The Gibson Brothers

Biography

LeighEricThe Gibson Brothers were voted 2013 Entertainers of the Year at the IBMA World of Bluegrass 24th Annual Awards Show in Raleigh, N.C. They also won the Vocal Group of the Year, Song of the Year (“They Called It Music”) and Eric was named the Songwriter of the Year. ( The band consists of Left Kentucky Opry’s own Clayton Campbell on Fiddle, Eric Gibson on Banjo, Leigh Gibson on Guitar, Mike Barber on Bass & Jessie Brock on Mandolin.)

The Gibson Brothers took home the 2012 Entertainer of the Year Award at the 23rd annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.  The same night we won the “Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year” award for “Singing As We Rise.”Help My Brother, our tenth album, won the prestigious 2011 IBMA Album of the Year Award. We were named the 2011 IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, the first time a brother duet has won this award.  Help My Brother held the #1 position on the Bluegrass Unlimited Album chart for 8 months. It definitely had staying power,  with songs charting on the BU Top 30 more than a year after its release.These awards followed on the success of  Ring the Bell.   The title cut of that album won the 2010 IBMA Song and Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year.  Our 11th release, They Called It Music, was #1 on the Bluegrass Unlimited Album Chart for six months in 2013.  The title cut spent three months as #1 on the BU Song Chart.

The Gibson Brothers have just released their newsest album “In the Ground”

Music’s brought us a lot of interesting experiences and many friends.  We truly appreciate every one of them.  We’ve been very fortunate to be honored by our peers several times.  And each time our thoughts are back home with the people who helped us get there.