Hailing from the music hotbed of West Georgia, Brian’s hardworking nature has landed him opening slots for many reputable artists in nearly every genre. As a result of Brian’s versatility, he has shared stages with KISS, Alabama, James Otto, Colin Hay (of Men At Work), Zac Brown Band, Billy Dean, Lee Oskar of War, Marshall Tucker Band, Kip Moore, Georgia Satellites, Edwin McCain, REHAB, Blackberry Smoke, Shawn Mullins, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, among others. But his successes are not limited to the notable musicians with whom he is involved; they extend to the growing number of fans who are moved by his music. His debut single "Never Really Left" led Brian to be named an ‘Artist to Watch' by CMA, Billboard, and CMT.
Brian claimed the title of highest independent charting artist on the MusicRow Country Breakout Chart with his uplifting sophomore Top 10 single “Shine A Little Love” which celebrated national media recognition and went No. 1 on CMT's Pure 12-Pack Countdown for seven weeks in a row! Brian commemorated this success by launching his very own music festival, Shine A Little Love Fest, in 2015 and just celebrated his 5th annual in 2019! (www.sallfest.com)
All the accolades that Brian has accumulated in only a short period, has already allowed him to participate in the 49th and 50th Annual CMA Awards. Brian has performed his latest Top 20 single, “Healing Highway” on many affiliate TV stations across the country, and also made a cartoon cameo on FX Networks’ Archer.
In January of 2017 and 2018, Brian crossed the border and invited his fanbase from all over the nation to join him and his band for a tropical getaway weekend in Cozumel called “Brian Collins Presents: Meet Me In Mexico” (www.BCinMexico.com)
As an endorsed artist with Taylor Guitars and Lee Oskar Harmonicas, Brian is poised to have his most successful year yet. He has continuing ambitions to tour nationwide and internationally while promoting the Taylor Guitars collaborative project, “ I Know What Love Is” (written by Keith Goodwin) which Brian was a performer on along with Zac Brown, KT Tunstall, Jason Mraz and several others that benefits the MusiC are foundation! Brian’s also promoting his newly recorded single and album title track “Keep Walking On, which is now streaming on all major digital platforms!
For more information on Brian Collins visit www.BrianCollinsMusic.com