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Listen: Robert Cray Band on Mountain Stage
October 18, 2017
Well now you think of love as sitting on a mountain. Think of it as being a great big rock. Won't you think before you started to roll it down. Because once you start it, you can't make it stop. Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist Robert Cray returns to the Mountain Stage with a take on Bill Withers' "The Same Love that Made Me Laugh" that's sure to stir our soul.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and More on Mountain Stage This Sunday, Athens, OH.
October 12, 2017
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce returns to the campus of Ohio University in Athens, OH this Sunday in partnership with OU Performing Arts and our long-time radio partners WOUB-Public Media .
Listen: Bill Kirchen on Mountain Stage
October 11, 2017
A great deal has changed since 1964. But when rockabilly purveyor Bill Kirchen performs "The Times They Are A-Changin'" on Mountain Stage in 2017, it brings it back into focus.
Listen: St. Paul & the Broken Bones on Mountain Stage
October 4, 2017
A classic Southern soul band tinged with a fiery lead singer, St. Paul & the Broken Bones return to the Mountain Stage with a move'n and groove'n performance of "Flow with It."
Listen: David Amram's Rendition of "What a Wonderful World" on Mountain Stage
September 27, 2017
Conductor, multi-instrumentalist and composer of more than 100 orchestral and chamber works, " the Renaissance man of American music" David Amram performs a stunning rendition of Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World."
WATCH LIVE: Mountain Stage feat. Dan Wilson, Martin Sexton Trio, Son Little and more
September 22, 2017
This Sunday, September 24, point your browser to MountainStage.org at 7pm EST to watch a LIVE recording of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce via VuHaus .
Listen: Steve Earle & The Dukes on Mountain Stage's 900th Episode
September 20, 2017
The hardest of hardcore troubadours, outlaw country's own Steve Earle returns on this week's brand new broadcast of Mountain Stage with a turn back of time to 1988's "Copperhead Road ."
Listen: Bruce Cockburn on Mountain Stage
September 6, 2017
In the fall of 2017, Bruce Cockburn will join Neil Young in being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. But before he does, you'll be able to hear his brand new Mountain Stage performance on 200+ NPR stations. That includes the song "Lovers in a Dangerous Time," a quite-relevant piece of Top 40's pop culture that highlights the hopefulness in a hopeless world.
Listen: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry on Mountain Stage
August 30, 2017
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.
Listen: Wynonna & the Big Noise on Mountain Stage
August 23, 2017
Wynonna Judd makes her Mountain Stage debut during this week's episode, where she wins a new audience over in a matter of seconds with her powerful voice and magnetic stage presence. She closes her set with the song "Things That I Lean On," in a show that also features sets by the Indigo Girls, Lydia Loveless and Patty Larkin.
Live Show News: North Miss. Allstars, Robyn Hitchock on Mountain Stage in November.
August 18, 2017
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce announces two live events for November and tickets are available now to Mountain Stage Members .
Listen: Bob Thompson Play "Shenandoah" on Mountain Stage
August 17, 2017
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.
Listen: Rhiannon Giddens on Mountain Stage
August 9, 2017
On this week's episode of Mountain Stage, acclaimed singer Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops performs her haunting original song "At the Purchaser's Option," which was inspired by a 19th-century advertisement she found for a 22-year-old female slave whose baby was also available for sale.
Folk Music Legend Tom Paxton Celebrates 80th Birthday with Mountain Stage in Elkins This Saturday.
August 7, 2017
“Mountain Stage with Larry Groce” returns to Elkins, WV this Saturday, August 12 as the closing concert of the Augusta Heritage Festival .
Listen: Leftover Salmon on Mountain Stage
August 2, 2017
Jamgrass heroes Leftover Salmon return to Mountain Stage this week, with a song that contemplates West Virginia History: "Blair Mountain."