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Joy to the World Concerts Continue in Bob Thompson’s Absence
December 12, 2017
Due to a recent personal health matter, pianist Bob Thompson will be unable to appear as scheduled at this week’s two sold-out Joy to the World performances in Charleston, WV. The show will continue, with members of Bob’s band accompanying special guest vocalist Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.
Listen: Paul Thorn on Mountain Stage
December 7, 2017
Tupelo, Mississippi born songwriter Paul Thorn has appeared on Mountain Stage nine times since 1997, each time charming the audience with his trademark humor, wit and introspection.
WATCH LIVE: The Mountain Goats, Nellie McKay, Joe Henry and John K. Samson on Mountain Stage
December 1, 2017
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce will celebrate its 34th Anniversary this Sunday, December 3 at the Culture Center Theater on the grounds of the State Capitol. Doors open at 6:30p.m. and the show starts at 7p.m., but you should make plans to arrive early because we have a couple of special surprises for our ticket holders, so keep reading.
John Oates and More January Live Show News
November 30, 2017
On Sunday, January 14 Larry Groce will welcome back John Oates to Mountain Stage as the show travels to Morgantown, WV to kick-off its historic 35th season of live performance radio.
LISTEN: Seth Glier on Mountain Stage
November 30, 2017
Songwriter and mutli-instrumentalist Seth Glier's latest album " Birds " was written from a very personal place, but based on his growing popularity, the album has a broad appeal.
Listen: Andrew Bird on Mountain Stage
November 23, 2017
This week's episode of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce is a special one, comprised of some of our favorite performances of the last couple of years.
WATCH LIVE: Robyn Hitchcock, Pere Ubu and More Tonight on Mountain Stage
November 19, 2017
Tonight's Mountain Stage with Larry Groce is an eclectic line-up that you can only find in one place, and that's Charleston, W.V. There's nothing quite like being there, and tickets are still available online or at the door ($35). But if you can't join us in person, we have good news. Thanks to the WVPB Video Production team and our partners at VuHaus , you can watch the show LIVE from anywhere with an internet connection. Just point your browser to MountainStage.org or VuHaus.com at 7pm EDT tonight, and watch along. Here's the order: Chandler Travis Philharmonic, Susan Werner, Joan Shelley, Pere Ubu, Robyn Hitchcock. Of course you'll also hear performances from our regulars Julie Adams with the Mountain Stage Band, and our pianist Bob Thompson. Be sure to send us a tweet to let us know you're watching, and follow along on Instagram by searching the tags #MountainStage and #AlmostHeaven . If you miss the show, our radio audiences will hear it starting December 15. Mountain Stage w/
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 .