Hartford Honored

A recording of a concert honoring John Hartford will be released July 10 as A Tribute to John Hartford Live From Mountain Stage. Blue Plate Music is issuing the disc, recorded Sept. 24, 2000, at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium. The concert includes five performances by Hartford, who died June 4 in Nashville. Also among the performers: Kathy Mattea, Tim O’Brien, Riders in the Sky, Norman Blake, John Cowan, The Jamie Hartford Band, Gillian Welch and Bela Fleck. The recording was captured for the syndicated public radio program Mountain Stage. 07/02/01