Billy Strings

Eclectic, energetic, vibrant.

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Apr 20

Sat . 06:30 PM

Billy Strings

St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Saint Augustine, FL

Apr 21

Sun . 06:30 PM

Billy Strings

St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Saint Augustine, FL

Apr 26

Fri . 03:30 AM

Billy Strings - 2 Day Pass

Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY

Apr 26

Fri . 07:30 PM

Billy Strings

Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY

Apr 27

Sat . 07:30 PM

Billy Strings

Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY

May 10

Fri . 04:30 AM

Big As Texas Fest - (3 Day Pass) with Thomas Rhett, Billy Strings, Dierks Bentley, and more!

Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Conroe, TX

May 11

Sat . 01:00 PM

Big As Texas Fest - (Saturday) with Billy Strings

Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Conroe, TX

May 17

Fri . 05:30 AM

Billy Strings - 2 Day Pass

Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Englewood, CO

May 17

Fri . 09:30 PM

Billy Strings

Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Englewood, CO

May 18

Sat . 09:30 PM

Billy Strings

Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Englewood, CO
Billy Strings has skyrocketed to fame in the American bluegrass scene, a genre historically dominated by time-honored names like Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs. While purists may have had their eyebrows raised at first, Strings has won almost universal acclaim. Born William Apostol, he was handed his first guitar at the age of 4 by his father, who was also a musician. It was clear from the start: he was destined for something groundbreaking.

He got his major break when he opened for acoustic virtuoso David Grisman. This partnership was crucial in shaping his career, offering him insights into the world of professional music. Since then, he's collaborated with everyone from Del McCoury to the Electronic outfit Greensky Bluegrass. Despite the variances in style and Audience, Strings has consistently brought his 'A' game, thereby pulling in an eclectic fan base that defies easy categorization.

No two Billy Strings concerts are the same, and that’s a Fact. Take his performance at The 8x10 in Baltimore, for instance. This intimate venue was a platform where Strings showed his versatility, opting for a stripped-back, acoustic set that spotlighted his intricate picking skills. Compare this with his explosive performance at The Van Buren in Phoenix, a venue known for its state-of-the-art acoustics, where Strings opted for a full band setup that leaned into the jam-band ethos.

Securing the best seats at a Billy Strings show is akin to hitting the bluegrass jackpot. At smaller venues like The Southern Cafe and Music Hall in Charlottesville, snagging a table up front provides a bird's eye view of Strings’ fingerwork, something any guitar enthusiast would pay top dollar for. For larger venues like The Anthem in Washington, D.C., the front-row pit area offers an experience that's second to none. If you’re going for a more budget-friendly experience, consider opting for general admission at places like The majestic Theatre in Detroit where tickets may range from $30-$40, but arrive early for a good spot. On the other hand, VIP packages can fetch upwards of $200 but come with their own set of perks like priority entry and exclusive merchandise.

Ticket prices can vary dramatically based on the venue and seating choice. Let’s take another example: at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston, a grand venue with a seated balcony, prices can start as low as $45 for rear mezzanine seats, escalating to $125 for orchestra center rows. For the same concert, premium VIP tickets can be around $250, which usually include premium seats and memorabilia. Whether you're up in the rafters or right up front, the acoustic excellence of the venue ensures a quality auditory experience.

When it comes to up-and-coming shows, Strings has a penchant for picking intereSting locations. He recently announced a show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, a venue renowned for its golden-era glamour and exceptional sound quality. This venue, like others Strings chooses, perfectly complements his eclectic style and offers a range of seating options catering to varied budgets.

In terms of growth, one could speculate that Strings might venture into broader Musical territories, maybe even integrating elements of jazz or rock into his performances. It's an exciting time to be a fan or to become one. If you haven’t caught a Billy Strings show yet, the only question is, what are you waiting for?

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What type of music does Billy Strings play?
Billy Strings plays a unique blend of bluegrass, folk, and rock music.
What can I expect from a Billy Strings show?
Billy Strings shows are always high energy and full of surprises. You can expect to hear a mix of original songs and covers, as well as some unexpected jams.
How long are Billy Strings shows?
Billy Strings shows typically last around two hours.
What should I wear to a Billy Strings show?
Anything goes at a Billy Strings show! Wear whatever makes you feel comfortable and ready to have a good time.
Are there any age restrictions for Billy Strings shows?
Most Billy Strings shows are all ages, but it's always best to check with the venue before purchasing tickets.

Interesting Information about Billy Strings

  • Billy Strings is a Grammy-nominated artist.
  • He has released three studio albums and one live album.
  • He has performed at major festivals such as Bonnaroo, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and Austin City Limits.
  • He has collaborated with artists such as John Prine, Chris Thile, and David Grisman.
  • He has a dedicated fan base known as the “Strings Family”.