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The Hot Rod Hornets

The Hot Rod Hornets

Rockabilly / Cowpunk / Swing St Petersburg, FL  US
Blistered / Bonanza
Blistered / Bonanza
Long Tall Sally (live)
Long Tall Sally (live)
Sweet Love On My Mind (live)
Sweet Love On My Mind (live)


Hot Rod Hornets "Blistern' Bonanza"


  • Fri

    May 22

    Holiday, FL, US | 8:00pm

    Orbit 19 Lounge Anniversary Party and Hot Rod Show.

  • Sat

    Apr 18

    St. Petersburg, FL, US | 10:00am

    10 am till 2 pm, we are playing at the Saturday Morning Market- if you have never been, you will not be disappointed.

  • Sun

    Mar 22

    Morristown, FL, US | 12:00pm

    Hot Rod and Motorcycle show- Free admission for spectators, $10 for hot rods or bikes. Included raffles with proceeds going to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. One of the original Beverly Hillbillies trucks on site, as well as a real Tee Pee. We play from noon till 2:30 pm. Doors open at 9 am.

  • Sat

    Mar 21

    Dunedin, FL, US | 8:00pm

    Rockabilly/Swing/Cowpunk in Dunedin with The Hot Rod Hornets! Music starts at 8 pm.

  • 2015

    Jan 17

    Dunedin, FL, US | 8:00pm

    Award winning barbeque, cold drinks, and rockabilly = One of our favorite places to congregate. Music from 8 pm till 11 pm


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Mark Nathans- Lead Guitar/vocals, David Ballarini- Doghouse Bass/vocals, Frank Baptie- Drums



Sounds Like: Johnny Cash, Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, Buddy Holly, Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio, Billy Lee Riley

Bio: Welcome! You are entering The Hot Rod Hornets Reverbnation web-page. This is your stop for one of Tampa Bay's hottest rockabilly bands. The HRH's are influenced by Sun Record greats Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, & Jerry Lee Lewis. Add in rockabilly rebels Eddie Cochran & Gene Vincent...See Full Bio

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"The name says it all – this three-piece of guitar, double bass and drums serves up that warm, 1950s-evocative rockabilly healthily dosed in country and blues with setlists made up of songs from the era, including a mash-up of Johnny Cash’s “Blistered” with the Bonanza theme and “Sweet Love on My Mind” by Johnny Burnette."

— Leilani Polk, Creative Loafing


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