HEARTS OPEN is a New York based, indie-rock band, currently performing the works of lead singer-songwriter Michael Manzi. Michael’s songs package folk and psychedelic traditions into post-punk and pop-rock sounds. Together, they are known for their high energy shows and for their warmth. The band stars Ben Fortunato on lead guitar, Mina Mayo-Smith on bass, Nate Piazza on drums, and Alex Hardin on Synth/Vocals. Influences include Catfish and the Bottlemen, Andy Shauf, Hozier, Peach Pit, Hippo Campus.