Mountain Heart fiddler Jim VanCleve was recently honored by the Indie Acoustic Project when his solo album, No Apologies, was awarded Album of the Year in the Roots Music Category. No Apologies is on the Rural Rhythm Records label.
Here’s the mission statement of Indie Acoustic Project:
The purpose of the Indie Acoustic Project awards is to generate increased awareness of indie artists and record companies by promoting and recognizing outstanding works of innovative, independently produced acoustic music from around the world, and to provide a means of helping the artists to reach a wider audience.
Jim commented on receiving this award.
It is a such a huge honor to see No Apologies receive the kind of accolades it has. For it to be named Album of the Year out of all the great music released in the Roots genre this year, is just amazing!