• Violin Shop Concerts, Vol II

    We also heard last week from Fred Carpenter, who runs The Violin Shop in Nashville. He shared some of his plans for IBMA week later this month, which will include their participation during the Grand Masters Fiddle Contest (9/28-29), and

  • Carpenter Violin Shop Concerts on DVD

    Fiddlers, and fans of fiddle music in the Nashville area, have made a point to catch the occasional concerts held at The Violin Shop on Old Hickory Boulevard. The shows are always intimate, performed with no amplification in a 60

  • Jim Van Cleve on XM tomorrow

    Mountain Heart fiddler Jim Van Cleve will join XM Satellite Radio host Kyle Cantrell on XM's Bluegrass Junction Tuesday (5/30) at 9:00 a.m. The interview is sure to focus on Jim's new CD, No Apologies, as well as what he

  • Van Cleve CD release party

    Our friend Donica Christensen at Hollerback PR sent us some photos and a recap of Jim VanCleve's CD release party on Tuesday night at The Station Inn in Nashville. Jim was celebrating the official release of his debut solo project,

  • Jim Van Cleve’s solo debut out today

    Mountain Heart's celebrated young fiddler, Jim Van Cleve, steps out today with his first solo release. No Apologies is the title of his debut project on the Rural Rhythm label, where he showcases his well-established prowess as a fiddle man,

  • Bluegrass Music Profiles in the mail

    The May/June issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles was mailed earlier this week, and should reach subscribers over this next few days. Included in this issue is a cover feature on Mountain Heart, on the occasion of their new CD release,

  • New Mountain Heart CD – Wide Open

    The next CD project from Mountain Heart, Wide Open, was originally slated for release on Skaggs Family Records in January of 2006, but has been pushed back to February 14. This one marks a departure of sorts for the band,