If you took all the guitar strings Elisabeth Williamson has been through over the years, and set them end to end, they would reach from St. Augustine to San Francisco.
She's thirty-five years "Deep" into a professional career. Over three thousand gigs. A repertoire the size of a small town phone book. Hundreds of music festivals. A player and lead singer in bluegrass bands, country bands, folk trios, madrigals and jazz ensembles. Plugging in at honkytonks, wine bars, churches and barns, gourmet restaurants and rodeos around the country. Singing at funerals and weddings and christenings, anniversaries, fund-raisers and hayrides.
Until now. And she delivers "Deep"
Perhaps there has never been a debut record of originals by any artist who has wood-shedded so long, who has spent this much time honing their craft, selecting their thoughts and words, tuning and crafting and raising the bar.
~ Grant Peeples
"There's no doubt about it, Florida Americana music artist Elisabeth Williamson is enchanting.... lovely, earthy and flawless." ....Janet Goodman, Music News Nashville
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"Elisabeth Williamson never loses sight of what matters most"... Darius Rips more
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"Williamson uses whatever melody breathes life into her insightful lyrics, sometimes classic, sometimes unabashedly folky, almost Appalachian, adding up to a style all her own." ... Donna Mavity, NoDepression.com (Read full review)
"Deep is simply a wonderful musical experience...an excellent first recording from one of Florida's premiere folk singers..."
Fla-Times Union (Read full review)
"Songs from the deepest springs of the human heart. Beautifully sung, beautifully recorded and produced."...Bob Patterson, Artistic Director, Gamble Rogers Folk Festival (Read full review)
"Deep" is a stellar recording"... Randy Judy, co-producer of Suwannee Springfest and MagnoliaFest (Read full review)
"Deep" is a lovely album of hand made music that comes from the heart"... Holly Tashian (Read full review)
If you put this CD in your player you might never take it out! "...James Hawkins, Friends of Florida Folk (Read full review)
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August 9th, 2017
Mr. Q and I will be singing songs of sorrow, of tomorrow and of course, yesterday. We start at 6:30 at The Corner Bar next to Gypsy Cab Co. Thanks friends!
August 11th, 2017
The Starlight Trio returns to The Reef, starting at 6:30 pm. Y'all come out to the beach!
August 13th, 2017
The Driftwoods return to Creekside Dinery! Hope you all can be there. Music starts around 5:00 pm.
August 18, 19, 20th, 2017
The Gatorbone Trio featuring Lon and myself along with our dear friend Tim Higgins will be enjoying three days at Hickory Fest in beautiful Wellsboro, PA! A memorial festival for much beloved Sue Cunningham we look forward to celebrating her legacy with you! www.hickoryfest.com for all the details.
August 21st, 2017
Happy Solar Eclipse everyone!
August 23rd, 2017
Mr. Q and I back at The Corner Bar, singing songs of yesteryore. Join us! 6:30 pm. start time.
August 24th, 2017
Concerts In The Plaza in beautiful downtown St. Augustine featuring The Gatorbone Band with special guest, Scott Anderson! Music starts at 7:00 pm. Bring a chair or blanket and get comfy for two sets of original, swing, jazz, bluegrass and beyond music. www.concertsintheplaza.com for the whole season's linupe and more details. Thanks folks!
August 25th, 2017
Private Engagement. Please keep us in mind for your special events. firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-473-9505 for booking.
August 30th, 2017
James Quine and I return to The Corner Bar. Please join us! Music starts at 6:30 pm.
September 1st, 2017
The Woodview Coffeehouse. Lon and I are delighted to share the stage once again with Tuck Tucker, dobro master. For more details, 352-257-8604, 2628 Woodview Lane, Lecanto, Fla.
September 2nd, 2017
The Starlight Trio returns to The Reef! (Lon, Lis and Rick) Please join us for some songs, supper and scenery! We start at 6:30 pm.
September 6th, 2017
Mr. Q and I at The Corner Bar once again. Please swing by for some tuneage of yesteryore. We start at 6:30 pm. next to Gypsy Cab Co. in beautiful St. Augustine.
September 7th, 2017
Hey! This is exciting! The Driftwoods will be performing in the Gazebo downtown in beautiful St. Augustine as our makeup gig for the rainout we had earlier in the Plaza Concert Series. It's also the night before the Sing Out Loud Festival begins and also the night before St. Augustine's 452nd birthday! Hope you can come down to the plaza and join us for a couple of sets of music starting at 7:00 pm. Bring a blanket or some chairs and the whole family. We'd love to see you and celebrate all these lovely festive occasions.
September 8th - 24th
SING OUT LOUD FESTIVAL!! www.singoutloudfestival.com for all the details. Our dates and times are listed below....
Hey Hey! We're back at The Blue Tavern in Tallytown!! Lon and I with Tim Higgins on fiddle and mandolin. Hope you can make it folks! 1206 North Monroe St., Tallahassee, Fla. 8:00 pm.
September 10th, 2017
Lon and Lis Williamson with the one and only Tim Higgins at the Sing Out Loud Festival! We'll be appearing at the Aviles Street stage at 4:00 pm. hosted by The Gamble Rogers Festival.
September 13th, 2017
It's Corner Bar time once again. Please join Mr. Quine and I for some tunes of joy and sorrow, yesterday and tomorrow. 6:30 pm.
September 14th, 2017
Lon and Lis return to Coffee Talk in beautiful downtown Melrose. The Senior Center, 11:00 am. - 1:00 pm.
September 16th, 2017
Mr. Quine and I make a rare appearance outside of The Corner Bar! We'll be appearing in The Sing Out Loud Festival on the Aviles St. Stage at 6:00 pm. Hope you can be there too!!
September 17th, 2017
The Driftwoods return to Creekside Dinery! We look forward to these dates so much. Music starts at 5:00-ish. 160 Nix Boatyard Rd.
September 27th, 2017
Corner Bar y'all. Hope you can be there with us. Music starts at 6:30 on the dot.
September 29th, 2017
A rare appearance of the original Gatorbone Band with Gabe, Jason, Lon and Lis. We are delighted to be appearing at the Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts in Winter Park, Fla.! www.bluebamboomusic.com for more information.