Mark Haywood http://wunc.org en Young Band Spreads Its Musical Wings http://wunc.org/post/young-band-spreads-its-musical-wings <p>Out of the Shenandoah Valley,<a href="http://www.manynightsahead.com/%E2%80%8E"> Many Nights Ahead </a>is a young 7-member bluegrass band looking to grow. Their music is influenced by the Shenandoah Valley and their backgrounds in genres such as blues and metal.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:48:03 +0000 Adija Manley, Frank Stasio & Mark Haywood 19255 at http://wunc.org Young Band Spreads Its Musical Wings Love Army Fights NC General Assembly With Music http://wunc.org/post/love-army-fights-nc-general-assembly-music <p>Two weeks ago, the North Carolina Music Love Army did not exist. It was just an idea. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:02:21 +0000 Frank Stasio, Adija Manley & Mark Haywood 18833 at http://wunc.org Love Army Fights NC General Assembly With Music Chasing Windmills: Outsider Art Flourishes in North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/chasing-windmills-outsider-art-flourishes-north-carolina <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of curious visitors have made the trek out to </span>Lucama<span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">, North Carolina.&nbsp; The tiny rural town, home to just over a thousand people, has become an unlikely tourist attraction. </span><span dir="ltr" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 15px">The visitors come to see the whirligigs.&nbsp; These are giant windmills, measuring up to six stories high and 50 feet wide, with hundreds of small moving parts.&nbsp;</span></font></span></p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:17:04 +0000 Shawn Wen, Mark Haywood & Frank Stasio 17607 at http://wunc.org Chasing Windmills: Outsider Art Flourishes in North Carolina Bluegrass Band 'Town Mountain' on Tour http://wunc.org/post/bluegrass-band-town-mountain-tour <p>Last year, <a href="http://townmountain.net/">Town Mountain</a> released their album <em>Leave the Bottle.</em>&nbsp; On <a href="http://wncw.org/post/wncws-2012-top-100-results">WNCW’s “Top 100 of 2012”</a> list, the&nbsp; Asheville-based bluegrass band's album earned the #19 spot.&nbsp;</p><p>Town Mountain is playing tonight in Raleigh at The <a href="http://www.thepourhousemusichall.com/">Pour House Music Hall</a>.&nbsp; The band joins Frank Stasio today in the studio to tell us about themselves and play a few songs.</p><p>Listen to their song "Come Break My Heart."</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:59:56 +0000 Adija Manley, Mark Haywood & Frank Stasio 17669 at http://wunc.org Bluegrass Band 'Town Mountain' on Tour Jeff Deaver Breathes New Life Into Popular Character http://wunc.org/post/jeff-deaver-breathes-new-life-popular-character <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Best-selling author <a href="http://www.jefferydeaver.com/">Jeffery Deaver</a> has garnered international acclaim through his murder mystery series of novels featuring former NYPD homicide detective Lincoln Rhyme. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:20:05 +0000 Mark Haywood, Frank Stasio & Alex Granados 16625 at http://wunc.org Jeff Deaver Breathes New Life Into Popular Character