Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

A Few Live Dates

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Billy Weir Quartet Main

Just thought I’d put some notable live dates up here:

Monday October 6th – Billy Weir Quartet (with Dan Searjeant, David Ferris, James Banner) – 1pm (Doors 12:45pm) – Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall – Free Entry

Saturday October 11th – Brand F with Paul Weir – 8pm – CMC Sports and Social Club, Cardiff CF14 4XW – Tickets http://ruffceilidhs.org/

Thursday October 16th – Jake Steels Quartet (supporting Hans Koller) – 8pm – Yardbird Jazz Club, Birmingham – Free Entry

Thursday October 23rd – Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Orchestra with Mark Armstrong – 8pm (Doors 7.30pm)  Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall – £6.50 on the door

I’m also playing in the house band for the jam session at the Spotted Dog in Digbeth tonight. Maybe see you there!

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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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