Miss Willie Brown score Bonnaroo slot
Monday, April 11, 2011
– Country duo Miss Willie Brown were added to the 2011 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival lineup this year on Saturday, June 11, it was announced Monday.
Miss Willie Brown, comprised of Kasey Buckley and Amanda Watkins, is currently on the road with the Jagermeister Country Tour featuring Dierks Bentley.
Miss Willie Brown recently released their first major label EP, produced by award winning producer Keith Stegall (Zac Brown Band, Alan Jackson, George Strait). The duo wrote all four songs on the EP.
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