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'Why Am I Treated So Bad' Special On Mountain Stage

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Hear a special episode of Mountain Stage featuring Pops Staples, Rhiannon Giddens, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Paula Cole and more singing about the experiences of African Americans.

'Why Am I Treated So Bad' Special On Mountain Stage

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Songwriter Joe Pug returns to Mountain Stage to share songs from his latest album, The Flood in Color.

Joe Pug On Mountain Stage

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Railroad Earth returns to Mountain Stage to share cuts from the band's recent album, All For The Song.

Railroad Earth On Mountain Stage

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Russell Moore And IIIrd Tyme Out On Mountain Stage

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Celebrated bluegrass band Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out stopped by Mountain Stage for a rousing rendition of "Take Me Home, Country Roads" and more.

Russell Moore And IIIrd Tyme Out On Mountain Stage

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Fruition On Mountain Stage

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Americana group Fruition makes its Mountain Stage debut, performing songs from the band's latest release, Broken At The Break Of Day.

Fruition On Mountain Stage

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Singer and songwriter Glen Phillips stops by Mountain Stage to share songs from his latest record, Swallowed By The New.

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Tyler Childers On Mountain Stage

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Listen to country star Tyler Childers perform songs from his albums Country Squire and Purgatory on Mountain Stage.

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Eliza Gilkyson On Mountain Stage

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Acclaimed songwriter Eliza Gilkyson made her eighth visit to Mountain Stage to perform songs from her 2018 album, Secularia.

Eliza Gilkyson On Mountain Stage

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Greg Brown On Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage veteran Greg Brown returns with his signature, homespun Americana.

Greg Brown On Mountain Stage

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The Po' Ramblin' Boys On Mountain Stage

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The Po' Ramblin' Boys stopped by the Mountain Stage to share songs from Toil, Tears & Trouble, the band's 2019 debut.

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Stephen Kellogg On Mountain Stage

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Stephen Kellogg returns to Mountain Stage to share songs from his latest solo album, Objects In The Mirror.

Stephen Kellogg On Mountain Stage

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Anna Tivel On Mountain Stage

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Singer and songwriter Anna Tivel performs songs off her album The Question at Mountain Stage.

Anna Tivel On Mountain Stage

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Peter Case On Mountain Stage

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American songwriting luminary and Mountain Stage veteran Peter Case returns to the show with more of his original stories and songs packed with wry humor and searing details.

Peter Case On Mountain Stage

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The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

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Irish quartet The Jeremiahs brings their urban Irish folk to Mountain Stage.

The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

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Andrew Adkins On Mountain Stage

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In this set, West Virginia singer-songwriter Andrew Adkins didn't take long to flex his bluegrass muscles. His music has always comfortably saddled a line between traditionalist and progressive.

Andrew Adkins On Mountain Stage

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Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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The folk duo of Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz are joined by some friends for a full-band performances of a few songs off their sixth release, Tides of a Teardrop.

Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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San Fermin On Mountain Stage

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The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based indie pop orchestra San Fermin made its second appearance on Mountain Stage on the last night of an extensive tour promoting the first of two companion albums.

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The Claudettes On Mountain Stage

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Chicago's original recipe band, The Claudettes, made its first appearance on Mountain Stage at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

The Claudettes On Mountain Stage

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Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams On Mountain Stage

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Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams stopped by Mountain Stage to share songs from their second album together, Contraband Love.

Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams On Mountain Stage

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Cris Jacobs On Mountain Stage

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Cris Jacobs and his ace four-piece band stopped by Mountain Stage on Oct. 6, 2019 for a show at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

Cris Jacobs On Mountain Stage

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The Steel Wheels On Mountain Stage

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On the band's fourth appearance on Mountain Stage since 2011, The Steel Wheels showcases its continued roots exploration with six new songs from its seventh album, Over The Trees.

The Steel Wheels On Mountain Stage

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Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets perform on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Nick Lowe And Los Straitjackets On Mountain Stage

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Widely known for such hits as "Cruel to Be Kind," and "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding," Nick Lowe has been tag teaming with Yep Roc labelmates Los Straitjackets since 2014.

Nick Lowe And Los Straitjackets On Mountain Stage

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Rick Danko And Garth Hudson On Mountain Stage

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The Band's bassist and vocalist and one of rock's greatest organists and keyboardists both stop by Mountain Stage in this archival session from 1989.

Rick Danko And Garth Hudson On Mountain Stage

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Shawn Colvin On Mountain Stage

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Touring in support of Steady On (30th Anniversary Acoustic Edition), Shawn Colvin came back to Mountain Stage, where she first appeared in August 1988.

Shawn Colvin On Mountain Stage

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