WKNC to hold benefit concert Feb. 2

WKNC 88.1 will hold its fourth annual Double Barrel Benefit Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at King's Barcade in Raleigh.

Friday night will include performances by Megafaun, The Old Ceremony, The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers and The Mountain Goats. Saturday features music by Future Islands, Tiger Bear Wolf, Annuals and The Nein.

Tickets are available now through wknc.org or kingsbarcade.com. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door for each night, and all proceeds benefit WKNC. Doors for each show open at 9 p.m.

Five new members of honorary society to be inducted

Five students will be inducted into the N.C. State chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists Feb. 2. The Society, which is the nation's oldest honorary society for collegiate mass communications, according to the Society's handbook, "admits as members only those persons who exemplify the dignity, personal freedom, and initiative that we believe are the hallmarks of excellence in collegiate communications."

WKNC concert named 'favorite'

DBB III posterWKNC's third annual Double Barrel Benefit, which took place in February, was named by Independent Weekly as one of its favorite shows of 2006.

In the "Rock and Roll Quarterly" issue, writer Grayson Currin characterized the concert as something "actually causing college students to come downtown."

WKNC to host birthday bash Nov. 10-11

WKNC 88.1 FM will be hosting a 40th birthday bash Nov. 10-11. On Friday, the bands Doco and SNMNMNM at Kulture in downtown Raleigh will be the attraction for the celebration. Saturday’s bash takes place over three venues. WKNC and the Lincoln Theatre will present the Sublime tribute band Badfish and special guests Doco and Skywire. Slim’s Downtown will host Transportation and Caltrop. Kulture will feature sets from Swiff, DJ Rousseau, DJ Tommy, DJ Surge and Brian San Diego.

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