Two New Transcriptions Now Available

With many thanks to the talented John Stropes, Clockshop and Back from the Brink are now available at www.stropes.com Stropes.com has 12 transcriptions for Billy’s songs, along with 2 backing tracks.  Click here for the complete list.

Safe Within The Storm – New Video for Healthcare Workers ❤️

Dear friends, I’m excited to share with you a special video I’ve been working on with a talented videographer, Mark Ellis. Today it premieres at 12pm. Years ago, I wrote this song about the shock of unexpected loss families go through, of suddenly losing my solo guitar skills due to dystonia, the downfall of my […]

The Young & The Rest Show Gaining Fans Fast in 2020

If you missed the exciting launch of SimpleGifts new project in 2019, it’s important to know that you don’t have to wait 11 months between holiday tours to see us!!!  We are thrilled momentum continues to sky-rocket for our year-round show, SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin presents The Young & the Rest…  An acoustic tribute to […]

Billy McLaughlin, Adam Cord and Macyn Taylor, in concert Sept. 28 in Ellensburg

From the dailyrecordnews.com The Ellensburg’s Learn from the Masters Musical Outreach (LMMO) guitar extravaganza ends with a free concert on Sept. 28 with a night of finger-style guitar featuring Billy McLaughlin, Adam Cord, and Macyn Taylor live in concert at the Morgan Performing Arts Center. “Ellensburg is a special place,” McLaughlin said. “I had a chance […]

McLaughlin: Finger-pickin’ guitar guru extraordinaire

by Jim Fossett Jim@nkctribune.com ELLENSBURG – Few guitarists can transplant a brain into each of their ten fingers – and turn them loose on a six or 12-string guitar to do their own things. Legendary, internationally known guitarist Billy McLaughlin has – and he’s still doing it after pulling off a an astonishing comeback after […]

Billy in China with Fingerstyle Guitar China

Billy is touring with Fingerstyle Guitar China July 23-August 1st. You will find updates and pictures here.

Celebrating Summer at The Parkway Theater

MINNEAPOLIS — May 27, 2015 — Here’s a switch: SimpleGifits*, a group known for its lovely, harmonious vocals and strings only at Christmas is celebrating the Summer Solstice, two days early on June 19 at Pepito’s Parkway Theater in south Minneapolis at 8:00 p.m.

General Electric’s Txchnologist Blog

Last week Billy was featured in Txchnologist, “an online magazine created in partnership with General Electric.”

Serenity Prayer Project – On Location TV19

This month we were honored to be featured on TV19 On Location’s Local Image with Judy Skeie-Voss.

SimpleGifts Announces Mid-Year Concerts

For years, people have been asking SimpleGifts to play throughout the year, doing non-Christmas shows…now is your chance to see this happen! SimpleGifts has TWO shows coming up that we are happy to invite you to!