• Bluegrass on The Opry this weekend

    The Grand Ole Opry has some good bluegrass on tap this weekend, during both the Friday and Saturday night radio broadcasts. Friday (7/6) has Mountain Heart in the 10:00-10:30 p.m. slot, and Jesse McReynolds in the 10:30-11:00 segment. On the big Saturday

  • Indie Acoustic Project honors Jim VanCleve

    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

  • Mountain Heart in Knoxville

    We've written a good bit recently about Mountain Heart's new vocalist, Josh Shilling, and the reaction to the band's new sound. Today's edition of the Knoxville News Sentinel has an interview with Mountain Heart mandolinist Adam Stefey about this very

  • Mountain Heart on XM

    We've told you recently about the new addition to Mountain Heart. If you haven't heard them yet and you are a subscriber to XM radio, here's your chance. The band is doing an in-studio concert that will be aired today

  • Another Opry bluegrass weekend

    There's been so much bluegrass on The Grand Ole Opry this past few months that I feel like I'm repeating myself each Friday when I point out who's on. This week is no exception, with Mountain Heart performing on both

  • The ‘new guy’ with Mountain Heart

    There has been much discussion this past few weeks about Josh Shilling, the newest member of Mountain Heart who joined the band when founding member Steve Gulley departed in late 2006. Whenever a major band makes such a prominent change

  • New Mountain Heart on The Opry tonight

    Mountain Heart unveils their new sound this weekend on The Grand Ole Opry, introducing guitarist/vocalist Josh Shilling for the first time on last night's Friday Opry, and performing again tonight on the Opry radio broadcast. They got a call back from

  • Grasstowne launch swamps BlueRidge

    In the wake of Alan Bibey leaving BlueRidge to help form Grasstowne with Phil Leadbetter and Steve Gulley, the remaining members of the group have elected to disband after fulfilling some dates in early 2007. Alan tells us that they