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Listen: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band on Mountain Stage
November 16, 2017
In a 20-year recording career that began when he was just 16, Louisiana born guitarist and songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd has become one of the most recognizable players in all of rock music. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band appears on this week's Mountain Stage with songs from their latest release " Lay It On Down ," including "Diamonds & Gold," heard here. This episode was recorded in Athens, OH with our friends at Ohio University and WOUB Public Media . You'll hear performances by Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Paula Cole, LADAMA, Matt the Electrician and Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons. Find a station in your area here .
LISTEN: Paul Kelly on Mountain Stage
November 8, 2017
Paul Kelley's career has spanned three decades, including 21 albums and six appearances on Mountain Stage. He returns this time with a full band and songs from his latest release “ Life Is Fine ,” including the powerful “Rising Moon,” heard here.
LISTEN: Dan Wilson on Mountain Stage
November 1, 2017
Grammy winning songwriter and producer Dan Wilson performs his rendition of "Someone Like You," live on Mountain Stage. Wilson co-wrote and produced the song with Adele, for her tremendously successful album "21."
Mountain Stage Announces First Two Live Shows of 2018
October 27, 2017
On Sunday January 14 Mountain Stage with Larry Groce, the long running live performance radio program, will kick off its 35 th season in Morgantown, WV at the WVU Creative Arts Center.
Listen: Christian Lopez on Mountain Stage
October 25, 2017
Rock-and-rolling Martingsburg, West Virginian Christian Lopez returns to the Mountain Stage on the campus of West Virginia University for a performance of "Steel on the Water" from his brand new release Red Arrow .
THIS SUNDAY: Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls on Mountain Stage
October 20, 2017
Tickets are still available or watch online from anywhere thanks to VuHaus.
Listen: Robert Cray Band on Mountain Stage
October 18, 2017
Well now you think of love as sitting on a mountain. Think of it as being a great big rock. Won't you think before you started to roll it down. Because once you start it, you can't make it stop. Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist Robert Cray returns to the Mountain Stage with a take on Bill Withers' "The Same Love that Made Me Laugh" that's sure to stir our soul.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and More on Mountain Stage This Sunday, Athens, OH.
October 12, 2017
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce returns to the campus of Ohio University in Athens, OH this Sunday in partnership with OU Performing Arts and our long-time radio partners WOUB-Public Media .
Listen: Bill Kirchen on Mountain Stage
October 11, 2017
A great deal has changed since 1964. But when rockabilly purveyor Bill Kirchen performs "The Times They Are A-Changin'" on Mountain Stage in 2017, it brings it back into focus.
Listen: St. Paul & the Broken Bones on Mountain Stage
October 4, 2017
A classic Southern soul band tinged with a fiery lead singer, St. Paul & the Broken Bones return to the Mountain Stage with a move'n and groove'n performance of "Flow with It."
Listen: David Amram's Rendition of "What a Wonderful World" on Mountain Stage
September 27, 2017
Conductor, multi-instrumentalist and composer of more than 100 orchestral and chamber works, " the Renaissance man of American music" David Amram performs a stunning rendition of Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World."
WATCH LIVE: Mountain Stage feat. Dan Wilson, Martin Sexton Trio, Son Little and more
September 22, 2017
This Sunday, September 24, point your browser to MountainStage.org at 7pm EST to watch a LIVE recording of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce via VuHaus .
Listen: Steve Earle & The Dukes on Mountain Stage's 900th Episode
September 20, 2017
The hardest of hardcore troubadours, outlaw country's own Steve Earle returns on this week's brand new broadcast of Mountain Stage with a turn back of time to 1988's "Copperhead Road ."
Listen: Bruce Cockburn on Mountain Stage
September 6, 2017
In the fall of 2017, Bruce Cockburn will join Neil Young in being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. But before he does, you'll be able to hear his brand new Mountain Stage performance on 200+ NPR stations. That includes the song "Lovers in a Dangerous Time," a quite-relevant piece of Top 40's pop culture that highlights the hopefulness in a hopeless world.
Listen: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry on Mountain Stage
August 30, 2017
Revered singers and songwriters Billy Bragg and Joe Henry perform on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, with songs that celebrate the wide-open romance of the American railroad. Here they perform the John Hartford classic "Gentle on My Mind" in a show that also features performances by Chris Smither, Robert Ellis, LAU, and Kaia Kater.