Wild Bill Ricketts

  • When: 2nd Mar 4:00pm
  • Where: Wilson St Stage
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Will “Wild Bill” Ricketts , percussionist, keys player and backing vocalist in The Phoenix Foundation.

This year his solo project graces Wilson St Stage.

It is not that the music of Wild Bill Ricketts defies categorization, but rather that he constitutes a category all of his own.

He has had BBC1 play for his collaborations with Joe Lindsay, Riki Gooch and Mara TK, attended red bull music academy Barcelona 200,9 toured in support of Crowded House in Europe with Connan Mockasin,  played on Later with Jooles Holland with the Phoenix Foundation and supported Radiohead with Connan Mockasin in Australia and New Zealand.

"This wild man makes fresh earthy music, I absolutely love it! "

Gilles Peterson / Brownswood, BBC Radio6,UK