West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s live performance radio show "Mountain Stage" has accepted an invitation to present at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. on Sunday, October 24, in the prestigious venue’s Concert Hall. The performance is among 120+ events announced Thursday morning as part of The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary 2021–2022 Season.
Grammy winner and West Virginia native Kathy Mattea will host the show and welcome guest appearances by legendary Texas swing group Asleep At The Wheel, themselves about to celebrate the 50th-anniversary milestone with a new release, Half A Hundred Years. Also appearing on the show will be roots music multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Tim O’Brien with Jan Fabricius, and genre-blending singer-songwriter Carsie Blanton. The rest of the line-up will be announced soon.