Led by brothers Willy (vocals/guitar) and Cody Braun (vocals/fiddle/mandolin/harmonica), alternative country-rock band Reckless Kelly formed in Bend, Oregon before relocating to Austin, Texas in 1997. As children, the band’s co-founders and front-men toured the country with their father’s band, Muzzie Braun and the Boys. It’s utterly natural that the band – born in the dreams of the two Braun brothers and their heritage but nurtured in the bumpy road of maturity – became the very essence of Americana music in all its far-flung glory. Few bands exemplify the broad genre better.

Recently we were able to catch up with brother, Willy Braun: