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

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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

In this episode of Mountain Stage, we revisit the baroque-pop band's performance from June 2005, the group's first show in West Virginia.

Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

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The Infamous Stringdusters On Mountain Stage

The Grammy-nominated bluegrass band makes its first appearance on Mountain Stage.

The Infamous Stringdusters On Mountain Stage

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Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

The Duluth, Minn., string band made a name for itself with its lively stage shows and eccentric instrumentation. Hear a recent performance on West Virginia's most famous stage.

Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

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Punch Brothers On Mountain Stage

Listen to Chris Thile's new group bring innovative string-band music to West Virginia's most famous stage.

Punch Brothers On Mountain Stage

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The Weepies On Mountain Stage

Husband and wife duo Deb Talan and Steve Tannen bring their shining melodies and heartfelt lyrics to West Virginia's most famous stage.

The Weepies On Mountain Stage

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Stan Ridgway On Mountain Stage

For his Mountain Stage debut, the famous baritone performs tracks off his new album, Neon Mirage, as well as his classic hits.

Stan Ridgway On Mountain Stage

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Peter Case On Mountain Stage

Years after his recovery from emergency heart surgery, the guitarist has returned to making music. His new album, Wig!, recalls his earlier garage-rock days. The Mountain Stage Band gives him a hand with this performance.

Peter Case On Mountain Stage

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Hot Rize On Mountain Stage

The Colorado bluegrass group was just emerging on the national bluegrass scene when it first appeared on Mountain Stage. For its return, the band brings with it a wide array of stringed instruments, including mandolin, banjo and guitar.

Hot Rize On Mountain Stage

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Red Knuckles And The Trailblazers On Mountain Stage

From the lesser-known Montana town of Wyoming, Red Knuckles and The Trailblazers have a peculiar friendship with the bluegrass group Hot Rize. A keen sense of humor adds color to the quartet's classic country sound.

Red Knuckles And The Trailblazers On Mountain Stage

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Born Old On Mountain Stage

West Virginia is home to some of the world's best string bands--something this duo has used to its advantage. The two have dedicated their lives to carrying on the traditional music of Appalachia and perform it with pride on Mountain Stage.

Born Old On Mountain Stage

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The Chapin Sisters On Mountain Stage

The daughters of folk singer Tom Chapin recorded their latest album, Two, in a cabin on the family farm. They bring a couple of songs from the record to their Mountain Stage debut.

The Chapin Sisters On Mountain Stage

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The Black Lillies On Mountain Stage

Cruz Contreras is the raspy-voiced frontman of The Black Lillies, a Knoxville-based band with a buoyant brand of Americana. He and his cohorts debut some new songs on their Mountain Stage debut.

The Black Lillies On Mountain Stage

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Jimmy Webb On Mountain Stage

The legendary singer-songwriter has won admiration from artists ranging from James Taylor to Frank Sinatra. On his fourth Mountain Stage appearance, he revisits a few of his timeless hits.

Jimmy Webb On Mountain Stage

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Carrie Rodriguez On Mountain Stage

Discovered by songwriting legend Chip Taylor, the country singer performs songs off her latest record, Love and Circumstance.

Carrie Rodriguez On Mountain Stage

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Dwight Twilley On Mountain Stage

The pop-rock luminary has returned to the game with a brand new record, Green Blimp. Here, he sings a couple of his classic hits, and shows off some new material with a little help from the Mountain Stage Band.

Dwight Twilley On Mountain Stage

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