Documentary
4:32 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

The Birth of a Radio Show: 'Mountain Stage at 30' Preview

Andy Ridenour and Larry Groce
Andy Ridenour and Larry Groce first met in 1976
Credit Mountain Stage

Have you ever wondered how Mountain Stage got started? Retrace the show's history Thursday (Thanksgiving) night at 8:00 p.m., when Mountain Stage at 30: A Radio Retrospective premieres on West Virginia Public Radio.

Listen to a preview of how Larry Groce, Andy Ridenour and Francis Fisher helped start this West Virginia tradition and how they've keep the show going strong for 30 years. 

Francis Fisher
Francis Fisher
Credit Mountain Stage

The hour-long retrospective contains compelling interviews with Tim O'Brien, Richard Thompson, Jason Isbell,  Bela Fleck, Robert Earl Keen Jr. and many other influential artists who have appeared on the show over the years.