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
Acme Feed and SeedNashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Downtown FranklinFranklin, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Blue Moon Waterfront GrilleNashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Amber Falls WineryHampshire, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Brackins Blues ClubMaryville, TN


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


Eight O'Five Jive
BarktoberfestNashville, TN


Eight O'Five Jive
Private EventHendersonville, TN


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

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


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)

Eight O'Five Jive Wins Best Blues Band NIMA

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Not only is it Bill's birthday, but Eight O'Five Jive has won the Nashville Industry Music Award for Best Blues Band. This is their fourth NIMA is three years. Bill was in New Englind visiting family on the night of the ceremony, but the rest of the .... (Details)

"A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything." - Friedrich Nietzsche

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