Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra


  • From Oslo, Norway.
  • Formed in 2013 after hearing music from the Oscar-nominated Belgian movie “The Broken Circle Breakdown.” They began rehearsing and recorded the song “Wayfaring Stranger” which was posted to YouTube and went viral. Since then they have recorded several YouTube songs and performances and have grown in popularity.
  • Their music is a blend of bluegrass, Americana, pop, Celtic and Norwegian folk music.
  • Band members: Rebekka Nilsson (Vocals),  Joakim Borgen (Mandolin), Ole Engrav (Guitar), Magnus Eriksrud (Banjo), Moa Meinich (Fiddle), David Buverud (Bass), Emil Brattested (Dobro™), Sjur Marqvardsen (Accordion).
  • 2020, were invited to perform at the IBMA Awards Show (virtual).
  • 2021, released first album Migrants (no label).
  • 2021, were invited to perform at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.