Rockin’ Billy & the Rhythm Riot
Blues / Blues Rock / Rockabilly
After living and performing in Las Vegas for the past 20 plus years, Rockin’ Billy is back bringing his driving blues back into the Midwestern mix. He has reformed the band Rockin’ Billy & the Rhythm Riot with Peoria musicians: Rockin’ Billy~guitar, harmonica & vocals, Roger ‘Curly’ Hendrickson~keyboards & vocals, Mark Killion~bass guitar & vocals and Jimmy Willis~drums & vocals. His years as a frontman, playing harmonica and guitar has led William Gress aka Rockin’ Billy to many venues and stages performing alongside such notable musicians as Delbert McClinton, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Bernard Allison, Coco Montoya, Tommy Castro, Albert Collins, Elvin Bishop and Pat Travers, to name a few.