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Mountain Stage After Midnight- September 13 & 14

Brian Blauser / Mountain Stage

As the old saying goes, "Everybody's working for the weekend," and it's no wonder considering the Mountain Stage archived performances we've picked out for this weekend's "Mountain Stage After Midnight." Broadcast from 1am-5am Saturday and Sunday mornings here on West Virginia Public Radio, "Mountain Stage After Midnight" takes the best episodes from the show's 31 year history and shares their memories and songs with our late-night listeners. Each week we'll hand-pick two of our favorite episodes and they'll alternate order each night.

This week we'll some great performances from 2012, so tune your dials to West Virginia Public Radio this Saturday September 13 and Sunday September 14 for “Mountain Stage After Midnight.”


First you’ll hear a January 2012 performance featuring blues-rocker Patrick Sweany, blues-folk singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster, Sri Lankan-American folk-rock artist BhiBhiman, blazing Chicago blues group Magic Slim & The Teardrops, and American multi-intstrumentalist Johnny Winter (whose posthumous swan song, "Step Back," just came out). See the playlist.


Credit Brian Blauser / Mountain Stage
Ben Taylor, the son of music legends James Taylor and Carly Simon, made his first appearance on Mountain Stage in 2012.

Next an October 2012 performance featuring renowned bango and dulcimer player Bob Shank, Austin-based quartet The Trishas, West Virginian folk musician Logan Venderlic, classic jazz performer Kat Edmonson, and American singer-songwriter Ben Taylor (whose dad, James Taylor, just released a new record). See the playlist.

There's more where that came from! For more Mountain Stage news, make sure to follow the show on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. For more music, make sure to subscribe to The Mountain Stage Podcast to hear why Mountain Stage remains the home of live music on public radio

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