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Buddy & Julie Miller perform live on Mountain Stage in 2001. Brian Blauser/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buddy & Julie Miller On Mountain Stage

Though they don't perform together as often as they once did, the Millers are widely regarded as one of the most important duos in Americana music. Hear the couple perform songs in this set from 2001.

Buddy & Julie Miller On Mountain Stage

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Lucinda Williams performs live on Mountain Stage in 2001. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Lucinda Williams On Mountain Stage

This performance from 2001 finds Williams on the heels of Essence, the heavily anticipated follow-up to 1998's Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. Hear the beloved alt-country singer-songwriter perform.

Lucinda Williams On Mountain Stage

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Ashley Monroe On Mountain Stage

Monroe's latest solo album, Like a Rose, finds her collaborating with songwriting heavyweights like Lori McKenna and Jon Randall. Hear the Knoxville singer-songwriter perform songs from the album.

Ashley Monroe On Mountain Stage

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Bombadil On Mountain Stage

While the North Carolina band borrows its moniker from a figure in the Tolkien universe, the group has made a name for itself with a sophisticated twist on vintage pop and alt-country.

Bombadil On Mountain Stage

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Rayna Gellert and Scott Miller perform live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Scott Miller And Rayna Gellert On Mountain Stage

Miller and Gellert's collaboration was set in motion in 2010, when the two were booked separately on the same Mountain Stage show. One thing led to another, and they were soon touring as a duo.

Scott Miller And Rayna Gellert On Mountain Stage

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The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band performing live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band On Mountain Stage

Jorgenson and his group of accomplished musicians perform live on Mountain Stage together for the first time. Led by the renowned multi-instrumentalist, the band performs a wide array of tunes.

The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band On Mountain Stage

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Jesse Winchester performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Jesse Winchester On Mountain Stage

Backed by only his nylon-string guitar, Winchester keeps the audience spellbound with his trademark low-key delivery in West Virginia.

Jesse Winchester On Mountain Stage

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Red Baraat On Mountain Stage

The Brooklyn band's eight members draw on North Indian rhythms, hip-hop, funk and New Orleans jazz to create undeniably singular party music. Hear Red Baraat perform live in West Virginia.

Red Baraat On Mountain Stage

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Dawes On Mountain Stage

The roots-rock band's debut drew instant comparisons to work from iconic California rock acts like Jackson Browne and Buffalo Springfield. Hear the group perform live in West Virginia.

Dawes On Mountain Stage

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Dave Mason On Mountain Stage

As a teenager, Mason teamed up with Steve Winwood to form Traffic, a band that would later earn him a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hear the songwriter/guitarist perform on Mountain Stage.

Dave Mason On Mountain Stage

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Ani DiFranco On Mountain Stage

A fiercely independent singer-songwriter, activist and artist, DiFranco has blazed her own path through the music world. In her sixth appearance, she performs songs from several points in her career.

Ani DiFranco On Mountain Stage

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Andrew Walesch (left) performs live on Mountain Stage with guitarist Jonathan Brown. Josh Saul/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Andrew Walesch On Mountain Stage

An in-demand singer and pianist, Walesch has earned fans across the Midwest, one jazz club and piano bar at a time. Hear him perform three songs live on stage in Grand Marais, Minn.

Andrew Walesch On Mountain Stage

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Drew Kennedy On Mountain Stage

The Texan makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live in Minnesota. Drew Kennedy's set includes a story about the creation of "Rose of Jericho," a song he wrote with Lori McKenna.

Drew Kennedy On Mountain Stage

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Lori McKenna On Mountain Stage

Hear songs from the Nashville singer-songwriter, as well as cellist Jeff Gilkinson and Grammy-winning songwriter Jon Vezner, recorded live on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minn.

Lori McKenna On Mountain Stage

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Matraca Berg performs live on Mountain Stage with her husband, Jeff Hanna of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Josh Saul/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Matraca Berg On Mountain Stage

As one of Nashville's most respected songwriters, Berg has seen her songs recorded by the likes of Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris and Martina McBride. Hear her five-song set.

Matraca Berg On Mountain Stage

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