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Each week, Mountain Stage artistic director and co-founder Larry Groce handpicks the Song of The Week from the two-hour broadcast. An excerpt is heard every Friday morning during West Virginia Morning on WVPB Radio.

LISTEN: 'I See The Moon' By North Mississippi Allstars Is Our Mountain Stage Song Of The Week

North Mississippi Allstars performing on Mountain Stage in 2021. Hear their set starting Friday, Dec. 3 on our NPR stations.
Brian Blauser
Mountain Stage
North Mississippi Allstars performing on Mountain Stage in 2021. Hear their set starting Friday, Aug. 19 on our NPR stations.

This week's broadcast of Mountain Stage features a performance from North Mississippi Allstars whose new album, Set Sail, was released in early 2022 on New West Records.

North Mississippi Allstars "I See The Moon" live on Mountain Stage
North Mississippi Allstars perform their song "I See The Moon" on Mountain Stage. The song appears on their album "Set Sail," coming January 2022.
Luther Dickinson of NMAS

Ahead of this appearance, the band added bassist Jesse Williams and vocalist Lamar Williams, Jr. to the group that was founded by brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson in 1996. This performance of "I See The Moon" features vocals by Cedric Burnside, himself a guest on this same episode, and vocalist Sharisse Norman.

Co-founder and artistic director Larry Groce is back at the host microphone this week, and he welcomes performances from the Allstars, Cedric Burnside, Virginia-based blues man Corey Harris, jazz-tinged vocalist and songwriter Kate Vargas, and New Jersey’s Jonah Tolchin.

Visit the playlist and find a station in your area where you can listen when the episode starts airing this Friday, Aug. 19.

Executive Producer of Mountain Stage, adam@mountainstage.org, 304-556-4900, @mtnadam

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