The Rival Brothers

The Rival Brothers


The Rival Brothers are an americana, rock band from Columbia, SC. The music is focused on good songwriting with strong emphasis on unique melodies and well blended harmonies. A 5 piece band of talented, seasoned musicians with a professional sound and attitude.


The Rival Brothers were formed in the beginning of 2012 and in a few short months have gone on to play every major festival in Columbia, SC and have played all of the areas main venues. The band has a unique sound that is new but still retains enough of the familiar to engage many different musical audiences.

For audiences that first see The Rival Brothers live, it is often commented that the band exhibits a high degree of musical proficiency.

The Rival Brothers have been featured twice on WACH Fox news on the Daily Morning show and have received limited radio air play on WXRY 99.3 and The Palm 92.1.

The band was recently a wild card finalist in the Tin Roof's "building the band".

The band's plans for 2013 include recording a new EP with a professional producer at Archer Avenues Studios along with some limited touring in the tri-state area of SC, NC and GA.

All members of the Rival Brothers are business professionals by day but have a long standing love for making memorable music and showcasing that music to a live audience.


The Rival Brothers currently have one, self-titled, 5 song EP available for free download at

Set List

Original Songs:

Pill Deny
Lonely Town
Tight Rope
Seven Days
Time Won't Wait
Miles Away
Fade and Burn
Who Are You

Cover Songs:

Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
Lovin' Cup - The Rollimg Stones
Free Bird (yes really) - Lynyrd Skynrd
Purple Rain - Prince
Here Comes My Girl - Tom Petty
Lucky Man - The Verve
Your Time is Gonna Come - Led Zeppelin
Diamonds on the Inside - Ben Harper
Jackie Wants a Black Eye - Dr. Dog
Twice as Hard - The Black Crows