New Videos of Brian Lee & the Orbiters
Check out our videos page for new videos of Brian Lee & the Orbiters performing eight original tunes on Marlee Walker's Blues To Do TV! The video shoot for this Blues To Do TV episode was held at the Feedback Lounge in West Seattle in August, and will be broadcast later this year. Thanks to Marlee Walker for having us on her show, and for her permission to post these!  What a blast!  

Brian Lee & the Orbiters receive two WBS 2014 "Best of the Blues" Awards!
The membership of the Washington Blues Society have awarded Brian Lee & the Orbiters with the 2014 "Best of the Blues" Awards for both "Blues Act" and "Little Bill & the Blue Notes Traditional Blues Act" categories. We are very honored by this recognition of our band, and also really appreciate the WBS members' support of the traditional style of blues that we love to play. All nominees in all categories are exceptionally talented and we're glad to be part of such a vibrant musical and artistic community!  Here's the Press Release listing all the award winners by category. Thank you WBS members!!!

If you aren't a WBS member, consider joining! The WBS hosts a free monthly meeting with both an acoustic opening act, and electric band. The WBS also publishes the excellent monthly "Bluesletter" with news, a calendar of performances/venues, and other great articles on the blues scene. For more on the 2014 BB awards, and the Washington Blues Society, see:

Brian Lee & the Orbiters receive six 2014 "Best of the Blues" award nominations!
Thanks to the Washington Blues Society membership for nominating our band and band members for six "Best of the Blues" awards this year! We're honored to be recognized by these nominations and to be included in such great company. As a band, Brian Lee & the Orbiters are nominated for Best of the Blues awards in both the Blues Act and Traditional Blues Act categories, as well as the Blues Recording category for our new In Orbit album. Individually, Russ Kammerer is nominated in the Drums category, Hank Yanda is nominated for Bass, and Brian is nominated for Songwriter.