Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer


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Billy’s latest project Nest will be premiering brand new material with two dates this spring (more to be announced).

The group features:
Dan Searjeant – Alto Saxophone
Ben Lee – Guitar
David Ferris – Piano
James Banner – Bass
Billy Weir – Drums

12th April: 4pm SixEight Kafe, Temple Row, Birmingham

17th May: The Red Lion, Jewelry Quarter, Birmingham
*event page coming soon*

Hope to see you there

Author: Billy Weir - UK Based Drummer

Billy is a freelance musician performing regularly as a band leader and a sideman. After graduating from South West Music School and National Youth Jazz Collective, Billy enrolled on the Jazz Course at Birmingham Conservatoire. Whilst studying there he has received tuition from artists such as Mark Turner, John Taylor and Jeff Ballard. In 2014 Billy was awarded the "Tony Levin Drum Prize" for the "most swinging drummer" and performed at the UK National Drum Fair alongside Jean Toussaint and Arnie Somogyi. Billy is presently an in demand sideman performing/recording all across the uk with artists such as renowned pianist, John Law. He has also recorded for the BBC series "Father Brown".

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