Although the line up has changed several times over the last 32 years, the current line up includes: Gary Peterson on Banjo and Mandolin, Brian Nicholson on Guitar and Vocals, John Robert Deyell on fiddle and John Hutchison on double bass.
In 1980, the band based themselves in Edinburgh and then toured all over Europe, including major festivals in Holland, Denmark, Germany, Italy and France. Although based in Shetland now, they continue to travel at least a couple of trips a year outside of the isles including Celtic Connections and the Orkney Folk Festival in recent years.
Hom Bru have an instantly recognisable sound, with their blistering use of mandolin and banjo as lead instruments. Their latest CD, 'No Afore Time' obtained excellent reviews including the following from the Living Tradition magazine 'The fire and attack that is brought to the livelier numbers does not come at the expense of sensitivity, with waltzes, slow airs and songs taking their place amongst the more fiery instrumentals.