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Open Mic

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Each week we “Open the Mic” for live concert audio. From crowd tapers to soundboard recording and even professionally produced shows like Mountain Stage, Open Mic looks beyond the recorded albums of bluegrass and Americana musicians and provides a sense of how they perform on stage.


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