Billy Liar is a Scottish acoustic punk musician, who is known for his honest storytelling, and raucous punk rock delivery.
Billy has toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe, and is a regular fixture at all of the UK punk festivals, including Rebellion and Strummercamp. In late 2013/early 2014, he toured America (with help from Plan-it-X Records), and Australia, where he played for a week at Woodford Folk Festival, supported Erica Freas (RVIVR), and played a punk festival on a boat with the guitar player from Frenzal Rhomb.
Billy has played guitar for Jeff from Bomb The Music Industry!, recorded an EP with Acey Slade (of Joan Jett & The Black Hearts and Murderdolls), toured with Ghost Mice and TV Smith (The Adverts), and supported Franz Nicolay (Against Me! / The Hold Steady), Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds) and Sorry & The Sinatras, amongst others.
BL returns to Fest 13 triumphantly with a new record, a new split with his Scottish pals; The Murderburgers (Asian Man Records), and a full electric band of haggis munchers in tow……