Back Porch Music Sunday

Sun 8-11p

Back Porch Music with Keith Weston - a collection of folk, traditional music, singer-songwriter and the best old and new acoustic music.  Sunday at 8-11 p.m. Keith has been hosting Sunday evening Back Porch Music since 1996.

Keith in the WUNC music library with one of the Best of BPM Cds.
Credit MelShoots

Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithweston.

See the current BPM Sunday playlist and links to our playlist archive.

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Playlist

March 31, 2013

8:05 PM
The Distance Between Two Points
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : In Good Company
Label : Native & Fine Records
8:10 PM
John Hardy
Artist : Tommy Jarrell
Album : The Legacy of Tommy Jarrell, Vol. 3: Come and Go with Me
Label : County
8:14 PM
Sally Ann
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
8:17 PM
Hope Of A Lifetime
Artist : The Milk Carton Kids
Album : The Ash & Clay
Label : ANTI
8:23 PM
Chip Of A Star
Artist : Chatham County Line
Album : Sight & Sound
Label : Yep Roc
8:28 PM
Some Dark Holler
Artist : Nitty Gritty Dirt Band/Dwight Yoakam
Album : Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume III
Label : Capitol
8:33 PM
Clear The Way
Artist : John Doyle
Album : Shadow And Light
Label : Compass Records
8:38 PM
These Old Bones
Artist : Dolly Parton
Album : Halos & Horns
Label : Sugar Hill
8:45 PM
Hearts and Minds
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Label : Rounder
8:50 PM
Intoxicated Rat
Artist : The Dixon Brothers
Album : Volume 1 (1936)
Label : Document
8:53 PM
Far Americay
Artist : Solas
Album : Shamrock City
Label : THL Records
9:04 PM
The Man In The Hat
Artist : Russ Barenberg
Album : When At Last
Label : Compass
9:09 PM
The Baker’s Boy
Artist : Nora Jane Struthers
Album : Carnival
Label : Blue Pig Music
9:13 PM
Amantha Mill
Artist : Amantha Mill
Album : Amantha Mill
Label : www.amanthamill.com
9:18 PM
The Southern Girls Reply
Artist : Tim Eriksen
Album : Every Sound Below
Label : Appleseed
9:23 PM
Hole In Your Halo
Artist : Ana Egge
Album : Bad Blood
Composer : Ammal Records
Label :
9:26 PM
The Low Highway
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
9:33 PM
Georgia Bound
Artist : Blind Blake
Album : The Best Of Blind Blake
Label : Yazoo
9:36 PM
Boll Weevil/Raleigh And Spencer
Artist : James Leva
Album : Memory Theatre
Label : Copper Creek
9:41 PM
First Step Of The Journey
Artist : The Williamson Brothers
Album : Bluegrass!
Label : Flatt Mountain Records
9:47 PM
Sweet Appalachia
Artist : The Del McCoury Band
Album : Family Circle
Label : McCoury Music
9:52 PM
Stump-Tailed Dolly/Cumberland Gap
Artist : Adam Hurt
Album : Perspective
Label : Ubiquitone Records
9:56 PM
Hungry Heart
Artist : The Grass Cats
Album : The Mountains My Baby And Me
Label : New Time Records
10:05 PM
Newgrange
Artist : Clannad
Album : Christ Church Cathedral
Label : ARC
10:10 PM
Time Of The Season
Artist : The Gravy Boys
Album : Crackerjack Whistle
Label : www.gravyboys.com
10:15 PM
Tennessee Stud
Artist : Mike Auldridge
Album : Dobro/Blues And Bluegrass
Label : Takoma
10:18 PM
Mama You’ve Been On My Mind
Artist : George Harrison
Album : Early Takes. Volume 1
Label : Universal
10:24 PM
New Rigged Ship
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Fast Paced World
Label : Sugar Hill
10:30 PM
My Rough And Rowdy Ways
Artist : Big Medicine
Album : Pine To Pine
Label : Yodel-Ay-Hee
10:35 PM
Reason To Believe
Artist : Aimee Mann and Michael Penn
Album : Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska
Label : Sub Pop
10:41 PM
In Another World
Artist : Donna The Buffalo
Album : Positive Friction
Label : Sugar Hill
10:49 PM
One Of These Things First
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Bryter Later
Label : Hannibal
10:54 PM
Moonlight Mile
Artist : Alvin Youngblood Hart
Album : Paint It Blue, Songs Of The Rolling Stones
Label : House Of Blues

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Back Porch Music Concerts
10:55 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Back Porch Music Is Back On The Lawn: 8 Free Concerts In 2014

Credit WUNC

  WUNC's Back Porch Music on the Lawn series back on the lawn under the Lucky Strike tower in the heart of the American Tobacco CampusThe free concerts are on Thursday nights from May to September.  The series is part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the American Tobacco Campus.

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Arts & Culture
12:01 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

WATCH: 10-Time Grammy Winner Bobby Hicks Performs In-Studio

Bobby Hicks, 2014 NC Heritage Award Recipient
Credit Eric Mennel / WUNC

Bobby Hicks had no intention of playing fiddle as a kid. He was playing mandolin in a band with his brothers when one of them asked for some help.

"My brother had a friend he wanted in the band, but he couldn't play anything," said Hicks. "So he talked me into teaching him to play the mandolin, and then they fired me."

It was to all our benefit.

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Back Porch Music Concerts
8:35 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Back On The Lawn: Concert Series Starts Tonight

The Back Porch Music on the Lawn concert series starts tonight with Southern Culture on the Skids.
Credit WUNC

Update: 12:28 p.m. Southern Culture on the Skids to has been rescheduled for  Thursday May 22 at 6 p.m.

Update: 12:06 p.m. Due to the weather, the concert tonight with Southern Culture on the Skids and the Letter Jackets has been canceled.  We're hope to reschedule -- stay tuned for details. We'll post updates on the main Back Porch On The Lawn Concerts page.

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Back Porch Reviews
3:00 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Back Porch Reviews Steep Canyon Rangers, John Howie Jr., And Robbie Fulks

The Steep Canyon Rangers 'Tell The Ones I Love'
Credit Rounder

Our series of Back Porch Music album reviews continues this week with three new releases reviewed by the hosts of Back Porch Music.

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North Carolina Radio History
6:30 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Celebrating Ralph Epperson, WPAQ And 'The Voice Of The Blue Ridge'

Ralph Epperson, founder of WPAQ. Photographed 07/20/05.
Credit Megan Morr / Winston-Salem Journal

This weekend people in Surry County remember a radio pioneer and North Carolina broadcasting legend, Ralph Epperson. A special WPAQ broadcast of the long-running "Merry Go-Round" program and a screening of "Broadcast - A Man and A Dream" documentary are scheduled for Saturday morning and afternoon at The Earle Theater in Mount Airy, NC.

WPAQ - "The Voice of the Blue Ridge"

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Back Porch Reviews
1:00 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Back Porch Music Album Reviews: Lucinda Williams and The Olllam

Lucinda Williams album cover

Here's another installment of Back Porch Music album reviews. We're posting these periodically here with two or three CD reviews each week and we hope you enjoy them. Leave your comments below. 

Lucinda Williams - self titled

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Back Porch Reviews
1:00 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Back Porch Reviews Regina Carter, Bigfoot & John Gorka

Regina Carter's new CD is 'Southern Comfort'
Credit Sony Music Masterworks

This is the first in a series of Back Porch Music album reviews that Freddy Jenkins and I will be writing periodically. We'll feature new and significant historical releases worth mentioning. You'll hear some of these and hundreds of other CDs every week on the program. Leave your comments below.

One of the best parts of working at Back Porch Music is sampling all the music that comes our way from remarkable artists and sharing these artists with you. Here's a look at three that are well worth your time.

Regina Carter: Southern Comfort

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Arts & Culture
1:24 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Two Cool Banjos On Display At New Earl Scruggs Center In Shelby, NC

The Super Earl
Credit Gibson

Earl Scruggs was a North Carolina native, a banjo virtuoso who was instrumental in the development of the classic bluegrass banjo sound.  There's a new museum, the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, North Carolina, which honors his legacy. Annmarie Reiley-Kay is the curator. We asked Annmarie what she's most excited by in the new collection. She immediately told us about two of his instruments.

The Super Earl

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Arts & Culture
10:02 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Carolina Chocolate Drops Co-Founder To Leave Band

Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founders Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons
Credit Carolina Chocolate Drops

Dom Flemons, a co-founder of North Carolina-based Grammy award winning string band The Carolina Chocolate Drops, will leave the band in mid-December following a series of concert dates. He will be starting a solo career. 

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WUNC Fund Drive
1:41 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Best Of Back Porch Music Vol 16

30 second samples of all the tunes on the Best of BPM Vol 16 - new for Fall 2013 and our thank-you for supporting WUNC Radio! Pledge Now. See more of our thank-you gifts.

1 Tift Merritt—Traveling Alone . . . . . . 4:45

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