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Listen: Birds of Chicago Have our Song of the Week
December 12, 2019
JT Nero and Allison Russell release music as Birds of Chicago, who make their third appearance on Mountain Stage on this weekend's show, hitting NPR Music stations starting December 13.
Live Show News: Three March Mountain Stage Shows Announced
December 6, 2019
Two shows in Charleston and one in Morgantown have been added to the live show schedule. Guests include J2B2, Karan Casey, Marc Cohn, Amy Speace, The Haden Triplets, Kat Edmonson and Ranky Tanky.
Listen: Cave Twins Have the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
December 5, 2019
Ohio based duo Cave Twins, featuring David Mayfield on mandolin and Abby Rose on guitar, sing beautiful harmony on a heart felt dose of encouragment for our Song of the Week, "Keep on Singing."
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams Have the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
November 28, 2019
Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Larry Campbell and singer-guitarist Teresa Williams are making their own music, together, after being a part of the band for Levon Helm- and frequently guesting with heavyweights like Phil Lesh, Little Feat, and Hot Tuna's Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady.
Mountain Stage to Stream Dec. 1 Anniversary Show on NPR's Live Sessions
November 28, 2019
We’re saying “Thanks” by offering a live stream to our sold out 36 th Anniversary show, December 1.
Listen: Tyler Grant & Robin Kessinger have the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
November 21, 2019
Our Song of the Week comes to us from two flat-picking champions, Tyler Grant and Robin Kessinger.
Mountain Stage Announces First Live Events for 2020
November 15, 2019
Mountain Stage returns to Morgantown on January 19. Tickets for all three Charleston shows are available online to Mountain Stage Members first.
Listen: The Steel Wheels have the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
November 14, 2019
The Virginia-based roots group The Steel Wheels have expanded their sound with additional percussion for their new album Over the Trees . Hear their performance of "Keep On" as our Song of the Week.
Listen: Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets have the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
November 7, 2019
Iconic musician, songwriter and producer Nick Lowe returned to Mountain Stage flanked by surf-rock legends Los Straitjackets to perform a set of songs from their latest EP “ Love Starvation/Trombone .”
Listen: A Classic from Bill Monroe for Our Song of the Week
October 31, 2019
This week's episode is a special called "The Class of '89," featuring notable performances from that landmark year in Mountain Stage 's history.
Listen: Shawn Colvin has our Mountain Stage Song of the Week
October 24, 2019
Renowned singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin is marking the 30th anniversary of her landmark album " Steady On " with acoustic treatments of the songs.
Joy to the World 2019 Tickets Now On Sale
October 18, 2019
Pianist Bob Thompson returns with 27 th edition of Joy to the World , featuring guest-vocalist Jane Monheit.
Listen: Beth Nielsen Chapman with the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
October 17, 2019
Songwriter's Hall of Fame member and twice-grammy nominated artist Beth Nielsen Chapman performs on this week's episode of Mountain Stage with guest-host Kathy Mattea.
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Have the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
October 10, 2019
With unmatched musicianship and a good dose of humor, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn are featured on this week's episode of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce.
Listen: T-Mart Rounders with the Mountain Stage Song of the Week
October 3, 2019
Percussive dance blends with old-time instruments for a fresh take on traditional music by the trio called T-Mart Rounders, who have our Song of the Week.