Brandon Lee Adams latest project, Hardest Kind of Memories highlights the artist's songwriting skills as he presents ten songs he wrote on the eleven track album. Scott Vestal, Randy Kohrs and Luke Bulla join Brandon and Tony Rice is honored on the song "I Long for Seventeen." Scheduled for a Valentine's Day release on FYE, Sam Goody, iTunes,and Amazon, you can pre-order the release now. DJs can access the album on AirPlay Direct.
Brandon's 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, Tennessee.
"When I listened to the song we recorded..... it was one of the few times that I missed my voice"
- Tony Rice
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 has written articles for bluegrass music resources regarding his new album. Hardest Kind of Memories is coming out if February 2014. It was voted number one in Alt Country on Ourstage by fan vote. Brandon is the first acoustic and Bluegrass Artists to get his music played on Radio in South Africa.