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

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, February 12, 2016
David Childers and Malcolm Holcombe
Charlotte (CFS) Monthly Gathering
7:30 pm at Great Aunt Stella Center
 926 Elizabeth Avenue
 Charlotte, NC 

Friday, February 12, 2016
Sideline
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine’s Coffeehouse
 101 Timber Point Lane
 Garner, NC

Friday, February 12, 2016
Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Destination Bluegrass 
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, February 13, 2016
The Edgar Loudermilk Band
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine’s Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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, February 19, 2016
Mountain Heart
An Evening with Mountain Heart
8:00 pm at Davis Theatre
704-920-2753
65 Union Street
 Concord, NC 

Friday, February 19, 2016
Old Time Gospel Singing
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

February 19 and 20, 2016
featuring
The Bellamy Brothers, Blue Highway, The Grascals, The Boxcars, Hwy. 58, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Malpass Brothers, Reno & Harrell, Ted Jones & The Tarheel Boys
Lenoir Community College Student Center
Hwy. 70 East
Kinston, NC

February 19-21, 2016
featuring
Friday 1-5 pm & 7 pm-Midnight: Appalachian Fire, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Steve Dilling & Sideline, Jan Johansson , Gena Britt & Friends
 Saturday 1-5 pm & 7 pm-Midnight: Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Flatt Lonesome, Seldom Scene, Dailey & Vincent
Sunday 9-11 AM: Sunday Morning Bluegrass Gospel in Sunken Lobby: Flatt Lonesome, Carolina Blue
Crowne Plaza Resort
828-275-8650
 Asheville, NC

Saturday, February 20, 2016
Sons of the South
7:30 pm at Historic Earle Theater
 Mt. Airy, NC 

Saturday, February 20, 2016
Deeper Shade of Blue
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, February 26, 2016
I Draw Slow
8:00 pm at Fletcher Opera House
 Duke Energy Theatre for the Performing Arts
 Raleigh, NC 

Saturday, February 26, 2016
Sierra Hull
Neighborhood Theatre
Charlotte, NC

February 26, 2016
I Draw Slow
8:00 pm at Fletcher Theater
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Raleigh, NC

Friday, February 26, 2016
Fresh Cut Grass
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Moving on Bluegrass 
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Sunday, February 28, 2016
The Robertson Boys
2:30 pm at High Lonesome Strings Monthly Meeting
Location to be determined

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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, March 3, 2016
High Lonesome Strings First Thursday Jam Session
7:00 pm at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ
Bottom floor of Fellowship hall on Old Julian Road side of church
2400 Mt. Hope Church Road
 Corner of Old Julian Road
 Whitsett, NC 

Friday, March 4, 2016
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown’s Ole Opry
 McLeansville, NC 

Friday, March 4, 2016
Larry Sparks
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

Saturday, March 5, 2016
The Boxcars
7:00 pm at James Garner Center
704-985-6987
210 Burnette Street
Troy, NC

Saturday, March 5, 2016
Travis Frye and Blue Mountain 
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Thursday, March 11, 2016
Joe Craven
Charlotte (CFS) Monthly Gathering
7:30 pm at Great Aunt Stella Center
 926 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 

Thursday, March 11, 2016
South Carolina Broadcasters
7:00 pm at Rex Theater
 Galax, VA

Friday, March 11, 2016
The Price Sisters
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Nu Hiway 
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Cottonwood Bluegrass
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

March 19 and 20, 2016
Eighth Annual Cape Fear Farm Heritage Association Southern Farm Days
Boys and Girls Home Horse Complex
Lake Waccamaw, NC

Friday, March 25, 2016
Kody Norris
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Robertson Boys
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Friday, April 1, 2016
MSU Mountain Music Ambassadors
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

April 7-9, 2016
13th Annual Big Lick Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Bethel University Renaissance Band, Balsam Range, The Spinney Brothers, Sideline, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Malpass Brothers, Wood Family, and A Deeper Shade of Blue
Big Lick Festival Park
704-985-6987
640 South Oak Ridge Road (Hwy. 205)
Oakboro, NC

Friday, April 8, 2016
Goldwing Express
Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44 W.
Shepherdsville, KY

May 25, 2016
NC Heritage Awards Ceremony
8:00 pm at Fletcher Theater
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Raleigh, NC