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Tuesday night of the festival, they managed to win the Barry Thornton Memorial Instrumental Award for the same track at the 2009 TIARA (Tamworth Independent Artist Recognition Association) Awards held at the Capital Theatre.

To round out the festival Hamish took out his first Australian National Bluegrass Championship on the Banjo and Lachlan won the Mandolin championship for the second year running. They managed to compete in the championships despite it being held during their breakfast show, with help from various drivers to make several trips back and forward across town.

The latest album has 7 finalist nominations at the 2009 Victorian & Country Music Awards which we be announced on Friday the 6th of February as a part of the Whittlesea Country Music Festival.
Davidson Brothers New single Released: Monday 16th April

The Davidson Brothers Band will be playing 11 bluegrass breakfast shows at the 2008 Tamworth Country Music Festival @ West Tamworth Leagues Club - Legends Bar.
Running from Friday the 18th of January to Monday the 28th of January (Inclusive) from 8am - 10:30am everyday.
the reason for the extra Monday show is that the Australia public holiday falls on that day!!!
So we're looking forward to  to it.   We'll have a new album which we start recording this month in Nashville. We fly out on Wednesday!!
Davidson Brothers & Kristy Cox ready to tour South Australia...
- 18th June 2007

After a great response to their first performance in South Australia, Queen's Birthday weekend at Barmera, the Davidson Brothers are looking forward to touring with Kristy Cox through her home state this July.
Following success of Hamish & Lachlan's latest album, Raised On The Road, which was recorded in Nashville the boys think it's about time they tackle new territory and in what better way than to do a double header show with Mount Barker singing sensation, Kristy Cox.
"We've had a lot of bluegrass & country fans from SA contacting us asking when we're coming over" says Hamish.

The first show is at the famous Governor Hindmarsh in Adelaide. Kristy mentioned "This is my first tour, I'm very excited to perform in my home state and catch up with of old school friends and family along the way".
After the Adelaide show they will then head up to the small town of Wilmington before headin further north to Leigh Creek and finishing up in Port Pirie.

This year the Davidson Brothers new album has seen them win 2 TIARA awards at Tamworth, including Independant Album of the Year, A Golden Guitar nomination, they were awarded Best Bluegrass & Traditional Country recording at the Victorian & National Country Music Awards as well as the first single, Raised On The Road charting on the CMR Australian country radio charts along with the video clip reaching #15 on CMC.
Another exciting point is that the Davidson Brothers did a collaboration with South Australian born, Travis List on their album which was also made top 5 in the VIC awards.

Kristy Cox is a 22 year old bombshell from Mount Barker, SA. Since winning a Nescafe Big Break in 2002 she has been a 2 time finalist in TOYOTA STARMAKER in Tamworth, Graduated from Country Music College and most recently she has released her debut album, "From My Eyes". Kristy's had a great reaction to her first two radio singles gaining national airplay along with her debut video clip to be released to CMC at the end of June. The album was nominated for Victorian Album of the Year February this year.

Don't Turn Me Down is 100% bluegrass and was co-written with their good friend Brooke McClymont.

Lachie & Hamish Davidson are riding on a high after a string of successes with their current album, Raised On The Road. It has been nominated for a total of 9 awards. The first single reaching #21 on the Country Music Radio charts as well #15 on the CMC video charts. It won two Australian Independent Country Music Awards (TIARAs) for Instrumental of the Year and Album of the Year in Tamworth. Then in February it won the Bluegrass & Traditional Country Award in the Victorian Country Music Awards.

Don't Turn Me Down is the title of the song which gained the boys this trophy, and has been released to radio a couple of weeks ago as the 2nd single from the new album.

This year has shown the boys their first sold at shows, in the home town of Yinnar, Vic as well more recently in Noble Park, Vic. The DBs are returning to Kentucky and Tennessee again in September to make some festival appearances and they might also sneak into the studio to record some more of their award winning brand of bluegrass.

The DBs are offering a special $50 deal for customers who wish to purchase both Raised on the Road and Stay All Night together ~ Click here


Hamish & Lachlan
'Don't Turn Me Down' is track 12 on NFS 113 from the Davidson Brothers new album, Raised On The Road, which they recorded in Nashville in July.
The Golden Guitar Awards
Davidson Brothers on top of the world...
Tamworth 2007 was the biggest year yet for the Davidson Brothers. Being there 10th year at the festival, they hosted the Bluegrass Breakfast at Wests playing to record crowds every morning of the festival which featured many surprise guests including; Troy Cassar-Daley, Sara Storer, Jim Lauderdale(USA), The McClymonts & Sunny Cowgirls.
"It was hard work getting up at 6am everyday, but it was just so much fun!" says Lachie
Major highlights for Hamish and Lachlan included performing at the Official opening concert with their band as well as performing the Golden Guitar nominated track, Scrub Turkey, at the 2007 Jayco Australian Country Music Awards.

The Davidson Brothers saw huge sales at this years festivals of the new album, Raised On The Road, which was nominated for a Golden Guitar, 2 TIARA Awards and 6 Victorian & National Country Music Awards. They came away winning the TIARA for Instrumental of the year and as they were about to walk on to perform the winning track later in the show they were awarded the TIARA for Independent Album of the Year.

However the success was only just beginning on their return home from Tamworth. On Feb 9 they attended the Victorian & National Country Music Awards where they won the Best Bluegrass & Traditional Country Award.
Hamish describes, "It's awesome to be recognised in our home state and for the music we love to play best".

The first single from the new award winning album, Raised on the Road is the title track, and has become their debut on the "Country Tracks Top 30 Chart" and is currently at #24 and receiving heavy airplay Australia wide. The video clip was released to CMC in January and was selected as "Pick Of The Week" during the 2007 Tamworth Country Music Festival. The video for Raised on the Road, produced by Ross Wood, is currently at #15 on the CMC top 30.

Hamish and Lachlan would like to thank all the fans that have bought the new album, and also would like to thank everybody who has been requesting the new single on radio and CMC. Please continue your support in requesting Raised on the Road to help us climb the charts.

To keep track of where the boys will be touring, check out their newly updated website at: www.davidsonbrothersband.com 
or you can stay in touch with them on their myspace page: www.myspace.com/davidsonbrothers 
"This (album) is a tremendous effort that will raise plenty of eyebrows in the U.S. as well as here in Australia"
Rick Jenner, Sound Advice, Capital News

“their fast-tracking music career is a combination of passion, energy, respect for tradition, and destiny …. Two young blokes with all the energy and drive of their generation, and an innate ability to transpose that energy to a younger audience …. the spontaneity of youth and some excellent self-penned songs … And then of course there is the supreme musicianship”
Mike Smith, Capital News

The Davidson Brothers would like to thank all the Country/Bluegrass Radio presenters for the airplay of their new single and hope that you will continue to give your amazing support in order to reach the charts for the first time...

The Davidson Brothers first single, 'Raised On The Road' from their brand new album is receiving great reaction from radio presenters all over Australia.
This week the track has been added to Nick Erby's CMR radio playlist which can be heard right across Sydney and NSW.
The boys are currently working on a video clip for the track which will be released to air on CMC in the next couple of weeks.
In other news, Hamish is currently in the Middle East performing to the troops for 8 days, along with Matt Scullion & Dick Smith.

'Raised On The Road' is track 2 on NFS 109 and is the title track from the Davidson Brothers new album which they recorded in Nashville in July.
DAVIDSON BROTHERS - 0407 510 245
PO Box 1029, Doncaster East, VIC 3109
The first single to be released to radio from the Davidson Brothers new album is the title track:
Hamish and Lachlan co-wrote this song about thier lives and what it's been lives and what it's been like growing up on the road.
The song was released to radio as
Track 2 on NFS #109
!!!Call your local Country Radio Stations now and request the Davidson Brothers New Single!!!

This song is track one from their brand new release of the same title, Raised On The Road,
which they recently recorded in Nashville with Producer, Mark Thornton (Jerry Reed Band).

The album is available to buy on their website at the following link:
It is also available through One Stop Entertainment, and can be ordered through any Leading edge Store.
To arrange an interview with the Davidson Brothers please call - 0407 510 245
The Boys also have a 2 page article in the NOVEMBER 2006 issue of CAPITAL NEWS Country Music Magazine
The Davidson Brothers brand new album is out now!
(Release date: Monday the 4th September)
Hamish and Lachlan Davidson have been hard at work over the last few months, writing and recording their brand new album titled "Raised on the Road" and consists of mainly original material. The album is made up of primarily bluegrass along with contemporary Acoustic, country and swing.
They flew to the USA in July to record with producer Mark Thornton, who plays guitar in Jerry Reed's band, at Sidekick Studios, Nashville TN. It had always been a dream of theirs to record with some of the favourite musicans, having listened to their work on literally hundreds of albums. Lachlan says, "It was a huge thrill when the musicians all came in on the Thursday to do the Band tracks. It was amazing to play live with some of our heros!"

Hamish Davidson - Banjo, Fiddle, Vocals
Lachlan Davidson - Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocals
Bryan Sutton - Guitar (Dixie Chicks, Ricky Skaggs)
Randy Kohrs - Dobro, Harmony Vocals (Dolly Parton Band, Dierks Bentley)
Dennis Crouch - Double Bass (Walk the line Soundtrack, Johnny Cash)

Raised on the Road really showcases the Brothers development in their writing with songs, Where I Wanna Be, and Walkin 'Round Blind. The boys really show off thier expertise with the instrumental Skrub Turkey which had the musicians sweating in the studio, and Randy said, "Man, I only have to play that fast twice a year!" They reveal a more sensitive side on Lonely's Rules and indulged in a bit of swing on Mojo. Hamish also let's go of some steam on It's A Banjo. The fast paced, Don't turn me Down, was co-written with Brooke McClymont. The boys Collaborated with a friend of theirs from South Australia, Travis List on the classic bluegrass song, Don't Give Your Heart To A Rambler.

The Davidson Brothers will be appearing in their home town for the launch of the new CD. YINNAR HOTEL - 9:00pm - Friday 8th September
They will also we appearing at the DENI UTE MUSTER 29-30th September
The boys will be touring later in year so check the website for more info.

Please visit www.davidsonbrothersband.com if you want more information about this exciting new CD from the Davidson Brothers. The album can also be purchased on their website using secure credit card facilities.

TRADE ENQIRIES - One Stop Entertainment, (07) 3279 2754

The Davidson Brothers can also be found at www.myspace.com/davidsonbrothers

Feel free to contact Hamish or Lachlan at db@davidsonbrothersband.com
brand new album
"Raised On The Road"
release date: September 4th, 2006
PRE-ORDER the Boys brand new album NOW and SAVE on postage!!!
You can order with your credit card by logging onto their website:
and click on the Pay-Pal safe online "Store"
you can also listen to sample tracks from the upcoming release on the "New Album" page
Send postal orders to:

Davidson Brothers
P.O. Box 1029
Doncaster East
VIC, 3109
NEWS   5th June 2006
The Davidson Brothers are heading to Nashville on the 18th of July to record a new album. It has been three years since they released their previous album, Stay All Night, but these young men are ready to step back into the arena and really stir things up.

Hamish and Lachie have been writing and planning for this album over the last few months whilst studying at university and performing at festivals Australia-wide.

This is going to be a bluegrass album featuring many original songs. They have some of the worlds most highly regarded bluegrass musicians joining them in the studio. The album is being produced by Mark Thornton (guitarist in Jerry Reed’s band).

“We’re so pumped to get over there and really reach our potential in the studio” says Hamish. It has been their dream for some years to record in the USA, after many visits there as youngsters.

Now with the help of winning a Nescafe Big Break in 2005 and some great support from all over Australia, fans can expect a slick album that captures the unique energy of the Davidson Brothers.

The boys will be appearing with their band at the Gympie Muster in August where they will be launching the album. They are also featuring at the 2006 Deniliquin Ute Muster in September.

To catch the boys before they go, they have two BIG shows in Victoria this June:
G'day Folks,
The Davidson Brothers are set for a huge 2006 and here's the latest news:
- Woodford FF - Golden Fiddle Awards - New Album in 06 - Tamworth 06
Recently the Davidson Brothers Band performed at the Woodford Folk Festival for the first time. "It was just awesome, probably the best festival in Australia and we hope we get invited back". Word travelled fast over the 6 days they performed there, filling every venue they played and receiving standing ovations from the crowds!!! From the 1st show on the tuesday, they realised that it was far hotter than Victorian weather, reaching over 40 degrees on stage. So they decided to develop the WOODFORD BAND UNIFORM of blue singlets! It started to catch on, and even some of there fans were coming in uniform.

Lachie & Hamish have been named finalists in 2 categories at the 2006 Golden Fiddle Awards, which will be held on Australia Day at the Tamworth Town Hall. They have been nominated for BEST BAND featuring a Fiddler, & BEST CD by a Band. The awards which is in its second year will be hosted by Pixie Jenkins as part of the Tamworth Country Music Festival. To see list of finalists go to: www.goldenfiddleawards.org.au

The fellas are in the early stages of producing and recording a brand new album for release in 2006. They are keeping the details under wraps but they did say it will feature mostly original material. They plan to head into the studio shortly after Tamworth, to make there most energetic recording yet. Stay tuned for more details in the next few months. Their last album, STAY ALL NIGHT (which is available on the website) was recorded mainly to sell at live gigs. It sold around 2000 copies. It recieved great reviews and was nominated for many awards, winning the instrumental Tiara Award in 2004. www.davidsonbrothersband.com 
Banjo & StockCamp tour Nov/Dec 05
• After a quiet few months the Boys have decided it’s time to hit the road. They have a booked a 3 week tour along with their mate Tom Curtain, which will cover 4 states. Once again starting in their hometown, Yinnar VIC on Nov the 15th and playing up until Dec 3rd. Be sure to come and support the boys, it’ll be a lot of fun. There are more dates to be released in Feb 06. Full details on both their own and Tom’s website.

• Deni Ute Muster Huge success for the Davidson Brothers. On Oct 1st they played main stage straight after Lee Kernaghan to an Audience of 20,000. They were a crowd favourite, and have been invited back next year.

• Hamish and Lachlan are thrilled to be named one of the 15 winners of this year’s Nescafe Big Break. Out of a total of 4,400 entries, they won a $5,000 cash grant to put towards the next album.
Davidson Brothers Have brand New Merch
• Be sure to log onto the boys website, to see their brand new line of Merchandise. It has just hit the shelves! There are T-shirts, Girly T’s, Trucker Caps, Stubby Holders, bumper stickers and CD’s. All this is available to order directly from their site. It can be safely ordered using a credit card from anywhere in the world and it will be shipped straight to your door.
! Lachie’s 21st !
• Believe it or not, Lachie is turning 21!!!! He is having a huge party on Saturday 10th Dec (Which is his actual Birthday) at Danny Young’s place in Yinnar. To send birthday wishes, send to address below or sign their guestbook.

The fifteen Grand Finalists in the 2005 Nescafe Big Break, including the Davidson Brothers, were announced on Wednesday, 13th July. Nescafe received over 4400 entries in the competition this year. Hamish and Lachlan were very excited to be selected in the Top 400 and they are even more thrilled to be one of the 15 cash prize winners.
So see a full list of the Grand Finalists 
The next step for Hamish and Lachlan is to go Sydney this month with the fourteen other Grand Finalists where they will compete in front of a judging panel four 9 prizes of $5,000 and 6 prizes of $25,000. Finally, the six winners of $25,000 will compete to win an additional $25,000. The entrant who will take home the $50,000 will be determined by an internet voting poll.  http://www.nescafebigbreak.com.au/

Hamish and Lachlan have made the semi finals in the Nescafe Big Break. From over 4400 entrants, the Davidson Brothers were selected for the Top 400. These 400 entrants are judged again and the Top 15 receive cash prizes. They find out on the 13th of July whether they have made the Grand Final. There are six main prize winners and these six winners have the opportunity to win the $50,000. The winner of the $50,000 is determined through internet votes in the month of September:
The Davidson Brothers’ internet home has been renovated. Look up the following:

Hamish and Lachlan are currently writing material for their next album. They are likely to be recording the album overseas after making some valuable contacts on their trip the US last October. The album should be out early in 2006.
Lachlan’s f-style bluegrass mandolin. Epiphone MM50. All solid timbers. Plays well.
Excellent condition. With hard shell case. $850


Gippsland born and bred bluegrass band The Davidson Brothers have soaked up the grass roots of their music - the fastest growing sub genre of country.
The band performed in Kentucky - the home of bluegrass - on the eve of a starring role on the lavish Nu Country TV concert at the Arts Centre in Melbourne on Sunday January 30.
Davidson Brothers represented Australia at the prestige IMBA festival and visited Rosine - the birthplace of late bluegrass king Bill Monroe.
The lads also caught up with fellow expatriate young guns Keith Urban, Catherine Britt, Jedd Hughes and The Greencards during concerts in Nashville.

Hamish and Lachlan Davidson soaked up the soul of country music on their foray on Lower Broadway in Nashville where the ghost of pioneer Ernest Tubb and his famed midnight jamboree still lingers.
Hot pickers Hamish and Lachlan Davidson are promoting their new single "Where I Want To Be" - from their debut album.
Lachlan Davidson and Lawrie Minson
Hamish Davidson [playing for Lee Kernaghan
Lachlan Davidson playing for Lee Kernaghan
Hamish and Troy Cassar-Daley

Davidson Brothers brand new single is OUT NOW.   Hamish and Lachlan have recently finished recording their brand new single, ‘Where I Want To Be’. The single also includes a new instrumental, ‘Hunter Valley Breakdown’. Both tracks are co-written by the boys.

They head overseas with their band on the 24th of September for their USA tour, and will be launching the new single at the Gibson Showcase in Nashville the following evening. The Davidson Brothers will be flying the Australian flag at the 2004 IBMA International Bluegrass Fanfest in Louisville, Kentucky this October. The boys will be sharing the stage with the likes of Tom T. Hall, Rhonda Vincent, Jim Lauderdale & The Del McCoury Band


“Blistering bluegrass and masterful playing from two of the hottest young pickers in the land!”
-Lee Kernaghan

After returning from a successful tour of Australia’s East Coast, the DAVIDSON BROTHERS have been invited to represent Australia at IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) FanFest in Louisville, Kentucky this October.  This is one of the biggest bluegrass events held in the USA, which coincides with the 2004 IBMA Bluegrass Awards. The boys will be sharing the stage with the likes of Tom T. Hall, Rhonda Vincent, Jim Lauderdale & The Del McCoury Band. Hamish and Lachlan will fly into Nashville September 24th with their band (Josh & Laurie Grundy) and will be performing throughout Tennessee and Kentucky for 2 weeks.

Hamish and Lachlan are currently working on a new single, and will be out within the next couple of months. They are also planning to tour QLD and NT with Tom Curtain in November.
Bookings: Davidson Brothers
P.O. Box 1029
Doncaster East
VIC 3109
Ph: 0439 310 217
“Blistering bluegrass and masterful playing from two of the hottest young pickers in the land!”
-Lee Kernaghan

 We have a NEW website:


The Davidson Brothers new album, STAY ALL NIGHT, is set for release on 15 October 2004! It will be out in time to enter the golden guitar awards.


The Davidson Brothers new album, STAY ALL NIGHT, is now available!
There are 13 tracks of Red Hot Bluegrass, Western Swing & Blues

"Blistering bluegrass and masterful playing from two of the hottest
young pickers in the land" - Lee Kernaghan, August 2003

You can pre-order your copy by sending a cheque of $33 (AUS) to:
Hamish Davidson
PO Box 1029
Doncaster East
VIC 3109
CDs available at gigs, and soon in good record stores.

Hamish Davidson


The Davidson Brothers have been on the music circuit for around
seven years, and between them have lots of experience and a
slew of awards. Most recently, they became the “2003 Country
Entertainer of the Year” at the Tamworth Country Music Festival,
where they feature annually. The pair have performed with a
number of Australia’s top rating country artists (Lee Kernaghan,
Beccy Cole, Adam Harvey & Greg Champion), yet bluegrass will
always remain in their blood.

Hamish (20) and Lachlan (19) have assembled a group of
dedicated and motivated musicians to make up their band, with
influences spanning from Bluegrass, Old Timey, Cajun, Blues,
Western Swing and Rock. Laurie Grundy has been a strong
influence on the boys. He taught Hamish the banjo six years ago
and ignited the bluegrass flame in the Davidson household.
Although Laurie is a renowned banjo player, he is equally at
home on the bass, his first instrument. Laurie’s son Josh has
been turning heads with his mandolin playing over the last four
years, and allows his rock influences shine through his playing.

The Davidson Brothers have finished recording their new album,
"STAY ALL NIGHT," and are set to release it in October 2003.
Expect to hear some fresh bluegrass, western swing and blues.

"Blistering bluegrass and masterful playing from two of the hottest
young pickers in the land" - Lee Kernaghan, August 2003

Please visit www.HamishDavidson.com  for more information!


The Davidson Brothers have finished recording their new album,
"STAY ALL NIGHT," and are set to release it in October 2003.
Expect to hear some fresh bluegrass, western swing and blues.



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