Old Gods of Appalachia

Press & Booking Info

Old Gods of Appalachia is an award-winning and critically-acclaimed audio drama podcast produced by Asheville, NC based DeepNerd Media. A recipient of 14 Audioverse Awards and winner of Best Overall Podcast in the 2021 DiscoverPod Awards, Old Gods of Appalachia boasts over 10 million unique downloads since its launch in late 2019. OGoA recently announced a roleplaying game based on the series to be produced by legendary game developer Monte Cook Games that met its funding goal of $50k within 10 minutes and raised over two million dollars on Kickstarter.

Our live show includes a staged storytelling performance similar to an old time radio play, featuring show creators Steve Shell and Cam Collins, a rotating cast of professional actors, and live musical performances.


BOOKING CONTACT: Andrew Morgan at Ground Control Touring; booking@oldgodspod.com

Sample Episodes

A few suggested, stand-alone listens for those not familiar with the show.

Season One, Episode 5: The Boy

The Holiest Days of Bone and Shadow, Chapter Three: Something Old, Something New

Bumper Crop: A Tale for the Season


Our program features a rotating selection of music by talents such as Landon Blood, Keena Graham, John Lee Bullard, and Jacob Moore. Music for our live shows may vary based on both artist availability and the stories being told. Below are some sample selections.

Landon Blood

Keena Graham

John Lee Bullard

Jacob Moore

Jon Charles Dwyer


New Jersey Web Fest
Outstanding Horror/Thriller (Narrative Fiction Podcast, 2022)

DiscoverPods Awards
Best Overall Podcast (2021)
Audio Drama or Fiction Podcast (2021)
Runner up, Audio Drama or Fiction Podcast (2020)

Audioverse Awards
Overall Storytelling Production (2021, NP 2020)
Writing in a Storytelling Production (2021, NP 2020)
Storytelling Performance (2021, NP 2020)
Lead Actor (NP 2020)
Music Direction (2021)
Environmental & Action Sound Design (2021, NP 2020)
Original Vocal Composition (2021, NP 2020)
Cover Art (2021)

*NP = Audioverse’s New Production categories