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Foucault was born in Wisconsin, but now calls Western Massachusetts home. (Mountain Stage)

Jeffrey Foucault On Mountain Stage

Mar 13, 2013

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In his decade-plus songwriting career, Foucault has played with Gillian Welch, Rosanne Cash and Greg Brown, among others. Foucault made a name for himself with this great debut album, Miles from the Lightning, back in 2001. Singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault is crowdfunding his new album, Cavalcade, a collaboration with poet Lisa Olstein. Wisconsin songwriter Jeffrey Foucault.

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Jeffrey Foucault makes his second appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown. Long a student of the rich and strange music that falls under the wide veil of Americana, Jeffrey Foucault's singing, songwriting and guitar playing draws instant comparisons to another heavyweight of the genre: Darrell Scott.

Originally from Wisconsin and now based out of Massachusetts, Foucault has toured extensively throughout the United States and Canada. Playing here backed only by an acoustic guitar, Foucault's set is drawn primarily from his latest release, Horse Latitudes, which was recorded alongside a folk supergroup that featured Eric Heywood, Billy Conway, Jennifer Condos and Van Dyke Parks.

Set List

  • "Starlight and Static"
  • "Goners Most"
  • "Everybody's Famous"
  • "Careless Flame"
  • "Train to Jackson"
  • "Absent Friends" (performed by Mountain Stage's Julie Adams and the New Rope String Band)
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