Bill Bois

[ bassist ] [ songwriter ]

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On February 06, 2017, Bill said, "I can't furrow my brow any more than I already have. Working on furrowing other body parts."

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
McLeod's Publick HouseDothan, AL


Eight O'Five Jive
Ranelli's Deli and CaféBirmingham, AL


Eight O'Five Jive
Lipstick LoungeEast Nashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Acme Feed and SeedNashville, TN


Wild Animal
Ri'chard's CafeWhites Creek, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Private EventHendersonville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
BarktoberfestNashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Cajun WharfLittle Rock, AR


Eight O'Five Jive
BB's Jazz, Blues, and SoupsSt. Louis, MO


Eight O'Five Jive
Acme Feed and SeedNashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Daniel Day Gallery and Melody Made ITBirmingham, AL


Eight O'Five Jive
Alley TapsNashville, TN

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


Swing Set Wins Album Of The Year

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Eight O'Five Jive won two Nashville Industry Music Awards. As a a group, they won Best Blues Band, and their second CD, Swing Set, won Album Of The Year. In celebration and to give back, Eight O'Five Jive will donate all the proceeds of both its albu.... (Details)

Eight O'Five Jive Nominated For Two NIMAs

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Eight O'Five Jive's second CD, Swing Set, has been nominated as Album Of The Year by the Nashville Industry Music Awards, and the band has also been nominated in the Best Blues Band category. These are the band's seventh and eighth NIMA nominations a.... (Details)

Eight O'Five Jive Releases 2nd Album

Friday, January 27, 2017

Red Rudy Too Tunes is proud to announce the release of Eight O'Five Jive's Swing Set, their sophomore release, on January 27, 2017. Recorded at The Jive Hive in Nashville, TN and produced by the band, Swing Set features 10 originals plus a creative r.... (Details)

"God has no religion." - Ghandi

© 2002-2017 Bill Bois
background photo by Leigh Ann Edmonds