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Music On The Mountain LIVE!

Join Us For Our Live Performance Show!

Catch “Music on the Mountain”, featuring the best artists and songwriters from Nashville, TN (better known as “Music City, USA”), every Friday and Saturday night from 7pm to 10:30pm.

No Cover Charge


Show Start Times: 

1st Act at 7:00pm  |  2nd Act at 8:30pm  |  Doors open at 6:00 pm  

All shows are FREE to the public and Family Friendly.



View Videos of Past Performances from Music On The Mountain here.  To view our Full Collection of musical performances, please visit our YouTube Channel.  

January 2015


It’s Winter Time on the Mountain!

Bring the whole family to Jim Oliver’s Smoke House!

We have live music every Friday & Saturday night. The shows are free and family friendly.

Show times are 7pm – 10:30pm and our cozy music room opens at 6pm.

Stay over a few days in one of our cozy lodge rooms or one of our 21 Timber Frame or Log Cabins.

Friday, January 16th – 19th ~ Martin Luther King Day – 4 Day Weekend

Take Advantage of Our MLK Weekend Cabin Discount Deal

SPECIAL OFFER:   Rent your Cabin of choice or a Room for either Friday or Saturday night and recieve a 2nd night FREE of charge!
Choose Thursday or Sunday for the free night.

Reminder: MLK Weekend is also a Federal Holiday Weekend; federal holiday on Monday the 19th.


Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, January 16th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Camille Rae

Camille is a soulful, country-pop powerhouse that revels in making her music unique, memorable and relatable to audiences.

She has dedicated her entire life to her music; everything from performing to writing to teaching.


Cheyanna Howe, Taylor Goyette, Ben Nims

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, January 17th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Dave Pahanish

Dave Pahanish is an American singer-songwriter. He co-wrote the No.1 Billboard country music singles Do You Believe Me Now by Jimmy Wayne, American Ride by Toby Keith, and Without You which Pahanish co-wrote with Joe West and was recorded by Keith Urban in 2012. The song became Urban’s 12th No. 1 single and Pahanish and West’s third No. 1 song.

Pahanish also co-wrote and co-produced the Top 40 Billboard Hot Country Songs charting single, I Will, by Jimmy Wayne. He has also had songs recorded by Tim McGraw.



Marilyn Harris, Rose Pyatt, Olivia Francis

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, January 23rd ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Vanessa Hill

Vanessa Hill has a history of organizing events and writer�s nights across the South.

The Country Music Foundation (Words and Music and Camp Summer Song). President and Founder of The Color of Music. Recognized songwriter in Bill Board Magazine for We Dared the Lightening. Recording Artist with Sony Tree/CBS Nashville.

Wrote and performed in commercials for Nashville Electric Service and Vanderbilt Hospital.

Served as Mayor of her small home town in Alabama during which she organized the First City Fireworks and Entertainment, and brought a quarter of a million dollars into the city budget within her first six months as Mayor without affecting taxpayers


Donna Frost, David Weyand

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, January 24th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Tawny River

It’s not just a duo… it’s an experience, a musical adventure, fun harmonies and the magic of what keeps us all looking forward to each day.

It’s Chemistry & Magic!  It’s a Love Story!  Why?  Because people love stories.

It’s what you get when you mix country, cajun, blues, jazz, reggae, pop and world beat combined with a unique blend of harmonies.


Courtney Holder, Trey Brinkley

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, January 30th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Vanessa Hill

Vanessa Hill has a history of organizing events and writer�s nights across the South.

The Country Music Foundation (Words and Music and Camp Summer Song). President and Founder of The Color of Music. Recognized songwriter in Bill Board Magazine for We Dared the Lightening. Recording Artist with Sony Tree/CBS Nashville.

Wrote and performed in commercials for Nashville Electric Service and Vanderbilt Hospital.

Served as Mayor of her small home town in Alabama during which she organized the First City Fireworks and Entertainment, and brought a quarter of a million dollars into the city budget within her first six months as Mayor without affecting taxpayers.


Mabus Jackson

Bio coming soon.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, January 31st ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Austin Adams

An Atlanta-born, Nashville-based Singer/Songwriter…Austin’s passion is people and storytelling.

Austin’s songs and style brings a keen sense, optimism, longing, and humility in which he hopes you will connect with.

Influences: Jon Foreman, Coldplay, John Mayer, Travis, Keane, Train, One Republic, Pete Yorn, Wallflowers.


Mabus Jackson

Bio coming soon.

February 2015

Sunday, February 1st ~ Super Bowl Sunday!

Come out to Jim Oliver�s Smoke House to watch the game in our quiet-n-cozy Music Room. Bring your family and friends! Have a beer! Hell, have a �Bucket of Beer� then stay the night in one of our Beautiful Cabins or cozy rooms!

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, February 6th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Amanda Williams & Friends

Amanda Williams is co-writer with Garth Brooks on She’s Tired of Boys, the second track on his latest platinum selling album, Man Against Machine.   Amanda’s artistry is a blend of influences from classic country to pop.

Grammy nominated songwriter, performer & music business professional, Amanda is a magna cum laude Music Business graduate of Berklee College of Music, with songs recorded by Garth Brooks, George Jones, Tyler Dickerson, Alecia Nugent, Jessie James Decker & others. She founded her own enhanced music publishing company, called Hillbilly Culture LLC, in 2010 to provide education, mentoring and support to aspiring songwriters of all ages.

Amanda currently resides in Nashville, TN where she travels around teaching Songwriting and Music Business at colleges and universities, as well as online in her own Songpreneur School.


NOTE:  Due to Songwriting Event, there will be no 2nd Act.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, February 7th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Amanda Williams & Friends

Amanda Williams is co-writer with Garth Brooks on She’s Tired of Boys, the second track on his latest platinum selling album, Man Against Machine.   Amanda’s artistry is a blend of influences from classic country to pop.

Grammy nominated songwriter, performer & music business professional, Amanda is a magna cum laude Music Business graduate of Berklee College of Music, with songs recorded by Garth Brooks, George Jones, Tyler Dickerson, Alecia Nugent, Jessie James Decker & others. She founded her own enhanced music publishing company, called Hillbilly Culture LLC, in 2010 to provide education, mentoring and support to aspiring songwriters of all ages.

Amanda currently resides in Nashville, TN where she travels around teaching Songwriting and Music Business at colleges and universities, as well as online in her own Songpreneur School.


NOTE:  Due to Songwriting Event, there will be no 2nd Act.

February 13th – 15th ~ Fog Festival

The Annual Fog Festival, held in February of each year, involves 3 days of fun activities, learning opportunities, open houses and deep discounts on merchandise and services by participating local businesses and organizations.

Fog Fest signs with Pink & Red Hearts will soon appear in front of participating establishments across the Cumberland Plateau. 

For more information, call 931-924-5353.

February 13th – 16th ~ Valentine’s Day & President’s Day 4-Day Weekend!

We will be having Free Live Music featuring Dave Pahanish (Friday Night) and Travis Bowlin (Saturday Night)! Shows start at 7:00PM CST followed by a Songwriters Round starting at 9:00PM CST featuring Savanna Chestnut, Julie-Ann Morris and Travis Bowlin (Friday Night) and Jeff Pyatt, John Bell and Joi Newby (Saturday Night).

Come bring your sweetie for a LIVE MUSIC SHOW & a romantic dinner for Valentine’s Day! Get a cozy cabin or stay in our lodge for the Holiday weekend!









Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, February 13th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Dave Pahanish

Dave Pahanish is an American singer-songwriter. He co-wrote the No.1 Billboard country music singles Do You Believe Me Now by Jimmy Wayne, American Ride by Toby Keith, and Without You which Pahanish co-wrote with Joe West and was recorded by Keith Urban in 2012. The song became Urban’s 12th No. 1 single and Pahanish and West’s third No. 1 song.

Pahanish also co-wrote and co-produced the Top 40 Billboard Hot Country Songs charting single, I Will, by Jimmy Wayne. He has also had songs recorded by Tim McGraw.



Savanna Chestnut, Julie-Ann Morris, Travis Bowlin

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, February 14th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Travis Bowlin

Travis Bowlin, born in Aurora, Indiana in 1988, was destined for success at a very young age. Having been trained in classical style singing and performing with the Cincinnati Boys Choir, Travis took a hard right turn to Rock ‘n Roll and Soul.

Going to the school of hard knocks and having a near death experience has made Travis Bowlin a great writer and a humble man with the voice of a giant!

Travis has been performing in the Greater Cincinnati area and has gathered a conglomeration of great fans that he loves. He is very down to earth and deals with his fans personally!



Jeff Pyatt, John Bell, Joi Newby

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, February 20th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Jerry Salley

From Sir Elton John�s only chart single to appear on the Billboard Country Chart (Where We Both Say Goodbye � duet with Australian artist Catherine Britt) to a Gospel song so popular it has been included in Church Hymnals (His Strength Is Perfect); from songs recorded by country music legends Loretta Lynn, The Oak Ridge Boys and Gene Watson to some of today�s biggest country stars like Reba McEntire, Toby Keith and Brad Paisley, Jerry�s long list of accomplishments speaks for itself.


Travis Bowlin, Terry Rankin, PEZ

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, February 21st ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Flat River Band

Andy, Dennijo, and Chad Sitze are three brothers that are the Flat River Band. 

They grew up playing music with their grandparents and parents, and have performed at venues all across the U.S

 If the group Alabama grew up in the same house as the Bee Gees and they got together with the Marshal Tucker Band, you have experienced the Flat River Band.


Courtney Holder

This singer/songwriter is always a crowd pleaser.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, February 27th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Merging Blue

It is Americana Roots wrapped around earth and rocks underneath a crafted songwriting tree. Vocal harmonies and soaring melodies distinguish this high-energy duo with their stripped-down acoustic approach heavily influenced by the foundations of folk, blues, soul and gospel.

George Pendergrass and Heather Lawson seamlessly weave their voices and their songs of hope, love and life. Their know you message is at the core of their mission to unite and uplift mankind. Individually they’ve performed, written or recorded with artists like U2, Taylor Swift, Wynonna and Faith Hill.

NOTE:  Due to a Special Event, there will be no 2nd Act.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Saturday, February 28th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Dave Pahanish

Dave Pahanish is an American singer-songwriter. He co-wrote the No.1 Billboard country music singles Do You Believe Me Now by Jimmy Wayne, American Ride by Toby Keith, and Without You which Pahanish co-wrote with Joe West and was recorded by Keith Urban in 2012. The song became Urban’s 12th No. 1 single and Pahanish and West’s third No. 1 song.

Pahanish also co-wrote and co-produced the Top 40 Billboard Hot Country Songs charting single, I Will, by Jimmy Wayne. He has also had songs recorded by Tim McGraw.



Travis Humphrey, PD Bing, Marilyn Harris

These singer/songwriters will be doing a Nashville-style round where each songwriter will take turns performing one of their songs back and forth.

These rounds are a fun time and the interaction between the songwriters is always a crowd pleaser.

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