Tag: Mountain Heart

Still more from Gettysburg 2015

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is yet another gallery of Frank Baker’s terrific images from the August Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. And we’re not done yet!


Molly Cherryholmes to Mountain Heart

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The newly-reformed Mountain Heart has announced a change to their lineup. Founding member Jim VanCleve won’t be participating with the group, who has a new opportunity he is pursuing. Stepping in will be Molly Cherryholmes, the southpaw fiddler from the Cherryholmes family band, who will […]


Jerry Douglas and Mountain Heart

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

We got a note this week from Josh Shilling with Mountain Heart, telling about what a blast they had jamming and hanging out with The Earls of Leicester while they were in Utah. Are there two string bands more at the opposite ends of the […]


Mountain Heart finishing new album

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

We caught up yesterday with Josh Shilling, lead singer in the newly-reformed Mountain Heart, and asked him to fill our readers in on the new band structure, the new album they are putting the finishing touches on, and what to expect from this high-energy outfit […]


Mountain Heart is back for 2015 – and beyond

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

After dropping into apparent obscurity this year, and announcing the departure of founding member Jim VanCleve and bass player Jason Moore, Mountain Heart has indicated today that they are back with a renewed focus, and a new album in 2015. Van Cleve is returning on fiddle […]


Bluegrass and Chili Festival 2014

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bluegrass and Chili Festival in Claremore, OK celebrated it’s 35th anniversary by bringing in some of bluegrass music’s top names and the thousands of fans who attended didn’t pay one cent to attend. The Grascals, Mountain Heart, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Rhonda Vincent and the […]


Jason Moore moves on

| August 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jason Moore, long time bassist with Mountain Heart, has officially announced his departure from the group to focus his attention on other musical ventures. “Well, I just wanted to go on record to quiet any rumors and let everybody know my intentions. I have left […]


Jim VanCleve exits Mountain Heart [updated]

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s the end of an era. Fiddler Jim VanCleve has announced his departure from Mountain Heart, a group he helped found some years ago. At its onset, Jim, Barry Abernathy, and Steve Gulley started the band when they left Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver in 1998. […]


Welcome Isabella Shilling

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mountain Heart lead singer Josh Shilling and his wife, Aleah, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Isabella Katherine Shilling was born yesterday afternoon (4/8/14) at 5:41 p.m. (CDT). She came in at 5 lbs, 10 oz, and 19” long. Josh reports that mom […]


Congratulations Josh and Aleah Shilling

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Josh Shilling, vocalist with Mountain Heart, and his longtime sweetheart, Aleah Dillon, were married on December 1. Aleah is a web developer near Nashville. The pair have been together for 10 years, and met in the Roanoke, VA area before moving to Nashville. Josh said […]