Bill has been playing guitar for over 40 years, focusing mainly on fingerstyle acoustic music for the last 20 years. In addition to composing original tunes, he enjoys playing instrumental arrangements of folk and popular songs as well as a few classical pieces. Artists he covers include the Beatles, David Bowie, James Taylor, Norah Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Cream, Simon and Garfunkel, Gillian Welch, Van Morrison, Michael Hedges, the Grateful Dead, Al Petteway, Charles Mingus, Vince Guaraldi, Martin Simpson, Andrew York, and others.


Bill has performed at a variety of events and venues around northern Michigan, including:

  • The Grand Opening, Winter Folk Series, and Howard Guitar Showcase at the Charlevoix Public Library

  • Street Musique in Harbor Springs

  • Stroll the Streets in Boyne City

  • Red Sky Stage, Petoskey Rocks, Festival on the Bay, Julienne Tomatoes, and Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery in Petoskey

  • Swirl, Artisans and Farmers’ Market, and donor appreciation events at the Crooked Tree Arts Center

  • Private weddings and parties (various locations) 


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