January 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

Live on Music City Roots

We had a fantastic time on Music City Roots last week. Here’s a video of our performance and an excerpt of a review of the show.

“Western swing is an enduring tradition because it feels so good, but the world’s not overfull of musicians willing to develop the bewitching combination of instrumental chops and laid back sensibility it takes to do it well. But man, new Nashville ensemble Johnny Appleseed is on it, with a sound that’s original yet true to its influences. The first few tunes were comfortable swinging band-penned numbers. They lent some rockabilly tone with a cover of a Carl Perkins song called “Dixie Fried” that jumped like BR549 on a Lower Broadway Saturday Night. But the show stopper for me was “What Would You Say.” It started as a lush ballad with brilliant pedal steel from Brett Resnick and pretty jazz doodles from electric guitarist Mark Sloan. The impressive voice of lead singer Andrew Hunt really glowed with baritone beauty on this one. And the song grew with savvy arranging into a kind of burlesque romp with complex lines blending fiddle, steel and guitar. How did we like them Apples? A whole lot.” -Craig Havighurst

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

New live videos

Our good buddy Sean Funcik captured a couple songs from our show at Off Broadway in St. Louis back in August.

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Busiest band in Nashville

We’ve been hustling. Look who noticed



Check out the article here and be sure to watch Margo‘s video, she’s amazing.

October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Americanafest 2014

“We caught a little portion of local honky-tonk outfit Johnny Appleseed’s killer and remarkably tight performance… Those dudes make true-blue American country music in the classic sense of the term.” -Nashville Scene

We got a big ol mention in the Nashville Scene’s recap of Americnanafest 2014. It was a super busy week playing with good friends and doing our own thing. Check out the article here.

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Stream our live appearance on WKMS radio in Murray, KY


Listen to us play a few songs live and talk about the band and music. We had a great time with the good folks at WKMS, can’t wait to go back!

June 21, 2014 in Uncategorized


Get our EP for free exclusively at noisetrade. Features two brand new songs!

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Johnny Appleseed EP available now

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Double Barrel Boogie

Here’s a video for one of the songs on our upcoming EP. Our good buddy Sean Funcik put together some footage from a gig we played in Asheville, NC, give it a looksy…

Johnny Appleseed – Double Barrel Boogie from Sean Funcik on Vimeo.

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

EP Release January 28th


Johnny Appleseed’s first EP will be released Jan 28th, available online and on CD. It features three original songs recorded to vintage 1 inch tape at Swamp Studio in Nashville, TN. More updates to come!

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Great weekend in St. Louis

We had a blast this past weekend playing a couple shows in St. Louis, MO. Check out this live vid from the show at the Schlafly Bottleworks.

Appleseed 8mm from Matt Zahnweh on Vimeo.