Viola & the Brakemen is a band established in 2012 by singer\songwriter Brian White from Tucson, AZ. Viola & the Brakemen is a band that is ever-changing to fulfill the sounds and the music’s song forms.  These writings began in 1987 and continue to thrive today…

Viola & the Brakemen would like to thank the multiple business owners, promoters, bookers and festivals for having us!  V&tB has played multiple festivals including Pickin in the Pines, Flagstaff’s Hullabaloo, The Cornucopia Festival, the Flagstaff Folk Festival, Made in the Shade Beer festival, Yavapai College’s Welcome Back Week, New Mexico’s Road to Rich’s Festival and they have shared the stage with artists such as Ricky Skaggs, Steep Canyon Rangers, Calexico, The Infamous String Dusters and L.A.’s Rose’s Pawn Shop.

Thank you for a successful album release party y’all!  Follow the Spotify link for a free listen of our album!




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Where Green is Golden by Brian White


Viola & the Brakemen at The Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ (2016)


Son of Brian White, Jackie Allen White plays with his dad at a local Farmer’s Market. Song: Farm Living by Brian White

As We Evolve pt. 1 (Song: When You Would Say by Brian White)                    See the Full Video Here

As We Evolve pt. 2 (Song: Summer’s Holiday by Brian White)                          See the Full Video Here

Thrown stone skipped pond it’s all rippled free
Swans in flight burning lights all over green
Oceans pull the poles in time will bring
Clouds that paint pictures over the sea
Verse from "Black Country Woman" by Brian White