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

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Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

The West Coast transplant performs an acoustic version of his hit "Come On Get Higher" in West Virginia, as part of a concert recorded in 2007.

Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

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Suzanne Vega On Mountain Stage

Hear the folk-pop singer perform international hits like "Luka" and "Tom's Diner" on this archival edition of Mountain Stage, recorded in 2007.

Suzanne Vega On Mountain Stage

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Ann Magnuson On Mountain Stage

The actress, singer and West Virginia native performs for the first time on Mountain Stage.

Ann Magnuson On Mountain Stage

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Sonya Kitchell On Mountain Stage

Now 23, the guitarist and singer was only 16 at the time of this live concert recording in 2005.

Sonya Kitchell On Mountain Stage

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Kathleen Edwards On Mountain Stage

In an archival performance, the Canadian singer performs songs from her 2005 album Back to Me.

Kathleen Edwards On Mountain Stage

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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

The "little orchestra" brings its playful, globally minded tunes to a live concert in West Virginia.

Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

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Nickel Creek On Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage reaches into its vault for this 2005 performance by the now-defunct bluegrass band.

Nickel Creek On Mountain Stage

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Great Lake Swimmers perform on Mountain Stage at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minn. Stephan Hoglund/Mountain Stage. hide caption

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Great Lake Swimmers On Mountain Stage

The Ontario folk-poppers and the Minnesotan songwriter performed great sets in succession on this Mountain Stage road show special from Grand Marais, Minnesota.

Great Lake Swimmers On Mountain Stage

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Cathie Ryan On Mountain Stage

In the absence of her entire band, the Irish vocalist assembled a supergroup of Mountain Stage headliners.

Cathie Ryan On Mountain Stage

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Kathy Mattea On Mountain Stage

"The show's sweetheart" makes her 15th appearance, joined by Bill Cooley, Tim O'Brien, Cheryl Wheeler and the Mountain Stage band.

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Tim O'Brien On Mountain Stage

A favorite of Mountain Stage audiences, crew members, listeners and fellow guest artists for 29 years, Tim O'Brien has long held the record for appearing on the show more than any other artist.

Tim O'Brien On Mountain Stage

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Mary Flower and Pat Donohue perform on Mountain Stage in Grand Marais, Minn., at the North House Folk School. Stephan Hoglund/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Mary Flower And Pat Donohue On Mountain Stage

The guitar-slingers showcase their respective home-grown virtuosity and delightful songwriting.

Mary Flower And Pat Donohue On Mountain Stage

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Michael Johnson performs on Mountain Stage in Grand Marais, Minn. Stephan Hoglund/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Michael Johnson On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter and classical guitarist gives a heartfelt, hilarious performance.

Michael Johnson On Mountain Stage

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Lindsay Mac performs on Mountain Stage at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minn. Stephan Hoglund/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Lindsay Mac On Mountain Stage

The classical musician turned pop songwriter developed her own cello technique by playing pizzicato, while standing, as if she were holding a large guitar.

Lindsay Mac On Mountain Stage

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Cheryl Wheeler recently appeared on Mountain Stage, recorded live in Grand Marais, Minn.

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Cheryl Wheeler On Mountain Stage

A natural entertainer and gifted storyteller, Wheeler possesses a remarkable ability to write both touching ballads and witty social satire.

Cheryl Wheeler On Mountain Stage

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