After 10 years as an essential member of the music scene in northern California, James "Papa Bear" Williams and his younger brother Phil & moved to Colorado in 2000. Since then THE WILLIAMS BROTHERS BAND has established themselves as the musical anchor of Western Colorado. TWBB is one of the longest-running & is the most successful band in the area. They not only headline the region's top venues & festivals, tour all over the western United States, but are the most requested direct support act to play with national touring acts playing the area as well. The hit single, "CIRCLES" was nominated for a Golden Kayak Award by the International Academy Of Independent Artists for best Rock Song. TWBB hit #1 on the mp3.com Blues charts twice with JOHNNY THE SQUIRREL, & DEEP ELEM BLUES. GET ME DOWN from "Live at The Mesa Theater" hit #5 on the Soundclick Americana Charts , CHINAMAN BLUES was the #2 song on podcasts world-wide in 2014, & album placed 3 songs simultaneously on Soundclick's top 20 Blues Rock Charts as well. A new studio album is scheduled for release in the fall of 2018, the first single "Queen of the Honky Tonk" was released June 11th, 2018 and immediately hit #1 on the Indie Music People Country Charts.