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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
Jun 20, 2014 — The New Zealand folk musicians met in London and landed in Nashville, where they recorded an album. There, they recorded an award-winning album with producer Tim O'Brien. Hear a four-song concert.
Jun 19, 2014 — The duo, featuring singer-songwriters Mira Stanley and Chuck E. Costa, has a longstanding behind-the-scenes connection to West Virginia's most famous stage. Now, The Sea The Sea seizes the spotlight.
Jun 18, 2014 — The band draws on everything from Celtic music to reggae to jazz to hip-hop in crafting its inventive sound. Here, the Coloradans perform songs from last year's These Changing Skies.
Jun 17, 2014 — Since the band's formation in 2006, The Infamous Stringdusters' perfectly balanced mix of old-time, bluegrass and indie jamgrass has developed a serious cult following. Hear a live performance.
Jun 16, 2014 — Crowell has been a fixture in Nashville since the 1970s, lauded equally for his solo releases and his collaborations with the likes of Emmylou Harris. Hear him perform six songs live in West Virginia.
Jun 12, 2014 — The prime mover behind the New Orleans swamp-rock band The Subdudes, Malone has been a fixture in the Louisiana music scene and beyond for 40 years. Hear him perform six songs live in West Virginia.
Jun 11, 2014 — After more than 35 years together, the Crescent City legends still play a wildly energetic blend of jazz, R&B, funk and more. Hear them play four songs, including a nine-minute crowd favorite.
Jun 10, 2014 — Over the years, Osborne has been a pop hitmaker, a bluesy soul singer, a roots-music diva and an R&B crooner. Her latest album brings her closer to the sounds of alternative pop.
Jun 9, 2014 — With a lengthy list of collaborators, three Grammy Awards and an enormous amount of respect to his name, Keb' Mo' is one of the most decorated living blues artists. Here, he performs five songs.
Jun 5, 2014 — Together, singer-songwriters Cahalen Morrison and Eli West evoke the lonesome roots of country and bluegrass music's earliest duets. The duo makes its debut appearance on West Virginia's famous stage.
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