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West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents live concerts: folk, country and the blues
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Tracy Grammer On Mountain Stage

The folksinger continued her career as a solo artist after the untimely death of her musical partner Dave Carter in 2002. She often performs his songs, as she does throughout this April 2003 concert.

Tracy Grammer On Mountain Stage

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Guy Clark On Mountain Stage

This 2003 performance features songs from Clark's album The Dark. The singer-songwriter has released 20 albums on his own, while a tribute record released in his honor was highly acclaimed.

Guy Clark On Mountain Stage

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Josh Ritter On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter had just reissued his second album, The Golden Age of Radio, at the time of this 2003 recording. Ritter is also a prose writer who published his first novel in 2011.

Josh Ritter On Mountain Stage

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Rosanne Cash On Mountain Stage

Cash started out working with her father, then released her own debut in 1978. She's since made 11 more records, the last of which was voted Album of the Year by the Americana Music Association.

Rosanne Cash On Mountain Stage

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Joan Baez On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter and political activist has been making music for more than 50 years. In this set, recorded in 2003, she covers songs by Steve Earle, Natalie Merchant and Greg Brown.

Joan Baez On Mountain Stage

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The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

The endlessly fun quartet is paving the way for the modern intersection between music and comedy.

The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

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Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

The folk scion plays music from her most recent album, Lucy, and finishes with a brilliant cover.

Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

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The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

The minimalist folk duo makes its first appearance on the show, recorded live in Charleston, W.V.

The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

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Sarah Siskind On Mountain Stage

The Nashville singer-songwriter's hauntingly beautiful voice is in top form in this, her first appearance on the show.

Sarah Siskind On Mountain Stage

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The Nighthawks On Mountain Stage

The venerable, well-toured ensemble made roots-rock music decades before the term existed.

The Nighthawks On Mountain Stage

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Matthew Sweet On Mountain Stage

The power-pop icon returns to the show, recorded in Charleston, W.V., to play new and old material.

Matthew Sweet On Mountain Stage

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Blitzen Trapper On Mountain Stage

The Oregon band performs material from its country- and rock-inspired new album, American Goldwing.

Blitzen Trapper On Mountain Stage

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Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit On Mountain Stage

The North Alabama rock band performs bold new material in its second appearance on Mountain Stage.

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit On Mountain Stage

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James McMurtry On Mountain Stage

The Texan brings wry, attention-grabbing storytelling to his ninth appearance on the show.

James McMurtry On Mountain Stage

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Dawes On Mountain Stage

The Los Angeles rock band showcases material from its latest album, Nothing Is Wrong.