WKNC’s Local Lunch Live

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WKNC's Local Lunch Live. Live music from NC State students. Wednesdays at noon from Oct. 2-Nov. 6 at the Corner at Centennial Campus. Email wknc-manager@ncsu.edu to get paid to perform.

WKNC’s Local Lunch Live is a partnership with NC State’s Visit Centennial Campus to showcase student performers. Begun in fall 2022, the weekly series takes place at The Corner, an outdoor venue on the corner of Main Campus and Research Drives. All WKNC Local Lunch Live events are free and open to the public. Bring your lunch or grab a bite at one of the food trucks often parked across the street.

Current Schedule

  • Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2024 – TBD
  • Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2024 – TBD
  • Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2024 – TBD
  • Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2024 – TBD
  • Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2024 – TBD
  • Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2024 – TBD

Want to perform?

Current NC State students interested in performing solo or as a duet should email the WKNC general manager at wknc-manager@ncsu.edu with their availability for the schedule listed above. Due to University restrictions, students are only able to be paid for a performance once per calendar year.

Previous Performers

  • Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 – Oliver Boldt
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 – Saturnalias
  • Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 – Cardigan
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 – Maddy Buff
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 – Andrew Farkas
  • Thursday, March 16, 2023 – Daniel Turk
  • Thursday, March 23, 2023 – Artzoid
  • Thursday, March 30, 2023 – Emma Hassler
  • Thursday, April 6, 2023 – Elaine Wolochuk and Niko Badalamenti
  • Thursday, April 13, 2023 – Popup Market
  • Thursday, April 20, 2023 – Geet Khatri
  • Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023 – Valkerie
  • Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023 – DJ Independent Fact Checkers
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 – Artzoid
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023 – Andrea Benz
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023 – Daniel Turk
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023 – DMC Woodstock
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2024 – chalcopyrite
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2024 – Canceled due to rain
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024 – Valkerie
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024 – DMC Woodstock
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024 – Valkerie
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024 – Valkerie

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