Mountain Stage

Brian Blauser

One of acoustic folk and blues' most respected singers, songwriters, and guitarists; Eric Bibb closes this week's special encore broadcast of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce. Here he plays the song "New World Comin' Through."

Tuan Lee

Mountain Stage w/ Larry Groce has announced two live shows for March in Charleston. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of show, available today on MountainStage.org, by phone at 877-987-6487, locally at Taylor Books in downtown Charleston and also at the upcoming live shows.

Brian Blauser

Singer, Songwriter and pianist Allen Toussaint was not only a New Orleans institution, but musician's musician who was responsible for many of the most popular tunes in the American songbook.

West Virginia Morning
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On West Virginia Morning, we’ll look into The Religious Freedom Restoration Act and a new program in the eastern panhandle that is saving lives by reversing the effects of an overdose.

Josh Saul

It's always a special occasion when Ray Wylie Hubbard returns to Mountain Stage.

Josh Saul

This past Sunday, Blitzen Trapper, Birds of Chicago, Wild Child, Ruby Amanfu and Suitcase Junket joined Larry Groce onstage for a special Mountain Stage finale song - David Bowie's "Heroes." Look for the full episode in March.

Jason Quigley

After 5 years of being away from the Mountain State, Portland alt rock band Blitzen Trapper return to Mountain Stage in Morgantown this weekend with a new record in town.

Graphic by Joni Deutsch / Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage with Larry Groce, the long-running live-performance radio program based in Charleston, WV, is pleased to announce it will record episode #866 before a live audience in Lexington, Kentucky, on Sunday April 3, 2016. This will mark the first time Mountain Stage has ever recorded its live performance radio program in Lexington. Tickets are available now.

Brian Blauser

Born and raised in the Clay County West Virginia town of Ivydale; David Morris and his brother John became an important link between oldtime masters like Ira Mullins and the new breed of folk and traditional artists in West Virginia.

West Virginia Morning
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On West Virginia Morning Senia Smoot Reinert of Charleston got an early start in her engineering career when she attended a camp at a university while in high school. And singer-songwriter and guitarist Mac McAnally performs our Mountain Stage song of the week. That’s on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.

Brian Blauser

Like many of the most beloved artists who perform on Mountain Stage, singer-songwriter and guitarist Mac McAnally may not be a household name, but his music might as well be.

Mountain Stage/Pat Sergent

In this episode of Inside Appalachia, we'll hear why Davis and Elkins College offers a unique type of scholarship for students who play traditional folk music. And we’ll hear about a new tourism music trail in West Virginia called The Mountain Music Trail.

Brian Blauser

Black Prairie began as a bluegrass-influenced side project lead by 3 of the 5 members of indie rock band The Decemberists. 

2015 was a big year for Mountain Stage. We began a beautiful friendship with public radio music discovery machine VuHaus. We created a new, bite-size podcast called Mountain Stage 2 Go.

Brian Blauser

It's no stretch to call Catherine Russell one of the most respected and versatile singers working today.

West Virginia Morning
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On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra reports from the state board of education meeting where members voted to repeal the standards based on Common Core.  And Stephen Kellogg is along with the Mountain Stage song of the week.  That’s on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.

Mountain Stage's Larry Groce and A Change of Tune's Joni Deutsch join over 50 public radio hosts in listing their favorite songs of 2015.
NPR Music

Public radio hosts from across the country came together this past month to pick their favorite songs of 2015. The result? An NPR Music Best Songs of 2015 playlist, of course!  Here's a recap of that list and the music you heard this past year on West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

West Virginia Morning
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On West Virginia Morning, a salute to Jewish traditions in food and music.  Also, singer songwriter Craig Finn has our Mountain Stage song of the week.  That’s all on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.

Josh Saul

Singer and songwriter Craig Finn is best known as the frontman of the raucous punk-influenced rock band The Hold Steady. But in his solo work, Finn turns his focus to quiet themes of perseverance and redemption. Here he perfroms the song "Christine," from his latest album Faith in the Future.

Brian Blauser

The 2016 Grammy Awards Nominations are in! We're proud to see so many of Mountain Stage's guests on the list. Click on the artist's name to hear their recent performances on Mountain Stage.

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