• Mandolin Orange is violinist Emily Frantz and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Marlin.
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    Mandolin Orange is violinist Emily Frantz and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Marlin.
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  • The duo first met a jam session near Chapel Hill, NC, where they discovered a shared love of traditional Appalachian music.
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    The duo first met a jam session near Chapel Hill, NC, where they discovered a shared love of traditional Appalachian music.
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  • Mandolin Orange's sound has been compared to that of another southern duo - The Civil Wars.
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    Mandolin Orange's sound has been compared to that of another southern duo - The Civil Wars.
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  • Breezy, fluid harmonies and instrumentation have helped the duo win over fans outside their native North Carolina.
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    Breezy, fluid harmonies and instrumentation have helped the duo win over fans outside their native North Carolina.
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  • Mandolin Orange have recorded three albums in three years.
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    Mandolin Orange have recorded three albums in three years.
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Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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Mandolin Orange make their first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, West Virginia.

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Marlin and violinist Emily Frantz comprise Mandolin Orange. Their effortless instrumentation and breezy, fluid harmonies have helped them win fans in the southeast and beyond. They discovered their love of traditional Appalachian music soon after meeting at a jam session near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and their sound drew instant comparisons to the Civil Wars, as well as Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. Together, they've released three albums in three years: the self-produced debut Quiet Little Rooms in 2010, Hast Make / Hard Hearted Stranger in 2011, and their latest, This Side of Jordon, which was issued on North Carolina's storied Yep Roc label.

Set List
  • House of Stone
  • Cavalry
  • One More Down
  • Waltz About Whiskey
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