A rainy summer day in Bridgehampton.
A fond farewell to my old mate, Frank Levi. Frank was a mad genius of the electronics variety, who specialized in tinkering with guitar amps. We spent many a late night in the SIR/NY workshop, after I wrapped rehearsals with my band, Piper. We talked about how I wanted to expand on the already massiveContinue reading
Billy is extending his collaboration with guitarist GE Smith for a handful of dates this Spring: More dates to follow…(?)
“Don’t Say No” is about to be released on 180-gram VINYL…date is February 16th. According to Billy, this is arguably the best-sounding version ever, and the only vinyl pressing since the limited-edition Mobile Fidelity release in 1981. Complete info online at Intervention Records: interventionrecords.com/records/dont-say-no/
November 9, 2017 Billy and GE Smith look forward seeing you in the new year at one of these venues: 6 Jan – Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NYTicket info at www.suffolktheater.com 9 Jan – City Winery, NYCTicket info at www.citywinery.com/newyork 18 Jan – Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CTTicket info at ridgefieldplayhouse.org
TURN IT UP! Billy with GE Smith at Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY…Friday, 1 September. http://www.guildhall.org
Want to see Billy LIVE this summer? One night only: Friday, September 1, 2017Guild Hall, East Hampton, NYTickets on sale May 8www.guildhall.org Billy will explore his catalog and musical roots through performances and conversation with fellow guitarist GE Smith in an up close and personal setting.
“Take me for a trip upon your magic swirling ship…” There are songwriters, there are lyricists, there are poets…and then there’s BOB DYLAN, who yesterday won the Nobel Prize for Literature “…in the jingle jangle mornin’ I’ll come followin’ you” WOW
“Rare Species” sited: Billy on the beach in Sagaponack, NY, August 2016
8/15: backstage with singer / songwriter / guitarist-extraordinaire Richard Thompson at Westbury. If you’re not familiar with RT’s work, you should be. “Mock Tudor” is a good place to start.