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Listen: Natalie Prass on Mountain Stage
October 11, 2018
Recorded at the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta, OH, this week's episdoe of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce features a broad array of musical styles, drawing from pop, rock, soul and folk.
Listen: Kathy Mattea on Mountain Stage
October 5, 2018
Hear one of music's most distinct vocalists perform songs from her new album in this week's episode of Mountain Stage, recorded at the Augusta Heritage Festival in Elkins, W.Va.
Listen: Jeff Daniels & the Ben Daniels Band on Mountain Stage
September 27, 2018
Emmy-winning actor Jeff Daniels is also an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitarist, who recently appeared on Mountain Stage along with the Ben Daniels Band, led by his son Ben, which also includes Jeff's daughter Amanda.
Watch Live: Mountain Stage This Sunday with Amanda Shires, The War and Treaty, Teitur & More
September 22, 2018
Update: Sept. 24, 2018- Thank you to everyone who watched along with us or attended last night's Mountain Stage with Larry Groce. Listen for this show starting October 26 on our NPR affiliates , and keep an eye on the Mountain Stage VuHaus Channel for select performances from last night's how.
Listen: Hiss Golden Messenger on Mountain Stage
September 20, 2018
Hiss Golden Messenger appears on this week's Mountain Stage, with songs from their album " Hallelujah Anyhow ," as well as this tune from their 2013 release " Haw ."
Live Show News: Mountain Stage 35th Anniversary, More
September 14, 2018
Mountain Stage broadcast its first regularly scheduled episode on Dec. 11, 1983. Host Larry Groce and West Virginia Public Broadcasting will celebrate the program's 35 years on public radio with episode #935 on Sunday, December 2 at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. Ticket info is available here . Returning to Mountain Stage for the third time as a solo artist, in addition to many appearances with Indigo Girls, singer songwriter Amy Ray will return with her band to perform songs from her newest release of original material, “ Holler .” Recorded at Echo Mountain Studio in Asheville, NC, Ray says “Holler” is “inspired by traditional country, southern rock, mountain music, gospel and bluegrass.” Due on September 28, “Holler” features cameos by Vince Gill, Derek Trucks, Kofi Burbridge, The Wood Brothers and The Freedom Singers, among others. Since her last appearance on Mountain Stage in 2012, the fearless Anais Mitchell has been busy with her Off-Broadway musical theater
Listen: The Wood Brothers on Mountain Stage
September 13, 2018
The Wood Brothers make their third appearance on Mountain Stage as part of this week's new episode.
New Video for "Candy Rain" by NPR Slingshot Artist Hello June
September 7, 2018
“Candy Rain” is the new single from the upcoming self-titled debut album by Hello June.
Listen: Lee Ann Womack on Mountain Stage
September 6, 2018
Country music star Lee Ann Womack released her album "The Lonely, The Lonesome, & The Gone" last year to critical acclaim. Our Song of the Week is her performance of "All The Trouble,"
Listen: Robert Cray Band on Mountain Stage
August 30, 2018
First released by Bill Withers in 1974, "The Same Love That Made Me Laugh" has been covered by artists like Diana Ross, Al Jarreau and Joan Osborne. This week, it's our Song of the Week performed by Grammy-winning blues and soul man Robert Cray, who makes his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage on this week's encore broadcast.
Listen: Bill Kirchen on Mountain Stage
August 23, 2018
A great deal has changed since 1964. But when rockabilly purveyor Bill Kirchen performed "The Times They Are A-Changin'" on Mountain Stage in 2017, it brought it back into focus.
Live Show News: Leo Kottke, Bottle Rockets, The War And Treaty and more
August 17, 2018
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce is excited to welcome legendary acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke back to Mountain Stage for his 9th appearance. More artists have been added to our Live Show Schedule .
Listen: St. Paul & the Broken Bones on Mountain Stage
August 16, 2018
A throwback to classic southern soul music from a modern-day band, our Song of the Week comes from Alabama's St. Paul & the Broken Bones. Making their second appearance on Mountain Stage with songs from the highly acclaimed second full-length album "Sea of Noise," here's "Flow With It."
Listen: David Amram's Rendition of "What a Wonderful World" on Mountain Stage
August 9, 2018
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."
Live Show News: Bottle Rockets, Amy Helm and More on Mountain Stage October 21.
August 8, 2018
As summer slowly winds down, Mountain Stage is making plans for the Fall with another new live show just announced for Sunday, October 21 in Charleston, W.Va.