Audio & Video Archive Library 

Welcome to our Mountain Folk Audio Archive Library. Here you'll find streaming and downloadable audio features.  Enjoy!  Please note: Due to archiving, some material in these shows and interviews will be dated.

In addition to our weekly Mountain Folk Radio & Web Show, we also produce the Mountain Folk TV show.  You can find the monthly shows on various cable networks or directly by clicking here.

 

Live Concert Videos with 'East Side Dave' Kline & The Mountain Folk Band - some clips with special guests.

Mountain Folk Band tour of Reutlingen, Germany 2014 Click here to watch videos taken during the 2014 Mountain Folk Band tour of Reutlingen and surrounding regions of Germany.

Victory BrewGrass Fest Click here to enjoy videos from the Victory BrewGrass Festival.

Mountain Folk Acoustic Roots Fusion Concert Click here to watch some videos from our 2014 show including our Mountain Folk Band and the Celtic Martins. 

Live at 2014 Frecon Farm PickFest  Click here to enjoy a selection of videos from the 2014 PickFest in Boyertown, PA.  Videos include Dave Kline & The Mountain Folk Band, Caoline Reese & The Drifting Fifth and The Barn Swallows.

The Mountain Folk Vault Interviews Click here to view a selection of past interviews when celebrities and special musical guests appeared on the Mountain Folk show with host Dave Kline to discuss their life, careers and music.

Live in Crystal Cave!  Click here to view a selection of videos filmed during the Mountain Folk Band's historic series of concerts in Pennsylvania's Crystal Cave.

"Kickin' Mule" & Folsom Prison Blues" 7:03 Filmed at the 2013 Haiti Disaster Relief Benefit Concert at the Schuylkill Valley Bible Chapel in Mohrsville, PA.  Click here to watch.

"Fox on the Run w/audience sing along" 2:23 Filmed at the 2013 Haiti Disaster Relief Benefit Concert at the Schuylkill Valley Bible Chapel in Mohrsville, PA.  Click here to watch.

"Swing Low Sweet Chariot" 4:49 Filmed at the 2012 Lyons Fiddle Festival.  In this video Dave is joined by many other musicians for an end of the festival, end of the day traditional jam session to a classic song.  The audience sang along too!  Click here to watch.

"Yodel University Graduating Class" 2:14 Filmed at the 2012 Lyons Fiddle Festival.  We graduated 30 people from the stage at the festival.  Each received their Yodel U diploma and t-shirt.  Click here to watch the closing part of the fun.

"Swing Low Sweet Chariot" 3:59  Gospel jam of Swing Low Sweet Chariot with Dave Kline, Kendal Conrad, The Zepp Family Band and WTAP's Uncle Jeffrey, from the live broadcast at Steve Moyer Subaru on WEEU Radio promoting the 2012  Lyons Fiddle Festival.

"Bill Cheatham" 1:59  'East Side' Dave Kline and 'The Mad Fiddler', Travis Wetzel, stopped by the Reading Eagle Newspaper booth during a break from their duties at the hoedown stage of the 2012 Kutztown Folk Festival and played this little musical jam on the traditional tune, Bill Cheatham. Reading Eagle Newspaper, The Mountain Folk Radio & Web Show, and WEEU Radio are the primary sponsors for the Kutztown Folk Festival Hoedown Stage in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

"Angeline the Baker" 3:42  This video was shot on the last day of the 2012 Kutztown Folk Festival. 'East Side' Dave Kline plays the long-neck Deering banjo, while Travis Wetzel, (Grand Ole Opry performer), and first-ever champion of the Lyons Fiddle Festival, fiddles. Members of the Celtic Martin Family Band, including Lyons and Berks County Fiddle Festival champ Emily Martin, (now married with new family name), joined in for an impromptu jam on Angeline the Baker.

"The Kutztown Folk Festival Polka" 6:06  On June 30, 2012, (the opening day of the Kutztown Folk Festival for 2012), Dave Kline wrote this song and performed it for the first time with The Country Folks Hoedown Band for a live audience on the second day of the festival. This video was filmed on, 7/8/12, the last day of the festival. What you see is a presentation of the lyrics for the song to festival officials, Dave Fooks & Steve Sharadin, and hoedown caller Lester Miller. Without the determination and passion of these three guys, plus everyone else who works with them, our traditional rural culture would not be preserved as it is. The video includes a bit of the presentation and then the playing of the song in honor of the lyric recipients and the audience. Thanks to Anne Chubb from Reading Eagle Company for grabbing a camera and rolling the film!

"Soldiers Joy" 1:38  This video was shot at the 2012 Kutztown Folk Festival near the hoedown stage during a break in between hoedown stage shows.  Two time champion fiddler, Beatrice Ferreira, and fiddler Ted Fenstermacher joined 'East Side' Dave Kline at the Reading Eagle Newspaper booth to play a traditional, acoustic, banjo/fiddle rendition of this pre-Revolutionary War song on the 4th of July at the festival.

"Feast Here Tonight (Rabbit in the Log)" 3:13 This video was shot at the 2012 Kutztown Folk Festival on the hoedown stage during our daily Mountain Folk performance.  Ted Fenstermacher on fiddle/vocals and 'East Side' Dave Kline on banjo/vocals carry on the old mountain tradition of banjo/fiddle/vocal and foot stompin' music.  YeeHaw!

"Dave & Uncle Jeffrey Yodel" 5:14 This clip was taken from a promotional appearance for the 2012 Lyons Fiddle Festival 'East Side' Dave Kline made on the Uncle Jeffrey TV show on WTAP back on Sunday, May 6, 2012.  Dave will be presenting a 30 to 45 minute yodeling show and performance at the highly popular 2012 Lyons Fiddle Festival in Lyons, PA, on Sunday, May 16th, as a part of the day-long celebration of fiddling and traditional music, food and fun.  Click on any one of these links to view the video clip where Dave gives a preview of what his show will be about at the Lyons Fiddle Festival and also teaches Uncle Jeffrey how to do a bit of high range yodeling, inviting Uncle Jeffrey to lead a contingent of around 25 audience members up onto the stage during Dave's performance so that they can all learn to yodel and yodel right along.  We're going to have fun at the Lyons Fiddle Festival and expect a record-setting audience of more than 6,000 people, so come and join us and tell all of your like-minded friends!

See the clip directly from the Lyons Fiddle Festival website at... http://www.lyonsfiddlefest.com/Videos.html and scroll down, or view it here... www.lyonsfiddlefest.com, click in the “Media” button and then on the “Video” bar and scroll down, or go directly to the Lyons Fiddle Festival You Tube link...
http://youtu.be/9IU-g8ejtGA, or just click on the title of the clip above and go right to the You Tube posting of the clip.

"Apres' Ski Yodel Jam in O' Flanagan's Irish Pub in Kitzbuhel, Austria" :16 This video was shot on April 3, 2012, by Alan Cheshire, a native of Birmingham, England, who has transplanted himself in the alps of Kitzbuhel, Austria, for the purpose of guiding skiers and sightseers to fun and alpine culture in the region.  The clip features 'East Side Dave' Kline performing a 'by-request' spontaneous acapella yodel jam with the band Cuckoo during their after ski, (or apres' ski), concert in the pub.  The place was packed and everyone was in great spirits!  Yee-haa!  Just click on the title to view the video.

"Alice" 4:52 This video was shot by Steve Hunter, one of the highly-talented potters at the 2010 Kutztown Folk Festival.  The video captures the last song in our Mountain Folk Duo Sing-A-Long with "East Side" Dave Kline on guitar and vocals, Ted Fenstermacher on fiddle, and a host of artisans and members of the audience who were invited by Dave to come on up out of the audience, get on stage and sing along to the final song "Alice" during the portion of the show that portrays folk and fun, sing-a-long music from around the world.  The Mountain Folk sing-a-long with Dave has become an annual tradition at the festival. Just click on the title to view the video.

"Soldiers Joy" 3:28 Emily Martin, two time Grand Champion of the Berks County Fiddle Festival <2009 & 2010> performs a live rendition of 'Soldiers Joy' with East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band during a live concert at Gring's Mill Amphitheater on Sunday, June 27, 2010.  Emily won the opportunity to perform with the band as a part of her prize at the Berks County Fiddle Festival which was held earlier in 2010 in the Berks Heritage Park, Pennsylvania. In addition to Emily, who was 19 years old at the time of this performance, the band this day included "East Side Dave" Kline on guitar, Bob Entler on mandolin, Mike Hertzog on banjo, and Dane Kline on bass guitar. Just click on the title to view the video.

  "Lee Highway Blues" 2:38 Emily Martin, two time Grand Champion of the Berks County Fiddle Festival <2009 & 2010> performs a live rendition of 'Lee Highway Blues' with East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band during a live concert at Gring's Mill Amphitheater on Sunday, June 27, 2010.  Emily won the opportunity to perform with the band as a part of her prize at the Berks County Fiddle Festival which was held earlier in 2010 in the Berks Heritage Park, Pennsylvania. In addition to Emily, who was 19 years old at the time of this performance, the band this day included "East Side Dave" Kline on guitar, Bob Entler on mandolin, Mike Hertzog on banjo, and Dane Kline on bass guitar. Just click on the title to view the video.

"Golden Slippers" 3:43

East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band were the featured headliner band at the 2009 Lyons Fiddle Festival which drew a record crowd of more than 5,500 people.  This crowd even beat out the record-setting crowd from 2008 when the band performed for the festival. About halfway through the band's show, Dave invited fiddling friends Kenny Gehret and Leroy Mumma onstage to join him and fellow Mountain Folk Band members Travis Wetzel, Bob Entler, Mike Hertzog and Dane Kline to play an impromptu jam of the classic fiddle tune Golden Slippers.  Special thanks to the Keith Weidner and the Lyons Fiddle Festival Committee for providing this link and video.  Just click on the title to view the video.

"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" 5:47

http://www.thebluegrassblog.com/tag/uncle-dave-maconEast Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band perform with Grand Old Opry Star Jesse McReynolds and his band during a group sing-a-long with a record-setting audience of about 5,000 people at the 25th Anniversary of the Lyons Fiddle Festival on September 21, 2008, Lyons Station, Pennsylvania.  Musicians in the "jam-finale" also included Luke McKnight, Amanda McReynolds, Garrett Mc Reynolds, Mike Hertzog, Travis Wetzel, Bob Entler, Keith Brintzenhof, Kenny Gehret and others!  Special thanks to the Lyons Fiddle Festival Committee for providing this link and video. Just click on the title to view the video.

"My Pennsylvania Home" 3:11

This is one of the signature original songs by East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band as performed at the 2008 Lyons Fiddle Festival.  Special thanks to Keith Weidner from the festival for his support and provision of this video from the festival.  Clicking on the link above takes you to a page of the Lyons Fiddle Festival website where you can then click on the video option for this live version of the song. Just click on the title to view the video.

  “Hallelujah, I’m Ready” 3:51

East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band feature band member Bob Entler in this live performance at the 10th Annual Soberstock Music Festival in Reinholds, PA on July 21, 2007. Just click on the title to view the video.

 “Blue Ridge Mountain Home” 3:48

East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band feature banjoist Mike Hertzog in this live performance at the 10th Annual Soberstock Music Festival in Reinholds, PA on July 21, 2007. Just click on the title to view the video.

“This is How to Yodel” 6:08

East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band teach the audience how to yodel in this live performance for The Star Series at The Scottish Rite Theater in West Reading, PA on January 13, 2007, while in concert with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. Just click on the title to view the video.

“The Orange Blossom Special” 6:07

East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band feature “the mad fiddler” Travis Wetzel in this encore song at their live performance for The Star Series at The Scottish Rite Theater in West Reading, PA on January 13, 2007, while in concert with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. Just click on the title to view the video.

 “Presentation of gifts to Rhonda Vincent”  4:24

“East Side Dave” Kline brings the big & little Miss Berks County Dairy princesses on stage to give Rhonda Vincent & The Rage gifts from WayHar Farms and the local dairy industry and agricultural exchange.  Our Little Miss Berks County Dairy Princess sings a special song for everyone about milk.  Rhonda loves milk! The moment occurred at a live performance for The Star Series at The Scottish Rite Theater in West Reading, PA on January 13, 2007. Just click on the title to view the video.

 “Bluegrass Gospel Encore Jam” 5:37

http://www.bluegrassjournal.com/2008/02/05/rhonda-rage-and-rounder-artists-round-up-at-2008-spbgma-awards/East Side Dave & The Mountain Folk Band, by invitation from Rhonda & The Rage, join in an encore performance of a Bluegrass music Gospel medley that had everyone in the audience and the bands singing along at this live performance for The Star Series at The Scottish Rite Theater in West Reading, PA on January 13, 2007. Just click on the title to view the video.

 

"Climb Every Mountain" - a live video clip of Elisabeth Von Trapp chatting about her family and music and then performing a folk trio version of a famous song from The Sound of Music with "East Side Dave" Kline and cellist Erich Kory. Special thanks to Elisabeth Von Trapp and Von Trapp Music for permission to use this video clip. (2007)  Just click on the title to view the video.
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"Edelweiss" - a live video clip of Elisabeth Von Trapp, "East Side Dave" Kline, cellist Erich Kory with special guests from the Community School of Music and the Arts and The Berks Classical Childrens Choir as they perform the encore concert song which ended up being a very moving group sing-a-long!  Special thanks to Elisabeth Von Trapp and Von Trapp Music for permission to use this video clip. (2007) Just click on the title to view the video.
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Leesport Farmers Market 60th Anniversary Hoedown: On Saturday evening, July 21, 2007, to commemorate its 60th anniversary of operation, The Leesport Farmers Market and Auction hosted an old-fashioned hoedown.  Over 1,300 people of all ages came out to join in the celebration and dancing.  The market’s party hall is 180 feet long by 60 feet wide and it was filled from end to end with dancers making this one of the largest hoedown dances in Berks County history.  Musicians Ted Fenstermacher, Keith Brintzenhoff, “East Side Dave” Kline and Dane Kline joined hoedown caller Lester Miller to provide the music and calling for the proprietors, Woody and Cindy Weist.  Click here to see a video clip of the hoedown! Just click on the title to view the video.

"From the River to the Mountain" - Here is the fully produced video for the official theme song that "East Side Dave" Kline co-wrote with colleague and author Charles J. Adams III for the 250th anniversary of the City of Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1998.  The award-winning video, produced by Berks Community Television, features a version of The Mountain Folk Band with several of Dave's musician friends of note from the local community and many sights from the Greater Reading and Berks County region. (Run time of the video is 6:15 with credits.)  Just click on the title to view the video.
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Audio Interviews

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qssGecKSWO8

Tom Bedell Interview

Pictured from left to right: Mike, Dave, Tom Bedell, and Paula in the workshop at Meadowood Music on 4/26/10.  Mike and Paula are the proprietors of Meadowood Music and Tom Bedell was there in person to promote his new line of fabulous guitars.  We all played guitars and had a great time and Dave conducted an interview with Tom Bedell.  Sections of the interview have been used on our Mountain Folk Radio & Web Show, but you can listen to the entire 24 minute unedited conversation between Dave and Tom Bedell by selecting one of the options below.

Streaming version  Downloadable version

Leo Kottke Interview

Click on this link to listen to the entire, unedited interview that East Side Dave conducted with guitarist Leo Kottke on 11/13/07 promoting a concert on 12/6/07.  The interview originally aired on the 11/25/07 Mountain Folk Show. 

 

Dick Boak Interview: Martin Guitar luthier to the Stars!

Left: In 2008 Martin Guitar celebrated 175 years of being in business, providing guitars to local and regional musicians as well as instruments to the likes of Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Willie Nelson, Neil Young and many more iconic players.  Martin Guitars have long been the first choice of bluegrass guitarists.  Martin's Dick Boak was interviewed on WEEU Radio's Feedback talk show on Wednesday, 2/27/08, when he spoke about the company and special custom guitars that he helped to produce.  Click here to see a post broadcast interview with Mr. Boak. (Appx. 5 minutes) Mr. Boak was also interviewed by Dave during a one-hour Mountain Folk radio & web show special that originally aired during the week of 4/13/08 after Dave visited the Martin Guitar factory and took their amazing tour. Click here to listen to the entire one-hour show. 

Elisabeth Von Trapp Interview

An Interview with Elisabeth Von Trapp: During this show we chat with the granddaughter of Captain and Maria Von Trapp of "Sound of Music" fame.  Elisabeth is the daughter of Werner Von Trapp, son of Captain and Maria Von Trapp, and was portrayed in the Sound of Music as son "Kurt."  Werner Von Trapp actually helped to create the Community School of Music and the Arts in Reading, Pennsylvania, the county seat from where our Mountain Folk show originates and Elisabeth was raised for a few years right in our homeplace region!   She is a fantastic vocalist, musician and enjoys skiing!  She's even dabbled with bluegrass music!  We chat about her music, her family, and offer information about a concert that was a fundraiser for the school.  This show originally aired the week of 3/4/07.

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Specially Archived Mountain Folk Radio & Web Shows

SKI SEASON KICK-OFF SHOWS

Hintertux Glacier opening of 2006/2007 Ski Season Show: This show originally aired the week of 11/5/06, based around live recordings made in the Zillertal Region of the Tirol in Austria; Hintertux Glacier.

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North Country Tour 2007/2008 Ski Season Show: This show originally aired the week of 12/16/07, and features holiday music, interviews and chat about the fabulous snow at the Northern Vermont ski resorts of Smugglers' Notch, Stowe and Jay Peak. (Click link to play or right-click to download and play on your portable listening device.)

Philadelphia Zoo and Critter Song Show: This is the entire one-hour show from America's Oldest Zoo with conversation between Dave and their V.P. of Conservation on the topic of species and habitat conservation.  Several "critter" songs are also featured.  (This show originally aired the week of 9/17/06.)  

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Specific sound excerpts and "readings" from past Mountain Folk Radio & Web Shows

Rainbow Bridge: This is a clip that offers comfort to those who have lost a beloved pet.

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What Makes A Dad: This is a sentimental clip that we sometimes use on our Father's Day show. 

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Other Mountain Laurel Productions

The Grundsow Lodge #2 Show - Join Bobby Bubbenmoyer from the Shoemakersville School of Broadcasting, (the S.O.B.), the Mountain Folk Show’s “East Side Dave” Kline and WEEU Radio and Exeter House Publishing’s Charles J. Adams III for the monthly meeting of The Grundsow Lodge #2, a one-hour or so show where the hosts chew the fat about this and that and present some stuff that you’re very unlikely to hear anywhere else.  Don’t tell anyone you’re listening to the “lodge” because, as the hosts say, “it’s a secret!”  Folksy and sometimes on the edge of good taste, The Grundsow Lodge #2 is the place where the hosts are all for one and one ferhuddled!  Somehow the show manages to be entertaining; honest! 

Click on link below to listen or right-click to download and play on your portable device.

 

The Grundsow Lodge #2: Feb/March 2008 Show

The Grundsow Lodge #2: January 2008 Show

The Grundsow Lodge #2: Dec. 2007 Show

The Grundsow Lodge #2: November 2007 Thanksgiving special

 

The Grundsow Lodge #2: Oct. 2007 Show

The Grundsow Lodge #2: Sept. 2007 Show

Free Apple iTunes Podcast Information

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