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Mountain Stage

Genre:  Live Music

Times:
Sunday 2-4 pm 

http://www.mountainstage.org/

Live Music from the Mountain State

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Grab some snacks and a party hat! You're invited to the 33rd anniversary celebration of NPR Music and West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Mountain Stage .

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - "Gentle on My Mind" - Live from Mountain Stage Revered singers and songwriters Billy Bragg and Joe Henry perform on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, with songs that celebrate the wide-open romance of the American railroad. Here they perform the John Hartford classic "Gentle on My Mind," in a show that also features performances by Chris Smither, Robert Ellis, LAU, and Kaia Kater. Copyright 2016 WVPB-FM. To see more, visit WVPB-FM .

Bob Thompson - "Shenandoah" - Live from Mountain Stage This week's Mountain Stage Song of the week features our own Bob Thompson, with his take on the classic American folk tune "Shenandoah," which was recorded live on the campus of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. During the episode you'll also hear performances by The Steel Wheels, The Seldom Scene, The Honeycutters, and Jonatha Brooke. Copyright 2016 WVPB-FM. To see more, visit WVPB-FM .

The Earls of Leicester - Salty Dog Blues - Live from Mountain Stage Under the direction of dobro master Jerry Douglas, The Earls of Leicester perfectly conjure the sounds of bluegrass legends Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs — and in the process, have created one of music's great band-name puns. Recreating the spirit of bluegrass giants is serious business though, and it paid off when the group took home a 2015 Grammy for its efforts. The appear on this week's all new broadcast of Mountain Stage...

This weekend, Mountain Stage listeners will hear a new voice on the show as we welcome a very special guest host: Joni Deutsch . The show, which was recorded June 26 at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, West Virginia, will feature live performances by dreamy indie poppers Lucius, acclaimed singer-songwriter Rachel Yamagata, New York-based rocker Margaret Glaspy, gothic blues artist Adia Victoria and West Virginia rock-and-roller William Matheny.

Mountain Stage fans are a passionate lot. Last month, we announced the return of The Indigo Girls to our nationally-syndicated live performance radio program, leading to a totally sold out show within hours of the announcement. Without our loyal fans and public radio members , there would be no Mountain Stage , and we never forget that. Which is why we invite you to join us on Sunday, September 18 at 7pm as we stream this live recording of Mountain Stage via VuHaus and MountainStage.org .

Listen to William Matheny on Mountain Stage

Sep 14, 2016

William Matheny - "Living Half to Death" - Live from Mountain Stage This week's all-new broadcast of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce proudly introduces two very deserving West Virginia voices: the first in special guest host Joni Deutsch, and the second in Mannington native William Matheny, in his solo debut. Here he performs "Living Half to Death," from his upcoming album Strange Constellations , on a show that also features sets by Lucius, Rachel Yamagata, Adia Victoria, and Margaret Glaspy...

Back in June when Mountain Stage announced that Indigo Girls were returning to Mountain Stage September 18 in Charleston, WV, it only took a few hours for tickets to sell out. Sometimes we can't believe our own luck, as it turned out that September 18 we'd be joined by a country-music icon and her new band, Wynonna & the Big Noise . We do have an extremely limited (only 3 pair available as of this writing) allotment of tickets available as our way of saying "Thank You" for a pledge of $500 to...

This Sunday, July 31, point your browser to MountainStage.org at 7pm EST to watch a LIVE recording of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce via VuHaus . Sunday's sold out show at Charleston's Culture Center Theater marks Mountain Stage's 875th episode and features performances by Colorado jam-grass band Leftover Salmon , Nashville country singer Elizabeth Cook, West Virginia gypsy rockers Qiet, blues rock supergroup Royal Southern Brotherhood, and The Bridge jam band frontman Cris Jacobs. Our radio...

Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who made four appearances on "Mountain Stage" starting in 1998, died Thursday from difficulties with skin cancer. He was 89. Continue reading to hear performances by Stanley of "Angel Band" and "Pretty Polly" as heard on Mountain Stage. "Mountain Stage" host and artistic director Larry Groce had this to say: The skies of Virginia and West Virginia opened last night as Ralph Stanley passed, and poured rain on his home in historic and tragic...

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