Hest’s music has been featured in media, most notably The Lincoln Lawyer with his 2011 song “Now” as well as TV shows Private Practice, Army Wives, and One Tree Hill. Recently, Ari’s song “The Landlord” recently appeared in an episode of NPR’s “All Things Considered”. Ari also scored a film called Dreamriders in 2008 which won several independent film awards.

Seth’s music has caught the ears of fans, industry and critics alike, with USA Today stating that his “exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel.” Seth has gone from opening act to headlining his own shows and playing major festivals.

For the Show Ponies, the West is still wild. Their songs endeavor to preserve its wonder and our place in it. Steeped in deep tradition, the Show Ponies achieve that rare magic of transforming what is familiar into the precious and delightful. Their melodies and poetry remind us not only of the possibility of favorite artists or even favorite songs, but of favorite moments in a song. Here we find such moments, where a song-sweetened story helps discover to us the courage to light out for the territory ahead.

With a blend of new Americana and traditional folk, they create inspired songs rooted in the experiences and lives of everyone. It’s music made in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with a sparse Appalachian clarity on every song.