The Howlin' Brothers On Mountain Stage

Oct 24, 2013
Originally published on July 2, 2014 10:38 am

The Howlin' Brothers make their first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.V. A three-piece string band with drive and energy to spare, The Howlin' Brothers bring the roots and branches of traditional music into a sound uniquely their own. Ian Craft sings lead vocals, along with playing banjo and fiddle; Ben Plasse plays upright bass; and Jared Green rounds out the group on a well-worn acoustic guitar.

The group's latest album, Howl, was produced by Brendan Benson, bandmate and cohort of the renowned Jack White. The record also boasts a cameo from Asheville, N.C., hometown hero Warren Haynes.

This performance includes Green's guitar-focused "Delta Queen," which was not heard during the radio broadcast of The Howlin' Brothers' performance.

Set List

  • "Gone"
  • "Delta Queen"
  • "Mama Don't You Tell Me"
  • "Amanda Dawn/Charleston Chew"
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