Billy Wright hails from Orlando, FL with 15 years of experience as a multi-instrumental studio and touring musician. Billy's live show channels Lenny Kravitz”meets Gavin Degraw meets John Mayer, with pop melodic smooth sound while offering mainstream skilled musicianship
Billy’s 2011 album release “Sunrise” offers a melody focused 70’s pop rock style that constitutes 70% of the show’s song catalog. Occasionally, John Mayer, Gavin Degraw, Lenny Kravitz or Stevie Wonder covers, have blended into the mix, as they complement the style.
With the release of his debut record, "Sunrise," Billy Wright is a man of his word, delivering depth, freshness, and relevance all in one delicious shot. A careful singer/songwriter, Billy seamlessly weaves together elements from jazz, soul, blues, rock, and pop, with meaningful themes that explore the human condition.
Some of the venues and concerts Billy, and often with his touring band and crew have had the privileage of performing
at have included:
The Social (Orlando, FL) Opening for national recording act Red Wanting Blue, recording artist Paul Freeman (guitar player for James Blunt and Trisha Yearwood), and as a headliner
The House of Blues (Orlando, FL)
The National Underground (Nashville, TN) Owned by recording artist Gavin Degraw and Joey Degraw
Hard Rock Orlando (Orlando, FL)
Hard Rock Café 40th Anniversary (Orlando, FL) Opening for Everclear and various recording artist)
The Plaza Theater (Orlando, FL)
Free Bird Live (Jacksonville, FL)
Jack Rabbits (Jacksonville, FL)
The Back Booth (Orlando, FL)
Firestone Live (Orlando, FL
WPRK Rollins College Radio (Winter Park, FL)
McRaney’s Tavern (Orlando, FL)
Club 57 West (Orlando, FL)
The Back Stage Lounge (Gainesville, FL)
The Haven (Orlando, FL)
The Cameo Theater (Orlando, FL)
Central Station (Orlando FL) Opening for Recording Artist Cool Kid Collective
Austin’s Coffee (Winter Park, FL)
Beachside Tavern (New Smyrna Beach, FL)
Cup O’ Sol (Winter Park, FL)
The Orlando Brewery (Orlando, FL)
Full Sail University (Orlando, FL)
Evolution Records (Lakeland, FL)
Delandapalooza (Deland, FL)
Debauchery (Melbourne, FL)
West End Trading Company (Sanford, FL) Opening for Beebs and Her Money Makers
Shakers Lounge (Casselberry, FL)
Note: Some of these venues have been played more than once.
Private shows are not listed.
Billy is currently performing live concerts, recording an ep, doing live session work, songwriting, co producing, and artist development work.