Dec. 3, 2013. Joe Shannon was recognized with the Appalachian Cultural Enrichment Award at the Mountain Home Music program at Saint Luke’s on Saturday, Nov. 30.
“With sincere appreciation, we recognize 20 years of dedicated community service through Mountain Home Music. Joe’s vision with the creation of Mountain Home Music has provided a showcase to honor the musicians, storytellers, dancers, and poets of the Appalachian region. Joe has enriched our community by preserving and promoting the artistic heritage of the Appalachian Mountains,” said Ned Trivette, who presented the award.