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, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, 2015
McGee Mountain Homecoming
McGee Music Plantation
336-983-4951
King, NC

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Thickety Creek
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, May 30, 2015
The Outliers
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Stills Family Band
6:00 pm at Donald Brady's
4688 Old Coleridge Road
Siler City, NC
Wednesday, June 3, 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, June 4, 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, June 4, 2015
MJ & Friends
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
Cary, NC

June 4-6, 2015
featuring
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Dailey & Vincent, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Gene Watson, Goldwing Express, Jimmy Fortune, Kenny & Amanda Smith, The James King Band, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Band, The Stevens Family, Feller & Hill and The Bluegrass Buckaroos, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Big Country Bluegrass, Nothin' Fancy, Flatt Lonesome, and The Crowe Brothers
Happy Holiday RV Village and Campground
1553 Wolfetown Road
Cherokee, NC

June 4-6, 2015
featuring
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, Larry Stephenson Band, Donna Ulisse & the Poor Mountain Boys, Bill Yates & the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, Blugrass Brother, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Grass Cats, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Farm Hands, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, and Malpass Brothers
Virginia Motorsports Park
8018 Boydton Plank Rd.
North Dinwiddie, VA

Friday, June 5, 2015
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
McLeansville, NC
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Burrow Brothers and Donna Spivey
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Second Chance
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Monday, June 8, 2015
Pinecone Bluegrass Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Busy Bee Cafe
225 S.Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
Stokesdale, NC

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Carolina Breeze
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, 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

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Nu-HiWay
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, June 13, 2015
The Tarheel Travelers
Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

June 13-20, 2015
Deweyfest
Family Style Bluegrass Celebration
featuring
Dr. Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Seldom Scene, Millstream, Dewey Brown & Friends, C&J Bluegrass, Salt & Light, Country Gentlemen Tribute, Constant Change, James King, Buttermilk Creek, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Churchmen, Ben "Cooter"Jones with the General Lee
Maple Hills
6701 S. Hwy. 49
Burlington, NC

June 24-27, 2015
Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Gene Watson, Dailey & Vincent, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, The Marksmen, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Nothin' Fancy, Jimmy Fortune, Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-Press, The Spinney Brothers, The James King Band, Tennesse Mafia Jug Band, Lonesome Will Mullins & The Virginia Playboys, Goldwing Express, The Primitive Quartet, Cumberland Gap Connection, Marty Raybob & Full Circle, The Bluegrass Brothers, Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Moutianeers, The Larry Gillis Band, Blue Rock'N - Grass, Marteka & William, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Band
Summersville Music Park
7441 Webster Road
Summersville, WV

June 30-July 4, 2015
45th Annual Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion
featuring
The Churchmen, Travis Frye & Blue Mountain, the Roys, the LaBeaus, the Edwards Family, the Webb Family, The Attractions Band, Donna Hughes, The Burrow Brothers, and the Mayberry Tribute Day
1072 Cranford Road
Denton, NC

July 9-12, 2015
9th Annual Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
featuring
The Grascals, James King, Little Roy & Lizzy, Bluegrass Brothers, Big Country Bluegrass, Nothin' Fancy, Goldwing Express, Spinney Brothers and Crowe Brothers
717-348-3537
169 Homan Lane
Centre Hall, PA

August 13-15, 2015
41st Annual North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Dailey & Vincent, The Del McCoury Band, Jimmy Fortune with Dailey & Vincent, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Gene Watson, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, The Grascals, Michael Clevelend & Flamekeeper, The Primitive Quartet, Monroe Crossing, The James King Band, Adkins & Loudermilk, Goldwing Express, Balsma Range, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Moron Brothers, and Big Country Bluegrass
Tom Johnson Camping Center Rally Park Campground
1885 US 70 West
Marion, NC

November 12-14, 2015
8th Annual Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Ronnie Reno & the Reno Tradition, The Little Roy and Lizzie Show, Lost and Found, Balmsam Range, The Bluegrass Brothers, The Primitive Quartet, Reno & Harrell, The Inspirations, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, Nothin' Fancy, The Kevin Prater Band, Mike Stephens & Raymond Mclain, Tony Holt & the Wildwood Valley Boys and Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys
Rodeheaver Boys' Ranch
380 Boys' Ranch Road
Palatka, FL

November 26-28, 2015
featuring
Dailey &Vincent, The Spinney Brothers, Old Friends, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Jimmy Fortune, Lonesome River Band, The Grascals, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Goldwing Express, Flatt Lonesome, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Band, Big Country Bluegrass, Feller & Hill and the Bluegrass Buckaroos, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Al Batten & the Blusegrass Reunion, The Malpass Brothers, Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys
Convention Center
2101 North Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC

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