Mountain Stage News: October Live Shows Announced

Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has announced three live shows for October in Charleston, including two at the Culture Center Theater on the State Capitol Grounds, and one at The Clay Center with an on-stage intimate experience.    

Tickets for events at the Culture Center Theater are $20 in advance, and $25 day of show,, and by phone at 877-987-6487, locally at Taylor Books in downtown Charleston and also at the upcoming live shows.

On Sunday, October 16, Mountain Stage will record episode #880 at The Clay Center with an on-stage limited seating event. The show (which will later be heard on over 170 NPR Stations nationwide) will include Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance, who is signed to Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records, and Australian folk-pop duo Oh Pep!. It will also feature the return of Amanda Shires, who has appeared twice as a solo performer and once with husband Jason Isbell. Philadelphia-based pop-folk songwriter Carsie Blanton and folk blues rocker Chris Kasper will also perform on this October 16 show.

Tickets are already available for Clay Center subscribers. Single tickets go on sale for the general public on August 8 and are $35 in advance and $40 day of show.

On Sunday, October 23, Mountain Stage returns to the Culture Center Theater for a show presented by FestivALL Fall, which will feature the third appearance of husband and wife garage-folk duo Shovels & Rope, folk troubadour Joe Purdy, Asheville folk-poppers River Whyless, and Rhett Miller of Old 97’s returning for his second solo appearance on the show.

Tickets for this October 23 show are $20 in advance and $25 day of show, available online, by phone (877-987-6487), and locally at Taylor Books in downtown Charleston.

On Sunday, October 30, Mountain Stage records episode #883 at the Culture Center Theater. Aoife O’Donovan, of groundbreaking string band Crooked Still and the folk-noir trio Sometymes Why, returns for her seventh total appearance, second as a solo performer. Folk singer Willie Watson will also return to the Mountain Stage for this October 30 show, along with country songwriter Brandy Clark, Grammy-nominated Irish multi-instrumentalist John Doyle, and indie folk duo Frances Luke Accord.

Tickets for this October 30 show are $20 in advance and $25 day of show, available online, by phone (877-987-6487), and locally at Taylor Books in downtown Charleston.

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