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

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


Saturday, February 28-Sunday, March 1, 2015
The South Carolina Guitar Show
Spartanburg Expo Center
828-298-2197
Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Annie Sellick
The Poplar Knight Spot
6:46 pm at The Roosters Wife
Aberdeen, NC

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC

Wednesday, March 4, 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

Thursday, March 5, 2015
High Lonesome Strings First Thursday Jam Session
7:00 pm at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ
2400 Mt. Hope Church Rd
Corner of Old Julian Road
Whitsett, NC 

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
Cary, NC

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Sons of the South
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Snyder Family Band
Colonial Theatre
Canton, NC

Saturday, March 7, 2015
2 Young 2 Old
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC 

Sunday, March 8, 2015
The 10 String Symphony and the Gravy Boys
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

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

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC

Friday, March 13, 2015
Snyder Family Band CD Release Party
ISIS
Asheville, NC

Friday, March 13, 2015
Nu-Blu
7:30 pm at Old Rock School
Valdese, NC 

Friday, March 13, 2015
MIPSO
CFS Monthly Gathering
7:30 pm at Great Aunt Stella Center
926 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Movin' On Bluegrass
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Margo and the Pricetags
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC

Wednesday, March 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

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Second Chance
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Thursday, March 21, 2015
Rich In Tradition and Lost and Found
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
1070 Amostown Road
Sandy Ridge, NC

Thursday, March 21, 2015
Carolina Country
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Passin' Thru
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Skip Kelley & Ed Dodson with Daniel Greeson
HLS Monthly Meeting
7:00 pm at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ
2400 Mt. Hope Church Rd.
Corner of Old Julian Road
Whitsett, NC

Sunday, March 22, 2015
The Kennedy's Nanci Griffith Tribute Show and Bill West
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Diamond Creek
7:30-9:30 pm at  Lorraine's Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Gospel Sounds
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mr. Bobby Horton
Civil War Historian/singer/storyteller
8:00 pm at Mack and Mack
220 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, 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

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

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

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

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, 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
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 14, 2015
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
Stokesdale, NC

Saturday, 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

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
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