From the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia, Willow Branch is a bluegrass band that specializes in providing musical entertainment at weddings, civic gatherings, corporate functions, private events, and evangelical worship services.

Band members are:  Gayle Noble - bass fiddle & vocals; Robert Noble - banjo & vocals; Doug McDonald - mandolin & vocals; Larry Nunnery - guitar & vocals; and Ted Lawhorn - fiddle, dobro & vocals.  

Highlight performances by Willow Branch include appearances on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry's Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN; on the prime-time CBS network television show 'Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt'; a live performance to an estimated 100 million viewers on the QVC television home shopping network; the Virginia Governor's Mansion in Richmond, VA; the Statler Brothers 'Happy Birthday USA' 4th of July celebration in Staunton, VA; and the distinguished honor of performing at the awards banquet for the medal winners of the 1996 U.S. Summer Olympic Team.

Willow Branch has received 33 awards from the renowned Virginia Folk Music Association including twice being honored with the highly coveted and prestigious award as 'Best Bluegrass Band', and have performed at numerous bluegrass festivals in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

Continually striving to bring to the stage clean, family-style entertainment, Willow Branch is sure to please any audience and enhance any venue.



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Gayle Noble
Scottsville, VA

Larry Nunnery
Benson, NC


Thank you for visiting our site.  Our calendar is updated as personal appearances are confirmed so we invite you to come back often.  We would greatly appreciate a moment of your time to sign our guestbook.

Kind regards,

Gayle, Robert, Doug, Larry, Ted

  ~ Willow Branch ~