Darrell Scott, appearing live on Mountain Stage February 5
Mountain Stage is announcing its 29th season of shows at the Culture Center Theater Charleston,
beginning Sunday, February 5 with renowned singer-songwriter and
roots musician Darrell Scott. One of Nashville’s most respected and sought
after songwriters, Scott has written hit after hit for some of the biggest
names in country music, including The Dixie Chicks, Tim McGraw, and Brad
Paisley – just to name a few. Scott also puts in work as one of music city’s
most revered side men, most recently with Robert Plant’s backing group of roots
music all stars, The Band of Joy. Scott’s seventh album of all new material is
Long Ride Home.
We’ll also be joined on Feb 5
by Irish-American group Solas. Trumpeted by The Boston Herald as “The first
truly great Irish band to arise from America,” Solas has built a
reputation over nearly two decades as one of the finest Celtic groups working
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
will also appear on this show. Thirty years after their formation, the Dirty
Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine, whose name is synonymous with
genre-bending romps, high-octane performances, and collaborations with artists
ranging from Elvis Costello and Dr. John to David Bowie.
Fountains of Wayne, appearing live on Mountain Stage February 12.
On February 12
Mountain Stage welcomes back power pop group Fountains of Wayne
. The group's
line up has remained unchanged since they first toured in support of their 1996
self-titled debut album, and in August, they released Sky Full of Holes
artists for both of these shows will be announced for this show in the coming
Rich Robinson, appearing live on Mountain Stage March 4
On March 4,
Mountain Stage will welcome Black Crowes founding member Rich Robinson. The
band’s guitarist, and an important influence on some of their best known songs,
Robinson has been out with his own southern rock outfit of late, and a new
album called Through a Crooked Sun. You can preview three tracks from the
record via his website.
Mountain Stage favorites Cowboy Junkies will also appear on this show. Frequent guests over the years, this
will mark the band’s ninth appearance. Their most recent release, Demons, is an
album featuring covers of songs written by another Mountain Stage favorite, the
late Vic Chesnutt. We’ll also be joined by once more by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell, and consummate Australian rock musician Paul Kelly.
Tickets for these shows are
ON SALE MONDAY, NOV. 21st at 10 a.m. You can purchase tickets online, at Taylor Books in downtown Charleston, or by calling 800.549.TIXX.
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