“Rockabilly meets the bluesey sound of Bitterroot - a joy to watch and listen to. Peter and Broni expanded their duo to a four piece, adding drums and double bass, taking their sound to a thumping, bumping smiley place: it was impossible to keep still, as the dancers proved. Bitterroot’s two hour set got everybody in the mood for more ...”
Blues In Britain, Dec 2017
"It was a fantastic night. Well done and thank you Bitterroot for a great time and brilliant music. Can't wait to see you again". ~ "Now that's what you call festival music..." ~ "Bitterroot are brilliant... all of us were there to see the band. A fab night"
Covers we made our own:
Ry Cooder ~ The Black Keys ~ Elle King ~ Bruce Springsteen ~ JJ Cale ~ Larry Garner
Alabama 3 ~ The Lumineers ~ Tony Joe White ~ Eric Clapton ~ Stevie Winwood ~ Canned Heat ~ Nick Cave
Creedence Clearwater Revival ~ Big Mama Thornton ~ Travelling Wilburys ~ Chris Whitley
Hunters & Collectors ~ Chris Isaak ~ Steve Earle
Bitterroot was assembled from racing locomotive parts in 2012.
It now blazes heat and goes like a train!
Faces will smile and feet will move - it's futile to resist.
The repertoire is one third original, two thirds covers of assorted 'Americana'.
There are lots of instantly recognisable songs, often having an original makeover.
Featuring a combination of soaring slide guitar and mandola, backed by thumping double bass and drums, the vocals then take it to another level with fabulous harmonies.