Amy Ray returns to Mountain Stage on this week’s encore broadcast, along with her band, New York trio The Lone Bellow, progressive banjo player Alison Brown, slide guitar master and banjo champion Tony Furtado, and Nova Scotia folk group Villages. This episode was recorded at the People's Bank Theatre in Marietta, Ohio with guest host Larry Groce.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Buffalo Creek Flood
Residents along Buffalo Creek have been cleaning up and rebuilding for 50 years after a coal slurry dam broke and wiped out 16 communities. Now there’s a new generation that’s continuing this work, in their own way.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Today is the 49th anniversary of one of the worst mining catastrophes in West Virginia history, the Buffalo Creek Disaster. More than 100 people died in southern West Virginia when a dam failed.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On January 14, 1977, Governor Arch Moore accepted a $1 million settlement from the Pittston Coal Company related to the 1972 Buffalo Creek Flood. It was…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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