Free Williamsburg: Is Brooklyn Better?
Orlo Billingsly: Yes. The Beer's cheaper or free, both for
me and my audiences. It's Closer to home, for me and most of my
audience, and there's more the type of crowd that will come and
see me regularly. There are some good clubs with managers who seem
(at this point anyway) to want to foster a quality music scene and
help out the bands if they can.
Free Williamsburg: Who's your favorite subway performer?
Orlo Billingsly: That guy with one arm and the nub who just
says, "OOOBahlittle change please, OOOBahlittle change please....."
Free Williamsburg: Do you have a Band Van?
Orlo Billingsly: I HAD a baby blue minivan with a non-opening
driver-side door,that I got for 200 dollars cash, a guitar, and
a bottle of whiskey. It came with a used crack/coke pipe in the
front cup holder.
Orlo Billingsly will be playing every Friday at 10pm at THE GREEN
LOUNGE - Franklin St. and Java in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and The Grand
Canyon Suite will be playing there every Thursday in Sept. at 9pm
except for September 7 which is at 8pm.
Orlo Billingsly's other project "The Grand Canyon Suite"
just released a self titled record in April and will begin recording
new material this fall. Orlo Billingsly's debut record is in the
works right now and will hopefully be done by Halloween or Thanksgiving.