American Rock 'n Roll

Washington D.C. singer/songwriter Billy Coulter’s distinctive style straddles the line between Roots Rock and Power Pop. Blending diverse influences from Dylan and Cash to Lennon and Bowie he’s created a fresh, authentic sound with a nod to the classics that inspired him. Coulter quickly made a name for himself with his unique songwriting and vocal ability winning the Album of the Year (Dose), Song of the Year (Party of One), Songwriter of the Year, two Roots Rock Recordings of the Year and several Roots Rock Vocalist for a total of 10 Washington Area Music (WAMMIE) Awards and over 30 nominations. His inspired and energetic performances have graced the stages at some of the region’s top venues and festivals including Rams Head, The Birchmere, Strathmore,The Hamilton and regional festivals, often supporting national acts.



About Billy Coulter Band...

Billy's band draws from some of Washington D.C.'s finest musicians including drummer Doug Tull (Tommy Keene, Razz), bassist Arch Alcantara (Jelly Rol Mortals), lead guitarist Max Evans (Ugly Americans) and often accompanied by Brian Simms on keyboards (Junkyard Saints).


Washington Area Music Awards Songwriting Awards
• 2014 Roots Rock Recording • "Disconnected"  GOLD AWARD Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
• 2013 Roots Rock Recording • "Conscience" BILLBOARD Song Contest
• 2012 Roots Rock Vocalist • Party of One" Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
• 2011 Roots Rock Vocalist • "Disconnected" BILLBOARD Song Contest
• 2010 Songwriter of the Year • "Too Far" Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
• 2008 Album of the Year, "Dose"
• 2008 Song of the Year
• 2008 Roots Rock Recording  
• 2007 & 2008 Roots Rock Vocalist