• Free – Williamson Branch

    One of the most underrated female vocalists in bluegrass music today, hands down, is Melody Williamson of Nashville-based family band Williamson Branch. She’s been around the bluegrass world for years, performing on stage with her parents as a kid, showcasing

  • The ladies shine in Rye Bar lunch showcase

    While the Momentum Awards luncheon was going on this morning, I took the opportunity to slip over to the Marriott Hotel lobby for an unofficial showcase sponsored by Lorraine Jordan and True Grass. It featured several young bands that I

  • Free video from Williamson Branch

    No... it's not a free video. Aren't they all free? It's the Free video. The music video for the latest single from Williamson Branch, Free! It was written by guitarist Kevin Williamson and his eldest daughter, Melody, who is also the

  • Anthony Howell to Williamson Branch

    Williamson Branch, the family band consisting of bluegrass veterans Kevin and Debbie Williamson and their three daughters, has announced the addition of Anthony Howell to the group. The 18-year old, recent high school graduate will play banjo, mandolin, and 3-finger

  • Williamson Branch to Wilson Pickins

    Hot on the heels of their first single release for Pinecastle Records comes more news from family grassers, Williamson Branch. They have announced today their signing with Wilson Pickins Promotions for booking and publicity services. Williamson Branch consists of husband-and-wife bandleaders Kevin

  • Till I See You Again from Williamson Branch

    Pinecastle Records has released a single from one of our favorite family groups, Williamson Branch. It's a home grown band, created by longtime grasser Kevin Williamson and his wife, Debbie. Kevin plays guitar, and Debbie mandolin, with teen daughters Melody on

  • Williamson Branch to Pinecastle Records

    Shortly before the IBMA convened their World of Bluegrass last week, Kevin and Debbie Williamson signed their family band, Williamson Branch, with Pinecastle Records in North Carolina. The group consists of Kevin on guitar and Debbie on mandolin, with their three

  • Williamson Family Band Branchin’ Out

    One of the fun parts of writing for Bluegrass Today is watching young artists mature, as individuals and musicians, and watching some family bands graduate from the cute stage to genuine top-tier acts. I’ve watched it happen with The Bankesters, Flatt

  • Williamson Branch in The Caymans

    Last month, when the first hints of winter weather were making themselves felt in parts of the United States, Williamson Branch was sweating it out down in the Cayman Islands. The family band, consisting of Kevin and Debbie Williamson and