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Anais Mitchell On Mountain Stage

The Vermont-based singer-songwriter had just begun working on Hadestown, her folk-opera adaptation of Orpheus and Eurydice, when she made her first appearance on Mountain Stage.

Anais Mitchell On Mountain Stage

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The California rock band Delta Spirit performed on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Delta Spirit On Mountain Stage

The raucous San Diego band makes its first appearance on West Virginia's most famous stage. Listen to five songs that span the group's discography.

Delta Spirit On Mountain Stage

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Black Dub, Daniel Lanois' new band, played in Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Black Dub On Mountain Stage

Producer Daniel Lanois makes his third appearance on West Virginia's most famous stage, this time with his new band, Black Dub.

Black Dub On Mountain Stage

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Sally Barris performs on Mountain Stage in Grand Marais, Minn. Stephan Hoglund/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Sally Barris On Mountain Stage

The native Minnesotan singer was a hit with her local crowd during this performance in Grand Marais, part of the Mountain Stage road show.

Sally Barris On Mountain Stage

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The Greencards' latest release, The Brick Album, was financed by fans and features appearances from Sam Bush and Vince Gill.

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The Greencards On Mountain Stage

The Australian bluegrass band brings incredible musicianship to a five-song set on Mountain Stage.

The Greencards On Mountain Stage

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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

In this episode of Mountain Stage, we revisit the baroque-pop band's performance from June 2005, the group's first show in West Virginia.

Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

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The Infamous Stringdusters On Mountain Stage

The Grammy-nominated bluegrass band makes its first appearance on Mountain Stage.

The Infamous Stringdusters On Mountain Stage

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Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

The Duluth, Minn., string band made a name for itself with its lively stage shows and eccentric instrumentation. Hear a recent performance on West Virginia's most famous stage.

Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

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Punch Brothers On Mountain Stage

Listen to Chris Thile's new group bring innovative string-band music to West Virginia's most famous stage.

Punch Brothers On Mountain Stage

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The Weepies On Mountain Stage

Husband and wife duo Deb Talan and Steve Tannen bring their shining melodies and heartfelt lyrics to West Virginia's most famous stage.

The Weepies On Mountain Stage

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Stan Ridgway On Mountain Stage

For his Mountain Stage debut, the famous baritone performs tracks off his new album, Neon Mirage, as well as his classic hits.

Stan Ridgway On Mountain Stage

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Peter Case On Mountain Stage

Years after his recovery from emergency heart surgery, the guitarist has returned to making music. His new album, Wig!, recalls his earlier garage-rock days. The Mountain Stage Band gives him a hand with this performance.

Peter Case On Mountain Stage

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Hot Rize On Mountain Stage

The Colorado bluegrass group was just emerging on the national bluegrass scene when it first appeared on Mountain Stage. For its return, the band brings with it a wide array of stringed instruments, including mandolin, banjo and guitar.

Hot Rize On Mountain Stage

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Red Knuckles And The Trailblazers On Mountain Stage

From the lesser-known Montana town of Wyoming, Red Knuckles and The Trailblazers have a peculiar friendship with the bluegrass group Hot Rize. A keen sense of humor adds color to the quartet's classic country sound.

Red Knuckles And The Trailblazers On Mountain Stage

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Born Old On Mountain Stage

West Virginia is home to some of the world's best string bands--something this duo has used to its advantage. The two have dedicated their lives to carrying on the traditional music of Appalachia and perform it with pride on Mountain Stage.

Born Old On Mountain Stage

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