Local siblings to release self-titled album


The local sibling band Willow City will release an album under their name on June 29.

The four-member group of Beecher, Ezra, Liza and Asa Proch, are known for their bluegrass sound but have integrated a folksy-Americana-pop sound. 

An album release party is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, June 29 at Marktplatz. The event is geared for all ages and will be a time to thank the community for their support, Beecher said.

“We want to thank the community for all of their support during this project, and those that helped us get a vote of confidence,” he said.

To listen to the pre-released songs as well as the full album on June 29, visit willowcitymusic.com.

According to Beecher Proch, the oldest sibling, the group decided to rebrand last year and eventually decided to create more music under the new name. They have also added the talent of drummer Elizabeth Chan who has performed with country music star Carrie Underwood.

“We were called to do this and we want to use and share our gift of music,” Beecher said.

“Willow City” has 10 tracks, all with the focus of inspiring happy.

“With so much negative in our world, we wanted to do our part and spread happiness,” he said. “This is an album with a happy flow throughout and we hope that people can relate to what we sing about.”

Different from other work produced by the group, the new album features songs 100 percent written by the siblings. The songs incorporated lessons learned, experiences of traveling on the road as well as the everyday challenges people face.

Three songs have already been released, including: “Rise of the Sun,” “Everybody Falls” and “Hometown Sign” which plays tribute to the Hill Country.