Bill Bois

[ bassist ] [ songwriter ]

 
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On March 06, 2016, Bill said, "If it wasn't for The Village People, I couldn't spell YMCA."



 
Bill Bois is a bassist and songwriter based in Nashville, TN. He plays primarily with jump jive cats Eight O'Five Jive, and fills in with Delta Groove artists Andy T - Nick Nixon Band, blues singer Markey Blue, blues band Mississippi Millie and Wild Animal, country singer J.D. Shelburne, and Scottish "Celticana" singer/violinist Laura McGhee.

Bill also plays recording sessions and live performances with many other artists in the area, and is the creative force behind the studio project X Takes The Square.

 

Upcoming Shows


09/04/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie BarNashville, TN

09/09/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Acme Feed and SeedNashville, TN

09/10/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Centennial ParkNashville, TN

09/16/16

Eight O'Five Jive
National Dance Clubs of MurfreesboroMurfressboro, TN

09/23/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Blue Moon Waterfront GrilleNashville, TN

09/30/16

Eight O'Five Jive
National Dance Clubs of BrentwoodBrentwood, TN

10/01/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Woodmont Hills ChurchNashville, TN

10/07/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Acme Feed and SeedNashville, TN

10/08/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Amber Falls WineryHampshire, TN

10/15/16

Eight O'Five Jive
BarktoberfestFranklin, TN

10/21/16

Eight O'Five Jive
National Dance Clubs of MurfreesboroMurfressboro, TN

10/30/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Daniel Day Gallery and Melody Made ITBirmingham, AL

11/05/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Cajun WharfLittle Rock, AR

11/12/16

Eight O'Five Jive
Beachaven WineryClarksville, TN

11/18/16

Eight O'Five Jive
National Dance Clubs of MurfreesboroMurfressboro, TN

12/16/16

Eight O'Five Jive
National Dance Clubs of MurfreesboroMurfressboro, TN
 


"Young Enough To Be My Son"
Eight O'Five Jive's first official video from the new album, "Too Many Men."



News


Eight O'Five Jive in International Blues Challenge Semi-Finals

Monday, February 1, 2016

The 32nd (2016) International Blues Challenge was held January 26-30, 2016 in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee in the Beale Street Historic District. Eight O'Five Jive made it to the semi-finals and played some additional showcases. Bill said, "It excee.... (Details)


Eight O'Five Jive to Represent Nashville in the International Blues Challenge

Sunday, October 25, 2105

Eight O'Five Jive won tonight's Blues Challenge sponsored by the Nashville Blues Society and advances to the International Blues Challenge. The renown and prestigious IBCs will be held in Memphis from January 26-30, 2016. (Details)


Eight O'Five Jive Wins Two NIMAs

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Eight O'Five Jive took home two awards from the 2015 NIMAs. The Nashville Industry Music Awards is a celebration of Middle Tennessee's independent music, with awards in many genres as well as some overall categories. Eight O'Five Jive won the Best .... (Details)

 
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background photo by Leigh Ann Edmonds