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Hot Rock Pilgrims



  • Bluegrass , Country & Barn Dance band
  • Fantastic repertoire of classic Bluegrass songs, instrumentals and originals
  • Perform as quintet of banjo, fiddle, guitar, dobro & double bass


Hot Rock Pilgrims are London / Brighton based and frequently play across the South East, South West and Midlands areas and are happy to travel.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets with a short break in between. A barn dance/ceilidh set is also available.

About this Act

Hot Rock Pilgrims are a group of some of the finest young bluegrass and old time musicians the UK has to offer. Since their formation in 2014 they have toured throughout the British Isles bringing their uniquely infectious sound, that combines powerful vocal harmonies with instrumental prowess, to newly gathered fans along the way. Together they promise to take you on a pilgrimage of appalachian music and it's descendants!

The band is comprised of: Hubert Murray (vocals & guitar), Dan Edwards (vocals & banjo), Bruno Pichler (dobro), Kieran Towers (fiddle) and Sam Rose (double bass). Accomplished musicians in their own right and they share a similar bluegrass upbringing but have musical influences that stretch far and wide. With an emphasis on re-imagining traditional music, Hot Rock Pilgrims also write original material and have a strong back catalogue of instrumentals, bluegrass songs and aren't strangers to the odd cover. Combined, they deliver a hard-driving, exciting performance that can both silence audiences and bring them to their feet.

Set List

Blue Moon of Kentucky - Bill Monroe
Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn - Alisson Krauss & Union Station
Make Me a Pallet On Your Floor - Mississippi John Hurt
Nellie Cane - Hot Rize / Tim O'Brien
High On a Mountain Top - Ola Belle Reed
Mean Mother Blues - The Seldom Scene
The Storm - Hot Rock Pilgrims
Squirrel Hunters - John Hartford
Mountain Dew - Bill Monroe
Liza Jane - traditional
Aragon mill - Si Kahn
Dance '96 - Hot Rock Pilgrims
Old home Place - Bill Monroe
John Hardy - Bill Monroe


  • 5 piece band consisting of vocals, banjo, fiddle, dobro, guitar and double bass.


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