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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August 04, 2013

8:04 PM
Don’t Know What We Got
Artist : Donna The Buffalo
Album : Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday
Label : Sugar Hill
8:06 PM
Two Little Feet
Artist : Greg Brown
Album : Further In
Label : Red House Records
8:11 PM
The Evening Train
Artist : The Crooked Jades
Album : The Unfortunate Rake Vol 1
Label : Copper Creek
8:16 PM
Artist : The Grass Cats
Album : Cattin' Around
Label : self
8:20 PM
Suwannee River Hoedown
Artist : James Price
Album : Fiddlin' The Old-Time Way
Label : Rebel
8:24 PM
When I Came Down Off The Mountain
Artist : Jason Harrod
Album : Highliner
Label : City Records
8:28 PM
Buttermilk Road / The Arbours
Artist : Claire Lynch
Album : Dear Sister
Label : Compass
8:32 PM
Indian Corn
Artist : Bigfoot
Album : I've Got a Bulldog
Label : Yodel Ay Hee
8:36 PM
September Grass
Artist : James Taylor
Album : October Road
Label : Columbia
8:41 PM
Falling Rain
Artist : Kevin W. Holmes
Album : Pluto Is a Planet (and a Dog)
Label : Viglance Music Productions
8:43 PM
The Belll
Artist : The Olllam
Album : The Olllam
Label : Compass
8:50 PM
Girl From The Green Briar Shore
Artist : Ralph Stanley
Album : s/t
Label : DMZ Columbia
8:54 PM
Artist : The Bothy Band
Album : Old Hag You Have Killed Me
Label : Green Linnet
8:56 PM
Maya’s Bounce
Artist : Howie Bursen
Album : Banjo Manikin
Label : Folk-Legacy
9:04 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Guy Clark
Album : Somedays The Song Writes You
Label : Dualtone
9:07 PM
Peaks of Otter
Artist : The Cantrells
Album : Dancing with the Miller's Daughter
Label : Sombrero Records
9:11 PM
The Morning Train
Artist : The Kickin Grass Band
Album : Live at the Carolina Theatre
Label : self
9:16 PM
Old Dangerfield
Artist : Chris Thile
Album : Leading Off...
Label : Sugar Hill
9:20 PM
Going Down the Lee Highway
Artist : Grayson & Whitter
Album : The Recordings Of..
Label : County
9:23 PM
Danse Caribe
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Break It Yourself
Label : Mom + Pop
9:28 PM
Haul Awa
Artist : The Boarding Party
Album : Tis Our Sailing Time
Label : Folk-Legacy
9:31 PM
Wild Mountain Thyme
Artist : Greg Leisz
Album : The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons
Label : MPI
9:37 PM
The Fox
Artist : The Blue Sky Boys
Album : In Concert, 1964
Label : Rounder
9:40 PM
Our Town
Artist : Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin
Album : Our Town
Label : Rounder
9:46 PM
Artist : Richard Buckner
Album : Bloomed
Label : Ryko / Slow River
9:51 PM
Reel du Forgeron
Artist : La Bottine Souriante
Album : Xidme
Label : Mille-Pattes
9:55 PM
One Morning in May
Artist : The Country Gentlemen
Album : The Complete Vanguard Recordings
Label : Vanguard
9:58 PM
Fiddlin’ John
Artist : Summertown Road
Album : s/t
Label : Rounder
10:04 PM
Artist : Deep Chatham
Album : Flood
Label : self
10:07 PM
Sun to Sun
Artist : Anna Roberts-Gevalt & Elizabeth Laprelle
Album : Sun to Sun
Label : self
10:10 PM
In The Pines
Artist : Boone Creek
Album : One Way Track
Label : Sugar Hill
10:15 PM
Little Boxes
Artist : Pete Seeger
Album : Folk Song America III
Label : Sony Smithsonian
10:17 PM
Back to the Country Roads
Artist : Ramona Church & Carolina Way
Album : Carolina Memories
Label : Pinecastle Records
10:20 PM
Artist : The Carbines (Tift Merritt)
Album : single
Label : self
10:25 PM
Artist : Cowboy Nation
Album : A Journey Out of Time
Label : Shanachie
10:33 PM
Napoleon Crossing The Rhine
Artist : Golden Ring
Album : For All Good People
Label : Folk-Legacy
10:37 PM
Love Vigilantes
Artist : Laura Cantrell
Album : Trains and Boats and Planes
Label : self
10:41 PM
The Pokegama Bear
Artist : Art Thieme
Album : The Older I Get, The Better I Was
Label : Waterbug
10:45 PM
Blue Spotted Tail
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Helplessness Blues
Label : Sub Pop
10:48 PM
Asturias Parts I & II
Artist : Nuala Kennedy
Album : Noble Stranger
Label : Compass
10:57 PM
Artist : Gustavo Santaolalla
Album : Ronroco
Label : Nonesuch


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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