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


Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC
July 8-11, 2015
ResoGat: Gathering of Resonateurs (a great event for Dobro players and lovers)
Holiday Inn Express
336-202-1536
Wilkesboro, NC
July 8-11, 2015
Wayside Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Wound Tight, Lonesome River Band, Marshall Brothers, Pike City, Stillhouse, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Shannon Slaughter & County Clare, Michelle Nixon & Drive, Randy Cooke & Commonwealth Bluegrass, Bluegrass Brothers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Drive Tyme
Wayside Park
Stuart, VA 
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Crusher Run
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, 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

Friday, July 10, 2015
Caribbean Cowboys (Country Rock/Reggae/Beach)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, NC
Friday, July 10, 2015
The Non-Prophets featuring Randy Gambill, Billy Gee, and Donnie Story
7:30 pm at Talia Espresso
336-990-0746
809 Main Street
North Wilkesboro, NC  
Friday, July 10, 2015
Unknown Hinson
Ziggy's
Winston-Salem, NC
Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, 2015
The Snyder Family, The Kruger Brothers, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Town Mountain, Amantha Mill, Savannah Smith, Surefire, Strictly Strings, many others
Historic Cove Creek School
Sugar Grove, NC

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Deeper Shade of Blue
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Skip Kelley, Ed Dodson and the Kingfishers
LabCorp Night
4:00-6:00 pm at Burlington Royals Ballgame
Burlington, NC 
Sunday, July 12, 2015
New Direction
7:30 pm at Sacred Grounds Coffee House
Durham, NC
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Nicki Parrott
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Poplar Knight Spot
Aberdeen, NC
Monday, July 13, 2015
Pinecone Bluegrass Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Busy Bee Cafe
225 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
Stokesdale, NC
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Mountain Heart
Rhythm & Brews Concert Series
Hendersonville, NC

Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Mystery Hillbillies (classic Country & Rockabilly)
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Friday, July 17, 2015
Sheila Kay Adams & the Scofflaws
Fiddle and Bow
8:00 pm at Muddy Creek Music Hall
5455 Bethania Road
Winston Salem, NC
Friday, July 17, 2015
Cup of Blues (Blues)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N
Stokesdale, NC
Friday, July 17, 2015
The Grass Strings
Rivertown Bluegrass Society
Conway, SC

Friday, July 17, 2015
Mountain Rain
7:00 pm at Sunset Theatre
Asheboro, NC
Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18, 2015
Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention
Alleghany Fairgrounds
1585 US 21 N.
Sparta, NC

July 17-19, 2015
Spruce Pine BBQ  & Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Snyder Family Band , The Boxcars, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Lonesome River Band, Blue Highway, Nu-Blu, Unspoken Tradition, Buncombe Turnpike West End String Band, The Typical Mountain Boys, The High Country Boomers, Bluegrass Mix, The Wisemans, The Barn Burner Clogging Team, Cole Mountain Cloggers, The Mountaineer Cloggers
Downtown Spruce Pine
Spruce Pine NC

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Cottonwood Bluegrass
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, July 18, 2015
New Direction
7:00 pm at Curtis Cobles
Staley, NC
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Snyder Family Band
7:30 pm at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center
121 Schoolhouse Rd.
Robbinsville, NC
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Get Right Band
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife
Poplar Knight Spot
Aberdeen, NC
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC
Wednesday, July 22, 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, July 22, 2015
New Direction
7:00 pm at Clyde's Music Barn
Carthage, NC
Thursday, July 23, 2015
None of the Above
Sanders Winery
Boonville, NC
Friday, July 24, 2015
The Hook & Bullet
7:30 pm at Talia Espresso
336-990-0746
809 Main Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 

Friday, July 24, 2015
The Idle Time Band
Back Roads Live
8:00 pm at Rex Theatre
Galax, VA

Friday, July 24, 2015
ORUMC Crosswalk Band (Contemporary Christian)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, NC

Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25, 2015
Ashe County Bluegrass & Old Time Fiddlers Convention
Ashe County Park
336-846-2787
Jefferson, NC

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Sons of the South
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Never Too Late
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Mastertones with Daniel Greeson
Carter Fold
3449 A.P. Carter Highway
Hilton's, VA
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Southern Magnolia
7:00 pm at Saturdays at "The Barn"
Eden, NC
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Rich in Tradition
High Lonesome Strings Monthly Meeting & Jam
2:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
Stokesdale, NC
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Skip Kelley & Ed Dodson
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Rich In Tradition
6:00 pm at High Point Arts SPLASH
GTCC High Point Campus Amphitheatre
S. Main Street
High Point, NC
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Choro Das 3
6:46 pm at The Rooster's Wife at Poplar Knight Spot
Aberdeen, NC
Monday, July 27, 2015
Pinecone Bluegrass Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Busy Bee Cafe
225 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Laurelyn Dossett
6:30-9:30 pm at Lucky 32
1421 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC
July 30 - August 1, 2015
919-494-7471
2284 Green Hill Road
Franklinton, NC  
Friday, July 31, 2015
Jeff Austin Band & Hank Smith and Lindsey Tims
WUNC Backporch Music on the Lawn Series
6:00 pm at American Tobacco Campus
Durham, NC
Friday, July 31, 2015
Martin Buchanan and Jim Tedder (Original Country/Folk/Rock)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, NC
Friday, July 31, 2015
The Gravy Boys
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Rich In Tradition
Rochelle's Outback
509 Padgett Road
Maple Hill, NC
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Snyder Family Band
7:00 pm at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church
8601 Bryant Farms Road
Charlotte, NC
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Palmetto Blue
Southeastern Bluegrass Association
Darlington Music Hall
1945 Harry Byrd Hwy.
Darlington, SC

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Destination Bluegrass
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Robertson Boys
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
109 N. Main Street
910-220-6426
Mt. Gilead, NC

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