Members: Jillian Speece & Nathan Hoff
IN THE NEWS...
"The Bergamots set which was also strong. Straight-ahead danceable rock and roll underneath fine vocals."
Randomville.com's Midpoint Music Festival Review
"Wow! The Bergamot...the heck with American Idol, the heck with the Grammys, we had no pitch correction, that was live right into the mics in the studio, Jillian that is a fantastic sound. Remember you heard them first here on WGN Chicago"
- Greg Jarrett
WGN Chicago Radio Show
"Bergamot WILL become a household name!"
- Stephanie Stone
WLWT Cincinnati News
"That was AMAZING! You guys are great...You work together so well!!"
KWSS Radio Arizona's Independent Radio
"The Bergamot rocked the Elbo Room, with a powerful yet soulful R&B/alternative performance. This set had everything, spunk...passion...vibrant guitar rhythms and female vocals."
- Chicago's Southside Live Music Review
"The title of this five-track EP says it all. We dare you to try to keep a straight face when listening to this local quartet. Jillian Speece's voice lifts tunes like SALE OF THE GROUND and RAILROAD right off the earth and into orbit!"
- WhatzUp Magazine
-Featured on KWSS Arizona Alternative Radio 11/1/10
-Featured on WLWT Cincinnati "WLWT Cincinnati News" 9/23/10
-Featured on WGN Chicago's "Brian Noonan Show" 9/11/10
-Featured in the South Bend Tribune 8/26/10
-Featured on WGN Chicago's "The Greg Jarrett Show" 2/6/10
-Strong Youtube.com presence
-2009 Winner, Sweetwater Songwriting Competition
-Headlined shows all over the U.S.
The Bergamots songs are unforgettable and striking. Their live performances are both breathtaking and entertaining. Whether they are on stage as a duo - or a full band - their performances are impeccable start to finish.
The Bergamot, duo Jillian Speece and Nathan Hoff, has been producing passionate, genuine, and heartfelt music for the last seven years. They are an American songwriting force. Their music is sweet to the ear, brilliantly organic, and bursting from the seams with color and vibrancy. Additionally, The Bergamot has done collaborations with talented musicians such as drummer Grant Inman and bassist Andrew Teeple. They enjoy participating in live collaborations in order to welcome fresh musical possibilities into their sets.