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Peterson Brothers Band


The Peterson Brothers were born and raised deep in the “Lost Pines” of Bastrop, Texas. Alex, 14, on bass/violin and vocals; and Glenn Jr., 17 guitar and lead vocals are two brothers, two hearts and one sound. Their music combines the classic blues sounds of legends with their own unique blend of soul-infused inspiration. Voted best Under 18 Band in the Austin Music Awards for 2012/2013.

Over the years The Peterson Brothers Band have appeared in front of thousands of enthusiastic fans at numerous clubs and Blues festivals across the country, including the prestigious Chicago Blues Festival and The King Biscuit Festival in Helena AR. And the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX. They have opened shows for such major artists as B.B. King, Los Lonely Boys, Lisa Marie Presley, Michael Burks, Pinetop Perkins & Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Marcia Ball, and The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Early on Buddy Guy invited them to share the stage with him during one of his shows at ACL Live in Austin. In addition they are one of the youngest bands to have a Monday night residency at Austin’s renowned Continental Club, which started in 2012 and is still continuing.

The band is currently in the studio working on their debut album with Michael Freeman, who produced the Grammy Award Winning “Joined at the Hip” by Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith.

Although much of their time is spent honing in on their musical gifts, they put precedence on volunteering and ensuring that their academics are a top priority. The Peterson Brothers are on a mission to help “Keep the Blues Alive”.

Current Reviews/Publications:

Texas Music Magazine "Spotlight": http://txmusic.com/2013/11/19/spotlight-on-the-peterson-brothers/

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2013: http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/music/2013-10-07/acl-live-shot-peterson-brothers/

Austin Chronicle: http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/chrontourage/2013-05-16/may-paper-cuts-featuring-the-peterson-brothers/

Examiner Review: http://www.examiner.com/review/peterson-brothers-bring-classic-blues-to-the-continental-club?cid=db_articles

Honors & Awards:
2013 Austin Music Awards 1st place for Best “Under -18” Band”
2013 Austin Music Awards 6th place for Top 10 Bands in “Blues Soul and Funk”
2013 Austin Music Awards Alex Peterson 6th place Top 10 "Best Bass” Category”
2013 Best of Bastrop County 1st Place Winner
2012 Best of Bastrop County 1st Place Winner
2012 Austin Music Awards 7th place for Best “Under -18” Band
2011 Aspire to Be Me Talent Competition 1st Place Winner (Austin, TX)
2011 Local Honey's 6th Annual Holiday Mix Show Early Bloomers Awards Dallas, TX)
2011 Austin Music Awards 10th place for Top 10 in the "Blues, Soul and Funk" Category
2011 Austin Music Awards 9th place for Best “Under -18” Band

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