Cake, live on Mountain Stage
This weekend’s holiday gift to our listeners: a rebroadcast
of one of our most anticipated shows of 2011, featuring alt-rock heavies Cake,
western swing revivalists Hot Club of Cowtown, Americana
man of the hour Hayes Carll, and alt-country mainstays the Old 97’s. Hear it
again for the first time.
John McCrea talks to host Larry Groce about "turning it up to '4'."
Cake made their first appearance on Mountain Stage before a
sold-out crowd, on the heels of their first new album in 6 years, the
chart-topping Showroom of Compassion. They play several new tunes and a few old
Be sure to check out the hilarious and insightful Backstage at
Mountain Stage interview with Cake frontman John McCrea. And if you’re a Cake
fan, by all means enjoy our stocking stuffer: their tune “Mustache Man” – our MountainStage song of the week.
Hot Club of Cowtown kick off a sold out Mountain Stage
Hayes Carll, Backstage at Mountain Stage
You’ll also hear from Hayes Carll. His latest, KMAG – YOYO (and Other American Stories) departs
from his prior releases, combining the folk and storytelling elements he's
known for with a more driven, rock 'n' roll sound.
Rhett Miller, you handsome devil you
alt-country institution The Old 97’s make an appearance. From its humble
beginnings as a Dallas bar band, Old 97's became a pioneer of the
alternative country movement in the 1990s. This was their first visit to Mountain Stage as a group, and the
second for frontman Rhett Miller.
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