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

Barbara Jean's first solo album, The Great Escape, draws on her training in classical viola and her immersion in Americana and Appalachian music. Her set is followed by Julie Adams.

Barbara Jean On Mountain Stage

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Low On Mountain Stage

Low's quiet, deliberately paced sound began in the early '90s as a reaction to the heavy grunge music of the time. In this set, Low plays "Silver Rider," as well as tracks from 2011's C'mon.

Low On Mountain Stage

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Minnesota With Peter Himmelman On Mountain Stage

This band Minnesota was conceived as a collaboration between Himmelman and filmmaker David Hollander. The result has been described as a theatrical experience as much as a musical one.

Minnesota With Peter Himmelman On Mountain Stage

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From The Archives: Bobby 'Blue' Bland On Mountain Stage

The revered blues singer, one of the genre's true game-changers, died June 23 at age 83. Hear Bland perform a medley of his hits during an appearance on Mountain Stage in May 2003.

Bobby 'Blue' Bland On Mountain Stage

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Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

The frenetic Minnesota band plays songs from its sixth album, Stars and Satellites, in concert. The set is so exciting, the Mountain Stage audience actually demands an encore; the band obliges.

Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

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Pat Fitzgerald & Robin Dale Ford On Mountain Stage

Fitzgerald and Ford have become an integral part of Alaska's musical landscape. This episode also features a guest appearance by Susan Grace, who's been called "the Joan Baez of Alaska."

Pat Fitzgerald & Robin Dale Ford On Mountain Stage

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Steve Brown & The Bailers On Mountain Stage

A favorite at Alaskan bars and honky tonks, the band came highly recommended our staff. The sextet was previously featured live when Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know traveled to Fairbanks.

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Bearfoot On Mountain Stage

This was one of the bluegrass band's final concert appearances featuring its current lineup, as singer Nora Jane Struthers and bassist P.J. George are set to leave Bearfoot behind.

Bearfoot On Mountain Stage

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Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

In this concert, the singer-songwriter performs songs from her album Traveling Alone, which she recorded over the course of eight days in Brooklyn.

Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

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David Lindley On Mountain Stage

The multi-instrumentalist combines folk, blues and bluegrass with African, Asian and Turkish musical traditions, as he seamlessly switches between Weissenborn and bouzouki guitars.

David Lindley On Mountain Stage

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The Whipsaws On Mountain Stage

The band from Anchorage, Alaska, makes its first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live in Fairbanks. The Whipsaws' members draw from rock, country and driving guitar.

The Whipsaws On Mountain Stage

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Melissa Mitchell On Mountain Stage

Mitchell has performed alongside Jewel, Mason Jennings and Indigo Girls. She's been singing and writing since she was young, and has said that music was a way for her to escape a tumultuous childhood.

Melissa Mitchell On Mountain Stage

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Tim Easton On Mountain Stage

With a voice said to resemble a Midwestern Rod Stewart, Easton performs songs from his latest album, Since 1966, live on the campus of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.

Tim Easton On Mountain Stage

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Horse Feathers On Mountain Stage

The string-laden indie-folk band Horse Feathers makes its second appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.

Horse Feathers On Mountain Stage

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Hot Club Of Cowtown On Mountain Stage

The trio made its name by combining Gypsy jazz and Western swing. As a result, it's become a favorite at fairs and festivals in Europe. This concert features original songs, as well as a rare encore.

Hot Club Of Cowtown On Mountain Stage

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