Listen: Kathy Mattea on Mountain Stage

Oct 4, 2018

Hear one of music's most distinct vocalists perform songs from her new album in this week's episode of Mountain Stage, recorded at the Augusta Heritage Festival in Elkins, W.Va.

Kathy Mattea returns to Mountain Stage with songs from her brand new album "Pretty Bird." The collection finds the Grammy-winning singer interpreting some of her favorite songs by a variety of artists, including our Song of the Week- the iconic story-song "Ode to Billy Joe."

This week's episode features special guest-host Bil Lepp.
Credit Brian Blauser/ Mountain Stage

Hear more of Mattea's performance, plus award winning bluegrass group Darin and Brooke Aldridge, West Virginia honky-tonk treasures Blue Yonder, and old-time musician Joe Newberry, when special guest-host Bil Lepp nagivates the latest episode of Mountain Stage recorded on the campus of Davis & Elkins College.

Visit  the Augusta Heritage Center for more information on their traditional music workshops and festival, including the upcoming October Old-Time Week.

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All hands on deck for the finale song as Mountain Stage closes out the Augusta Heritage Festival in Elkins, W.Va.
Credit Brian Blauser/ Mountain Stage