2018 DOWNTOWN JAZZ Summer Music Series

Jun 1, 2018

2018 Schedule Downtown Jazz Presented byThe City of Winston-Salem

Corpening Plaza at 237 W. 1st Street in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Concerts from 6pm to 9pm|

Musical Acts

June 15 – Opening Act – Titus Gant ; Main Act- Nick Colionne

June 29 – Opening Act- Saundra Crenshaw; Main Act- Althea Rene

July 20 – Opening Act- Urban Standard; Main Act- Willie Bradley

July 27 – Opening Act- Reggie Buie; Main Act- Jeff Kashiwa

Aug 10 – Opening Act- Galvin Crisp; Main Act- Selina Albright


UNCSA Presents: American Music Series

Mavis Staples is a living legend of American rhythm and blues and gospel music. She was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is a recipient of the National Heritage Fellowship, and is a Kennedy Center honoree.

Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy, May 30, 2018

May 31, 2018

David Sedaris visits WSNC 90.5 FM

May 30, 2018
(photo credit: © Ingrid Christie)

New York Times bestselling author David Sedaris visits WSNC 90.5 FM, Wednesday,  May 30, 4:30 p.m. for a conversation on Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy. Sedaris is in Winston-Salem to read from his new book, "CALYPSO," 6:30 p.m., at Bookmarks Book Store, 634 W 4th St #110. Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy airs on the last Thursday of the month at WSNC--or whenever the opportunity arises. LISTEN @

Dear Ram Family,

With some sadness I share that Tonia Walker has decided to resign from her position as Director of Athletics for Winston-Salem State University to focus on the next chapter of her career. Her resignation is effective May 31, 2018.

Piedmont Wind Symphony Celebrates Bernstein's 100th

May 22, 2018
Piedmont Wind Symphony

Happy Birthday, Bernstein Friday, June 1 at 7:30 PM Reynolds Auditorium Join the Piedmont Wind Symphony for the centennial celebration of one of America's greatest musicians, Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein was a performer, conductor, educator, and composer that changed the landscape of American music. Program to include Overture to Candide, The Wrong Note Rag, Slava!, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and more! Use promo code ARTS2018 for $5 off any ticket

WS Journal Columnist Features WSNC-FM

May 21, 2018

Winston-Salem Journal Columnist & WSNC Public Morality host Byron Williams penned an article in Sunday's Journal (5/20) posing an interesting question about the artform of Jazz and WSNC's longstanding efforts to keep the format front and center.

To read article........CLICK HERE

WSNC General Manager visits Empowering YOU!

May 15, 2018

Empowering You host Calvin Patterson covers the new General Manager's background, decision to pursue Public Radio, passion for the Jazz genre, his vision for the future of WSNC and other topics.

2018 Commencement Ceremonies Moved Indoors

May 15, 2018

Due to predicted severe weather on Friday, May 18, the university has decided to move the Commencement Ceremony and Thursday’s rehearsals to its indoor location at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial (LJVM) Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston-Salem. Tickets will not be required.

Please plan to arrive at the coliseum early and consider carpooling, as heavy traffic is expected. Free guest parking will be available the Pepsi lot. Overflow parking also will be available at BB&T Field adjacent to the coliseum, with shuttle pick up at Bridger Field House.

2018 Spring Radio-a-Thon, May 14-20

May 11, 2018

The month-long celebration of WSNC 90.5 FM's 35th Anniversary continues with the 2018 Spring Radio-a-Thon, May 14-20.

Listen for special guests, Monday, May 14 on day one of the fundraiser.

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