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About Mountain Stage

Each Sunday at 6 pm, Mountain Stage offers two hours of live performance from five different guest artists, all recorded in front of a theater audience. Contemporary roots, blues, folk, ethnic, world and jazz music from around the globe are all welcome on the Mountain Stage.

Larry GroceMountain Stage co-founder Larry Groce has been hosting the show since its first show in 1983.
Most shows take place at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, WV, but frequently the show goes on the road.

WVPBThe program is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is distributed by NPR.

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Recent Mountain Stage Performances
Apr 16, 2014 — Though he's not even halfway through his 20s, some are already beginning to think of singer-songwriter Noah Gunderson as a veteran musician. Today he performs with his sister, Abby.
Apr 16, 2014 — Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Broza brings his worldly sound and message to Mountain Stage. In this set, he plays original songs and a reworking of Pink Floyd's "Mother."
Apr 14, 2014 — Bettye LaVette began her career in the soul-intensive climate of 1960s Detroit, and recent albums have helped her find a huge new audience. Here, she performs a set with her backing band.
Apr 10, 2014 — Raised in Tampa by his Argentine parents, Garcia combines the influences of his upbringing and his favorite singers to create a sound that digs deep into romance and yearning.
Apr 9, 2014 — The daughter of folk-music royalty Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche took her own path before deciding to follow in her family members' musical footsteps.
Apr 8, 2014 — Making her 18th appearance on the show, O'Brien is described by host Larry Groce as one of the most talented singers ever to grace its stage. Here, she performs with husband and guitarist Rich Moore.
Apr 7, 2014 — To celebrate the program's 30th anniversary, Todd Snider returns to Mountain Stage for the 10th time. Snider is an outspoken, thoughtful and funny musical storyteller, with influences in roots rock.
Apr 4, 2014 — One of the most decorated and highly sought-after upright bassists in bluegrass music, Raines explores an adventurous new sonic direction on her latest project.
Apr 3, 2014 — Charlie Faye is known for her approach to touring and performing and in particular a cross-country project she completed in 2010. Here, she makes her first appearance on Mountain Stage.
Apr 2, 2014 — Baker's story is one that few others have experienced. After surviving a life-changing tragedy, the singer-songwriter relearned to play guitar and refined his quiet, powerful performance style.
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