Josh Eagle and The Harvest City came together in the spring of 2009. Setting out to consistently create and perform heartfelt tunes inspired by the grit and storytelling of Tom Waits, the simplicity of Neil Young and abundant warmth of early 1970’s recordings. Consisting of Jeremy Smart (guitars/pedal steel, vox), Mark Becknell (drums), Tommy Cappel (bass), and Josh (vox ,rhythm guitar). In the spring of 2010 the foursome spent a month in Cappel’s rural setting All Nighter Studio recording what came to be the foursome’s debut record -Show Your Teeth. Receiving national air-play and rave reviews: NPR’s Brian O’ Donnell raved “A fine record. Show Your Teeth is a dandy.”
With comparisons to Whiskeytown, Wilco, Big Star, and Ray Lamontagne, JEHC released their 2nd album, ‘A Good One is Hard to Find’ in the summer of 2011. Since its release, JEHC has been invited to share shows with Robert Earl Keen, Hayes Carll, Todd Snyder, and members of Zach Brown Band. They have toured the Midwest/Eastern United States, have had songs played in commercials/TV shows and recently were 2011's CEA winner for Best Singer/Songwriter.
Josh Eagle and The Harvest City are currently working on songs for a forthcoming third album. They all reside happily in Southern Ohio/Northern KY.