Mo Nelson Band was formed in fall of 2010 and is lead by veteran musician Mo Nelson, and backed by an incredible rhythm section consisting of Brad Hurlburt on drums and Scott Kostley on Bass – this band of hungry and talented musicians is taking Pittsburgh PA by storm with their energy and passion that is so often missing in today’s performers. In support of their debut album,’4 days and 40 years , which was recorded and produced in the music mecca of Austin Texas by Josh Woodhouse at Droplink Studios, MNB is pulling out all the stops to ride the wave of rave reviews of their music and live shows. Due to their hard work and focus, they are receiving radio play in Nashville TN and label support from GorillaBox Records.

2014 Pittsburgh Songwriter Compilation CD 2014
2013 Pittsburgh Songwriter Compilation CD 2013
4 days and 40 years – Mo Nelson Band 2011
Mo Nelson – EP – Mo Nelson 2009
I left home for this – EP – Mo Nelson 1997

The Band
Mo Nelson – Vocals and Guitar
Scott Kostley – Bass
Brad Hurlburt – Drums

Previous Shows
Big Butler Fair, Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg Summer Sounds, The Whiskey Rebellion Festival, Club Cafe, Hard Rock Cafe, Stage AE, RPM’s, Rhythm House, Howler’s Cafe, Peter B’s, The Mousetrap, Arsenal Lanes, The Inn Termission Lounge, Sheree’s Tavern, The Obey House, TGI Friday’s, Houlihans, Patrick’s Pub, Betsey’s – Austin TX, Maria’s Taco’s – Austin TX, Riley’s Tavern – Hunter TX, The Hurricane – Marathon Key FL, Sloopy Joes Key West, Windjammer Charleston SC, 8×10 Club Baltimore MD and many many more throughout the country.

Member’s Bio

Mo Nelson

In the past 20 years of playing professionally as a Vocalist, Bassist, Guitarist and Drummer, Mo Nelson has almost done it all, but is only just starting. After many years of being a sideman and performing with some of the biggest names in the music industry and touring the country several times, Mo has gone back to his roots and is running forward with his unique blend of Country, Americana and blues music. He is truly a passionate musician and wants to bring his talent and love of country and country music to the masses. With the debut release of 4 days and 40 years, and with a band that is second to none, his stock is only going up with a sound that has been described as, ‘ Alternative Willie Nelson. ‘ Mo uses Gretsch, Fender and Takamine guitars, Custom Modulus Basses, Fender and SWR amps and Shure mics.

Scott Kostley

I play bass.




Brad Hurlburt

What Scott does…just on drums.




Tony Villella – Bio coming soon…again

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