Tag: Mountain Heart

Jim VanCleve exits Mountain Heart [updated]

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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. […]

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Welcome Isabella Shilling

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Congratulations Josh and Aleah Shilling

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Gathering – Aaron Ramsey

| September 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Aaron Ramsey may be best known for his role as the mandolin player for Mountain Heart, but on his recent solo project, Gathering, he takes on almost every role imaginable within a bluegrass project. Ramsey not only showcases his noteworthy mandolin skills, but also takes […]

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Still more photos from the August 2013 Gettysburg festival

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Here’s still another gallery of Frank Baker’s images from the August 2013 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.  

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Jimmy Jam to be broadcast live online

| August 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
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We’ve written several times this year about Jim VanCleve, Mountain Heart fiddler and noted Nashville producer and session player, and his harrowing brush with dengue hemorrhagic fever in March. Fortunately for all concerned, Jim pulled through after his condition was properly diagnosed, but he spent […]

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Jimmy Jam in Nashville August 6

| July 24, 2013 | 2 Comments
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When we covered the severe health scare that befell Mountain Heart fiddler Jim VanCleve earlier this year, we indicated that a benefit show was in the works. This week it was announced that August 6 is the date when friends and music business acquaintances will […]

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And the rains they fell at Red, White & Bluegrass 2013

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Bill Warren sent these photos from yesterday’s stage show at Red, White & Bluegrass. You can see how it poured during Larry Cordle’s set, but Bill says he carried on without missing a beat – and came out to the tent to shake and howdy […]

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Friday at Gettysburg ’13

| May 22, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Here is another set of Frank Baker’s images from the 2013 Spring Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.  

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Mountain Heart – On Canvas

| May 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Philapdelphia PBS television station WHYY featured Mountain Heart in a recent episode of their On Canvas program. The show features lengthy bits of live video from the band’s February 1 performance at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, interspersed with interview clips with Mountain Heart fiddler Jim VanCleve. […]

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