Mountain Heart is the band that has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music can be presented and played. The band's name has been synonymous with cutting-edge excellence in acoustic music circles since the group's creation in 1999. Widely known throughout the music industry for continually redefining the boundaries of acoustic music, the band has gained legions of loyal fans both as a result of their superlative musicianship, and more notably, their incomparably exciting live performances.
As one of the most highly awarded ensembles ever assembled, Mountain Heart, or members of the band, have either won or been nominated for Grammy’s, ACM, CMA, and multiple IBMA Awards. They have appeared on the revered stage of the Grand Ole Opry in excess of 130 times and have shared the stage with acts ranging from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery Gentry, Merle Haggard, George Jones and Brad Paisley to Alison Krauss, Tony Rice, The Avett Brothers, Yonder Mountain Stringband, Levon Helm, John Fogerty and Patty Loveless. They have also been featured on PBS nationally in their own special and performed for millions on NPR numerous times in their career.
Mountain Heart's musical virtuosity, unmatched energy, and keen sense of entertainment dynamics have helped them to forge a highly unique sound, and stage show, which appeals to an incredibly wide variety of musical tastes. From large outdoor folk music and bluegrass festivals, to sold-out arena shows opening for Southern Rock icons, Lynyrd Skynyrd, to co-headlining concerts with the acoustic guitar legend, Tony Rice and former New Grass Revival front-man and current Doobie Brother John Cowan, Mountain Heart always makes an undeniable connection to an audience, leaving them on their feet. In short, this rare combination of abilities makes Mountain Heart one of the most versatile acts ever assembled.
In 2011 the band launched their now highly acclaimed monthly radio show “That Just Happened” on Nashville’s iconic radio station, WSM. It is now in its third season and has earned the distinction of being the longest running, guest artist radio show in the stations storied history. The show is broadcast the first Tuesday of every month across WSM’s large coverage market as well as streamed around the globe at www.wsmonline.com .
Guests to date have included The Doobie Brothers, John Oates, Sam Bush, Diamond Rio, Guy Clark, Del McCoury, The Bellamy Brothers, Restless Heart, Lee Greenwood, legendary producers Tony Brown and Buddy Cannon and many more.
This year will see Mountain Heart booked to play some of the most prestigious outdoor multi-genre festivals in the nation as well as theaters and clubs as they tour in support of their 7’th album, “That Just Happened”, which was released on their own imprint, MH Music Group.