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We’re happy to announce two guest artists for our return to Morgantown,
WV on June 5 at the WVU
Creative Arts Center. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 15 at 9am.
The Blind Boys
of Alabama, fresh off their star-studded latest release “Take
the High Road” and an appearance in the motion picture “HOP,” will make their third appearance on
Mountain Stage. The Blind Boys are truly icons of American music and their
influence spans multiple decades and styles.
Also on board are Irish pop-rockers Bell X1, who were last with us in 2008
to listen to that appearance). Their latest is called “Bloodless
Coup” and here’s the newest video for “Velcro.”
to purchase on Amazon.
Visit TicketMaster.com or follow this link to purchase
tickets. Those of you in the Morgantown
area can pick up tickets at the Creative Arts Center Box Office or the
Mountainlair. Call 304.293.SHOW to charge by
Be sure to stay tuned to Facebook for the latest
updates about our Live
Show Schedule, upcoming Broadcasts and
the latest postings at NPR Music.
This week’s broadcast features a performance by pioneering Americana singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams in her fifth
appearance on Mountain Stage. Backed only by her acoustic guitar, Williams
plays songs from her new album Blessed, plus a few old favorites.
We are also
joined by Red Horse, the folk super group comprised of John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky, and Eliza Gilkyson. Here they are getting ready for their interview
with host Larry Groce:
Also on the show are the
young indie folk band The Low Anthem. Their new album Smart Flesh was recorded in an abandoned pasta sauce factory in
their hometown of Providence, Rhode
And midway through the show you'll hear a set from husband and wife duo Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion.
can hear a preview of the show via our Song of The Week; Lucinda Williams
performing “Born To Be Loved” from her new album Blessed.
Click here to find a list of radio stations where you can
listen in your area. And be sure to check in with us on Facebook for the latest
news and information.