Stacy Mitchhart is a renowned blues guitarist and vocalist based in Nashville, Tennessee. His music is a unique blend of traditional blues, funk, and soul, and he has been praised for his soulful vocals and fiery guitar playing.
Stacy Mitchhart’s musical journey began in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was exposed to jazz guitar masters like Wes Montgomery and Johnny Smith on the stereo. Influenced by musicians such as Bobby “Blue” Bland and B.B. King, Mitchhart developed his own brand of showmanship and became a bandleader, recording his first album, Blues Transfusion, in 1993. Since then, he has recorded a dozen more albums, including “Grown Ass Man” and “Live from B.B. King’s”, which were critically acclaimed.
Mitchhart's performances are known for their energy, and he has played in various settings, from sold-out arenas to intimate clubs. He has shared the stage with a wide variety of musicians, including Bobby "Blue" Bland, Keb' Mo', James Brown, and Buddy Guy.
He won the Albert King Guitar Player Award at the International Blues Competition and has received multiple awards from the Music City Blues Society, including for vocalist, guitarist, band, and entertainer. He was also inducted into the Canada South Blues Hall of Fame. Mitchhart has played at numerous festivals across the world, including the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Fest, Southside Shuffle, Kalamazoo Blues Festival, and Kings Biscuit Festival, among others.
His projects “Grown Ass Man” and “Live from BB Kings” both debut in top 5 billboard blues charts. “I’m A Good Man” charted in the Southern Soul Chart and the Beach Music Radio Chart, while Midnight Breeze was awarded #1 Blues CD of the year by the Music City Blues Society and What I Feel was awarded #1 Blues CD of 2001 by the New York Blues Society.
Mitchhart's new album, “Live my Life”, was released in April on all streaming services. Stacy in pre-production with new music and excited about future collaborations within the studio preparing new music with Kenny Neal, Larry McCray, Bernard Allison, Charlie Musselwhite and Gretchen Wilson.
With nearly three decades of experience performing around the world, Mitchhart's name is still
synonymous with "blues and soul" and his sound remains unique.
Today, Stacy continues to perform regularly, both as a solo artist and with his band, The Stacy Mitchhart Band. He is a sought-after performer at blues festivals and clubs across the country and is widely recognized as one of the premier blues guitarists of his generation.