News

Listen – Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: “Treasure Map”

From Benefit Record to Support The Southern Poverty Law Center

Feb 21, 2017

Honestly, I would follow Will Oldham and his acoustic guitar anywhere it took me, especially towards a good cause. Oxford, Mississippi's The End of All Music record store is releasing a benefit record to support The Southern Poverty Law Center, out May 5th, and it features another campfire haunt from Oldham, under his recording moniker, Bonnie "Prince" Billy. More

Nov 22, 2014

Yesterday was the second day of Le Guess Who? We set Laura Studarus to Holland to cover the action.  More

Watch: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – “Quail and Dumplings” Video

Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongues is Out Now on Drag City

Oct 15, 2014

In his new video for Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongues cut “Quail and Dumplings, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy navigates the horrors of a water park.  More

May 17, 2012

Bonnie "Prince" Billy has announced that he will be participating in a series of free record store performances throughout the Puget Sound area next month from June 9-13. More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces New EP

Now Here's My Plan Featuring New Takes On Old Classics

Apr 30, 2012

Bonnie "Prince" Billy has announced the release of a new EP entitled Now Here's My Plan. More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Releasing Joint Album and EP with Trembling Bells

The Marble Downs due April 9th on Honest Jon’s

Mar 23, 2012

Folk singer/songwriter Will Oldham, better known by his stage name Bonnie "Prince" Billy, is collaborating with Scottish band Trembling Bells on a new joint album.  More

Jan 26, 2012

Folkie Bonnie "Prince" Billy evidently had himself quite the fruitful experience recently visiting the islands of Hawaii. More

Sep 16, 2011

Ever dream of getting shipwrecked? In the new video for “Quail and Dumplings”—a cut from new Bonnie “Prince” Billy album Wolfroy Goes to Town—longtime Billy collaborator Kennan Gudjonsson does just that. We have the clip.  More

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Set to Release New Album

'Wolfroy Goes to Town' Due October 4 on Drag City

Sep 06, 2011

Everyone's favorite hirsute troubadour/actor Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has announced the Fall release of his newest album Wolfroy Goes to Town. We have the details. More

May 23, 2011

Facial hair aficionado and all-around great songwriter Will Oldham, aka Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has released a video for his single "There Is No God." More



Reviews

Best Troubadour

Best Troubadour

Drag City

May 12, 2017

Will Oldham is not a man to sit back and take things easy. Since adopting the Bonnie "Prince" Billy name in 1998 (and before that under a different guise), he's been churning out music at a prodigious rate. More

Will Oldham and Band Royally Rock the Wilbur Theatre, Boston

May 17th, 2009

May 25, 2009

"When Cheyenne and I do tandem beer drinking it means we're going to sing together," Will Oldham announced after he and singer/fiddle player Cheyenne Mize simultaneously swigged from their beer bottles. They were onstage at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston last Sunday preparing to perform the duet "You Want That Picture," from Oldham's 2008 release Lie Down in the Light. More

Beware!

Beware!

Drag City

Feb 01, 2009

On his seventh album since 2006, Will Oldham is preoccupied with the same things, such as love left to rot, his own stomach, and sex. Also intact is his soft-spoken and sometimes angelic voice, which belies the devilish humor contained within his lyrics. More