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


Eight O'Five Jive
World Music NashvilleNashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Private EventBrentwood, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Cajun WharfLittle Rock, AR


Eight O'Five Jive
Lipstick LoungeEast Nashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Beachaven WineryClarksville, TN


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


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

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


Eight O'Five Jive Wins Best Blues Band NIMA

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Not only is it Bill's birthday, but Eight O'Five Jive has won the Nashville Industry Music Award for Best Blues Band. This is their fourth NIMA is three years. Bill was in New Englind visiting family on the night of the ceremony, but the rest of the .... (Details)

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)

"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

© 2002-2016 Bill Bois
background photo by Leigh Ann Edmonds