Bill Ackerbauer: music, etc.
Smokin' Bill Ackerbauer performs an eclectic repertoire of acoustic roots music, both as a solo performer and with his bands, The Insolent Willies and The Doghouse Carpenters. His original songs reflect the many walks of life in his native region, which spans New York's Mohawk Valley and Adirondack Foothills. A roots-music enthusiast who draws on the rich influences of traditional folk, vintage rock n' roll, pre-war country blues, old-timey mountain ballads and lowdown jug-band hokum, Bill accompanies himself on acoustic guitar, harmonica, banjo, fiddle, mandolin and other instruments. Bill's first solo album, Discovery, is sold out on CD but available online at https://smokinbill.bandcamp.com/
Bill also enjoys performing for kids and families at schools, libraries and other all-ages venues.
For Bill's full musical bio, click BIO. To contact Bill for booking inquiries, e-mail billackerbauer(at)gmail.com or find him on Facebook.
(w/PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR 2020 (booking now!)
Guitar, fiddle, mandolin & uke lessons!
Bill also teaches private lessons and occasional group classes both at his home and at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts. For more information about taking lessons with Bill, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill Ackerbauer releases new album, "Discovery"
- (The Leader-Herald, Feb. 9, 2017)
Resident vies for local concert series
- (The Leader-Herald, Oct. 18, 2017)