“One of the most promising rootsy women artists in the Americana scene.” – No Depression Harmonies. Soul-touching lyrics. Eye-catching stage presence. Underhill Rose has put its talents to work to become synonymous with beautiful music, charming personalities and, recently, increased momentum.
Underhill Rose continues to delight audiences throughout the Southeast, from the bluegrass of Kentucky to the sandy shores of the Florida coast. They have entertained crowds at festivals ranging from the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion to the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam and venues as renowned as the Grove Park Inn and the Biltmore Estate.
Underhill Rose FAQs
Q. What style of music do you play?
Q. How many pieces do you typically play as and what instruments are they?
A. We are typically a quartet – Molly on vocals and acoustic guitar, Eleanor on vocals and open-back banjo, Gary on upright bass and Mike on drums.
Q. Do you play in other configurations?
A. We can also perform as a trio (without drums) or a duo (without drums and bass). For special circumstances, we can perform as a quintet with an added lead guitar/pedal steel player.
Q. Why did you become a professional musician?
A. Eleanor and I (Molly) became professional musicians for the love of music. We met in college and formed Underhill Rose in 2009. Since then, it’s been an organic evolution of recording the music we write and perform, releasing it and getting to travel the world in celebration. No matter who you are, music can connect you to others and make you feel inspired, and we are lucky to get to perform it for you.
Q. Where are you located?
A. Asheville, NC.
Q. Do you travel?
Q. Why should an event professional book you?
A. We are here to help you have the best event possible. Whether it is to learn the perfect Americana-folk rendition of your favorite song as you walk down the aisle or light up the night with our original songwriting, harmonies and dynamic full band, we will customize to the experience you want to create. Eleanor and Molly alternate the lead and harmonies and offer heartfelt original songs and thoughtfully crafted cover songs on a Deering banjo and Martin acoustic guitar. See them on stages across the US and UK, hear them on radio stations across the country, and watch them on PBS and know how this dynamic duo will warm your heart and soothe your soul.
Q. Do you have the capability of providing your own sound & lights?