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Mountain Stage celebrates its 40th anniversary

BRIAN BLAUSER brianphoto@yah

The weekly music show Mountain Stage, which can be heard on KRWG Public Media Saturday nights at 6 pm, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Scott Brocato spoke with its current host, award-winning Country and bluegrass artist Kathy Mattea; and Mountain Stage’s founder and original host Larry Groce, about the show and the diverse roster of artists it has presented over the past 40 years.

Kathy Mattea and Larry Groce of Mountain Stage
Josh Saul (Kathy Mattea); Brian Blauser (Larry Groce)
Kathy Mattea and Larry Groce of Mountain Stage

Scott Brocato has been an award-winning radio veteran for over 35 years. He has lived and worked in Las Cruces since 2016, and you can hear him regularly during "All Things Considered" from 4 pm-7 pm on weekdays. Off the air, he is also a local actor and musician, and you can catch him rocking the bass with his band Flat Blak around Las Cruces and El Paso.