Brian Allison is an Americana singer/songwriter from Chicago, Il. After the loss of Brian's father and brother in the same year. Brian quickly learned that life is short. Playing over a 100 shows in 2016 still working a day job, Brian made the move into music full-time in October of 2016 and hasn't looked back since. With over 20 years in the music business, Brian Allison's passion and drive for music keeps him creative while touring the nation and bringing an energetic and soulful performance to every stage he plays. Brian's father instilled that passion and drive.
In 2019 Brian started to push into playing more original shows. The Sofar community had a big impact on Brian’s career in 2019. Brian started playing 2-3 Sofar Sound shows a month. Brian toured from Boston down to D.C. with Sofar and played two Sofar shows in Seattle. Anna Nalick, Christian Lopez, and Zach Pietrini are a few artist Brian had the opportunity to support in Chicago, IL. Brian also played over 360 gigs in 2019.
2020 Brian is still going strong and pushing into original music more than ever! Playing more and more Sofar Sound Shows. Sofar Tours coming up are the East coast in April, Seattle in June, L.A. in July, and Atlanta in August. Brian released ‘Color Of My Soul’ acoustic version February 12th, 2020. Brian plans to release more acoustic tracks throughout 2020. Brian will be releasing new music with cowriting partner Matt Burke too.