Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes, live on Mountain Stage
Anais Mitchell, live on Mountain Stage
The sprightly Anais Mitchell kicks off the show. She
backed by her own band for songs from “Young Man in America,” which finds Mitchell
taking on the voices of multiple characters, both men and women; and features
cameos by guitarist Adam Levy and Punch Brothers’ Chris Thile.
Paul Kelly, live on Mountain Stage
You’ll also hear from Australian songwriting institution Paul
Kelly. A storyteller on a par with the likes of Ray Davies, he has amassed
a catalog whose quality and variety are unmatched - all the while remaining a
beloved cult figure in the U.S. Dubbed “Australia’s Rock Icon” by Rolling
Stone Magazine, in In 2004, he began staging “A-Z concerts” which found him
performing 100 of his songs over four nights - in alphabetical order.
Margo Timmins of the Cowboy Junkies, live on Mountain Stage
The Cowboy Junkies make their 9th visit to Mountain Stage. More than 25 years after their formation, The Cowboy Junkies are more active than ever. Over an 18 month span beginning in 2010, the band released four new studio albums. Renmin Park, Demons, Sing in My Meadow and The Wilderness comprise what the band calls “The Nomad Series,” a loosely-connected cycle of recordings inspired by everything from a life-changing trip to China, their collective love for singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt. The resulting work has been called some of the best of their career.
Rich Robinson, live on Mountain Stage
Finally, you'll hear from guitarist and singer-songwriter Rich Robinson. As
the guitarist for popular rockers the Black Crowes, Rich Robinson had achieved
the American Dream Before he was 25. Then, a divorce and the band’s unexpected
hiatus ushered him into a painful, introspective period. The result was his
first solo release, “Through a Crooked Sun,” a lyirically personal album which
evidences a musical and spiritual awakening that addresses family, fame and
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