Mountain Stage with Larry Groce http://wvpublic.org en Mountain Stage Staff Picks: Mieka Pauley Plays "Wreck" http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-staff-picks-mieka-pauley-plays-wreck <p></p><p>Earlier in the year, Mountain Stage staffers each picked a single performance to be featured as bonus content on the "best of" USB drives that are given away as pledge premiums. Associate Producer Jeff Shirley chose "Wreck" by singer-songwriter Mieka Pauley:</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Josh Saul 17685 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage Staff Picks: Mieka Pauley Plays "Wreck" Hear the Steep Canyon Rangers Play "Tell the Ones I Love" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-steep-canyon-rangers-play-tell-ones-i-love-live-mountain-stage <p></p><p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers appear on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, fresh off their Grammy award-winning collaborations with Steve Martin. Here they perform the title track from their latest album, "Tell The Ones I Love."</span></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:58:01 +0000 Josh Saul 17675 at http://wvpublic.org Hear the Steep Canyon Rangers Play "Tell the Ones I Love" Live on Mountain Stage Hear Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott Play "It All Comes Down to Love" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-tim-obrien-and-darrell-scott-play-it-all-comes-down-love-live-mountain-stage <p>Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott are two of roots music's most formidable singer-songwriters in their own right, but when they join forces, the results are nothing less than spectacular. Here they perform "It All Comes Down to Love," from their acclaimed collaboration <em>Memories and Moments</em>.</p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:23:08 +0000 Josh Saul 17350 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott Play "It All Comes Down to Love" Live on Mountain Stage Ginger Power: Redheads on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/ginger-power-redheads-mountain-stage <p>Between Brett Dennen, Joy Kills Sorrow singer Emma Beaton, and retro-inspired diva Dominique Pruitt, it's safe to say that redheads run <a href="http://www.mountainstage.org/mtnstageevent.aspx?id=30995"><strong>this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage</strong></a>. With that in mind, we thought this was a great excuse to take a look back at powerful performances by redheads on Mountain Stage. First though, two from this week's broadcast.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:05:12 +0000 Josh Saul 3074 at http://wvpublic.org Ginger Power: Redheads on Mountain Stage Hear Brett Dennen Play "Don't Mess With Karma," Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-brett-dennen-play-dont-mess-karma-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Singer-songwriter Brett Dennen was so beloved by the audience in Charleston that he was asked to perform an encore at the end of his set - a Mountain Stage rarity. Here he is performing "Don't Mess With Karma," from this week's special encore broadcast.</span></p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:52:57 +0000 Josh Saul 16984 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Brett Dennen Play "Don't Mess With Karma," Live from Mountain Stage Listen to Jesse Winchester Play "Never Forget to Boogie," Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/listen-jesse-winchester-play-never-forget-boogie-live-mountain-stage <p>Jesse Winchester - who passed away this April - visited Mountain Stage 8 times during his career; always captivating the audience with his nimble lyrics and trademark low-key delivery. A songwriter's songwriter in the truest sense, he had come to count Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffet and Neko Case among his most vocal fans. Winchester continued to create amazing new music until the end of his life, including the instant Mountain Stage staff favorite "Never Forget to Boogie," which was recorded during his final appearance on the show in October of 2014.</p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:45:27 +0000 Josh Saul 16633 at http://wvpublic.org Listen to Jesse Winchester Play "Never Forget to Boogie," Live on Mountain Stage Hear Jesse Winchester play "That's What Makes You Strong," Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-jesse-winchester-play-thats-what-makes-you-strong-live-mountain-stage <div id="Description" title="Description"><p>Many have tried - but the late Jesse Winchester was among the elite group of songwriters who could truly captivate an audience with just his words, his voice, and an acoustic guitar. Here he preforms one of his most beloved tunes, "That's What Makes You Strong," in front of an entranced Morgantown audience during his final Mountain Stage appearance, recorded in October of last year.</p></div><p></p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:14:01 +0000 Josh Saul 16572 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Jesse Winchester play "That's What Makes You Strong," Live from Mountain Stage Hear Dave Mason Perform "We Just Disagree" Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-dave-mason-perform-we-just-disagree-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">English singer-songwriter and musician Dave Mason has had his hand in countless classic rock staples, including his chart-topping single "We Just Disagree." He performs it here, on the special 800th episode of Mountain Stage.</span></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:43:46 +0000 Josh Saul 16250 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Dave Mason Perform "We Just Disagree" Live from Mountain Stage Hear Dawes Play "Most People" Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-dawes-play-most-people-live-mountain-stage <p>For this week's rebroadcast of the 800th episode of Mountain Stage, we have a special bonus Song of the Week: "Most People" by California rock band Dawes. It's been a staff favorite since it was first released last year, and the Mountain Stage performance of the song features extended guitar work by frontman Taylor Goldsmith that isn't usually heard in other broadcasts.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:35:46 +0000 Josh Saul 16210 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Dawes Play "Most People" Live from Mountain Stage Hear Lori McKenna Perform "If I Could Buy This Town" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-lori-mckenna-perform-if-i-could-buy-town-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Based out of her hometown of Stoughton, Massachusetts, Lori McKenna has become one of Nashville's most in-demand singer-songwriters. Here she performs "If I Could By This Town," on an episode of Mountain Stage recorded on the north shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. </span></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:57:44 +0000 Josh Saul 15874 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Lori McKenna Perform "If I Could Buy This Town" Live on Mountain Stage Mountain Stage Travels in August http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-travels-august <p>After this Sunday's SOLD OUT show with Umphrey's McGee (Part of the <a href="http://www.theclaycenter.org/charliewestsummerjam.aspx">Charlie West Summer Jam</a> Weekend)&nbsp; Mountain Stage is hitting the road for two shows in seven days! More details are available at our <a href="http://www.mountainstage.org/mtnstagelive.aspx">Live Show Schedule</a>, and we hope you'll sign up for our<a href="http://www.mountainstage.org/mtnstagedynamic.aspx?id=32321"> e-mail newsletter </a>for updates on upcoming live show announcements.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:01:50 +0000 Adam Harris 15807 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage Travels in August Hear Mountain Stage with The BoDeans, Jill Sobule, Julia Sweeney & More This Saturday http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-mountain-stage-bodeans-jill-sobule-julia-sweeney-more-saturday <p>This week's broadcast of Mountain Stage is the first of two episodes recorded on the road in Grand Marais, Minnesota. You'll hear sets from roots rock vets The BoDeans, featuring legendary rock drummer Kenny Aronoff. Jill Sobule and SNL alum Julia Sweeney give you a taste of The Jill &amp; Julia Show, and you'll also hear Trampled By Turtles electric cousin Dead Man Winter, along with The Pines, and Jonathan Rundman.</p><p>Listen this Saturday night at 8pm on West Virginia Public Radio, or on one of more than 130 stations across America.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:50:04 +0000 Josh Saul 15576 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Mountain Stage with The BoDeans, Jill Sobule, Julia Sweeney & More This Saturday Hear The Pines Play "Rise Up and Be Lonely" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-pines-play-rise-and-be-lonely-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">The lush, dark, and atmospheric sounds Twin Cities band The Pines evoke the steely autumn breeze coming off the shore of Lake Superior, where this week's episode of Mountain Stage was recorded. Here they play the song "Rise Up and Be Lonely" from their 2012 release "Dark So Gold."</span></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:55:50 +0000 Josh Saul 15435 at http://wvpublic.org Hear The Pines Play "Rise Up and Be Lonely" Live on Mountain Stage Listen to The Bottle Rockets Play "Big Lots of Love" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/listen-bottle-rockets-play-big-lots-love-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Roots rock heroes The Bottle Rockets return to Mountain Stage with a love song - and a story - inspired by a new guitar, and frontman Brian Henneman's wife's favorite discount shopping location.</span></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:05:00 +0000 Josh Saul 15051 at http://wvpublic.org Listen to The Bottle Rockets Play "Big Lots of Love" Live on Mountain Stage Hear The Black Lillies Perform "Gold and Roses" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-black-lillies-perform-gold-and-roses-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">The Black Lillies' signature mix of roots rock and and Appalachian music has earned them a loyal following at festivals across the southeast and beyond. They can be heard on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, with their song "Gold and Roses."</span></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:34:46 +0000 Josh Saul 14757 at http://wvpublic.org Hear The Black Lillies Perform "Gold and Roses" Live on Mountain Stage Hear Jason Isbell Play "Traveling Alone" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-jason-isbell-play-traveling-alone-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Accompanied by his wife Amanda Shires on fiddle, Alabama-born singer-songwriter Jason Isbell performs "Traveling Alone," as heard on his acclaimed album "Southeastern."</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:53:45 +0000 Josh Saul 14337 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Jason Isbell Play "Traveling Alone" Live on Mountain Stage Mountain Stage Staff Music Picks: Lucius Plays "Turn it Around" http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-staff-music-picks-lucius-plays-turn-it-around <p>Earlier in the year, Mountain Stage staffers each picked a single performance to be featured as bonus content on the "best of" USB drives that are given away as pledge premiums. Associate Producer Vasilia Scouras chose "Turn it Around" by Lucius.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:35:29 +0000 Josh Saul 13906 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage Staff Music Picks: Lucius Plays "Turn it Around" Listen to Mountain Stage with Guest Host Tim O'Brien This Sunday http://wvpublic.org/post/listen-mountain-stage-guest-host-tim-obrien-sunday <p>We hope you can tune in this Sunday at 2 pm to hear the first ever episode of Mountain Stage to feature a guest host - our oldest and dearest friend, Americana icon and West Virginia native Tim O'Brien. Rodney Crowell is there, along with The Infamous Stringdusters, Elephant Revival, Tattletale Saints, and another band with deep West Virginia Roots, The Sea The Sea.</p><p>Thanks for listening!</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:32:32 +0000 Josh Saul 13614 at http://wvpublic.org Listen to Mountain Stage with Guest Host Tim O'Brien This Sunday Hear Rodney Crowell Perform "Moving Work of Art" From This Week's Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-rodney-crowell-perform-moving-work-art-weeks-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">One of roots music's most respected singer-songwriters, Rodney Crowell returns to this week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage, with special guest host Tim O'Brien. Crowell closes his set with "Moving Work of Art," from his acclaimed 2008 album "Sex and Gasoline."</span></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:23:04 +0000 Josh Saul 13550 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Rodney Crowell Perform "Moving Work of Art" From This Week's Mountain Stage Hear Keb' Mo' perform "The Worst is Yet to Come" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-keb-mo-perform-worst-yet-come-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Singer-songwriter Kevin Moore first visited Mountain Stage nearly 20 years ago, around the same time he adopted the stage name of "Keb' Mo.'" In the time since, Keb' Mo' has become one of America's most respected and beloved blues artists. Here he performs "The Worst is Yet to Come" from his brand new studio album Blues Americana.</span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:37:49 +0000 Josh Saul 13175 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Keb' Mo' perform "The Worst is Yet to Come" Live on Mountain Stage