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“Well worth a trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage
Charleston, WV
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Ranked #14 of 40 things to do in Charleston
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Owner description: Located in the Cultural Center, radio music shows are taped here every weekend.
Charleston, WV
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Well worth a trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Mountain Stage is one of those wonderful institutions where you get to see some great performers in a really fun atmosphere. The only disappointing thing about the shows is that if you're there to see a favorite artist, the set will be too short. At the same time, when there is someone you don't much care for on stage, you won't have long to wait before someone you like better comes on. Don't miss this - if you live in or near Charleston you should be there every month! If not, it is worth it to make the trip.

Visited August 2013
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Charleston, West Virginia, United States
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“Never lets me down”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Mountain Stage is definitely a jewel in WV's crown. You can't find a better deal - the tickets are inexpensive, and you will definitely hear someone in the lineup that is worth way more than the price of admission. No matter who the headliners are, there are always more guests there who are equally impressive, if not more so. I've gone to hear bigger names like Todd Snider & Mary Chapin Carpenter & Dar Williams, only to come away in love with a local group. There is a lot of music packed into the 2 1/2 - 3 hrs you'll be there - it's edited down for the radio show, so the live performance is definitely worth going to.

Visited May 2013
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Charleston, West Virginia
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“DebWV”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Mountain Stage is a must do if you are here when they are performing! I've never been disappointed. Usually, there are about 4 or 5 guest bands or artists who put on about a 15 to 10 minute concert per artist. The Mountain Stage band itself is amazing. The only drawback is that the Cultural Center Theatre seats about 700 people and often, tickets are sold out. If you do get tickets, seats aren't assigned so try to get there at least 1/2 hour early.

Visited May 2013
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Ohio
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77 reviews
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“An Event Worth Experiencing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Mountain Stage is so much fun. The musical acts are varied - some mainstream and others alternative or up and coming. Just to see the way a radio show is produced is worth the price of admission. If you get a chance, I'd recommend trying a show. I enjoy it everytime I go whether I'm familiar with the music acts or not.

Visited March 2013
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“Great time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Mountain Stage is part of West Virginia Public Broadcasting,We have been to Mountain Stage numerous times and every time we have went we had a great time. An eclectic mix of music and talents. From Jessie Winchester, Nellie Mckay, to Zee Avi and more. Larry Groce is a wonderful MC. I think people visiting Charleston, Wv would be surprised to see how great a show the could see in such and intimate setting, definitely worth checking out. This is more of an adult environment unless the entertainment is billed to be otherwise do to the fact that they do record some of these shows for radio and other media purposes.

Visited June 2012
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