St. Paul & The Broken Bones on Mountain Stage St. Paul & The Broken Bones helps Mountain Stage kick off its first live show in 14 months.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones on Mountain Stage

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St. Paul & The Broken Bones on Mountain Stage
Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

St. Paul & The Broken Bones on Mountain Stage

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It's not often an audience at a football stadium screams for more "broken bones," but that was the case in April 2021 when Alabama stage shakers, St. Paul & The Broken Bones helped Mountain Stage kick off its first live show in 14 months. They played under the Friday night lights for a wildly appreciative, socially distanced crowd of 1,500 at the Joan C. Edwards Football Stadium at Marshall University.

During a time that saw so many live and in-person shows get canceled or postponed for better days, singer Paul Janeway's sincerity on "Live Without You," played like a love song written to audiences here and everywhere.

"There has been a lot of great music to come out of Alabama over the years: country music, rock music, soul music, blues music...and these guys are one of the next steps in that great tradition," says Larry Groce, founder and artistic director of Mountain Stage.

Set list:

  • "Got It Bad,"
  • "Flow With It"
  • "Apollo"
  • "Grass is Greener"
  • "Live Without You"
  • "Call Me"
  • "Broken Bones and Pocket Change"