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

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Jill Sobule On Mountain Stage

Hear Sobule perform "Mexican Wrestler" following an audience member's enthusiastic request.

Jill Sobule On Mountain Stage

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Joe Pug On Mountain Stage

After a brief break from performing, the singer-songwriter returns with a new album, Windfall.

Joe Pug On Mountain Stage

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Pokey LaFarge On Mountain Stage

LaFarge's style of roots music draws on early jazz, country blues and Western swing. Hear him perform live with his six-piece road band.

Pokey LaFarge On Mountain Stage

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Dar Williams On Mountain Stage

Williams performs music from her new album, Emerald, alongside collaborator Jill Sobule.

Dar Williams On Mountain Stage

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Amy Speace On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter, a former Shakespearean actor, performs alongside fiddler Megan Palmer.

Amy Speace On Mountain Stage

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Feufollet On Mountain Stage

Ever heard a Cajun-style Brian Eno cover? This six-piece Lafayette, La., band delivers.

Feufollet On Mountain Stage

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The Alison Brown Quartet On Mountain Stage

Hear a live set from the award-winning banjo player and Compass Records Group co-founder.

The Alison Brown Quartet On Mountain Stage

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The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

In a live setting, the folk duo's poignant songwriting is offset by sharp, witty stage banter.

The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

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Martin Sexton On Mountain Stage

Sexton's deft guitar work makes it sound as if he's backed by a full band even when he plays solo.

Martin Sexton On Mountain Stage

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Sam Amidon On Mountain Stage

Hear a freewheeling live set from a multi-instrumentalist whose latest record features his trademark reimagining of traditional folk melodies.

Sam Amidon On Mountain Stage

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Drew Holcomb On Mountain Stage

The earnest Nashville songwriter performs in West Virginia with his band, The Neighbors.

Drew Holcomb On Mountain Stage

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Goodnight, Texas On Mountain Stage

Hear a folk-rock band named after a hamlet midway between its members' hometowns.

Goodnight, Texas On Mountain Stage

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Red Molly On Mountain Stage

Hear a set from the roots trio that includes the song which inspired its name: Richard Thompson's "1952 Vincent Black Lightning."

Red Molly On Mountain Stage

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The Gibson Brothers On Mountain Stage

Leigh and Eric Gibson evoke the sounds of classic sibling duos like The Stanley Brothers.

The Gibson Brothers On Mountain Stage

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Allison Moorer On Mountain Stage

Like much of Moorer's music, the alt-country singer's new album is informed by personal struggles.

Allison Moorer On Mountain Stage

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