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WATCH LIVE: Mountain Stage feat. Marcus King Band, Tyler Childers, Caroline Spence & more
June 21, 2017
This Sunday, June 25, point your browser to MountainStage.org at 7pm EST to watch a LIVE recording of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce via VuHaus .
Listen to the Wood Brothers on Mountain Stage
June 21, 2017
The undisputed masters of soulful folk The Wood Brothers appear on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, alongside Steve Poltz, Sean Rowe and more.
Drive-By Truckers, Paul Kelly Headed to Mountain Stage Oct. 8
June 19, 2017
Fresh off the release of their critically acclaimed and politically charged latest release, " American Band ," modern-day rockers Drive-By Truckers will appear on a special Mountain Stage w/ Larry Groce Sunday, October 8 at The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston, WV.
Listen: Judy Collins and Ari Hest on NPR's Mountain Stage
June 14, 2017
Inspired by trailblazers like Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, and the traditional songs of the ‘50s folk revival, Judy Collins embarked on a career that has lasted more than five decades - and is still going strong. She's joined during her set by respected singer and songwriter Ari Hest. Here they perform, "I Choose Love," from this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage.
Listen: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn on NPR's Mountain Stage
June 7, 2017
Lovingly referred to as The First Family of the Banjo, partners in love, life and music Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn return to the Mountain Stage for an extended set on this week's broadcast.
Mountain Stage Live Show News: August, September
June 5, 2017
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce will record four episodes in August and September of this year as part of the program’s 33 rd season.
Listen: Nancy And Beth (Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt) on NPR's Mountain Stage
May 31, 2017
Singing-dancing-acting duo Nancy And Beth (aka actresses Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt) make their Mountain Stage debut in grand style on this week's broadcast. While you'll have to wait to hear their cover of Gucci Mane's "I Don't Love Her" on the Mountain Stage podcast, you'll be able to hear their heartstring-pulling take on "Waiting for My Child" (as originally performed by The Consolers, Mavis Staples and Patty Griffin).
Listen: Sarah Jarosz on NPR's Mountain Stage
May 24, 2017
Prodigiously talented musician Sarah Jarosz returns to Mountain Stage this week with songs from her new album Undercurrent . Here she performs "House of Mercy" on a show that also features Robbie Fulks, Over the Rhine, The Black Lillies and Steve Forbert.
Mountain Stage Remembers Jimmy LaFave
May 23, 2017
Jimmy LaFave has gone and left many hearts broken. I don’t remember when I first heard him sing, but I do remember it was love at first listen.
Listen: The Stray Birds on NPR's Mountain Stage
May 17, 2017
One of the best break-out Americana acts out of the Keystone State, Pennsylvania trio The Stray Birds return to the Mountain Stage with this radio-ready performance of their new tune "Radio." Catch it on over 200+ NPR stations during this week's all-new Mountain Stage broadcast.
Listen: Shemekia Copeland on NPR's Mountain Stage
May 10, 2017
"A voice that's part Memphis, part Chicago and all woman," Shemekia Copeland returns to the Mountain Stage with a fiery performance of "The Battle is Over (But the War Goes On). Catch it on over 200+ NPR stations during this week's all-new Mountain Stage broadcast.
Mountain Stage Live Show News
May 4, 2017
Tickets available for Mountain Stage this Sunday. Three July events on sale Friday at 10a.m. Tickets are still available for this Sunday’s Mountain Stage with Larry Groce at the Culture Center Theater showcasing Grammy winner Loudon Wainwright III , the “punk show-biz” of Nancy And Beth - featuring actresses Megan Mullally (Will & Grace, Parks & Recreation) and Stephanie Hunt (Friday Night Lights)- plus North Carolina songwriter David Childers , rising Americana group Mipso and songwriter/guitarist Liz Longley .
Listen: Claire Lynch Band on NPR's Mountain Stage
May 4, 2017
Claire Lynch is an accomplished country artist. Just ask Dolly Parton , who credits Lynch with "one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today." Backed by her award-winning acoustic ensemble, she offers a thoughtful reinterpretation of Dave Francey's "Empty Train" on this week's all-new Mountain Stage broadcast.
Listen: Tim O'Brien on NPR's Mountain Stage
April 26, 2017
No stranger to the Mountain Stage , acclaimed singer-songwriter and West Virginia native Tim O'Brien makes his returns to the program with a set of songs from the Mountain State, including this cover of Larry Groce's own "When the Mist Clears Away," which you can also hear during this week's broadcast.
From the Archives: Warren Zevon on NPR's Mountain Stage
April 19, 2017
Warren Zevon was a beloved cult hero in the world of rock music. Born in Chicago but raised on the West Coast, Zevon began his music career as a classical piano student before broadening his admiration of Stravinsky to The Everly Brothers and other folk and pop icons. Zevon’s stoic vocals and gallows songwriting led to critical acclaim and popular success, eventually leading to his 1978 hit “Werewolves of London.” Although he could certainly be “Mr. Bad Example,” Zevon was an artist’s artist, one that we were proud to welcome twice to the Mountain Stage .