Kid Billy (Billy Litz)
Kid Billy (Billy Litz) is an Asheville, NC based multi-instrumentalist and singer with a lust for song-writing. Taking cues from early American Roots music, Blues and Ragtime, Kid Billy’s earnest songwriting meets high energy jubilant sounds when tasteful live looping layers New Orleans trumpet, honky-tonk piano, acoustic guitar and harmonica. When not performing as Kid Billy, he is the lead singer and primary songwriter in the the 4-piece soul/rock band, Hustle Souls.
Hustle Souls is an Asheville, NC based 4-piece who blend dust-covered-vinyl soul nostalgia with modern sensibility.; recently named one of “Music Connections” Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists & Bands. Driven by a lust for songwriting, the band’s fervid live performance is heightened by undeniable instrumental prowess and 3 part vocal harmony. With relentless touring, sold out shows and major festival appearances the band has earned a reputation as one of the East Coast’s most promising acts.
(Hustle Souls) is a “Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists and Bands of 2020″ – Music Connection Magazine
2020 International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist
” generation-jumping mashup of new school second line funk with old school vintage soul.” – American Blues Scene
“…. A prolific tunesmith…Blessed with a distinctive lead voice — high, thick, suitably retro” – Bold Life Magazine
“worthy of being included in that brilliant soul music canon, a heritage that features some of the
greatest performers and writers that have ever graced this earth”