Pharis and Jason to Perform in Williams


pj-2Singing vibrant duets, writing deadly songs, playing handmade banjos and loving old acoustic guitars, Pharis & Jason Romero will be returning to Williams, performing a rare hometown concert on Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

The last performance in Williams was held in a rustic backyard concert in 2012, their powerful vocals, acoustic music and vintage roots captivated locals.

Born and raised in Colusa, Jason Romero learned fine woodworking skills while living in Arcata, where he soon became a world-renowned banjo, maker. Jason later relocated to British Columbia and married his wife Pharis in 2007.

The duo performs original songs and some beautiful gems from the 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s – with vintage Martin and Gibson guitars and their hand-crafted banjos.

Jason and Pharis now reside in Pharis’ hometown of Horsefly, BC. Despite living off the beaten path, they’ve been on-the-go the past several years, releasing three albums in five years, touring the United Kingdom, across Canada and the United States. The Duo has appeared several times on “A Prairie Home Companion”, garnering praise from critics and peers everywhere they go.

Witness the magnificent and inviting sublime vocal harmonies that blend and intertwine effortlessly at the Granzella’s Banquet Hall on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6 PM, concert begins promptly at 7 PM. CD’s of Jason and Pharis’ music will be available as well as a No Host Bar. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Changes Salon, and Country Stop Liquor in Colusa. For more information, call (530) 788-8097 or visit ■

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.