Mountain Stage Invited To Present At The Kennedy Center – Sunday, October 24, 2021
West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s live performance radio show Mountain Stage has accepted an invitation to present at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. on Sunday, October 24, in the prestigious venue’s Concert Hall. The performance was among 120+ events announced this morning as part of The Kennedy Center’s 2021–2022 Season and 5oth-anniversary celebration.
Grammy winner and West Virginia native Kathy Mattea will host the show and welcome guest appearances by legendary Texas swing group Asleep At The Wheel, themselves about to celebrate the 50th-anniversary milestone with a new release Half A Hundred Years. Also appearing on the show will be roots music multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Tim O’Brien with Jan Fabricius, Haitian American multi-instrumentalist, cellist & singer Leyla McCalla, roots and blues powerhouse Ruthie Foster, genre-blending singer-songwriter Carsie Blanton.