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Tour 2024

Tour Poster 2024 soon...



Music Road Pilots: AWARD WINNER!!!🏆 of the Fair Play Country Music Award in the category 'Best Modern Country Cover/ Band Of The Year 2023' with their song 'Callin' Caroline' @ the Red Carpet Music Award Show 2023!

We'd like to thank all members of the jury from 50 countries, all the winners and Gaby & Peter Agrikola and their team.

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Music Road Pilots' singer RICHARD HESSELINK: AWARD WINNER!!!
Of the Fair Play Country Music Award in the category 'Modern Country Cover / Male Vocalist Of The Year 2022'
@ the Red Carpet Music Award Show 2022!
Richard likes to thank all members of the jury from 34 countries and Gaby & Peter Agrikola
Music Road Pilots: AWARD WINNER!!! of the Fair Play Country Music Award
In the category 'Best Modern Country Original / Band Of The Year 2022' with their song
'Better Broken' @ the Red Carpet Music Award Show 2022!
We'd like to thank all members of the jury from 34 countries and Gaby & Peter Agrikola











CME award wining instrumentalist of the year Albert Rumengan. 
Congratulations Albert Rumengan








Together with Albert Lee... !!!










Proud to announce that...

Albert won the DCMA Award for Best Musician Of The Year 2018.. AGAIN!!!

In 2017 he won this award too, while the band won the award for Best Electric Band Of The Year 2017!

We want to thank you all so much for voting!

Yessss.. We won again... AGAIN!!!!

For the third time Music Road Pilots won the Award for
'Best International Country Band by the ACMF' 2018 in Austria!

We are very pleased and honoured to receive this award.
We want to thank everyone who voted for us!

Music Road Pilots received the following awards in a short period of time...

  • ACMF award 2013 for Best International Country Band 
  • ACMF award 2015 for Best International Country Band 
  • Fair Play award 2015 for Best European Country Band
  • ACMF award 2018 for Best International Country Band

Music Road Pilots was also nominated for
by the prestigious JOSIE Music Awards NASHVILLE USA.

MRP featuring Sarah Jory...

Sarah Jory joins Music Road Pilots!!!

She was already an additional musician with us. Now she's officially a regular member of Music Road Pilots! World number 1 female pedal steel guitarist from England, SARAH JORY!! Wow, what an honor! Welcome aboard Sarah! We look forward to a bright future together.

Due to her commitments in England this year, she will not be present at every Music Road Pilots performance yet. But the upcoming performances until July she will be. So come to one of our next gigs for a Meet & Greet with Music Road Pilots including Sarah Jory!

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After her years in the band with Van Morrisson, the princess of Steel Guitar Sarah Jory is back on Track in the Country scene.
Sarah has her own 'SARAH'S HOT PICKS on KEEP IT COUNTRY TV' every Thursday.

Sarah's NEW CD celebrates 2018 as her 40th year in the music business.
The CD contains some classic tracks, along with some new material. 

Check it out!

Comments and reviews...

Slagwerkkrant (NL) news:

Our drummer Hans Molenaar gave an informative interview in one of Dutch most leading drummers magazines.
Proud of this Pilot 🙂





Great German review:

"Music Road Pilots präsentieren auf "NashVegas" eingängige europäische Countrymusik auf hohem Niveau..."

Sarah Jory commented:

"Thank you so much guys ! I had the best time and one of the most awesome and enjoyable gigs I have been involved in , in a long time !! The world needs to know about MRP ! See you in Holland in July ! Can't wait ... Sarah j xxxxx"

Check out Vids & Pics for some Youtube clips of MRP with Sarah...

Marten van der Laan/Country Stew/Radio Compagnie/The Netherlands commented:

- The Music Road Pilots/MRP is a great Dutch blend of Americana/country music.
- ‘NashVegas’ will propel, The Music Road Pilots to the top of the charts and their next award!

Lana commented:
"Country leeft! Wat een prachtig album mannen, precies zoals het bedoeld is!‪ #‎genieten‬ ‪#‎musicroadpilots‬"

Jacky commented:
"Ik mocht vandaag het album Nash Vegas van Music Road Pilots ontvangen. Ik zit het met veel plezier te luisteren. Het is een prachtig album geworden jongens! Super tof dat ik mijn steentje mocht bijdragen aan jullie juweeltje."

Udo commented:
"Wo habt ihr euch die ganze Zeit versteckt? Eine wirklich klasse Band zur Aftershowparty im Western Saloon Fontanehaus."

Marcia commented:
"Even een shout out naar MRP!!
Net jullie nieuwe cd geluisterd.. wat een onwijs goeie cd!!"

The Music

Music Road Pilots was founded in 2008 and created by experienced guitarist Albert Rumengan. He is supported by the versatile international drummer Hans Molenaar, the driving bassist/singer Jeroen Bos, frontman and singer Andy Boe from Germany, the experienced multi instrumentalist Hans Sligter and pedal steel and power slide guitarist Sarah Joy from England, the female no.1 of the world on the pedal steel guitar. Music Road Pilots is a band with its own recognizable style, which is unique. A Modern Country Band consisting of a mix of Modern Country, Traditional Country, Country Funk, Southern Rock, Rock ’n Roll and Blues. Inspired by contemporary artists such as Joe Nichols, Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton, Trent Tomlinson, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Vince Gill and Darryl Worley, the band focuses on energetic live performances with high entertainment value. Americana and Modern Country…at its best!

The Road

After the release of their album ‘When She Gets Close To Me’ in 2010, Music Road Pilots immediately scored big. Music Road Pilots plays at the most popular stages and festivals in eighteen different countries.

In fifteen years, Music Road Pilots has established itself as one of Europe’s best and most successful country rock acts.

In 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2023, Music Road Pilots won the ACMF Award for “International Band Of The Year” in Austria. Also in 2015, the band received the Award for “Best Country Band” from the online magazine “Fair Play Country”. In 2016 she toured with legendary Country Music Hall Of Fame artist Charlie McCoy (USA) and the sister of the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis, Linda Gail Lewis (USA). And they released their second album “NashVegas” which features 50% original songs from Nashville writers. In that same year, the band was additionally strengthened by World’s No.1 Female Pedal Steel Guitarist, Sarah Jory (GB).

In 2017, Music Road Pilots won the Award for “Electric Band Of The Year” and guitarist Albert Rumengan won the Award for “Instrumentalist Of The Year” by the DCMA (Dutch Country Music Association).

In 2018, Music Road Pilots worked with legendary Country Guitarist Albert Lee (GB) and Country Artist Pam MacBeth (USA) and in the same year Albert Rumengan won his second DCMA Award for “Instrumentalist Of The Year”. Their concert with Albert Lee (GB) at the Country Music Festival in Mragowo, Poland, earned them an Award for ‘Best Show of the Year’.

In 2019, Albert Rumengan won his third Award for “Instrumentalist Of The Year” by the CME (Country Magazine Europe).

In 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023, Music Road Pilots won the “Modern Country Music Original – Amazing Band” Award during the International Red Carpet Music Award Shows presented by FPCM (Fair Play Country Music). And in 2020 they released their third album “Little Bit Of ‘Live'”, which was completely recorded ‘live’.

In 2021, Albert Rumengan won his fourth Award for “Amazing Male Musician” at the 2nd International Red Carpet Music Award Show 2021 presented by FPCM (Fair Play Country Music).

In 2023, in addition to the two other Awards, Music Road Pilots won the 2023 Worldwide Hall of Fame Award for “Best Rising Americana Music Artist” by the Line Dance Association in Spain. In 2023, Sarah Jory (GB) became a permanent band member of Music Road Pilots.

The Pilots

Music Road Pilots consists of accomplished, experienced musicians with a great track record.

Andy Boe (D)             |           Lead Vocals

Albert Rumengan     |           Lead Guitar / Vocals

Hans Sligter               |           Guitars / Mandolin / Banjo / Harmonica / Vocals

Jerry Woodstock       |           Bass Guitar / Vocals

Hans Molenaar         |           Drums

Sarah Jory (GB)         |           Pedal Steel Guitar / Slide Guitar / Vocals