Hailing from the Midwest (Minneapolis,MN), The Pines are one of the most distinct and powerful indie-rock/Americiana groups to hit the national scene in years. The Pines weave together many musical styles to create their own unique sound that is hip and haunting. Their fragile yet comfortable sound has been referred by Rolling Stone as "quietly gripping." The Pines cult following and has led them to share the stage with such diverse acts as Bon Iver, Mavis Staples, The Arcade Fire, Iris DeMent, Mason Jennings and Spider John Koerner. The Pines just finished a North American tour with Mason Jennings in twenty-five cities, opening for him and playing in his band.