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Roanoke’s Hardcore Music Scene And Our Song Of The Week, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, we take a deep dive into the mosh pit and the hardcore music scene of Roanoke, Virginia with music photographer Chelse Warren. Inside Appalachia Host Mason Adams has more.

Also, in this show, this week’s episode of Mountain Stage is a special featuring the 70 plus member West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of Maurice Cohn. Our Song of the Week is “Michael from Mountains” sung by folk music icon Judy Collins. The song was written by Joni Mitchell and released on Collins’ 1967 landmark album Wildflowers.

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