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Shovels & Rope On Mountain Stage

Shovels & Rope performs live for <em>Mountain Stage</em> in Charleston, W.Va.
Shovels & Rope performs live for <em>Mountain Stage</em> in Charleston, W.Va.

Shovels & Rope makes its third appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. That's not to be confused with Charleston, S.C., the place where Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst began playing roots-flavored garage rock almost a half-decade ago. As CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and West Virginia native Conor Knighton states in the introduction to this performance, it's easy to see what makes this husband-and-wife duo so special: booming melodies, break-neck lyricism and a robust take on Americana music.

Shovels & Rope's latest release, Little Seeds, is inspired by the cycle of life (including the arrival of the Trent and Hearst's first child). It's available now on New West Records.

Set List

  • "I Know"
  • "Botched Execution"
  • "Johnny Come Outside"
  • "Invisible Man"
  • "St. Anne's Parade"
  • "This Ride"
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