Mar 13, 2014 — After bonding over their love of traditional Appalachian music at a jam session, Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin became Mandolin Orange. Their southern sound often draws comparisons to the Civil Wars.
Mar 12, 2014 — The Travelin' McCourys are known for combining their bluegrass roots with modern sounds. Their latest collaboration with experimental guitarist and singer Keller Williams epitomizes this.
Mar 11, 2014 — Arlo Guthrie's youngest daughter teams up with her indie rocker husband to perform and record. Their latest release, full of alt-folk influences, was co-produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.
Mar 11, 2014 — Susan Werner makes her 8th appearance on Mountain Stage, bringing songs from her latest album Hayseed. Werner's family has been farming for four generations, and Hayseed draws on that tradition.
Mar 7, 2014 — A staple of the bluegrass scene, McCoury first appeared on Mountain Stage in 1989, already two decades into his musical career. He and his band return for the eighth time to play old and new hits.
Dec 20, 2013 — With poetic lyrics, an admirable musical skill set and passionate showmanship, Jennings has built a loyal following throughout the Upper Midwest and beyond. Hear the Minnesota musician perform songs from his latest album, Always Been, live on stage in West Virginia.
Dec 19, 2013 — Fulks' catalog contains traditional country weepers, college rock reminiscent of The Replacements and an entire album of Michael Jackson covers. He describes his latest album, Gone Away Backwards, as a "meditative, bluegrass-inflected song cycle." Hear the singer and guitarist perform songs from the record live on stage in West Virginia.
Dec 18, 2013 — The Australian bluegrass band kicks off a high-energy set with "Make It Out West," which the group says was inspired by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Hear The Greencards perform new songs, as well as material from 2011's fan-funded release, The Brick Album.
Dec 17, 2013 — The son of the late, beloved Malian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ali Farka Touré, Vieux has become a massively prominent performer in his own right. Watch the guitarist perform songs with his band, live on stage in West Virginia.
Dec 16, 2013 — Based in North Carolina, the band has a solid foundation in traditional bluegrass and old-time music, while constantly folding in influences from country, pop and folk. Hear the boundary-pushing group perform songs from its new album, Tell the Ones I Love.