Trial by fire for Jake Stargel

Mountain Heart’s new lead guitarist, Jake Stargel, had quite a first gig with the band yesterday. Right out of the gate, he was on stage with Tony Rice at Red, White & Bluegrass in North Carolina.

Here’s some video from yesterday’s stage show, where Stargel gets a chance to shine on his own.

Jake tells us that he is plenty excited about this next chapter in his musical career.

“I’m really looking forward to getting to make music with Mountain Heart! Just getting to groove with these guys is a treat! Its gonna be pushing me in a lot of new great ways….”

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.