Julie Williams was born and raised in Spokane Washington, She is the daughter of Thomas and Beverly Pichette. Julie began playing the guitar at age 29 and had her first stage performance for The Sandpoint Music Festival opening The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band for 5000 guests six months later. She never took guitar lessons but contributes much of her learning to friends and relatives. She Has 2 children, Oliver and Hannah Stone. Julie is married to Shawn Williams and now lives in Albany Oregon. She is currently booking stage performances and continues to write and record her original music under Julie Stone and 2FOR2.