Billy's Boots, (formerly Rockin Soul/Dakoda) is an Irish band formed in Dublin in May 2011.
● The band consists of lead vocalist Sue Hopkins, backing vocalist & percussionist Emma
Hopkins, lead guitar & backing vocalist Gavin Walsh, bass guitar & backing vocalist Sadhbh O' Sullivan & drummer & backing vocalist Patrick Hopkins.
● Billy's Boots is an original band with a sound that incorporates rock, soul & blues, influenced by
blues artists such as Etta James to rock artists such as ACDC & Fleetwood Mac.
● Billy's Boots have been impressing audiences since bursting onto the music scene in Dublin in
● They have enjoyed regular airplay on the west coast of America on Hotmix 106 with Sheldon Snow.
● Billy's Boots have played in established venues such as Whelan’s, The Mercantile , TheTwisted
Pepper, Mother Reilly’s (residency), The Speakeasy, Fitzgeralds and Fowlers(residency). They have also played festivals during summer of 2012 getting huge support from festival organisers & local media.
● Billy's Boots plan on releasing their EP in 2013 followed by a national tour which will showcase their own original tracks which have been merited by many as far beyond others in their genre.
● The band is also working on building their already growing fan base, reaching out to a larger audience through performing as much as they can.