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Mountain Stage

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

Peter Bradley Adams On Mountain Stage

Singer-songwriter Peter Bradley Adams was once half of the duo Eastmountainsouth, which became known for its hushed harmonies and spacious acoustic songs. Now a solo artist, Adams stopped by Mountain Stage to perform selections from his latest album, Leavetaking.

Peter Bradley Adams in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/30/2008

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Amos Lee On Mountain Stage

Amos Lee's soulful folk-pop music, clear voice and grounded lyrical observations bring to mind artists such as Otis Redding and Bill Withers. Lee performed highlights from all three of his albums during a recent appearance on Mountain Stage.

Amos Lee in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/29/2008

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Asleep At The Wheel On Mountain Stage

No band has done more to keep alive the legend of Texas swing than Asleep at the Wheel. The Austin group originally formed in West Virginia more than three decades ago and returned recently to play on Mountain Stage for the seventh time since 1990.

Listen Now: Asleep At The Wheel On Mountain Stage

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The Subdudes On Mountain Stage

Making its fifth appearance on Mountain Stage is the New Orleans band The Subdudes, playing music from 2007's Street Symphony. Founded in 1987, the band draws from Louisiana's melting pot to create a rootsy, harmony-soaked sound.

The Subdudes in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/25/2008

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Matt White On Mountain Stage

New Jersey-born singer-songwriter Matt White has had his breezy pop songs featured in popular TV shows and movies. He recently visited Mountain Stage to perform songs from his full-length debut album, last year's Best Days.

Matt White in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/24/2008

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They Might Be Giants On Mountain Stage

With a catalog that includes children's songs, television themes, audiobook compositions and chart-topping hit singles, perhaps no band in pop music has worked in as many media as They Might Be Giants, whose members recently stopped by Mountain Stage to perform.

They Might Be Giants in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/23/2008

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Regina Spektor On Mountain Stage

In 2006, Spektor's critically acclaimed album Begin to Hope helped cement her place as a pop phenomenon. Its success was buoyed by the hit "Fidelity," which is one of several songs Spektor performs on Mountain Stage.

Regina Spektor in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/22/2008

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Jimmy LaFave On Mountain Stage

LaFave was born in Texas but later moved to Oklahoma, where he finished high school and started the first incarnation of his band, Night Tribe. Though he eventually moved back to Texas, LaFave's ties to Oklahoma's musical tradition remain strong, as heard on Mountain Stage.

Jimmy LaFave in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/19/2008

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Jesse Harris On Mountain Stage

Jesse Harris came to prominence when pop-jazz singer Norah Jones enjoyed a breakthrough hit with his song "Don't Know Why." Along with having a knack for melody, Harris also sports his own distinctive voice. He performs selections from his seventh studio album, Feel, during his visit to Mountain Stage.

Jesse Harris in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/18/2008

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Ruthie Foster On Mountain Stage

On Ruthie Foster's latest CD, The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster, the Texas-based singer and guitarist finds a home where deep soul meets classic blues and modern roots music. In her Mountain Stage performance, Foster pours out her heart on songs written by Lucinda Williams and others.

Ruthie Foster in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/17/2008

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John Jorgenson Quintet On Mountain Stage

Although his career has been stylistically varied, multi-instrumentalist John Jorgenson is most comfortable performing the Django Reinhardt-inspired Gypsy swing heard here on Mountain Stage.

John Jorgenson Quintet in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/16/2008

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Galactic With Mr. Lif On Mountain Stage

For its latest album, the New Orleans funk band laced a new element on top of its groove-based jams: hip-hop MCs. On tour, Galactic visited Mountain Stage with one of its guest stars, Boston rapper Mr. Lif.

Galactic in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/15/2008

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Sarah Borges On Mountain Stage

With backing band The Broken Singles, Borges crosses classic country with modern punk for an infectious roots-rock blend. In playing Mountain Stage, the group welcomes guest star John Doe of X, whose songs it covers on record.

Sarah Borges in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/12/2008

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Luke Temple On Mountain Stage

Armed with a visual-arts background, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter writes music draped in vivid imagery and colorful textures. Temple recruits the Mountain Stage house band to back him up in a live performance.

Luke Temple in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/11/2008

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John Doe On Mountain Stage

The founder of the band X now finds creative perspective between L.A. punk and American roots music. He recently visited Mountain Stage to perform stripped-down versions of songs from his latest solo album.

John Doe in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/10/2008

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