On this West Virginia Morning, Kari Gunter-Seymour is Ohio’s third poet laureate. Inside Appalachia Producer Bill Lynch spoke with Gunter-Seymour about poetry, getting published and the Appalachian part of Ohio.
Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale are the singers, songwriters and guitarists that comprise the modern folk duo The Milk Carton Kids. Hear their 2019 performance on “Mountain Stage” starting this Friday.”Mourning In America,” a song they co-wrote with Bhi Bhiman, appears on the band’s Joe Henry-produced album All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do, released in 2018.
You can hear The Milk Carton Kids’ entire set, plus performances by Steve Poltz, Vera Sola, Griffin House and Twisted Pine, on this week’s new episode of Mountain Stage.
Mountain Stage officially kicks off our 40th Broadcast Season this week with our 39th anniversary celebration featuring Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart, The Brother Brothers, Alice Howe with Freebo, The Bing Brother feat. Jake Krack, and a special appearance from West Virginia’s Poet Laureate Marc Harshman.
This week's encore episode of Mountain Stage features Martin Sexton, Nellie McKay, Joseph, Abe Partridge, and Cave Twins, welcomed by our guest-host Larry Groce. Join us on these NPR stations starting this Friday, March 17.
Join us this weekend for Mountain Stage as Kathy Mattea welcomes back Sarah Harmer, who has her first new album in 10 years. We'll also hear from Ohio roots-folk artist Arlo McKinley, old-time acoustic set from Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle, plus songwriter Taylor Rae and West Virginia bassist, singer and songwriter John Inghram and his band.
This week's broadcast was recorded on the campus of Ohio University with the help of our affiliate WOUB Public Media. We'll hear performances from Rissi Palmer, Cheryl Wheeler, Joslyn & the Sweet Compression, Maia Sharp, and Kenny White. Join us starting Friday March 3 on our NPR Music affiliates.