mountain music

Welcome to Furnace Mountain

“the area’s premier acoustic band”

-The Washingtonian

“Furnce Mountain” Members: Aimee Curl, Morgan Morrison, David Van Deventer (a.k.a. Fiddlin’ Dave), Danny Knicely.

What’s new 2023

First show of 2023 was sold out at Barns of Rosehill In Berryville Va! We are planning to be back in the studio this year recording new music and planning a 2024 UK tour. More info. soon

What’s new 2022

We are still planning 2022. We do know we will be hosting the 18th annual Watermelon Pickers’ Fest Sept. 16-18, in Berryville Va. Stay Tuned for more announcements.

New single tracks out Slippery Stones and Nine to Eleven.

What’s New for 2019!

We are excited for 2019!  We will be hosting the 16th annual  Watermelon Park Fest alongside Sam Bush, The Traveling McCourys, Larry Keel and many more. Keep posted for a exciting headliner TBA on July 15. Check out the Fiddlin’ Dave and Morgan new page with tons of show dates for 2019.

What’s New for 2018!

We are excited for 2018! We will be hosting the  River and Roots Festival with The Peter Rowan, Tim O’Brien and many more this Year! We are also hosting  Watermelon Park Fest with Bela Fleck, Marty Stuart, Ricky skaggs, Molly Tuttle, Jeff Austin, Billy Strings , and many more…. Lots of good shows on the horizon, and new music to share. See you soon.

What’s New for 2017!

music from BerryvilleNEW CD Shadow of Plenty is getting great reviews like this one from AmericanaUK and is available on our music page. We hosted the 4th annual River and Roots Festival June 23-24 feat. Michael Daves, Tony Trishka, Brittany Haas and We Banjo 3 from Galway Ireland. The event raised over 5k for “Friends of the Shenandoah”. We will also host our 14th annual Watermelon Park Fest Sept. 21-24 feat. The Del McCoury Band, Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives and our old pal Keller Williams and many more…at Watermelon Park Campground in Berryville, Va!   Lots of good shows on the horizon, and new music to share. See you soon!


“the area’s premier acoustic band”

-The Washingtonian


—Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

 “Furnace Mountain are a truly exceptional group and deserve to be in the upper tier of American roots groups”

—Rachel Devine, Rock and Reel (R2) Magazine

 “First Class!”

—fRoots magazine

“It’s one the best Americana albums I’ve heard all year.”

—Charles DeLint (musician and author of over 75 published books)

“Like the mountains and rivers, their sounds reflect the soul of the region”

—The Piedmont Virginian

“That’s done me the world of good — this is great”

—Frank Hennessy, BBC Radio Wales [listening to Fields of Fescue]

Click to read all of the reviews.