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Address: Charleston, WV
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home...

For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced in West Virginia and distributed by NPR, each two hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 150 stations across America, and around the world via NPR Music and iTunes. Recorded in front of a live audience, Mountain Stage typically features four or five artists, with each artist given roughly the same amount of time to perform, give or take five to ten minutes, unless otherwise stated.

The show is recorded live to two track, with as few edits as possible. Mountain Stage features performances from seasoned legends and emerging stars in genres ranging from folk, blues, and country; to indie rock, synth pop, world music, alternative, and beyond.

Come see what radio looks like!

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What a blast.

So it was anniversary night for my wife and I. Trying to find something inexpensive (xmas is coming up!), semi close, and something we had never done before. So this popped up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

So it was anniversary night for my wife and I. Trying to find something inexpensive (xmas is coming up!), semi close, and something we had never done before. So this popped up. We had enjoyed listening to the radio show ever so often so I went online and bought tickets. Heck, only $20 each. Free parking. Get there kinda early.... More 

Thank dem0502
Washington DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What a great music show! Tickets are $20-25 for a 2.5 hour show of 5-6 performers. This is the place to be for a sample of Appalachia.

Thank ceceliainDC
Jane Lew, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I have listened to Mountain Stage on NPR radio for many years, and enjoyed it. Finally, my wife and I went to see a live performance. I had never heard of any of the singers/bands before, so I was not sure how much I would enjoy the evening. I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed it. There were five... More 

Thank 19Jim48
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Mountain Stage live performances happen about 2 Sunday nights per month in Charleston WV. The mix of 4 or 5 musical groups offer lots of variety in an up close and personal setting. The show records and is heard around the world on Public Radio. THIS is a must do in WV.... Great production, great musicians who play and sing... More 

Thank Patty D
Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Check their web site for a schedule. They have 4 - 6 different singers each night . Some are great some are not LOL We always have a good time here. Its a nice smaller theater but not too small. All seats are good. its a better deal if you get your tickets early.

Thank suttle25927
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Mountain Stage has a unique ability to attract and sometimes discover a broad range of diverse talent and weave it into a memorable show. You don't even need to know who is coming as the show never fails to entertain. First Class Professional Entertainment!

1 Thank rreishman
Sutton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

If you're in WV, or driving through WV & it's Sunday night make your way to Charleston & GO SEE MOUNTAIN STAGE. ONE OF THE BEST IF NOT THE BEST live music show I've been to. Up close & personal with Larry Groce & the performers of the night, make this venue a rememberal experience. Small theater, small price, ($15... More 

4 Thank Howard W
West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

For many years putting WV on the map with a wonderful sampling of nationally and internationally touring musicians and bands in wonderful venues, at a family friendly and reasonable price.

3 Thank mcgervey
Charleston, West Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

The latest Mountain Stage was like a Sunday at Church. Every performer started or ended with Christian praise, even a jab at Buddhism from two performers. I came for music, not to be "saved". Mix it up a bit please.

6 Thank RobertBreedlove
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

I don't get to go often enough but when I do I totally enjoy Mountain Stage. The entertainment is always first class and makes for a great evening of music.

3 Thank Cheryl A

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