Entries by Billy McLaughlin

2023 Christmas Tour Wrap!

That’s a wrap! Our 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour was magical…and it’s all thanks to you!!! From singing with beautiful choirs, to reuniting with original SimpleGifts members, this season has been one to remember. Thank you for all your support and love through this season and these past 20 years. We wouldn’t still be making music […]

20th Anniversary Christmas Tour Dates Announced!

It all started as a quartet in 2003. Carin Vagle, Jeni-Lyn Starr, Billy O and Billy McLaughin played concerts in Milwaukee, Duluth and a handful of shows around the Twin Cities that year. 20 years and 300 shows later, SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin is still ringing in the holidays with Carin Vagle, Karen Paurus, Amy Courts […]

2022 Christmastide Homecoming Tour Announced!

Christmas with SimpleGifts Nothing compares to the way Christmas brings family and friends back together. SimpleGifts leans into this truth by naming their annual metro holiday 2022 tour, “Christmastide Homecoming”. The group calls out for all to gather and feel at home again celebrating music of the season. For over two decades, SimpleGifts’ inspired arrangements have […]

Billy Guests on Fingerstyle Guitar Hangout with Adam Rafferty

Billy recently had the privilege of being a guest on Fingerstyle Guitar Hangout with Adam Rafferty! If you’d like to have a listen, here are all the ways you can do that: Podcast on Adam’s Website Fingerstyle Guitar Hangout.com Podcast on Apple Music Podcast on Spotify Thanks so much Adam for having me on the […]

One-on-one with Billy McLaughlin

A Virtual Experience! One-On-One with Billy McLaughlin is now offering virtual (Zoom) guitar / music / composing / random-topic / life coaching sessions. Sessions on sale now! One 50-minute Zoom-session for $100/each Four or more Zoom-sessions for $75/each 25% off four or more sessions!

Simplegifts “Christmas From Marine” Pay-per-view Concert Launches Early – Available Now!

We just couldn’t wait until December 23rd to share this terrific performance featuring joyful SimpleGifts favorites captured with multi-cameras in high-def. Thanks to Steve Keller at ProMediaProductions for getting this virtual concert recording ready to share early! We plan on performing live next season but want to share our very best moments to celebrate this […]

Missed a Church of the Lost Souls show?

Re-watch COTLS shows here! Feb 14th with Michael Monroe Feb 21st with Jennifer and Joe Feb 28th with Kathleen Johnson March 7th with Nicholas David March 14th Laura MacKenzie March 21st with Jeff Arundel March 28th with Chris Koza April 4th with Willie Wisely April 11th with SOFIA April 18th with Turn Turn Turn April […]