Amanda Cook Band

Amanda Cook  originally from the Gulf Coast of Florida came onto the bluegrass scene with drive and determination.  Bringing  a mix of Traditional and Contemporary Bluegrass in every show, audiences of all ages enjoy her live performances.  Originally from Florida,  now making her home in the Virginia Mountains Amanda Cook acquired a love of bluegrass from her father who played banjo throughout her childhood. In early 2007, Amanda formed bluegrass group High Cotton with her father and received her first taste of performing, fueling a fire to continue on a professional level. In 2013, determined to create her own sound, Amanda stepped out on her own and released her first solo album One Stop Along the Road.  The project made it to the top 150 Roots Music Bluegrass Album Charts for 2014 and 2015 (#61 for 2015 #56 for 2014).  The self-released album also brought Amanda significant regional attention and furthered the desire to grow her brand, resulting in the addition of a full touring band. In early 2017, Amanda signed with Mountain Fever Records and recorded her debut album on the label “Deep Water.”  Amanda was excited for her 2nd album project, especially that she and band member Carolyne VanLierop co-wrote the title track   Amanda has created quite a loyal fan-base through her palpable delivery of  a soul-wrenching song. And her light-hearted, down-to-earth style helps her create an undeniably strong connection with her audience. In late 2018, Amanda signed a long term 7 year, 5 album contract with Mountain Fever.  Her sophomore album with the label “Point of No Return” was released April 12, 2018 after significant chart action with her first 2 singles.  The newest release for Amanda Cook on Mountain Fever Records, “Point of No Return” is now available for sale at the shop or on any digital music platform.

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