StreetJelly is Online Busking and eConcerts
BilliePreston | Folk Therapy
BilliePreston
BilliePreston Showcase 1
BilliePreston Showcase 2
BilliePreston Showcase 3
United States of America
Wichita, KS
United States of America
Genres
  • Folk
 
StreetJelly Stats
Member since:
Last show:
Number of shows: 289
Total viewers: 10,789
Fan favorites: 110
More About BilliePreston

Two events happened when I was seven years old which shaped my life, completely. My sister Lynn taught me how to play fingerstyle guitar, and I joined church choir. My life has been unending growth and branching out in these two areas. I sing. I play guitar. I sang in choir and was a cantor at the cathedral here in town, until this past May, when church craziness ended that after 19 years. I have been a conductor. I teach voice, piano, guitar, and ukulele. All I do is music. OK. I do other things, like eat and sleep, and garden. But mostly, it's music.
My name is luck of the draw. My dad's name is William. My mother's middle name is Preston. So I got the name Billie Preston. I'm thinking Billie Preston will be my stage name now and forever.
I'm not usually a solo performer. I can sing and play by myself, and have... but I much prefer singing/playing with others, and acoustically, with my close friend Robin Roberts. We have released two CDs, and we're on here as /robinbillie
Twitter BilliePreston  Facebook BilliePreston  Amazon BilliePreston 
http://rr-bp.com
Fun Stuff about the Artist

My Instrument

Long, long ago, when I was 16-ish, a friend/mentor of mine helped me pick out my first steel-string guitar. We went to a local guitar shop, and I bought an Epiphone. But while we were looking, I saw my first Guild guitar. It was beautiful. And when I played it, the sound filled the store. But it was very expensive, to me in my world.

Since that day, I've wanted a Guild guitar. And a few years ago, I got one. I love it every time I pick it up. Playing it is a dream.

Rocker Pins

Standing Ovation Pin Standing Ovation Pin
263 Awards
“Bravo, Bravo!”
Last Awarded:
Love Song Pin Love Song Pin
170 Awards
“You made my heart sing.”
Last Awarded:
DJ Pin DJ Pin
4 Awards
“Thanks for playing my song.”
Last Awarded:
Rock God Pin Rock God Pin
10 Awards
“I bow to your Godliness.”
Last Awarded:
Charity Pin Charity Pin
3 Awards
“I love and support your charity.”
Last Awarded:
Jelly Jingle Pin Jelly Jingle Pin
12 Awards
Merry Christmas!
Last Awarded:
Jellypalooza 2016 Pin Jellypalooza 2016 Pin
3 Awards
PEACE LOVE STREAMING
Last Awarded:
Jellypalooza 2017 Pin Jellypalooza 2017 Pin
1 Award
PEACE LOVE STREAMING
Last Awarded:
Fan Appreciation Pin Fan Appreciation Pin
2 Awards
“Your fans adore you.”
Last Awarded:
Stay-at-Home Jammer Stay-at-Home Jammer
4 Awards
“On my couch, saving the world.”
Last Awarded:
Music Goddess Pin Music Goddess Pin
1 Award
“Gratitude, Your Highness.”
Last Awarded: