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

April 21, 2013

8:04 PM
Crossing The Cumberlands
Artist : Peter Ostroushko
Album : The Mando Chronicles
Label : Red House Records
8:09 PM
Hot Foot
Artist : The Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show
Album : Take Me Back
Label : Pinecastle
8:09 PM
Hot Foot /Song On The Jukebox
Artist : The Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show
Album : Take Me Back
Label : Pinecastle
8:15 PM
My Love Is Way Up On A Mountain
Artist : Spring Creek
Album : Way Up On A Mountain
Label : Rebel
8:20 PM
Kentucky Blues
Artist : Bruce Molsky
Album : If It Ain't Here When I Get Back
Label : Tree Frog Music
8:23 PM
Wagon Wheel
Artist : The Gravy Boys
Album : Crackerjack Whistle
Label : www.gravyboys.com
8:28 PM
Charlotte Hot-Step
Artist : David Fletcher and Gwen Foster
Album : Old-Time Mountain Guitar
Label : County
8:33 PM
All I Can Do
Artist : Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
Album : Our Lady Of The Tall Trees
Label : www.cahalenandeli.com
8:38 PM
Red Rocking Chair
Artist : Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem
Album : Gambling Eden
Label : Signature Sounds
8:41 PM
Sis Draper
Artist : Guy Clark
Album : Cold Dog Soup
Label : Sugar Hill
8:44 PM
The Jack Pine
Artist : Hem
Album : Departure & Farewell
Label : Waveland/Nettwerk
8:50 PM
Little Annie
Artist : The Lilly Bros. & Don Stover
Album : Bluegrass At The Roots - 1961
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
8:52 PM
High Atmosphere
Artist : Diana Jones
Album : High Atmosphere
Label : Proper American
8:55 PM
I’m Troubled
Artist : Joseph Decosimo
Album : Sequatchie Valley
Label : Self-released
9:04 PM
Chincoteague
Artist : Jordan Tice
Album : Long Story
Label : Patuxent Music
9:09 PM
Raleigh And Spencer
Artist : Tony Furtado Band
Album : Tony Furtado Band
Label : Cojema Music
9:16 PM
The Devil’s Dream
Artist : Hobart Smith
Album : Blue Ridge Legacy
Label : Rounder
9:18 PM
Tomorrow I’ll Be Gone
Artist : Dailey & Vincent
Album : Brothers Of The Highway
Label : Rounder
9:23 PM
Leaving Memphis, Frisco Bound
Artist : Jesse Fuller
Album : Frisco Bound
Label : Arhoolie
9:29 PM
Heavy Hands
Artist : The Stray Birds
Album : The Stray Birds
Label : www.thestraybirds.com
9:36 PM
Eastern Lane ....Vindaloo
Artist : Comas
Album : Charge
Label : Mad River Records
9:41 PM
Monroe
Artist : Special Consensus
Album : Scratch Gravel Road
Label : Compass
9:45 PM
Ontario Dust/Bonnie Border Lass
Artist : Archie Fisher
Album : Windward Away
Label : Red House Records
9:55 PM
Saint Anne’s Reel
Artist : Skip Kelley & Ed Dodson
Album : Hopped That Train And ... Gone
Label : Granite Productions
9:58 PM
Miss McLeod’s Reel
Artist : Fiddle Whamdiddle
Album : Old School, Old Time
Label : Owl Mountain Music
9:58 PM
Miss McLeod’s Reel
Artist : Fiddle Whamdiddle
Album : Old School, Old Time
Label : Owl Mountain Music
10:04 PM
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
Artist : Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
Album : We're Usually A Lot Better Than This
Label : Full Light Records
10:10 PM
Tam Lin
Artist : Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer
Album : Child Ballads
Label : Wilderland Records
10:19 PM
Shady Grove
Artist : Al Petteway & Amy White
Album : Land Of The Sky
Label : Maggie's Music
10:24 PM
In The Ocean
Artist : Rayna Gellert
Album : Old Light: Songs From My Childhood & Other Gone Worlds
Label : StorySound
10:31 PM
I Can’t Stand It
Artist : The Grass Cats
Album : The Mountains My Baby And Me
Label : New Time Records
10:35 PM
Cluck Old Hen
Artist : Bill Frisell
Album : The Willies
Label : Nonesuch
10:38 PM
The Low Highway
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes (and Duchesses)
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West
10:42 PM
I Ain’t Got No Home
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : Tooth & Nail
Label : Cooking Vinyl Records
10:49 PM
When You Get To Asheville
Artist : Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Album : Love Has Come For You
Label : Rounder
10:52 PM
Phonograph Blues
Artist : Vassar Clements
Album : Livin' With The Blues
Label : Acoustic Disc

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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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