Mason Via & Hot Trail Mix
Hot Trail Mix is an innovative North Carolina bluegrass band with a rowdy youthful vigor that excites audiences of all ages, shapes and sizes! Hot Trail Mix combines soulful high lonesome harmony singing with virtuosic instrumental prowess. The band features an all-star cast of convention ribbon winners, and is led by Mason Via, a young singer/songwriter and son of award winning songwriter David Via (Corn Tornado). Mason’s lyrics are also considered by many to be the driving force behind the band’s music, and his vocals back up the deep emotion that his lyrics possess. In 2018 they released their debut album…listen here: https://hottrailmix.bandcamp.com/releases
Notable past venues: IBMA/Wide Open Bluegrass, Floydfest, Merlefest, Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival, Fingerlakes Grassroots Festival, Richmond Folk Festival, Roosterwalk, Watermelon Park Fest… etc.