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For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced by West Virginia Public broadcasting and distributed by NPR Music, each two hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 240 stations across America, and around the world via NPR Music and mountainstage.org.

Listen: Dierks Bentley's "Up On The Ridge" Is Our Song Of The Week

Dierks Bentley and the Travelin' McCourys
Brian Blauser
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Mountain Stage
Dierks Bentley and the Travelin' McCourys on stage at The Clay Center during FestivALL, 2010

This week we are looking back to 2010 when we recorded a special episode at The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences during FestivALL Charleston. Our guests included Dierks Bentley, who brought along bluegrass family band The Travelin’ McCourys to perform songs from his then just-released album Up On The Ridge. The band’s air-tight performance of the title track is our Song of the Week.

Dierks Bentley performs "Up On The Ridge" on Mountain Stage
Recorded in 2010 at The Clay Center in Charleston, W.Va.
Dierks Bentley & the Travelin' McCourys on Mountain Stage 2010

Radio listeners will also enjoy live sets from swing-style guitarist John Jorgenson and his Quintet, Canadian songwriter Fred Eaglesmith, Harmonica player and session legend Charlie McCoy, and guitar-icon Bill Kirchen.

Check out the playlist and find out where you can listen to this week’s special encore episode of Mountain Stage.

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