Mountain Home Music

Mountain Home Music Closes Concert Season With An Appalachian Christmas Dec. 1 at Grace Lutheran Church

Published Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 12:16 pm
Nov. 28, 2012. “Mountain Home Music closes its concert season each year with An Appalachian Christmas,” said Joe Shannon, founder and host of Mountain Home Music. “It’s a free concert, but a collection is taken and 100 percent of the proceeds go to The Hospitality House and to Santa Toy Box.” Read more...
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Mountain Home Music’s Annual Presentation of ‘A Celtic Christmas’ is Nov. 24 in Downtown Boone

Published Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 3:18 pm
Nov. 15, 2012. “A Celtic Christmas” is jigs and reels, waltzes and airs, stories and songs, carols and a unique season of celebration. Anne Lough, from Asheville, will perform on the mountain and hammer dulcimer and will sing traditional Celtic songs. Cecil Gurganus, from Todd, will fiddle Celtic and traditional Appalachian fiddle tunes. Read more...
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Fiddles are Tuned, Performers are Excited, the Stage is Set: Mountain Home Music is Ready for the Fall Season

Published Monday, September 24, 2012 at 1:25 pm
Sept. 24, 2012. First up, on Saturday, Sept. 29, is a blast from the past—“North Carolina Beach Music & Boogie,” featuring the Boone-based band, Nightlife. “Nightlife plays all sorts of music,” said Joe Shannon, Mountain Home Music producer and host, “but this year we’ve asked them to take us back to the beach and back to the days of early rock-n-roll.” Read more...
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Mountain Home Music Honors Community Builders in Sept. 2 Labor Day Celebration at Rosen Hall

Published Monday, August 27, 2012 at 12:19 pm
Aug. 27, 2012. On Sunday, Sept. 2, Mountain Home Music will honor those who have built our community: farmers, truckers, miners, millworkers, railroaders, construction workers, planners, teachers, preachers and others. The occasion is Mountain Home Music’s 18th annual Labor Day Celebration. Read more...
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Saturday’s MHM Concert All About ‘Colors of Country’

Published Monday, August 13, 2012 at 2:14 pm
Aug. 13, 2012. Mountain Home Music is going to be colorful this week. Through the lens of country music, its musical pallet will be reminiscent of a golden age. The concert is Saturday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. “This week’s concert will be all about color,” said Joe Shannon, Mountain Home Music founder and host. “The theme is colorful songs and people.” Read more...
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Amy White and Al Petteway Perform ‘Celtic Winds,’ Appalachian-Influenced With a Contemporary Twist

Published Monday, August 6, 2012 at 12:48 pm
Aug. 6, 2012. When Ken Burns, the well-known PBS television producer, created “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” he went looking for the right music to match the beautiful scenery. He found a lot of the music he was looking for in Fairview, North Carolina. He found harpist/pianist Amy White and guitarist—and Grammy Award Winner—Al Petteway. Read more...
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Mountain Home Music Presents ‘Bluegrass, the Early Years, Vol. II,’ Featuring the Founders of Bluegrass

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 2:51 pm
July 31, 2012. Before “bluegrass” became a style of music, it was simply the name of a band: “Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys.” In 1938 the band made their first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, and the music was so well received-- and became so popular--over time, the name “bluegrass” evolved into a genre, a style of music. Read more...
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Mountain Home Music Delivers More Strictly Clean and Decent Bluegrass and Traditional Appalachian Music

Published Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 10:48 am
July 17, 2012. Mountain Home Music will present bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music on Sunday, July 22 at Grace Lutheran Church in downtown Boone. No admission will be charged, but a collection will be taken and 100 percent of the proceeds will be given to the Community Care Clinic, a Boone-based nonprofit organization that serves the uninsured. The Strictly Clean & Decent Band and The Sheets Family Band will be featured. Read more...
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Mountain Home Music Presents Acoustic Trio from Asheville, Red June, June 9 at Blowing Rock School

Published Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 10:25 am
June 7, 2012. Lawnmowers are humming, the leaves are finally in full bloom, little league baseball parks are filled with chatter and cheers, fresh vegetables fill roadside stands and summertime based cultural activities have started, or are getting ready to start, in the High Country. Read more...
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Mountain Home Music Presents “Rural Roots: Mountain Songs,” Featuring Dana and Susan Robinson June 2

Published Friday, June 1, 2012 at 1:43 am
June 1, 2012. “Rural Roots: Mountain Songs,” will be presented this Saturday, June 2, by Mountain Home Music. Featured will be Dana and Susan Robinson, two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle sawing and harmony-singing interpreters of the American Experience. Read more...
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Mountain Home Music Presents St. Patrick’s Day Concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Published Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 4:53 pm
March 11, 2012. Championship-caliber musicians will perform for the Mountain Home Music's St. Patrick's Day Concert at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Saturday, March 17. David Johnson, Scott Freeman, Mary Greene, Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham, Jacquelyn Bartlett and Joe Shannon will perform at the concert. Read more...
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