Brandon Lee Adams - Time That I Was Leavin'
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His first foray into learning an instrument himself came when he started to play the guitar at the age of eight when his grandfather Robert Adams put his old Martin D-28 in his grandson’s hands saying, “Learn G,C and D. You’re playing in church this weekend.” At the age of seventeen, Brandon began to showcase his talents after winning a local talent contest which catapulted a milestone allowing him to perform at the Ryman Auditorium. Won or placed in guitar competitions from W. Va to Ky from 16 to 18. He participated in several songwriter rounds in Lexington Ky and part if the first Songwriter Showcase for IBMA in Nashville.

Brandon’s musical ambition began to grow, he got to meet and share the stage with such heroes as Tony Rice, JD Crowe, Kitty Wells, Scott Vestal, Randy Kohrs, Don Rigsby, Art Stamper, Ernie Thacker, Dave Evans and many more. Brandon has recorded with for, Tony Rice, Scott Vestal, Jesse Cobb, Randy Kohrs, and Luke Bulla. Brandon was on the IBMA award winning album “Celebration of Life” for Skaggs Family Records. He has performed at such venues as The Ryman Auditorium, Musicians against childhood cancer festival, Ohio Mountain Arts Center, University of Tennessee, Washington State Sacageweah bluegrass festival, Washington State Casmier blugrass festival, Minnesota Creek House, House Concert series St Paul ,NYC Hotel Pennsylvania concert series to name a few. He has toured the USA, Canada and Ireland. Brandon not only likes to perform and write songs. He also has written articles for "Bluegrass Today" and " Prescription Bluegrass" Brandon has his new album. “Time that I was Leavin" coming out in September 2018.

Here are what industry people are saying about Brandon:
( Tony Rice) "Here is someone with their own voice."

( Dan Miller) Editor, Publisher of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine wrote in the March/April issue, “Brandon is a triple threat.”

(Carl Jackson) "Brandon is a beast of a guitarist."

(Ronny Cox) Actor (Deliverance, Beverly Hills Cop, Star Treck) Director, Singer and Songwriter said; “Songwriting from the heart and masterful playing.

( Peter Stone Brown) "Brandon Adams is the real deal when it comes to bluegrass and true country music. A clear heartfelt singer with strong original songs, and an excellent guitarist."


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    Brandon Lee Adams
  • Sounds Like:
    Progressive Bluegrass meets Bob Dylan
  • Influences:
    Tony Rice, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Tim O'Brien, Vince Gill
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