The Mighty Pines formed in 2012 and is made up of Neil Salsich (vocals, guitar), Gerard Erker (mandolin, banjo, vocals), John Hussung (bass, vocals) and Mike Murano (drums). They have released four albums, played hundreds of live shows and shared bills with renowned acts such as JJ Grey & Mofro, The Dead South, Fruition, Parker Millsap, Sam Bush and Railroad Earth.
On May 18th, 2018, The Mighty Pines released their first live album, The Mighty Pines Live. Derived from two performances in St. Louis, the album captures their passionate live show in a 13-song compilation. The band also released two singles with Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth, "Farmer Song" and "Heart of Steel".