Byron House is an American bass player. He was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, at the age of 11 he played banjo and jammed with Sam Bush, 7 years later after hearing Jaco Pastorius on Joni Mitchell's Hejira started playing bass guitar. In the mid-1980s moved to Nashville. Soon collaborated with other musicians,Jerry Douglas, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton and Buddy Miller
In 1999 was touring with Sam Bush.
From 2010 to 2011 he was a member of the Band of Joy, led by Robert Plant, former member of Led Zeppelin. With the group in 2010 they recorded the album Band of Joy. This album was number 8 on Rolling Stone's list of the 30 Best Albums of 2010.
During his career he has collaborated with many other musicians, Including Sam Bush, Buddy Miller, Jerry Douglas, Jorma Kaukonen, Nickel Creek, Dolly Parton, .