We will take the show on the road in October and tickets for all three events are on sale now.
On October 18 we will take the show to the Keith Albee Theater in Huntington, WV as part of the Create, WV conference. We've just finalized the line up and tickets are on sale now via TicketMaster (click here for a direct link to this event).
Our longtime friend, Cross Lanes native and Country music star Kathy Mattea will make her 18th Mountain Stage appearance with her all-star band. If you haven't heard her record of mining songs Coal
, it is a wonderful collection of some of our region's most important songs, performed by a native who grew up in that atmosphere, produced by Marty Stuart.
Carrying on a deeply-rooted West Virginia tradition of music is the family band The Songcatchers.
Featuring three generations of musicians led by Dr. Everett Lilly
, a professor at Mountain State University. Everett is the son of Everett Lilly, who, as a member of The Lilly Brothers & Don Stover
(with his brother Bea), brought Appalachian music to the masses in Boston which inspired a whole generation of players, Peter Rowan
Or, The Whale
Made up of seven multi-instrumentalists, Or, the Whale from San Francisco will bring their breezy West-coast tunes to our stage. Give them a listen on MySpace and then head over to TicketMaster.com to get your seats.
The Keith Albee Theater is located at 925 4th Ave. in Huntington. Doors are at 6:30pm with the show beginning at 7pm.