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LISTEN: The War And Treaty Have The Mountain Stage Song Of The Week — ‘Lover’s Game’

Four people perform on a stage with the words "Mountain Stage" in large letters behind them.
The War and Treaty perform on Mountain Stage.
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This week’s encore broadcast of Mountain Stage features the powerful soul-rock of The War And Treaty, 2022 Americana Music Association’s Duo/Group of the Year. Michael and Tanya bring along their elite band and songs from their EP Blank Page.

We also hear a rousing performance from The Nth Power, an all-star trio of musicians who came together in New Orleans that includes female powerhouse Nikki Glaspie on drums and vocals, bassist Nate Edgar, and singer and guitarist Nick Cassarino (who will be back in a few weeks as a member of Jennifer Hartswick’s band). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s horn-laden rockers The Commonheart make their Mountain Stage debut, and we’ll also hear live performances from violinist and songwriter Deni Bonet and some endearing indie-pop from The A’s.

They’re all in live performance with our guest host Larry Groce starting Friday, Aug. 18 on on these stations.

Our Song of the Week is The War And Treaty’s “Lover’s Game,” a soulful rocker with a retro style that brings to mind the glory days of Ike & Tina Turner. Listen to this song, and be sure to join us for the broadcast to hear the band’s entire set.