top of page

BIO

The Hutcheson Brothers country music duo officially formed in December 2012 by (yes, actual brothers) Jon and Brandon Hutcheson.  Though the 2012 creation made the duo 'official', the truth is, both Jon and Brandon had plenty of experience in music prior to that point.

The brothers grew up in Ridgely, Tennessee, a small town in Lake County, one of the state's least populated counties.  Lake County is known for a variety of things - Reelfoot Lake, the lone high school who is annually in the running for Single A football, basketball, and baseball championships, being boarded by the Mississippi River, and being the boyhood home of the legendary Carl Perkins.  The area is about as 'down-home' as anyone can get and is in the middle of the melting pot of so many varieties of music.  Being roughly 80 miles from Memphis, 180 miles from Nashville, 100 miles from Muscle Shoals, and 200 miles from St. Louis, and mixing in the steady sounds of Gospel music from being in the Bible Belt, the brothers were heavily influenced with the sounds of country, blues, rockabilly, rock, etc.

Before Jon or Brandon ever played or sang a note, inspirations for their music journey began to develop at a young age.  Their mother, Lorie, performed over 10 years as a touring country-gospel artist in the late 1990s-mid-2000s, earning two-top 10 singles, including a highest charting rank of second.  Buck Hutcheson, the brothers' uncle, was a longtime member of The Memphis Beats, backing legendary rock-and-roller and Country Music Hall of Fame member 'The Killer' Jerry Lee Lewis.  With their upbringing and family-inspirations heavily embedded, the brothers also began to find themselves musically and identify with other artists who have also helped contribute to the Hutcheson Brothers' sound.

Though the brothers performed in various cover bands in the early part of their career, they always made time to write songs together.  Eventually, Jon and Brandon took many of those songs - the cornerstones being 'Drive', 'Mississippi River Town' and 'Chillin'' - to Nashville and began their recording career in 2019.  Since then, singles such as 'She Don't Know She's Lonely' and 'Sip Happens' have followed.

The brothers are working on releasing their first full album in the first quarter of 2023.

In addition to music, both Jon and Brandon enjoy cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, Tennessee Volunteers, watching and attending NASCAR events and cooking (grilling).
BRANDON HUTCHESON






Brandon is the oldest of the two Hutcheson Brothers.  Though he had sang off and on throughout his childhood, it wasn't until the fall of 2007 when he attempted a career in country music.  In the summer of 2008, as a soloist, Brandon released an album entitled, 'I'm All Country'.  After performing dates to support the album, Brandon slowly transitioned from vocalist to a percussionist and songwriter.
As a percussionist, Brandon has performed with musicians such as 'Cowboy' Eddie Long (formerly of the Bama Band) and Jimmy Melton (songwriter on Mark Chesnutt's #1 single 'She Was'/ Trace Adkins' #2 single 'Marry For Money), both of whom are current members of Jamey Johnson's Band.  In 2018, Brandon was awarded Drummer/Percussionist of the Year by the Tennessee Music Awards.
As a songwriter, Brandon has been named 'One To Watch' by Nashville Songwriters Association International (twice; 2021) and has been nominated for songwriting awards for the Tennessee Music Awards and Josie Music Awards.
His personal inspirations musically are Buck Owens, Vern Gosdin, Queen, Bob Seger, Jerry Lee Lewis, Brooks & Dunn and especially Garth Brooks.
Brandon has co-written every Hutcheson Brothers release (with the exception of Sip Happens).
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
1/1
JON HUTCHESON






Jon is the youngest of the two Hutcheson Brothers.  Unlike Brandon, who waited until his teens to begin a career in music, Jon picked up the guitar at the age of 9 - and has never put it down.
He credits Keith Urban for his desire to begin playing guitar, to which Jon had the opportunity to thank Urban (who in return shared a special moment with Jon at a Tupelo, Miss. concert) for being a major influence.
As a soloist, Jon has performed in various venues in Jackson, Memphis, and Nashville, Tennessee and is a former nominee for the Tennessee Music Award's Guitarist of the Year.
As a musician, Jon also credits John Mayer, Brad Paisley, and Hunter Hayes as influences. Along with Urban, Mayor, Paisley, and Hayes, Jon also sites HARDY, Ernest, and Morgan Wallen as musical influences - both as singers and songwriters.
If Brandon is a little more country, then Jon is definitely a little more rock and roll!  Though Jon has co-written every Hutcheson Brothers release (with the exception of Sip Happens), he puts his stamp on the music.  He is always creating new progressions or melodies.
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
1/1

Nominations/Awards/Accomplishments *denotes finalist/win

 

2023:

Sip Happens enters CDX Nashville TRACtion True Indie Country Chart (#64 as of 1-25-23)

Fair Play Country Music Awards:

Modern Country Original (She Don't Know She's Lonely),

Country-Rock Original (Mean To Me), Country Song of the Year (Sip Happens), Country Voice of the Year, Artist of the Year (All Genre)

 Video of the Year (Sip Happens), Musician of the Year^, Entertainer of the Year^

All categories for Band/Trio/Duo; ^ individual nominations

2022:

Sip Happens music video added to The Country Network

Sip Happens music video records over 20K online views in first two weeks

Josie Music Awards:

Modern Country Male Vocalist of the Year (Jon & Brandon individually),

Country Duo/Group of the Year,

Country Duo/Group Single of the Year (She Don't Know She's Lonely)

Tennessee Music Awards:

Male Vocalist of the Year (Jon), Songwriter of the Year (Brandon),
Album of the Year

 

2021:

Drive (single) #1 (2 weeks, Nashvegas Indie Radio Top 30 Countdown)

Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)

‘One to Watch (Brandon, 2X)

Josie Music Awards:

Duo Entertainer of the Year, Duo of the Year, Modern Country Male Vocalist,
Modern Country Duo EP of the Year,

Modern Country Male Song of the Year (Drive),

Songwriter Achievement Award (She Don’t Know She’s Lonely; Old Levee Road*)

 

2020:

Josie Music Awards:

Duo of the Year, Modern Country EP of the Year, Modern Country Male Vocalist

 

2019:

Josie Music Awards:

Modern Country Duo Entertainer of the Year, Modern Country Duo of the Year,
Male Songwriter of the Year (Brandon),

Songwriter Achievement Award (Mississippi River Town)

Tennessee Music Awards:

Song of the Year (Drive), Songwriter of the Year (Brandon)

Untitled design-3_edited.png
bottom of page