• Mountain Heart = torture?

    Regular readers of Bluegrass Today know that one of my favorite web sites is The Bluegrass Intelligencer, brainchild of Crooked Still banjo wizard Greg Liszt. Its theme is "fake" bluegrass and acoustic music news, and the site is plainly hilarious,

  • Merry Christmas from Mountain Heart

    It's that time of year in the bluegrass world... Touring acts are finishing their live shows for the year and looking forward to spending time with their families. In the case of Mountain Heart, it's also silly season, as evidenced by

  • Bass Strummit in 2010

    We posted yesterday about ResoSummit, a three-day clinic for resophonic guitarists. Similar events for banjo, fiddle, mandolin and guitar have been held for years but co-host Rob Ickes felt the need to create something for his reso-buddies as well. Also neglected

  • Mountain Heart Martinsville video

    Here's video of the Mountain Heart performance of The Star Spangled Banner before the NASCAR race last Sunday at the Martinsville Speedway. Their appearance was broadcast nationally via ABC sports. Nice job, guys!

  • More Mountain Heart at Martinsville

    Here are a few more photos of Mountain Heart's big day at the Martinsville Speedway this past Sunday. They had been invited to sing the National Anthem before the race, which was carried live on ABC television. Their rendition featured Josh

  • Mountain Heart at Martinsville

    Mountain Heart sent along a few photos of pre-race activities at Martinsville Speedway, where the guys will soon be singing the National Anthem before the start of today's (10/25) NASCAR TUMS Fast Relief 500. The race starts at 1:30 p.m. (EDT),

  • Mountain Heart to sing at Martinsville

    Mountain Heart has been selected to perform the National Anthem before the NASCAR TUMS Fast Relief 500 race at Martinsville Speedway on October 25. This is a major event is southwestern VA and throughout the racing world, which will be

  • Mountain Heart video from IBMA

    Watch the video from Mountain Heart we shot during their special Tuesday night showcase at IBMA. It offers a glimpse of the variety of music they deliver, from traditional bluegrass to a rockin', hybrid sound. The presentation was powerful, and