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LISTEN: Southern Avenue Has The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week

Two people, a man and a woman, stand side by side on stage. The woman wears a white shirt and teal pants. She sings into a microphone. Next to her, the man is playing guitar.
Southern Avenue performs on Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va.
Chris Morris/Mountain Stage

On this week’s premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage, host Kathy Mattea welcomes Southern Avenue, Driftwood, Elvie Shane, Melissa Ferrick and Jeff Plankenhorn.

Our Song of the Week comes from the energetic blues and soul band Southern Avenue. Joining us for their second Mountain Stage appearance, the Memphis-based, GRAMMY-nominated group performed “So Much Love.” This song is set to appear on the band’s highly anticipated follow-up to their 2021 release Be the Love You Want.

Tune in to an affiliate station near you starting Friday, June 14 for the entire set from Southern Avenue, plus live performances from New York folk rock group Driftwood, Kentucky country singer Elvie Shane, singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Jeff Plankenhorn.

Check out the playlist here, and take a look at our list of affiliates to find out when you can tune in.