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, January 31, 2015
Cottonwood
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, January 31, 2015
The Gospel Travelers
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Zydeco Ya Ya & Carolina Gator Gumbo Dance Party
Neighborhood Theatre
Charlotte, NC 

Sunday, February 1, 2015
Clark Stern Trio
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

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

Wednesday, February 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 St.
Greensboro, NC

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Leroy Savage Group
6:30-8:30 pm at The Original Q Shack
2510 University Drive
Durham, NC

Thursday, February 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 Rd.
Whitsett, NC

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Boys From Carolina
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

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

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Jon Shain
8:00 pm at First Thursdays at the Cameo Arthouse Theatre
225 Hay St.
Fayetteville, NC

Friday, February 6, 2015
Seldom Scene
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Country Music Legends Band
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Mystery Hillbillies
8:00-11:00 pm at Green Heron Club
Danbury, NC

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Red Bluff Ramblers
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Chris Jones and the Night Drivers
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

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

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

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Leroy Savage Group
6:30-8:30 pm at The Original Q Shack
2510 University Drive
Durham, NC

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Bryan Sutton Band
The Grey Eagle
Asheville, NC

Thursday, February 12, 2015
A Deeper Shade of Blue
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

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

Friday, February 13, 2015
Bryan Sutton Band
8:00 pm at Fletcher Opera House
Duke Energy Theatre for the Performing Arts
Raleigh, NC

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Cabin Creek
with our Valentine's Day Party
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Country Boys
Saturdays at "The Barn"
Eden, NC

Saturday, February 14, 2015
David Bromberg
The Grey Eagle
Asheville, NC

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Bryan Sutton Band
Neighborhood Theatre
Charlotte, NC

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Brooks Williams and Hiroya Tsukamoto
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

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

Wednesday, February 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 St.
Greensboro, NC 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Leroy Savage Group
6:30-8:30 pm at The Original Q Shack
2510 University Drive
Durham, NC

Friday, February 20, 2015
Sons of the South
6:30 pm at Debbie's Country Kitchen
5552 Wilkes-Yadkin Rd.
Ronda, NC

Friday, February 20, 2015
The Clay Hess Band
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffeehouse
101 Timber Point Lane
Garner, NC

Friday, February 20, 2015
The Gentlemen of Bluegrass
7:30 pm at Old Rock School
Valdese, NC

Friday, February 20, 2015
Sean Watkins (of Nickel Creek)
The Grey Eagle
Asheville, NC

February 20-21, 2015
Neuse River Music Fest
featuring
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Moe Bandy, Lonesome River Band, Mountain Faith, Grass Cats, Samantha Casey & the Bluegrass Jam, Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion, Marty Raybon, and Malpass Brothers
Lenoir Community College
Kinston, NC

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Tri-County Bluegrass
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Bethesda Bluegrass
7:00 pm at Benson Bluegrass Barn
Benson, NC

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Cornbread Revival
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Jason Beverly, Leroy Savage, Jim Watson, "Fiddling Al" McCanless, Tommy Edwards, Harris Marley, and Tony Williamson
The Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church
Chatham County, NC

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Benefit for George Shearin
2:00 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Sunday, February 22, 2015
TBA
HLS Monthly Meeting
Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
Room 100 (bottom floor)
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC

Sunday, February 22, 2015
H&H Bluegrass
HLS Monthly Meeting
2:30 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
Room 100 (bottom floor)
200 N. Davie Street
Greensboro, NC

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Alisdair Fraser and Natalie Haas
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, Dawn Sears & Ranger Doug Green
Knight Theater
Charlotte, NC

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

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Leroy Savage Group
6:30-8:30 pm at The Original Q Shack
2510 University Drive
Durham, NC

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Over the Hill Bluegrass Band
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Friday, February 27, 2015
Donna The Buffalo
Neighborhood Theatre
Charlotte, NC

Friday, February 27, 2015
Pokey LaFarge
8:00 pm at Fletcher Opera House
Duke Energy Theatre for the Performing Arts
Raleigh, NC

Friday, February 27, 2015
April Verch Band
8:30 pm at ISIS Restaurant & Music Hall
Asheville, NC

Saturday, February 28, 2015
The Marshall Brothers & High Road
6:00-8:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Mountain Rain
Merry Go Round
12:00 pm at The Earle Theater
Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 

Saturday February 28, 2015
Nu HiWay
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Solas
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

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

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

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 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
Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
Room 100 (bottom floor)
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, 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
Tannahill Weavers
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, 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 11, 2015
Robertson Boys
7:30 pm at Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, 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