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


July 30 - August 1, 2015
919-494-7471
2284 Green Hill Road
Franklinton, 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

August 3-8, 2015
Galax, VA
Wednesday, August 5, 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, August 6, 2015
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
Cary, NC
Thursday, August 6, 2015
The Robertson Boys
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Thursday, August 6, 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
Bottom floor of Fellowship hall on Old Julian Road side of church
Whitsett, NC 
Friday, August 7, 2015
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
McLeansville, NC
Friday, August 7, 2015
Tyler Barham (Contemporary Country)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N
Stokesdale, NC
Saturday, August 8, 2015
The Hard Times Band
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

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

Sunday, August 9, 2105
Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Cary, NC
Monday, August 10, 2015
Pinecone Bluegrass Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Busy Bee Cafe
225 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, 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

Friday, August 14, 2015
Matt Bednarsky (Singer-Songwriter Guitarist- Pop/Rock, Folk, Jazz, Blues)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, NC
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Carolina Breeze
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Saturday, August 15, 2015
New Direction
7:00 pm at Charlie's Barn
Pittsboro, NC
Saturday, August 15, 2015
The Henson Girls
Rivertown Bluegrass Society
Conway, SC
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Flatt Lonesome
Midtown Bluegrass Series
4011 Cardinal at North Hills Street
5:0-7:00 pm at Midtown Park
Raleigh, NC
Wednesday, August 19, 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, August 20, 2015
Southern Magnolia
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Friday, August 21, 2015
Church Sisters (Bluegrass)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, NC
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Southern Magnolia
10:00 am at Sid Luck Pottery Kiln Opening
1606 Adams Road
Seagrove, NC

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Mountain Rain
Merry Go Round
12:00 pm at Earle Theatre
Mt. Airy, NC

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Mark Templeton & Pocket Change
Blackmon Amphitheatre
Mt. Airy, NC
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Linda & Company
High Lonesome Strings Monthly Concert & Jam
2:30 pm at Mt. Hope United Church of Christ shelter
Whitsett, NC

Monday, August 24, 2015
Pinecone Bluegrass Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Busy Bee Cafe
225 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC
Thursday, August 27, 2015
None of the Above
6:00-9:00 pm at Sanders Winery
Boonville, NC
Friday, August 28, 2015
Al Petteway and Amy White (Celtic/Folk/Blues)
Friday Flavors
Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N.
Stokesdale, NC
Friday, August 28, 2015
The Gravy Boys
Carolina Inn
Chapel Hill, NC
Friday, August 28- Saturday, August 29, 2015
American Roots Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Friday: Smith Family and the Southbound Pickers, and South Carolina Broadcasters, Saturday: Passing The Roots- Kids Showcase, Mountain Rain, Back Porch Bluegrass, Field Of Flags Ceremony With The VFW, Rich in Tradition, and Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive
The Groome Inn
336-858-3834
4719 Groometown Road
Greensboro, NC 

Friday, August 28- Saturday, August 29, 2015
Ocean Lakes 17th Annual Bluegrass Weekend
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The SteelDrivers, Joe Mullin & Radio Ramblers, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Farm Hands, A Deeper Shade of Blue, and Mark Templeton & Pocket Change
Ocean Lakes Campground
Concert Questions: 843.828.4833 
6001 South Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC  

Saturday, August 29, 2015
The Gospel Travelers
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC
Saturday, August 29, 2015
The SteelDrivers
The Neighborhood Theatre
Charlotte, NC
Wednesday, September 2, 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, September 3, 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
Bottom floor of Fellowship hall on Old Julian Road side of church
Whitsett, NC 
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
Cary, NC

September 4-6, 2015
40th Annual Farmers' Day
Siler City, 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

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

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