Hip Route are: Jim Blair: Weissenborn, acoustic & electric guitars and vocals, Jon Millard: Bass and vocals, Steve Lodge: Drums, percussion and vocals.
They are a 3 piece roots band from Wiltshire. Part of The Uk Roots Movement – using the old working ethic of playing live as much as possible – Feel. Write. Play. Play some more. We are just trying to do the same as everyone else – play as much as possible to as many people that will listen!
‘Hip Route have a universal sound that appeals to all lovers of real music’ – Blues Matters Magazine
‘Sicker than Seasick Steve’ – Independant
‘These guys are effortlessly cool, hip and funky; the moment Jim Blair strikes up the old slide guitar, the heads turn, the feet tap and then the rest of the band storm headfirst into groove.’ – Cleverhead Promotions, Bristol