Richard Winham

Host & Producer

Richard Winham joined WUTC five years after the station began broadcasting to the Chattanooga area and the Tennessee Valley.

He is an integral part of the team - sharing a mix of music and conversations with musicians and local influencers on his morning show, weekdays at 10 AM ET - and on Scenic Roots, weekdays at 3 PM ET.

His overall goal is to touch people and make them see the world differently. Music has the power to do that.

Two singer-songwriters joined Richard Winham for this week's "Writers In the Round":  Zach Ryan and Rachelle Barr.

"Writers In The Round" airs Wednesdays at 7 PM on WUTC.

Bruce Kaplan from Barking Legs Theater joined Richard Winham to preview two performances this week:  Pierre Benusan and The Greg Tardy Quartet.

New Grass Express is a hard-driving bluegrass and gospel group from Chattanooga with both traditional and modern sound featuring distinctive harmonies.

Live In The Library: Paper Mache

Feb 7, 2020

Hara Paper, Cory French and Dustin French created folk rock band Paper Mache as a tribute to Chattanooga's late, beloved guitarist Hunter White.

They joined Richard Winham for this week's "Live In The Library."

"Live In The Library" airs Thursdays at 7 PM on WUTC. 

Poet Rachel Landrum Crumble - and yogi and philosopher Madia Swicord - join Richard Winham on this week's "Writers In The Round."

"Writers In The Round" airs Wednesdays at 7 PM on WUTC.

Forever Bluegrass: Blackberry Winter

Jan 28, 2020

Blackberry Winter presents music that pulls from and goes beyond the edges of their favorites in country, bluegrass, folk, and swing.

Marcus Ellsworth from Barking Legs Theater brings Sherry Cothran - singer/songwriter, ordained minister and lead singer of former rock band, The Evinrudes - to share her unique sound ahead of performing at Barking Legs on Saturday, January 31st.

Later, Richard Winham is joined by two members of Visions of a Dream, an eclectic band with cinematic songs from blues to jazz.  Eric Sanders and Tony Tortora perform ahead of their show at Barking Legs on Wednesday, January 22nd.

"Barking Legs Theater" airs Tuesdays at 7 PM on WUTC.

Forever Bluegrass: Matt Downer

Dec 10, 2019

Matt Downer, Old Time Music musician and host of the annual Fiddle Convention, joins Richard Winham and Cindy Pinion for this week's "Forever Bluegrass."

Listen Mondays at 7 PM on WUTC.


Sandy Flynn - singer, songwriter and storyteller - plays guitar, with Owen Saunders on fiddle and his daughter Ella on mandolin, for "Live In The Library" with Richard Winham.

"Live In The Library" airs Thursdays at 7 PM on WUTC.

Writers In The Round: Julie Markey

Dec 5, 2019

Julie Markey - personal manager, booking agent and show promoter - is the owner of Red Tail Booking on Lookout Mountain.  She sat down with Richard Winham and brought along three acts she represents:  Mark Andrew, Gino Fanelli and Stephen Busie.

"Writers In The Round" airs Wednesdays at 7 PM on WUTC.