The Pilgrim Project A musical kinship born between the son of a square dance caller and the granddaughter of a country pedal steel player, this Kentucky-based duo, featuring Jeff Calhoun (guitar) and Rachel Crick (fiddle), explores gospel themes through the soundscapes of folk, blues, indie-rock, and Americana. Weaving tales of sorrow and redemption into a spiritual tapestry.
The Pilgrim Project’s Mercy House takes a true look into the face of life’s miseries — famine, sudden death, abuse and crime — and yet remains anchored to the story of gospel hope, as alluded to in the album’s title track:
“There’s a feast, come to the table Come in grace to make you able Young and old, come be reborn The mercy house is open since the curtain’s been torn”
Lexington, KY reviewer, Steve Broderson describes the duo in his review of their newest release: “The Pilgrim Project has its feet planted firmly in the genre known as “Americana.” But it happily pushes upward from that designation and raises both the bar and the stakes with smart lyrics, savvy arrangements, and ace-level musicianship.”