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West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents live concerts: folk, country and the blues

Dawes On Mountain Stage

North Hills, the debut album from the California band, draws instant comparisons to the alt-country sounds associated with Los Angeles' Laurel Canyon. Dawes recently traveled across the country to perform songs from the record.

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Mike Doughty On Mountain Stage

Hear a live performance by the former frontman for the jazzy experimental rock band Soul Coughing. Here, Doughty performs with his longtime touring partner, cellist Andrew "Scrap" Livingston.

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Adam Haworth Stephens On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter is taking a break from the San Francisco duo Two Gallants to focus on a new solo album. His introspective approach to lyrics shows his fiercer side, as heard on his Mountain Stage debut.

Adam Haworth Stephens On Mountain Stage

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Matt White And Julie Adams On Mountain Stage

Matt White went mainstream with his debut record in 2007. Here, he shows off tracks from his sophomore album, It's the Good Crazy.

Matt White And Julie Adams On Mountain Stage

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Vagabond Opera On Mountain Stage

With its unique mix of German cabaret, Middle Eastern and Klezmer music, Vagabond Opera blends wild storytelling with just a hint of burlesque. The group features accordion, cello, saxophone and a classically trained opera singer.

Vagabond Opera On Mountain Stage

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Madison Violet On Mountain Stage

The folk duo just picked up an award for Vocal Group of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. Its latest album, No Fool for Trying, takes the duo's earthy vibe in a new direction.

Madison Violet On Mountain Stage

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Eric Bibb On Mountain Stage

The guitarist shares his love of Delta blues on his latest album, Booker's Guitar. The disc was inspired by Bibb's time spent playing a guitar previously owned by legendary musician Booker White.

Eric Bibb On Mountain Stage

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Brett Dennen On Mountain Stage

With his infectious, well-crafted folk-pop songs, Dennen has won many fans -- including Natalie Merchant, who appeared as a guest on his last record. With the help of his backing band, Dennen brings his socially conscious songs to Mountain Stage.

Brett Dennen On Mountain Stage

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Sister Hazel On Mountain Stage

Since breaking onto the music scene in 1997 with the song "All for You," Sister Hazel has charted five more hits and enjoyed gold or platinum sales. The pop-rock group comes to Mountain Stage in support of its latest album, Release, and plays a set of its best-known songs.

Sister Hazel On Mountain Stage

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Lizz Wright On Mountain Stage

She's made her career in blues and soul, but on her latest album, the singer-songwriter returns to her gospel roots. Her Mountain Stage set includes a cover of Sweet Honey in the Rock's spirited single "I Remember, I Believe."

Lizz Wright On Mountain Stage

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Scott Miller On Mountain Stage

While he can charm his audience with his humor and lighthearted presence, the alternative country musician's real talent is his ability to craft stories through song. Here, he plays tracks off his new album, For Crying Out Loud.

Scott Miller On Mountain Stage

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Federico Aubele On Mountain Stage

Argentine singer-songwriter Federico Aubele took inspiration from the traditional music of his homeland, as well as American country music and The Beatles. His music mixes reggae, salsa and old-school tango in this performance, recorded live.

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Chip Taylor On Mountain Stage

Chip Taylor is a legendary songwriter, best known for writing hits like "Wild Thing," "Angel of the Morning," and "Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)." On his latest album, Yonkers, NY, he writes his autobiography in song.

Chip Taylor On Mountain Stage

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Sam And Ruby On Mountain Stage

The duo of Wisconsin native Sam Brooker and Ghana-born singer Ruby Amanfu creates an unlikely blend of pop, folk and soul. The two began collaborating after meeting in Nashville and released their full-length debut, The Here and the Now, in August 2009.

Sam & Ruby On Mountain Stage

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Cadillac Sky On Mountain Stage

Cadillac Sky's sound goes beyond the disparate styles that it melds together -- from folk-rock to spacey jazz and hard-hitting string-band music. The band's unique music caught the attention of Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys, who produced its new album.

Cadillac Sky On Mountain Stage

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