Amanda Cook, raised in Florida, now finds her home in the Virginia Mountains. She learned bluegrass from her father, an avid banjo player. In 2007, she started the group High Cotton with her father and this inspired her to tour professionally. Amanda released her first solo album in 2013, One Stop Along the Road. She appeared on the Top 150 Roots Music Bluegrass Album Charts in 2014 and 2015.
Amanda signed with Mountain Fever in 2017, and recorded On Deep Water, co-writing the title track with fellow band member Carolyne VanLierop. Amanda signed a longterm contract with Mountain Fever in late 2018 that was to consist of seven years and five albums. Point of No Return, her second album on the label, was released in April 2019