Billy Jonas

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" ... irresistible.... My face hurts from smiling."
Alison Krauss

"...witty, smart, raw."
– New York Times

"...engages the audience with a wild assortment of rhythm and word play ... leaves them both entertained, and a little more in touch with their spiritual selves.... teaches, through experience, that music is everywhere."
Sing Out! Magazine

Throw out the rules when the Billy Jonas Band hits the stage! It's a musical conversation… a sonic celebration … a splendiferous gathering of old and young, because at a Billy Jonas Band show, the ensemble is… everyone.

"My favorite instrument is the audience. I work to 'tribalize' the compositions … to create songs that provide an immediate opportunity for the listener to join in."
– Billy Jonas
~ The Billy Jonas Band ~
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Featuring the supreme talents of ...

Billy Jonas
(vocals, guitar, re-percussion) -- originally from Chicago, Billy has lived in Asheville for 21 years. His first ensemble, the Oberlin Big Bang Theory, was the testing ground for his brand of recyclable, homemade instruments, and neo-tribal hootenanny-ism; Billy honed his songwriting and singing skills in the duo The Billys in the '90s, and subsequently has performed both solo and with The Billy Jonas Band.

•Ashley Jo Farmer (vocals, re-percussion) – adds an exciting vocal dimension to Billy's music with creative, flawless harmonies. An awesome singer/songwriter and band leader in her own right, with the Ashley Jo Farmer Band, she is quickly becoming a political firebrand and festival favorite.

•Sherman Hoover (vocals, bass, marimba, re-percussion) –  Sherman holds down the funky bottom for the band while adding his own innovative harmonies. An extraordinary multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and songwriter, he is often invited to sit in with some of Asheville's finest bands and musicians.

•Juan Holladay (vocals, re-percussion) -- Juan is a mover and groover, adding sweet and smokey tenor harmonies.  His own band, The Secret B Sides, has been repeatedly voted #1 Soul Band AND #1 R&B / Blues Band in Western North Carolina.

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