Recording and performing for over 15 years, Griffin House is a traveling modern-day troubadour, who continues to headline almost 100 shows a year in the U.S. He has toured with John Mellencamp, The Cranberries, Josh Ritter, Mat Kearney, and Brett Dennen just to name a few and has been featured on the CBS Sunday morning show, CNN Newsroom, and appeared on Late Night with Craig Ferguson.
Last summer, House released Rising Star his 12th full Studio Recording.
With the help of old friends Paul Moak and Grammy-winning “Album of the Year” producer Ian Fitchuk, who helped House make his very first record years ago, Rising Star was recorded at Moak’s legendary recording studio, The Smoakstack. The record features co-writes with fellow Nashville musicians Brian Elmquist (The Lone Bellow), Joy Williams (The Civil Wars), and longtime collaborator Jeff Trott (Sheryl Crow), with the first two lending their voices to the recordings. Rising Star has received praise from outlets like Billboard, Paste, American Songwriter, Wide Open Country, No Depression, amongst others.
This dynamic album varies musically and lyrically, spanning thematically from fatherhood and overcoming writer’s block to his personal struggle with sobriety. With these songs, listeners are treated to a light-hearted, joyously collaborative album that shows off Griffin House’s truth and humility in his songwriting as good as ever before
In December, House released a the full-length documentary film “Rising Star”, co-produced with music video director and filmmaker Shane Drake, the film stars & chronicles House’s life as a musician and traveling artist, juggling fame and reality. “The true story of a traveling artist and his struggle with living somewhere between fame and reality.” The film features music from his new album ‘ Rising Star ‘ as well as his previous catalog.