Jim Peters
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, May 29, 2015
Smith Gang & Friends
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

Friday, June 12, 2015
The Way of the Cross
7:00 pm at Randolph County Senior Adult Center
336-629-3787
347 W. Salisbury Street
Asheboro, NC

December 15-17, 2016
A Bluegrass Kinda Christmas
Hosted by the Roys
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Grascals, Nothin' Fancy and many more
Hilton Raleigh North
Raleigh, NC