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LISTEN: Jason Carter And Friends Have The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week

Three men play instruments on a stage. One plan plays a mandolin, a second man plays a fiddle, and the third man plays a guitar.
Jason Carter and Friends on Mountain Stage.
Chris Morris/Mountain Stage

This week’s episode of Mountain Stage was recorded in Clarksburg, West Virginia at the beautifully renovated Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center. Host Kathy Mattea welcomes fiddle man Jason Carter, who joined us with his all-star band of friends.

Our Song of the Week is Carter’s performance of “Queen of the Nashville Night” off of his 2022 album Lowdown Hoedown. As an award-winning fiddler, Jason has had an impressive career sharing the spotlight with a huge outfit of bluegrass heroes. For three decades, he has been a member of the Del McCoury Band and is a founding member of the Travelin’ McCourys.

Hear the full set from Jason Carter and Friends, plus performances by Tony Trishcka’s EarlJam, dobro and lap steel guitar player Jerry Douglas, Americana twin sister duo The Watson Twins, and hometown favorites Davisson Brothers Band starting Friday, Oct. 20 on these NPR Music stations.

Join us for the entire episode of Mountain Stage, and be sure to visit our podcast section if you missed part of the show or want to hear something again.