Allison and Chris founded the band in Tampa, FL in 2005. The two moved to the Twin Cities in 2006 and still play in both markets. Brian Dwinal and Johnny O solidified the Minneapolis lineup in 2008. The Pinata Hearts have self released two albums: Tampa Wadena 2011 and Give 2012. Third album is on the way. The band gives away CD's for free at shows and online.

Allison Achterkirch - vocals, piano, keyboards
Chris Lunceford - vocals, guitar, mandolin
Johnny O - bass guitar
Brian Dwinal - drums and percussion