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Mountain Stage

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

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The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

The endlessly fun quartet is paving the way for the modern intersection between music and comedy.

The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

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Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

The folk scion plays music from her most recent album, Lucy, and finishes with a brilliant cover.

Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

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The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

The minimalist folk duo makes its first appearance on the show, recorded live in Charleston, W.V.

The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

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Sarah Siskind On Mountain Stage

The Nashville singer-songwriter's hauntingly beautiful voice is in top form in this, her first appearance on the show.

Sarah Siskind On Mountain Stage

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The Nighthawks On Mountain Stage

The venerable, well-toured ensemble made roots-rock music decades before the term existed.

The Nighthawks On Mountain Stage

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Matthew Sweet On Mountain Stage

The power-pop icon returns to the show, recorded in Charleston, W.V., to play new and old material.

Matthew Sweet On Mountain Stage

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Blitzen Trapper On Mountain Stage

The Oregon band performs material from its country- and rock-inspired new album, American Goldwing.

Blitzen Trapper On Mountain Stage

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Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit On Mountain Stage

The North Alabama rock band performs bold new material in its second appearance on Mountain Stage.

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit On Mountain Stage

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James McMurtry On Mountain Stage

The Texan brings wry, attention-grabbing storytelling to his ninth appearance on the show.

James McMurtry On Mountain Stage

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Dawes On Mountain Stage

The Los Angeles rock band showcases material from its latest album, Nothing Is Wrong.

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Nikki Lane On Mountain Stage

The retro-voiced South Carolina country singer makes her first appearance on the show, performing material from her first full-length album, Walk of Shame.

Nikki Lane On Mountain Stage

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The Kruger Brothers On Mountain Stage

The bluegrass-loving, banjo-picking, National Endowment for the Arts-grant-winning Swiss brothers make their first appearance on the show.

The Kruger Brothers On Mountain Stage

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Charlie Worsham On Mountain Stage

The country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs five original tunes that draw from his new self-titled EP.

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Red Clay Ramblers On Mountain Stage

Red Clay Ramblers' sprawling set touches on nearly every facet of the band's diverse repertoire.

Red Clay Ramblers On Mountain Stage

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Brett Dennen On Mountain Stage

The easygoing California singer-songwriter makes his third appearance on the show, recorded live in Charleston, W.V.

Brett Dennen On Mountain Stage

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