Friday, 16 January 2009

Mountain Heart at major English festival

Richard F Thompson of the BBMA reports:

Mountain Heart (USA), who are scheduled to appear at the Didmarton Festival this September, has announced the return of Clay Jones to their lineup.

Following the departure of Clay Hess, Mountain Heart, who will be the headline band at the Didmarton Festival, 4-6 September, welcome Clay Jones once more to their number.

Mountain Heart consists of Josh Shilling (rhythm guitar), Jim Van Cleve (fiddle), Barry Abernathy (banjo), Jason Moore (bass), Aaron Ramsey (mandolin), and Jones (lead guitar). Their most recent album is Road that never ends: the live album, recorded at the Ark, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in March 2007.

Full details for the Didmarton Festival, which takes at Kemble Airfield, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, will be available soon.

Richard F Thompson, 14 Lime Grove, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, WS13 6ER; 'phone +44 (0)1543 252683; e-mail