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

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
Stokesdale, NC
 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Hubert Lawson & the Bluegrass Country Boys
Tuesday Night at "The Barn"
Eden, NC

 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at the Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
Room 121 (bottom floor)
200 N. Davie Street
Greensboro, NC
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Charlie Oakley & Blazin' Grass
7:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffee House
101 Timber Pointe Lane
Garner, NC
 

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Blues Creek
3:00 pm at Priddy's Store
Danbury, NC



Saturday, November 1, 2014
Cabin Creek
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, November 1, 2014
Cornbread Revival
Colfax Persimmon Fest
Stafford Farm
Colfax, NC

 

Saturday, November 1, 2014
The Outliers

7:00 pm at Lillington Community Center
910-814-5959
Lillington, NC


Saturday, November 1, 2014
Cornbread Revival
Colfax Persimmon Fest
Stafford Farm
Colfax, NC


Saturday, November 1, 2014
Sons of the South
7:00 pm at Sims Country Barbeque
6160 Petra Mill Road
Granite Falls, NC

 
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Southern Gentlemen
Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

 
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Red June
8:0 pm at Mack and Mack Studios
220 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC

 
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Yonder Mountain String Band and Larry Keel Experience
Ziggy's
Winston-Salem, NC

 
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Bethesda Bluegrass
5:30 pm at Red Mountain Baptist Church
Rougemont, NC
 
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Robert Poe and Sarah Aile
6:46 pm at the Poplar Knight Spot
The Roosters Wife
Aberdeen, NC

 

November 2-8, 2014
4th Annual First Quality Bluegrass Cruise
on Carnival's "Breeze"
featuring
 Larry Efaw & the Bluegrass Mountaineers, James King, Sideline with Steve Dilling & Darrell Webb, Nothin' Fancy, Lorraine Jordan & carolina Road, Goldwing Express, Harbourtown, Issac Moore, and Remington Ryde
Cruise to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, Mexico
330-645-1541


Wednesday, November 5, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at the Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
Room 121 (bottom floor)
200 N. Davie Street
Greensboro, NC
 


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Bethesda Bluegrass
7:30-9:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffee House
Garner, NC


Thursday, November 6, 2014
The Cleverlys
Main Stage Morganton
928-433-SHOW
Morganton, NC


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Cornbread Revival
6:00 pm at Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
Cary, NC

 
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Victoria Lee and New Ground
7:30 pm at Lorraine's Coffee House
101 Timber Pointe Lane
Garner, NC

 
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Lynda & Pattie
8:00 pm at First Thursdays at the Cameo Arthouse Theatre
225 Hay Street
Fayetteville, NC

 
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Kim Richey
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

 
Friday, November 7, 2014
Buttermilk Creek
with Nathan Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
7:00 pm at Paramount Theatre
128 E. Front Street
Burlington, NC

 
Friday, November 7, 2014
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
McLeansville, NC

 
Friday, November 7, 2014
NuHiWay
6:30 pm at Debbie's Country Kitchen
5552 Wilkes-Yadkin Rd.
Ronda, NC

 
Friday, November 7, 2014
Donna Hughes
9:00 pm at Cartucci's Grapevine
704-797-0093
209 S. Main Street
Salisbury, NC

 
Friday, November 7, 2014
Diamond Creek
7:30 pm at R.A. Fountain General Store
Fountain, NC

 

Friday, November 7, 2014
Mutato
Fiddle and Bow
Community Arts Cafe
Winston-Salem, NC


Saturday, November 8, 2014
Red Bluff Ramblers
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, November 8, 2014
Chatham County Line
Grey Eagle
Asheville, NC

 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Country Pride Bluegrass Band
Prissy Polly's
Kernersville, NC

 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Farewell Drifters
The Evening Muse
Charlotte, NC

 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
The Gibson Brothers
7:30 pm at Brock Performing Arts Center
336-751-3000
Mocksville, NC

 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Tom Paxton
The Arts Center
Carrboro, NC

 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Celebration of NC Songwriting
featuring
Laurelyn Dossett, Wyatt Easterling, Justin Johnson, Carrie Marshall, Kirk Ridge, & Bill West
The Arts Center

Carrboro, NC
 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
The Outliers
The Charity Chili Cookoff
12:30 pm at Lutheran Church of Our Father
3304 Groometown Road
Greensboro, NC

 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Adrian Legg
8:00 pm at Mack and Mack Studios
220 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC

 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Matuto
6:46 pm at The poplar Knight Spot
The Rooster's Wife
Aberdeen, NC

 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
Stokesdale, NC
 
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Passin' Thru
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Crusher Run
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

November 28-30, December 4-7, 11-14, 18-23, and 26-27, 2014
Country Christmas Train
Denton FarmPark
336-859-2755
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC


Saturday, November 29, 2014
Southern Junction
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 


Saturday, December 6, 2014
Helm's Family
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Cottonwood
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Hatley Family
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Cabin Creek
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
NuHiway
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, 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

 
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