Originally from the Midwest and now living in Los Angeles, the singer-songwriter surrounds her soft, clear voice with a vintage alt-country sound. Stevens has been building momentum with her latest album, Roomful of Smoke.
Born and raised in Iowa, the singer-songwriter got her initial schooling in rural folk music from her father, Greg Brown. She's been building her own identity since her 2002 self-titled debut. Here, she performs songs from her most recent recordings.
The bluegrass stars sing with pristine vocal harmonies and perform with tons of energy. On its Mountain Stage debut, the group plays songs from The Famous Lefty Flynn's, plus bluegrass standards and a few surprising covers.
Wainwright has been performing on Mountain Stage since 1988. Now, he takes the stage as a Grammy winner, having won Best Traditional Folk Album in 2010 for High, Wide and Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project. The album's songs were written or inspired by the legendary banjo player.
Originally from Kentucky, Loveless has been mining her rich musical roots on two albums of classic country songs, Mountain Soul and Mountain Soul II. Hear Loveless and her band perform songs from the latter on West Virginia's most famous stage.
Innovative acoustic guitarist Andy McKee found online success and generated a worldwide fan base by posting his music on YouTube. Now, he makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage with some of his well-known instrumentals, as well as one from his CD, Joyland.
The West Virginia-based singer-songwriter has been playing guitar for the better part of his life. After his band American Minor broke up, he returned to his home state to start a new group, The Southern Souls.
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The heartland rockers of The Bottle Rockets first came to Mountain Stage in 1995. They return for the sixth time with songs from Lean Forward, an album that reunites them with producer Eric "Roscoe" Ambel.
Bush's latest album is a collection of songs and instrumental numbers called Circles Around Me. For this show, he brought along the core musicians featured on the album: bassist Byron House, drummer Chris Brown, banjo player Scott Vestal and guitarist Stephen Mougin.