Erin Ott

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Erin Ott, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg TNErin Ott started singing when she was knee high to a grasshopper.  She grew up in Maryville, TN , just down the road from Sevierville, Dolly Parton‘s hometown.  With everyone in the family playing music, she was exposed to  a wide variety of music.  She has continued playing and performing many different genres.
After singing in local venues around town, she won her first competition and had the opportunity to record a song, If the Heart is Right, at Hilltop Studios in Nashville.  She is currently working on a full CD which will be released soon.  She performs all around the East Tennessee area, including Nashville.  She loves to look out  at the crowd, and see them  singing along.  She wants to know that her songs touch other’s hearts.  She has begun writing, and is a member of Knoxville Songwriters and Nashville Songwriters Associations.  She strives to obtain the notoriety of Carrie Underwood or Dolly Parton in the future.
She had won many competitions including 2018 Entertainer of the Year at North American County Music Association International or NACMAI.