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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.16 on guitar and lead vocals. Their music combines the classic blues sounds of legends with their own unique blend of soul-infused inspiration.
In just a few short years they have had the opportunity to open for Pinetop Perkins, B.B. King, Los Lonely Boys, Hubert Sumlin and many other legendary bands. Also while on this journey they have been blessed to share the stage with legends that have taught, inspired and mentored them, Buddy Guy, Michael Burks, Sonny Rhodes, Pinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes” Smith Jimmi Mayes, Bob Stroger and countless other incredible musicians.
The Peterson Brothers awards include: 2012-13 Austin Music Awards, Best Under-18 Band, Top 10 for best Blues/Soul/Funk, Top 10 for best "Bass", 2012 Best Band of Bastrop County, 2011-12 Austin Music Awards top 10 “Blues, Soul and Funk and 1st Place in the 2011 and the 2012 Aspire to Be Me Talent showcase.
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.
The Peterson Brothers are currently in residency every Monday at the historic Continental Club in Austin, Texas. They enjoy performing regularly and are scheduled to participate in the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival, Allen City Blues Festival, 2013 B.B. King Homecoming Festival, King Biscuit Festival, Springing the Blues Festival; and other events.
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."