Bill plays festivals, concerts and top nightclubs in the US and internationally. Featured in the Hot 100 Bands nationally in the USA for 2023 by top trade magazine, Music Connection. Also in 2023, he was chosen as the first musician to play aboard the iconic Queen Mary since the pandemic and at City Hall for the new Art, Culture & Tourism Committee of Long Beach.
His opens for marquee legends including Los Lobos, Macy Gray, Leon Russell, Canned Heat, the Lowrider Band (War), the Tubes, Bobby Rush, Lee Rocker, Tab Benoit, Tommy Castro and the late Dick Dale. On the pop side, Bill opens for a diverse range of music legends including Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Johnny Mathis, Blood Sweat & Tears, Three Dog Night, Starship, Rick Derringer, David Lindley, Michael Schenker and Katey Segal.
Bill was awarded the Blues Living Legend Award in Los Angeles in the Fall of 2022. Other awards include Best Americana Blues single at the LA Music Awards, Nominee for Group of the Year, LA Music Awards, a City of Long Beach Recognition Award and 2ndplace at the Hollywood Talent Show for Bill’s song, “Rosarita”.
His festival appearances include headlining the Key West (Florida) Blues Festival, the Red, White & Blues Festival, the New Blues Festival (3 cities), the Latin Jazz & Blues Festival (2X), the Arab American Festival (2X), Santa Clarita Blues Festival, Freedom Festival and the FC Festival at Irvine Lakes. Summer Concerts include Long Beach, Lakewood and the Alameda County Fair (SF Bay Area).
Bill was the only West Coast artist to appear in the Music Connection magazine feature article in a recent EOY issue. The LA Music Awards asked Bill to Host the Red-Carpet stage. Bill’s song “Heart of America” was added by Armed Forces Radio to play in 175 countries and selected by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Chapter for a video played at the Forum in a Wave radio station concert.
His exciting live show makes for great TV. Television appearances include live satellite broadcasts from New York City to prime-time television in Spain. Broadcast performances in major U.S. television markets (UPN in Los Angeles) confirm the appeal of the band's music across the U.S. Los Angeles television appearances include KNBC, KCAL, KCOP and KMEX including the #1 morning show in the LA market.
If you book one new act in 2023, it should be him – you’ll look like a genius!
2010 Nominee – Americana, Blues, Roots Single – 20th Annual LA Music Awards “Blue Revolution”
Sponsor – 20th Annual LA Music Awards
2012 Nominee – Musical Group of the Year – 22nd Annual LA Music Awards
Nominated for Musical Group of the Year by the L.A. Music Awards, the New Blues Revolution continues a long winning streak in 2014. In 2015, the band will return to perform at NAMM! The band leads the vanguard of the new blues movement in the U.S. Akin to the boom in the British Blues in the 1960’s, they work to broaden, deepen and contemporize the blues. Read the rest here.
Congratulations to the Long Beach, Calif-based New Blues Festival, who won in the Charity Award category on November 16 at 2019 Fest Forums, a national preeminent three-day festival conference in Santa Barbara, CA. Read the rest here.
Bill was awarded the Blues Living Legend Award in Los Angeles in the Fall of 2022. Other awards include Best Americana Blues single at the LA Music Awards, Nominee for Group of the Year, LA Music Awards, a City of Long Beach Recognition Award and 2ndplace at the Hollywood Talent Show for Bill’s song, “Rosarita