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Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents live concerts: folk, country and the blues
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Ranky Tanky On Mountain Stage

Hear the Gullah-inspired sounds of Ranky Tanky's self-titled release, performed live by the powerful jazz quintet based out of South Carolina.

Ranky Tanky On Mountain Stage

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Sam Baker On Mountain Stage

During the Austin songwriter's second appearance on Mountain Stage, he performs a career-spanning set.

Sam Baker On Mountain Stage

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Alison Krauss & Union Station On Mountain Stage

Listen to this retrospective, in which the bluegrass legend performs cuts from Lonely Runs Both Ways with her iconic band during a 2005 appearance.

Alison Krauss & Union Station On Mountain Stage

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Bettye LaVette On Mountain Stage

The legendary soul artist's star-studded 2018 album Things Have Changed includes re-imagined classics by Bob Dylan, which she performs on this episode of Mountain Stage.

Bettye LaVette On Mountain Stage

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Patti Smith On Mountain Stage

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Patti Smith performs in honor of her late husband, Fred "Sonic" Smith, and helps with his posthumous induction into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame.

Patti Smith On Mountain Stage

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Paul Thorn On Mountain Stage

The Mississippi-born songwriter has appeared on Mountain Stage nine times since 1997. In this appearance, Thorn performs songs from his latest album, Don't Let The Devil Ride.

Paul Thorn On Mountain Stage

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Molly Tuttle On Mountain Stage

Tuttle was the first woman to earn the title of Guitarist of the Year from the International Bluegrass Music Association. Hear her perform in this Mountain Stage episode.

Molly Tuttle On Mountain Stage

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Tyminski On Mountain Stage

Listen to the 14-time Grammy-winning vocalist, instrumentalist and songwriter return to the Mountain Stage with his newest solo project.

Tyminski On Mountain Stage

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The Mountain Goats On Mountain Stage

Taking the Mountain Stage for the second time, The Mountain Goats bring a fresh set of songs from its recent album, Goths.

The Mountain Goats On Mountain Stage

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Pokey LaFarge On Mountain Stage

LaFarge offers an auditory time warp back to the glory days of swing jazz while re-imagining the genre into a modern style of his own.

Pokey LaFarge On Mountain Stage

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Blind Pilot On Mountain Stage

In the five years between Blind Pilot's sophomore album and its 2016 follow-up, Israel Nebeker's 13-year relationship ended and his father died. And Then Like Lions is the stunning result of loss.

Blind Pilot On Mountain Stage

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KT Tunstall On Mountain Stage

The Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist brings a loop pedal to her performance on Mountain Stage and reimagines some of her hit songs, such as "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree."

KT Tunstall On Mountain Stage

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Piers Faccini On Mountain Stage

Listen to the international polymath perform songs from his most recent album, I Dreamed An Island, which weaves folk sensibilities into traditional world music.

Piers Faccini On Mountain Stage

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Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

Listen to the Grammy-nominated folk artist perform songs from her album Stitch of the World, co-produced by Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, in her sixth appearance on the show.

Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

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The Fabulous Thunderbirds On Mountain Stage

Listen as the blues-rock veterans perform a mix of hits, including the band's Top 40 smash "Tuff Enuff" and a Junior Parker cover, with an assist from guitarist Anson Funderburgh.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds On Mountain Stage

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