Brooks Williams

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BROOKS WILLIAMS is one of the most commanding performers on the acoustic roots scene, walking the line between Blues and Americana, he is ranked one of the world's Top 100 Acoustic guitarists and was voted one of the Top 100 Artists by WUMB-Radio Boston.Williams has honed his songs on stages from Dallas to London, Istanbul to Anchorage, Toronto to Dublin, Detroit to Glasgow, Nairobi to Belfast, New York to Sardinia. He has gigged with Taj Mahal, John Hammond, Eddi Reader, Paul Jones, Billy Bragg, Little Feat, Maria Muldaur, Shawn Colvin, Boo Hewerdine and Leo Kottke, to name but a few.Brooks has an amazing 19 CDs to his name, including Baby O! (2010), State Of The Union (2012), The Time I Spend With You (2008), and Knife Edge (1996). He has been played on the BBC in the UK, RTE in Ireland, CBC in Canada and NPR in the USA and has charted on the FOLKDJ stations. He can also be heard on Satellite and Internet radio throughout the world. "Brooks Williams is the proverbial triple threat. He plays a fiery guitar, has a rich and silky voice, and writes hook-laden songs. The 2014 Best Male Vocal nominee" (Spiral Earth)"Williams is a "fret monster who has to be seen to be believed!" (The San Antonio Light)"he is an absolute master with a six string but Williams' talent doesn't end there. He is personable and funny and easy to relate to when he shares anecdotes in between songs, which are themselves catchy and upbeat. On top of it all he has a beautiful voice that you just melt into. Brooks Williams is impossible not to like. (americanaUK) "…classy, tasteful, bright and hugely enjoyable!" (Blues Matters) "One of "America's musical treasures." (Dirty Linen)