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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn perform bluegrass and Mandarin folk music for Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

The First Family of the Banjo performs bluegrass and Mandarin folk music live in Charleston, W.Va.

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Gordi's Newest Single, 'Heaven I Know,' References The Deep Layering Of Bon Iver

"Heaven I Know" has a stately, epic quality to it, from a chilling repetition of the opening count-off to vocal effects that conjure memories of Imogen Heap.

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House And Land Transform An Old Hymn's Plea Into Rapture

The 12-string guitarist Sarah Louise and fiddler Sally Anne Morgan braid the natural connection between traditional Appalachian folk music and modern composition.

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Watch The Secret Sisters Play 'Mississippi' Live For Folk Alley

The Rogers sisters say this murder ballad both offers perspective on a character they introduced in an earlier song and reflects their own career challenges.

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Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill On Mountain Stage

Hear the Irish instrumental duo perform a set of jigs, reels and airs live in West Virginia.

Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill On Mountain Stage

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T Sisters On Mountain Stage

The Oakland sibling trio focuses on grooving bluegrass and smooth, close-knit harmonies. Hear a live set recorded in Marietta, Ohio.

The T Sisters On Mountain Stage

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Favorite Sessions

Watch Daniel Norgren Play 'People Are Good' Live At Pickathon

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The Swedish folk-rock singer made his U.S. debut at Pickathon 2016, playing an upright piano for this Woods Stage performance.

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One Year After Merle Haggard's Death, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Sings 'Bad Actor'

Watch Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Elsa Oldham perform the late-period Merle Haggard tune in a steam room.

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Andrew Bird On Mountain Stage

The classically-trained folk virtuoso returns to Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

Andrew Bird On Mountain Stage

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Watch Pokey LaFarge Perform 'Hard Times Come And Go' Live On Mountain Stage

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The St. Louis multi-instrumentalist leads his six-piece band in a set recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.