Billy Walton Band
The Flowerpot, Derby.
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.
A pro since he was 15, Billy was lead guitarist/vocalist with Boccigalupe & the Bad Boys - who are Bruce Springsteen & Little Steven Van Zandt contemporaries - Billy has played countless gigs in both the United States and Europe and sat in with numerous of rock luminaries including Springsteen, Gary US Bonds and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s backing band, Double Trouble.
15 years on, Billy is stepping out with his own Billy Walton Band. You can expect a combination of hard blues reminiscent of Hendrix, Clapton and Vaughan mixed with a healthy dose of Warren Hayes and Derrick Trucks. Fans already know Billy to be an explosive performer & together with bassist William Paris, drummer Marcus Croan and an awesome horn section, the Billy Walton Band churns out a singular brand of funky blues steeped in the jam band tradition.
Championed by Roger Mayer, the well-known British guitar effects guru who gave Hendrix his guitar sound, and influenced by the rich New Jersey musical heritage, The Billy Walton Band is everything you want in a powerhouse rock/blues band!