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

Federico Aubele On Mountain Stage

Argentine singer-songwriter Federico Aubele took inspiration from the traditional music of his homeland, as well as American country music and The Beatles. His music mixes reggae, salsa and old-school tango in this performance, recorded live.

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Chip Taylor On Mountain Stage

Chip Taylor is a legendary songwriter, best known for writing hits like "Wild Thing," "Angel of the Morning," and "Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)." On his latest album, Yonkers, NY, he writes his autobiography in song.

Chip Taylor On Mountain Stage

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Sam And Ruby On Mountain Stage

The duo of Wisconsin native Sam Brooker and Ghana-born singer Ruby Amanfu creates an unlikely blend of pop, folk and soul. The two began collaborating after meeting in Nashville and released their full-length debut, The Here and the Now, in August 2009.

Sam & Ruby On Mountain Stage

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Cadillac Sky On Mountain Stage

Cadillac Sky's sound goes beyond the disparate styles that it melds together -- from folk-rock to spacey jazz and hard-hitting string-band music. The band's unique music caught the attention of Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys, who produced its new album.

Cadillac Sky On Mountain Stage

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WPA On Mountain Stage

WPA is a folk supergroup founded by Luke Bulla of Lyle Lovett's band, Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket, and Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek. The group performs songs from its self-titled debut on this episode of Mountain Stage.

WPA on Mountain Stage

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Elvis Perkins In Dearland On Mountain Stage

With an intimate voice and intricate melodic style, Perkins crafts deft, tuneful songs that are at times deceptively upbeat. An early version of his new song "Doomsday," described by Perkins as a "northern hoe-down," is previewed here, along with three tracks from his debut album, Ash Wednesday.

Elvis Perkins On Mountain Stage

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Zee Avi On Mountain Stage

Avi began writing and singing her own music as a teenager in Kuala Lumpur. She gained worldwide attention after posting videos of her playful songs on YouTube, and has since released an album on Jack Johnson's record label.

Zee Avi On Mountain Stage

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Marshall Crenshaw On Mountain Stage

The legendary power-pop singer-songwriter's new album, Jaggedland, is his first in six years. Here, he returns to Mountain Stage to perform new tracks and old favorites.

Marshall Crenshaw On Mountain Stage

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A.A. Bondy On Mountain Stage

Former Verbena frontman A.A. Bondy has toured alongside Bon Iver, The Weakerthans and Cold War Kids, among others. Here, he takes the Mountain Stage with songs from his album, When the Devil's Loose.

A.A. Bondy On Mountain Stage

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Nellie McKay On Mountain Stage

The multi-talented singer-songwriter reinvents her playful, jazzy sound with each album. As Normal as Blueberry Pie: A Tribute to Doris Day pays homage to an admired icon.

Nellie McKay On Mountain Stage

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The Songcatchers On Mountain Stage

Members of The Songcatchers range in age from 10 to over 60 years old. The nine-piece band brings its traditional Appalachian music to the Mountain Stage.

The Songcatchers On Mountain Stage

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The Ahs On Mountain Stage

The Ahs began playing a distinctive brand of string music together in 2005. A cellist and a banjo player mix dreamy vocal harmonies and chamber-folk on its second album, Leonard Cohen's Dream.

The Ahs On Mountain Stage

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Or, The Whale On Mountain Stage

Or, The Whale takes its name from Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. The seven-piece ensemble melds together retro rock and country, with just a hint of psychedelic imagery.

Or, The Whale On Mountain Stage

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Shannon Whitworth On Mountain Stage

A rootsy singer-songwriter, Whitworth released her solo debut back in 2007 after parting with her former band, The Biscuit Burners. She returns to Mountain Stage with songs from that album, No Expectations.

Shannon Whitworth On Mountain Stage

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Kathy Mattea On Mountain Stage

During her 14th performance for Mountain Stage, country singer Kathy Mattea performs songs from her 2008 album, Coal. Coal received a nomination for Traditional Folk Album of the Year at the 2008 Grammy Awards.

Kathy Mattea On Mountain Stage

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