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Kathy Mattea to Release New Album 'Pretty Bird,' Appears on Mountain Stage August 11.
July 13, 2018
Grammy winning performing artist and West Virginia native Kathy Mattea will release her new album "Pretty Bird" in September and will appear on Mountain Stage Saturday August 11, 2018 as part of the Augusta Heritage Festival on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va. Tickets are available now.
Listen: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn on NPR's Mountain Stage
July 12, 2018
Lovingly referred to as The First Family of the Banjo, partners in love, life and music Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn join us on the Mountain Stage for an extended set during this week's encore broadcast.
This Sunday: Hiss Golden Messenger, The Parachute Brigade and more on Mountain Stage.
July 10, 2018
This Sunday, July 15 th , Mountain Stage welcomes Hiss Golden Messenger, Kris Delmhorst, Nicki Bluhm, Teddy Thompson, and The Parachute Brigade to the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, WV. Tickets are still available online, by phone at 877.987.6487 or locally at Taylor Books.
Listen: Nancy And Beth (Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt) on NPR's Mountain Stage
July 5, 2018
Singing-dancing-acting duo Nancy And Beth (a.k.a actresses Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt) made their Mountain Stage debut in grand style with songs from their self-titled first release. While their set had plenty of good humor and levity, our Song of the Week is their moving performance of a soulful classic, "Waiting for My Child."
Listen: The Stray Birds on NPR's Mountain Stage
June 28, 2018
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 tune "Radio." Catch it on over 240+ NPR stations during this week's encore Mountain Stage broadcast.
WATCH LIVE: The Wood Brothers, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore and more on Mountain Stage
June 22, 2018
THIS SUNDAY's Mountain Stage welcomes The Wood Brothers, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Todd Snider, Kat Wright, and special guest-host Peter Mulvey!
Listen: Shemekia Copeland on NPR's Mountain Stage
June 21, 2018
"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 240+ NPR stations during this week's encore Mountain Stage broadcast.
Listen: Tim O'Brien on NPR's Mountain Stage
June 14, 2018
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 hear during this week's encore broadcast.
Listen: Judith Owen on NPR's Mountain Stage
June 7, 2018
If Judith Owen had not gone off to become a powerhouse singer-songwriter, she could have easily become a full-time humorist with her sharp wit and self-deprecating charm. For her fourth appearance on Mountain Stage , the Welsh chanteuse is joined by Portuguese percussionist Pedro Segundo and the legendary bassist Leland Sklar for a performance of "We Give In," which you can also hear during this week's broadcast.
THIS SUNDAY: Lee Ann Womack, Caitlyn Smith, The Travelin' McCourys on Mountain Stage
June 1, 2018
(Important Ticketing Update) Mountain Stage with Larry Groce welcomes Lee Ann Womack, Caitlyn Smith, The Travelin' McCourys, Haley Heynderickx, and Anthony da Costa to Mountain Stage this Sunday in Charleston.
Listen: Margo Price Has Our Song of the Week
May 31, 2018
C ountry music's reigning honky-tonk queen, Margo Price, performs "Hurtin' (on the Bottle)" from this week's encore broadcast of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce.
Listen: Kat Edmonson has our Song of the Week
May 24, 2018
Our Mountain Stage Song of the Week comes from enchanting jazz and pop vocalist Kat Edmonson, who makes her third appearance on the show with songs from her new album called " Old Fashioned Gal ."
Listen: Kim Richey with our Song of the Week
May 17, 2018
Our Song of the Week comes from acclaimed Nashville singer and songwriter Kim Richey, along with her band and San Francisco's Chuck Prophet, who was a guest on this episode and also appears on Richey's new album " Edgeland ."
Live Show News: The Lone Bellow Brings Acoustic Tour to Mountain Stage
May 15, 2018
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce is pleased to welcome Americana group The Lone Bellow and their acoustic TRIIIO tour to Mountain Stage later this fall.
Listen: Joachim Cooder Has Our Mountain Stage Song of the Week
May 10, 2018
The seeds of our Song of the Week were sown from a tune that Los Angeles area musician Joachim Cooder would sing to his houseplant, called a Fuchsia Machu Picchu .