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Mountain Heart

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 multiple Grammy’s, ACM, CMA, and IBMA Awards. They have appeared on the revered stage of the Grand Ole Opry in excess of 120 times and have shared the stage with acts ranging from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery Gentry, George Jones and Brad Paisley to Alison Krauss, Tony Rice, Yonder Mountain Stringband, LeAnn Rimes, and Patty Loveless.

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, 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.

2010 will see Mountain Heart booked to play some of the most prestigious outdoor multi-genre festivals in the nation. They will share stages with the likes of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members John Fogerty & Levon Helm, 2010 Grammy winning Zac Brown Band, Travis Tritt, The Avett Brothers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Del McCoury Band, Kansas and the legendary Merle Haggard, just to name a very few.