On this week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage, we welcome southern rock royalty, the Drive-By Truckers back to the Mountain Stage for their fifth appearance. Guest host Larry Groce also welcomes West Virginia country rocker and songwriter Charles Wesley Godwin, singer songwriter Eilen Jewell, Afrofuturist folk artist Jake Blount with percussive dancer Nic Gareiss, and contemporary folk musician Tomberlin.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Blues musician Nat Reese was born in Salem, Virginia, on March 4, 1924. When he was young, his family moved to Wyoming County and then to Princeton in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
"I think sometimes we just look way too past the present and are sort of blinded to...our ability to create beauty in the present." That was the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Singer Mary Smith McClain was born in Huntington on August 27, 1902. She would become a blues legend. At age 13, she was desperate to escape beatings from…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
"There’s another generation [of blues players] coming up... if the flames are stoked well and kept alive. "From West Virginia Public Broadcasting and A…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In April 2015, they released their first full-length Snowflake Mandala. Less than a year later, they earned an entry into the 2016 International Blues…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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