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Mountain Stage

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

Pat McGee On Mountain Stage

Originally from Charlottesville, Va. and now living in Rhode Island, singer-songwriter Pat McGee provides a glimpse of his newly launched solo effort in this Mountain Stage performance.

Pat McGee On Mountain Stage

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The Biscuit Burners On Mountain Stage

The North Carolina group takes a youthful approach to old-time mountain music, performing on stage and teaching it in classrooms. The band plays from its breakthrough album Mountains Apart in this set.

The Biscuit Burners in Concert on Mountain Stage - 2006

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Jon Randall On Mountain Stage

The country musician and songwriter grew up in Dallas, Texas, playing bluegrass with his father. After establishing himself as a choice sideman, he came to prominence with Walking Among the Living, which spawned the songs he performs in this 2006 concert.

Jon Randall in Concert on Mountain Stage - 2006

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Alecia Nugent On Mountain Stage

Nugent started singing with her father's band at a very early age. As a teenager, she was already leading the group. Based squarely in the country and bluegrass tradition, Nugent brings her high-energy show to Mountain Stage.

Alecia Nugent in Concert on Mountain Stage - 2006

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Shawn Camp On Mountain Stage

The Nashville songwriter, a regular at the famed Station Inn, has penned hits for country superstars Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Randy Travis and Garth Brooks, as well as bluegrass heavyweights like Ricky Skaggs and Del McCoury.

Shawn Camp in Concert on Mountain Stage - 2006

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Rhonda Vincent On Mountain Stage

Seven times named Female Vocalist of the Year at the International Bluegrass Music Awards, Vincent has become a bluegrass institution. She performs a characteristically polished set with her band, The Rage.

Rhonda Vincent in Concert on Mountain Stage - 2006

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Jorma Kaukonen On Mountain Stage

The founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna is known as both a psychedelic rocker and a dedicated folk musician — and he's still making music. Kaukonen plays from his recent release Stars in My Crown.

Jorma Kaukonen in Concert on Mountain Stage - 02/2007

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Uncle Earl On Mountain Stage

The five members of the all-woman outfit write and perform original songs in old-time Americana styles. The group plays live from its most recent album, Waterloo, Tennessee, complete with a clogging breakdown.

Uncle Earl in Concert on Mountain Stage - 02/2007

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John Hammond On Mountain Stage

Though he often performs solo and acoustic, the veteran bluesman appears here plugged in with a full band. He performs new songs and classics from his most recent studio album, Push Comes to Shove.

John Hammond Jr. in Concert on Mountain Stage - 02/2007

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Arlo Guthrie's Family Legacy Band In Concert

The great folk singer, son of Woody Guthrie, teamed up with his own son and daughter to carry on his father's tradition. Hear the Guthrie Family Legacy perform a special one-hour show, recorded live for NPR's Mountain Stage.

The Guthrie Family Legacy in Concert on Mountain Stage - 02/2007

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In Memoriam: Cephas And Wiggins In Concert

John Cephas, who died Wednesday, was a natural crowdpleaser — a performer who exuded local flavor and charming stage presence. Mountain Stage remembers the great Piedmont bluesman in this 1989 concert by the duo of Cephas and Phil Wiggins.

Listen Now: Cephas And Wiggins On Mountain Stage

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Tim O'Brien On Mountain Stage

He came to prominence with bluegrass band Hot Rize, and has 13 records under his own name. But not until 2008 did he make an album with no accompaniment. O'Brien makes a record-setting 25th Mountain Stage appearance — solo this time.

Tim O'Brien in Concert On Mountain Stage - 02/13/09

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Kathy Mattea On Mountain Stage

She's best known for turning out country-music hits, but Mattea has also explored Scottish folk, gospel and roots music. For her latest record, Coal, the singer drew on her family's roots in the coal industry to create a series of personal takes on old mining songs.

Kathy Mattea in Concert On Mountain Stage - 02/12/09

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Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

After her second album, the singer-songwriter left for Paris, where she knew few people and spoke none of the language. She returned to the U.S. with the songs that would form her third album, Another Country. Hear Merritt perform live.

Tift Merritt in Concert On Mountain Stage - 02/11/09

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Sonny Landreth On Mountain Stage

Long a sought-after session player, the Louisiana slide-guitar master has a second life as a solo singer, songwriter and all-around bluesman. With his trio in tow, Landreth performs his own material on his sixth Mountain Stage appearance.

Sonny Landreth On Mountain Stage - 02/10/09

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