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Sam Weber on Mountain Stage

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Sam Weber shares tunes from first two full-length albums including his latest, Get Free.

Sam Weber on Mountain Stage

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Rachel Baiman on Mountain Stage

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Rachel Baiman shares a four-song set from her latest album, Cycles.

Rachel Baiman on Mountain Stage

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Todd Snider on Mountain Stage

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Todd Snider makes his 16th appearance on the Mountain Stage.

Todd Snider on Mountain Stage

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St. Paul & The Broken Bones on Mountain Stage

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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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Corey Harris on Mountain Stage

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In 2007, was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship Genius grant for unearthing and sharing that rich, connected history of the blues and its African roots.

Corey Harris on Mountain Stage

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Lera Lynn on Mountain Stage

In the four-song visit Lynn tossed in songs from three fresh albums, including a new one set to release this spring.

Lera Lynn on Mountain Stage

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Colin Hay on Mountain Stage

Colin Hay shares songs that helped him cope with the loneliness of the pandemic.

Colin Hay on Mountain Stage

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Chris Pierce on Mountain Stage

Chris Pierce brings to the Mountain Stage a gripping selection of songs from his album American Silence.

Chris Pierce on Mountain Stage

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Ruthie Foster on Mountain Stage

Ruthie Foster makes a return to the Mountain Stage.

Ruthie Foster on Mountain Stage

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Hayes Carll On Mountain Stage

In September, Hayes Carll stopped by Mountain Stage with songs from his latest album, You Get It All.

Hayes Carll On Mountain Stage

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Amythyst Kiah on Mountain Stage

Amythyst Kiah comes to the Mountain Stage with songs from her debut album Wary + Strange

Amythyst Kiah on Mountain Stage

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North Mississippi Allstars perform on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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North Mississippi Allstars on Mountain Stage

The North Mississippi Allstars — led by brothers Cody and Luther Dickinson — stop by the Mountain Stage.

North Mississippi Allstars on Mountain Stage

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Asleep At The Wheel on Mountain Stage

In October 2020, Asleep At The Wheel joined a special Mountain Stage roadshow at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Asleep At The Wheel on Mountain Stage

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Frank Vignola and Tommy Emmanuel perform on Mountain Stage. Amos Perrine/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Frank Vignola and Tommy Emmanuel on Mountain Stage

Longtime friends Frank Vignola and Tommy Emmanuel riff and romp their way through their guitar set on Mountain Stage.

Frank Vignola and Tommy Emmanuel on Mountain Stage

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Bahamas on Mountain Stage

Bahamas marks his second performance at Mountain Stage with songs from his latest album, Sad Hunk.

41-Minute Listen

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Sunny War on Mountain Stage

Folk-punk guitar phenom Sunny War stops by Mountain Stage.

19-Minute Listen

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Ani DiFranco on Mountain Stage

Ani DiFranco makes her seventh appearance on Mountain Stage on the heels of her 22nd album, Revolutionary Love.

33-Minute Listen

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Rodney Crowell On Mountain Stage

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rodney Crowell stops by Mountain Stage for the fifth time to share new songs and old favorites.

30-Minute Listen

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Steve Earle & The Dukes on Mountain Stage

Celebrated country outlaw Steve Earle brings songs of love, loss, and coal country to Mountain Stage.

27-Minute Listen

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Amy Helm On Mountain Stage

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Multi-instrumentalist Amy Helm made her second appearance as a solo artist on Mountain Stage bringing with her an ace band to share gifts from her third solo album, What the Flood Leaves Behind.

Amy Helm On Mountain Stage

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Paul Thorn On Mountain Stage

On his latest album Never Too Late to Call, singer-songwriter Paul Thorn is pulling back the curtain and showing his softer side. Here, he performs six songs, most of them new.

Paul Thorn On Mountain Stage

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Blues singer Shemekia Copeland performs live for Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Mountain Stage Hosts First Concert In More Than A Year

Blues singer Shemekia Copeland joined Mountain Stage for its first concert in front of a live audience in 14 months.

Shemekia Copeland On Mountain Stage

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Foy Vance performs live for Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va. Brian Blauser /Mountain Stage hide caption

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Foy Vance On Mountain Stage

We revisit the Northern Irish singer-songwriter's set from 2016.

Foy Vance On Mountain Stage

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Sarah Jarosz On Mountain Stage

Revisit a classic Mountain Stage performance by the Americana singer-songwriter.

Sarah Jarosz On Mountain Stage

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