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

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band On Mountain Stage

Hear the group reinvigorate the sound of New Orleans jazz, recorded live in West Virginia.

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band On Mountain Stage

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April Verch Band On Mountain Stage

Verch embraces mountain and old-time music that's true to tradition but distinct in its own right.

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Caleb Klauder Country Band On Mountain Stage

Hear the traditional country band perform songs from its most recent albums, Dangerous Me's and Poisonous You's and Western Country.

Caleb Klauder Country Band On Mountain Stage

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Matraca Berg On Mountain Stage

Hear the award-winning country songwriter and singer perform her second set from the Mountain Stage.

Matraca Berg On Mountain Stage

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Billy Joe Shaver On Mountain Stage

The original Honky Tonk Hero, Shaver came to the attention of music lovers in 1973, when Waylon Jennings filled nearly an entire album with Shaver's songs, kicking off the outlaw country movement.

Billy Joe Shaver On Mountain Stage

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Spirit Family Reunion On Mountain Stage

The band is based in Brooklyn, but its sound straight from Appalachia. Spirit Family Reunion plays Mountain Stage, showcasing the chops it's honed by playing the busy streets of New York.

Spirit Family Reunion On Mountain Stage

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Red Wanting Blue On Mountain Stage

Red Wanting Blue has been called "America's local band" for its dogged touring habits. The group makes its Mountain Stage debut playing country music and Americana-influenced rock.

Red Wanting Blue On Mountain Stage

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Nellie McKay On Mountain Stage

It's difficult to categorize McKay's music, so it makes sense that she's taken some unexpected turns into musical theater and stand-up comedy. Hear her play quirky songs from throughout her career.

Nellie McKay On Mountain Stage

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The Mountain Goats On Mountain Stage

Singer-songwriter John Darnielle has spent the last couple decades recording and performing as The Mountain Goats. Here, with the help of his band, he plays songs from his latest album.

The Mountain Goats On Mountain Stage

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Dr. Dog On Mountain Stage

Dr. Dog plays catchy, shambling indie-rock that showcases the band's love for the iconic sounds of '60s pop. The group returns to Mountain Stage with songs from its latest album, Be the Void.

Dr. Dog On Mountain Stage

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Jesse Harris On Mountain Stage

Harris returns to Mountain Stage with songs from his bossa nova-influenced new album, Sub Rosa. He made the record in Rio de Janeiro with an all-star cast of Brazilian musicians.

Jesse Harris On Mountain Stage

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Barnaby Bright On Mountain Stage

The duo plays a wide array of unusual instruments to create their indie-folk sound. Though this is their first appearance, they were finalists earlier this year in the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest.

Barnaby Bright On Mountain Stage

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Chuck Prophet On Mountain Stage

Back on Mountain Stage for the fifth time, Prophet was called in at the 11th hour to fill in for another performer on the eve of Hurricane Sandy. He more than rises to the occasion here.

Chuck Prophet On Mountain Stage

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Lucy Kaplansky On Mountain Stage

Recorded on the eve of Hurricane Sandy, Kaplansky's set is drawn entirely from the singer-songwriter's latest album Reunion, which was inspired by her relationships with various family members.

Lucy Kaplansky On Mountain Stage

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David Wax Museum On Mountain Stage

In 2007, David Wax and Suz Slezak created a unique sound called "Mexo-Americana" —American roots music played with Mexican rhythms and instrumentation. They now perform and record as David Wax Museum.

David Wax Museum On Mountain Stage

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