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
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Tourism success in the coalfields seems to begin and end with a network of ATV trails, but it’s what’s in the middle that creates the challenges.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
ATV riders from all over the country are finding the hills and hollers of West Virginia thanks to the Hatfield and McCoy Trail system. As a bonus, they’re also discovering the largely untold stories of the Mine Wars and the Battle of Blair Mountain at the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain. While the anniversary is still weeks away, Sept. 3, organizations and communities in southern West Virginia are already commemorating the centennial.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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