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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.  

March 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.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, March 6th ~ 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.



PEZ, Matt Foster, Jim Green

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, March 7th ~ 7pm – 10:30pm

Runaway Home

The band, Runaway Home, is a “homecoming” of sorts. It was founded by four powerhouse singers looking for a road back to the music they grew up on and loved!

They met by pure luck and happenstance at a small town venue. In one night around the kitchen table, they discovered the sound they had been starving for. That sound is strong four part harmony over lyrics that matter, wrapped in an acoustic style reminiscent of ‘70’s era radio.

You might call them Retro-Commercial –Americana, but Runaway Home is original and hard to box into some fixed label. To listen to them is to know them! Their sound is comfortable, engaging and easily recognizable by those hungry for music with meaning.


Agabus, Olivia Frances, Amber Jean

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.

Sunday, March 8th ~ Daylight Savings Time!


SPRING FORWARD

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

Jason Lee Wilson

Scots-Irish, German, Swiss, Italian, and Cherokee…no one is more American in spirit, word or pedigree.

Jason is a balladeer from the Southern highlands of North America who sings what he knows. He has stayed true to his roots, and has penned many songs romanticizing the history and tradition of his own life.

He could be described as traditional country meets folklore meets high energy rockabilly.


Savannah Chestnut, Rose Pyatt, 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, March 14th ~ 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.


Kevin Crafton, Travis Bowlin, Sweet GA Brown

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.

Tuesday, March 17th ~ St. Patrick’s Day


Wear your GREEN and come on out to The Smoke House for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Betsy will be cooking up something fantastic for you to try off of the buffet and a fabulous green bread pudding!

We may even have “GREEN BEER”, but you will have to come to The Smoke House to find out!


It’s Spring Break 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.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House – First Day of Spring!
Friday, March 20th ~ 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.


Glenn Athen, Effron White

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, March 21st ~ 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!



Jesse Black & Courtney Holder

These two performers are always a crowd pleaser.

Bios Coming Soon!

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House
Friday, March 27th ~ 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.



Taylor Goyette, Travis Humphreys, David Watson

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, March 28th ~ 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.


Marilyn Harris, Travis Bowlin, Jeff Pyatt

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.

April 2015

Wednesday, April 1st ~ April Fool’s Day!

Betsy and her entire kitchen staff will be preparing a delicious Family Buffet and all of our other menu items fresh from scratch all day long! 

Kids need something to do while you wait; ask your waitress/waiter for a Kids Activity Page!

Friday, April 3rd ~ Good Friday / Easter 3-Day Weekend!

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.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House 7pm – 10:30pm

ACT 1 – TBA

ACT 2 – Songwriters Round

Saturday, April 4th ~ Good Friday / Easter 3-Day Weekend!

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.

Music on the Mountain @ The Smoke House 7pm – 10:30pm

ACT 1 – TBA

ACT 2 – Songwriters Round

April 5th ~ Easter Sunday

We are open at 6:30am and close at 9pm. Betsy and the entire kitchen staff will be cookin’ up an Easter Sunday Feast! View our menu by clicking the ‘RESTAURANT’ button located at the top of this page.

Bring the whole family! Stay over in one of our Best Western Smokehouse Lodge rooms or cozy cabins. We’ve got it all on The Mountain! Check out the ‘AREA INFORMATION’ button located at the top of this page to watch videos of the area.

Can’t make it for the holiday, but some of Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse BBQ Sauce sounds like it would be great with dinner? Great! You can order by clicking the ‘ONLINE STORE’ button located at the top of this page and we’ll ship it right to your door!

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