Mountain Stage Live recordings from the award-winning public radio program, hosted by Larry Groce.

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Holly Williams On Mountain Stage

Though she comes from the country royalty of the Hank Williams lineage, Holly Williams has a voice that's uniquely hers.

Holly Williams On Mountain Stage

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Luray On Mountain Stage

Singer and banjo player Shannon Carey leads the Americana collective Luray. Originally conceived as a bluegrass group, the ensemble now includes a wide array of instruments.

Luray On Mountain Stage

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The Defibulators On Mountain Stage

What began as a short-notice opening act soon turned into something more with The Defibulators. The band's original material has been called a little bit CBGB, a little but Grand Ole Opry.

The Defibulators On Mountain Stage

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Ed Kowalczyk On Mountain Stage

With the band Live, Kowalczyk was responsible for huge hits in the '90s, but he's been recording and performing on his own since 2009. Here, he plays a solo acoustic set on stage in West Virginia.

Ed Kowalczyk On Mountain Stage

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Deer Tick On Mountain Stage

In the past, the band's genre-bending sound has won it comparisons to Uncle Tupelo. But recent albums have veered closer to straightforwardly energetic rock. Hear Deer Tick on stage in West Virginia.

Deer Tick On Mountain Stage

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Irish Music Week On Part 5

The group known as Celtic Fiddle Festival brings together the traditions of Ireland, Scotland, and the Celtic Brittany region of France. This performance is from 2005.

Celtic Fiddle Festival On Mountain Stage

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Irish Music Week On Part 4

Today we hear from singers living in Ireland. Ryan was born in Detroit and moved back to her parents' homeland. The Henry Girls are from County Donegal, mixing tradition with folk and bluegrass.

Cathie Ryan & The Henry Girls On Mountain Stage

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Irish Music Week On Part 3

Today we hear from two more Irish acts, The Lost Bothers and Guggenheim Grotto. The former has worked with Bright Eyes and M. Ward, while the latter creates an electronic-infused brand of folk music.

The Lost Brothers & Guggenheim Grotto On Mountain Stage

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Irish Music Week On Part 2

Doyle is from a musical family outside of Dublin and co-founded the Irish-American supergroup Solas. Casey, another founding member, has performed with James Taylor, Tim O'Brien and Bela Fleck.

John Doyle & Karen Casey On Mountain Stage

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Irish Music Week On Part 1

Aside from U2, Bell X1 is the Irish band with the most airplay in their native country. The group has a hybrid sound informed by several styles of rock and pop, but they retain a certain "Irishness."

Bell X1 On Mountain Stage

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Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

After bonding over their love of traditional Appalachian music at a jam session, Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin became Mandolin Orange. Their southern sound often draws comparisons to the Civil Wars.

Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller Williams On Mountain Stage

The Travelin' McCourys are known for combining their bluegrass roots with modern sounds. Their latest collaboration with experimental guitarist and singer Keller Williams epitomizes this.

The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller Williams On Mountain Stage

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Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion On Mountain Stage

Arlo Guthrie's youngest daughter teams up with her indie rocker husband to perform and record. Their latest release, full of alt-folk influences, was co-produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion On Mountain Stage

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Susan Werner On Mountain Stage

Susan Werner makes her 8th appearance on Mountain Stage, bringing songs from her latest album Hayseed. Werner's family has been farming for four generations, and Hayseed draws on that tradition.

Susan Werner On Mountain Stage

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Del McCoury Band On Mountain Stage

A staple of the bluegrass scene, McCoury first appeared on Mountain Stage in 1989, already two decades into his musical career. He and his band return for the eighth time to play old and new hits.

Del McCoury Band On Mountain Stage

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