- "Bright Morning Stars"
- "City of Refuge"
- "Divine Bell"
- "Molly Put the Kettle On"
- "Last Train"
- "Shotgun Blues"
- "Summer of my Dreams" (performed by Julie Adams)
Abigail Washburn has appeared on Mountain Stage several times, including two appearances with The Sparrow Quartet and once with Uncle Earl. In this performance, she plays songs from her latest album, City of Refuge.
She is joined here by City of Refuge producer Kai Welch on keys, guitar and trumpet, bassist Bryn Davies (heard last week with Justin Townes Earle) and fiddle player Rayna Gellert, also a member of Uncle Earl.
They begin with Washburn's sparse arrangement of the traditional gospel song "Bright Morning Stars." She wrote "Last Train" with Kai Welch.
Mountain Stage vocalist Julie Adams ends this segment with a version of "Summer of My Dreams," written by Dave Mallett.
This Mountain Stage performance was originally published Oct. 19, 2010.