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Jun 12 2011 - 9:18am
Aug 4 2011 - 9:23pm

Today on Hell or High Water (1-2PM) we're taking a look at the life and music of country singer T. Texas Tyler, "the man with a million friends". Listen!

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Jun 12 2011 - 7:05am
Aug 2 2011 - 10:23am

Brice Randall Bickford (of The Strugglers) is on The Backyard Barbecue this Sunday from 8 to 9 PM! Tune in for a live set and interview.

Jun 10 2011 - 6:18am
Aug 1 2011 - 3:23pm

Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC explores the 70's underground. Howard Hoyt will bring you music from a time when AM radio was king and an FM DJ had a heaping dose of leeway to experiment around. The show will start out with the singer/songwriter side of the spectrum and move into more rock and jazz territory in the second half. Tune in tonight at 9PM.

Jun 9 2011 - 12:31pm
Jul 31 2011 - 6:23pm

You may have noticed some outtages in our online stream lately. Our machine's gone ape and we're working on taming this beast. Stay tuned...

Jun 6 2011 - 11:34am
Jul 31 2011 - 12:23pm

Tune in to Hell or High Water from 1-2PM. Today's topic: Early Roanoke Country Radio, hosted by Gwen!

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Jun 5 2011 - 6:23am
Jul 30 2011 - 4:23pm

Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC explores releases by drummer Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls. Sirota's sound is influenced by reggae, afrobeat, modal, bop and post-bop and is devoted to realizing the theory that "musicians and artists ... help carve out a better future for all of us" through making space for creative expression and resistance. As always, 9 pm to midnight on WXYC 89.3.

Jun 2 2011 - 6:11pm
Jul 28 2011 - 8:23pm

Today on Hell or High Water (1-2PM), we'll listen to soul singer Bettye Swann's work on Capitol Records from 1968-1970. Tune in!

May 29 2011 - 8:34am
Jul 26 2011 - 1:23pm

Don't miss Dime Stores and Bus Stations, tonight's feature celebrating Bob Dylan's 70th birthday and career. Hosted by Tim Carless, 9 to midnight.

May 26 2011 - 5:31pm
Jul 24 2011 - 7:23pm

MAKE is on The Backyard Barbecue tonight! Tune in at 8 PM for a live set.

May 22 2011 - 11:34am
Jul 24 2011 - 3:23pm

Welcome All You Summer 2011 New DJz! @WXYC <3s U!

May 19 2011 - 3:04pm
Jul 24 2011 - 10:23am

Check out WXYC favorite compilation 'Said I Had A Vision's' David Lee, performing at the NC Folklore Society's Annual Mtg last month

May 19 2011 - 1:54pm
Jul 20 2011 - 6:23pm

We're hiring new DJs tonight! The interest meeting is at 6pm in Union Rm. 3413. Email info@wxyc.org for more information.

May 17 2011 - 11:57am
Jul 19 2011 - 10:23am

WXYC DJ Emily Hilliard produced this piece of interviews with some of WXYC's fabulous lady DJs, speaking about their relationship with their on-air voice and DJ experience in general. Take a listen!

May 17 2011 - 7:44am
Jul 14 2011 - 9:23pm

RT @BrassicaBeats: Big Boi and Terry Riley spotted eating together at Burger King. God bless #ATP
RT @BrassicaBeats: Big Boi and Terry Riley spotted eating together at Burger King. God bless #ATP

May 16 2011 - 1:31pm
Jul 14 2011 - 12:23pm