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
The Struggle to Stay
Derek Akal, 22, grew up in the famed coalfields of Harlan County, Kentucky. He’s a bit over six feet tall, he’s black, and he has an athlete’s build. Neat…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
For the past few weeks, we’ve been following the story of Dave Hathaway, a laid off miner from Greene County, Pennsylvania, as part of our series The…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In our series, The Struggle to Stay, we've been following six people as they try to find a way to support themselves here in Appalachia, or elsewhere if…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Dave Hathaway is a coal miner in Greene County, in the very southwestern corner of Pennsylvania. Apart from a brief stint living in Colorado as a child,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Overcoming Childhood Trauma, Still Shining Her Light - Crystal Snyder’s Struggle to Stay, Conclusion
In our ongoing Struggle to Stay series, we’ve been following Crystal Snyder, who works at a job-training program called Refresh Appalachia. She’s learning…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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