David Wax Museum, appearing live on Mountain Stage October 28
Mountain Stage is gearing up for a long series of shows this
fall, and thanks to the magic of the Internet, you can preview a few of the
acts set to appear.
Now while we don’t like to play favorites, after a long
summer and thousands of miles traveled, we’re seriously looking forward to our
home show in Charleston on October
28, when we’ll be joined by Beth
Orton, Jesse Harris, and David Wax Museum. And as luck would have
it, thanks to our friends over at NPR Music, you
can stream Beth Orton’s highly anticipated new album Sugaring Season in its
entirety this week. And if you want a preview of the upcoming live show, you
can watch her recent All Songs Considered Tiny Desk concert (sorry, no
And speaking of David Wax Museum – since appearing on the
show last March, the duo’s unlikely blend of Mexican folk music and Americana
has earned them all sorts of attention, including
this write-up and interview in the New York Times.
Lucero, appearing live on Mountain Stage October 14.
On October 14 Mountain Stage will make the
short trip to the lovely campus of Ohio University
in Athens, where we’ll be joined by
Rodney Crowell, Sara Watkins and Memphis-based country rockers Lucero. You can preview their new album Women and Work, as well as
get a behind-the-scenes look at what the band’s been up to via the video above.
Brandi Carlile, appearing on Mountain Stage October 21
On October 21 we’ll be up in Morgantown,
at West Virginia University’s
Center, where we’re excited to have
powerhouse vocalist Brandi Carlile
with us. If you’re wondering what she might have in store for us, take a look
at her recent Tiny Desk Concert. Tickets are going fast.
Ben Taylor, appearing live on Mountain Stage October 21
Also appearing on the same stage is Ben Taylor. Check out the new Amanda Demme-directed video to his
song “Oh Brother” above.
And finally, Mountain Stage is thrilled to be returning
to the historic Keith Albee Theater in Huntington
on November 4. Dr. Dog,
the Mountain Goats, Spirit Family Reunion and Red Wanting Blue will be there. We’re
happy to report that you
can listen to the Mountain Goats new album in its entirety over at Rolling
It’s going to be an exciting fall. Tickets to these shows
and more can be purchased by following the links on our Live Show Schedule page. Several
acts will be added to all of these shows in the upcoming days and weeks, so
watch this space. We hope you can join us!