Mountain Stage with Larry Groce http://wvpublic.org en 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 The Head and the Heart Appearing on Mountain Stage Today http://wvpublic.org/post/head-and-heart-appearing-mountain-stage-today <p>This just in - fresh off their appearance at Nelsonville, the "special unannounced band" that will be performing at today's Mountain Stage event in Charleston is acclaimed Portland-based group <strong>The Head and the Heart</strong>. They'll appear alongside Patty Griffin, Toad the Wet Sprocket, and Parker Millsap. Be prepared to cheer them on! Today's show is sold out, but if any remaining tickets become available, they will be placed on sale at 5pm in the Culture Center lobby. We'll see you there.</p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Josh Saul 12844 at http://wvpublic.org The Head and the Heart Appearing on Mountain Stage Today Hear Amy Ray Play "Duane Allman" on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-amy-ray-play-duane-allman-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Indigo Girl Amy Ray visits Mountain Stage this week, with songs from her latest solo release. Growing up in Georgia, The Allman Brothers were one of the very first bands Ray listened to, playing a major part in her musical upbringing. Here she pays tribute to the band's beloved legendary lead guitarist with the song "Duane Allman."</span></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 14:39:58 +0000 Josh Saul 12825 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Amy Ray Play "Duane Allman" on Mountain Stage Robert Cray - "You Move Me" - Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/robert-cray-you-move-me-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">In addition to being one of America's foremost electric blues guitarists, Robert Cray's nimble vocals allow him to venture into R&amp;B and rock sounds, as he does here with the song "You Move Me."</span></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Josh Saul 12396 at http://wvpublic.org Robert Cray - "You Move Me" - Live from Mountain Stage Mountain Stage This Weekend: ALL ACCESS, Rodney Crowell, Infamous Stringdusters & More http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-weekend-all-access-rodney-crowell-infamous-stringdusters-more <p><strong>UPDATE</strong>: ALL ACCESS tickets have sold out. If you haven't purchased a ticket or reserved a seat but would like to participate in cocktail hour and the silent auction, a suggested donation of $50 is requested. If you can't attend and would like to make a donation,<a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/wvpn/Mtn_Stage/form.pledgemain"> simply click here.</a>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 18:32:33 +0000 Josh Saul 12105 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage This Weekend: ALL ACCESS, Rodney Crowell, Infamous Stringdusters & More Pink Martini featuring The Von Trapps - "Hushabye Mountain" - Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/pink-martini-featuring-von-trapps-hushabye-mountain-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">The song "Hushabye Mountain" originally appeared in the musical film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and has since been covered by everyone from Tony Bennett to Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour. But it may have never sounded as good as it does on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, preformed by acclaimed group Pink Martini, featuring The Von Trapps. </span></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 21:30:47 +0000 Josh Saul 11984 at http://wvpublic.org Pink Martini featuring The Von Trapps - "Hushabye Mountain" - Live from Mountain Stage Hear Solas, Michael Martin Murphey & More on This Week's Broadcast of Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-solas-michael-martin-murphey-more-weeks-broadcast-mountain-stage <p>This week's all new broadcast of Mountain Stage features a performance by Irish-American supergroup <strong>Solas</strong>, along with cosmic cowboy <strong>Michael Martin Murphey</strong>, <strong>Logan Brill</strong>, <strong>Mark Mulcahy</strong>, and <strong>Sean Keane</strong>.</p><p>We hope you can tune in this Sunday at 2pm on West Virginia Public Radio, <strong><a href="http://mountainstage.org/mtnstageaffiliates.aspx">or on one of over 130 radio stations across America</a></strong>. Thanks for listening to Mountain Stage!</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 19:36:33 +0000 Josh Saul 11644 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Solas, Michael Martin Murphey & More on This Week's Broadcast of Mountain Stage Solas - "Am I Born to Die?" - Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/solas-am-i-born-die-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Irish-American supergroup Solas have visited Mountain Stage 8 times through the years. Here the band's newest member Noriana Kennedy takes the lead, alongside founders Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan, with the heart-wrenching Irish traditional song "Am I Born to Die."</span></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 13:05:00 +0000 Josh Saul 11585 at http://wvpublic.org Solas - "Am I Born to Die?" - Live from Mountain Stage Lake Street Dive - "Clear a Space" - Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/lake-street-dive-clear-space-live-mountain-stage <p>The four virtuoso musicians that make up Lake Street Dive met as students at the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music, and after performing together for nearly a decade are now regarded as America's premier indie pop band. Here they play "Clear a Space," from their latest album <em>Bad Self Portraits</em>.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:32:11 +0000 Josh Saul 11189 at http://wvpublic.org Lake Street Dive - "Clear a Space" - Live from Mountain Stage The Julian Lage Trio - "For Critter" - Live From Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/julian-lage-trio-critter-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">This week's broadcast of Mountain Stage features a performance by guitar virtuoso Julian Lage. He was playing with Bela Fleck at age 11, was the subject of an Oscar nominated documentary, and is member of fiddle legend Mark O'Connor's trio. He appears here with his own band, performing the instrumental "For Critter."</span></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:08:24 +0000 Josh Saul 10859 at http://wvpublic.org The Julian Lage Trio - "For Critter" - Live From Mountain Stage Hear Justin Townes Earle, Nellie McKay, John Gorka & More on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-justin-townes-earle-nellie-mckay-john-gorka-more-mountain-stage <p>On this week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce, you'll hear sets from <strong>John Gorka, Justin Townes Earle, Nellie McKay, Elizabeth &amp; The Catapult</strong>, and <strong>Wesley Stace</strong>.</p><p>Listen this Sunday at 2 pm on West Virginia Public Radio, <a href="http://mountainstage.org/mtnstageaffiliates.aspx">or on one of over 130 stations throughout&nbsp; America</a>.</p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:43:13 +0000 Josh Saul 10486 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Justin Townes Earle, Nellie McKay, John Gorka & More on Mountain Stage