ROBIN AND LINDA WILLIAMS

  • From Millbrook, Virginia (Shenandoah Valley).
  • Gained national recognition while performing as regulars on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” on public radio.
  • Robin plays guitar, Linda plays guitar and clawhammer banjo.
  • They were married in 1971 and recorded their first album together in 1975.
  • They also tour as members of Keillor’s “Hopeful Gospel Quartet.”
  • 1989, signed with Sugar Hill Records and recorded 9 albums for the label.
  • 1993, toured with Mary Chapin Carpenter.
  • 2002, Robin became a “Justice of the Peace” for one day and performed Mary Chapin Carpenter’s wedding.
  • Their band is called “Their Fine Group” and has included Jim Watson (bass), Kevin Maul (Dobro™), Jimmy Gaudreau (mandolin), and Chris Brashers (mandolin/fiddle).
  • 2003-2011, co-hosted (with former Statler Brother Jimmy Fortune) the Fortune – Williams Music Festival in Staunton, Virginia.
  • 2004, signed with Red House Records.
  • 2006, appeared in the Robert Altman movie “A Prairie Home Companion.”

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