Billy Saffyre
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Billy Saffyre

Windsor Heights, IA | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | SELF

Windsor Heights, IA | SELF
Established on Jan, 2012
Solo Rock Pop




"Live and Local Radio interview/performance (Video)"

"I like it!!! You know what you are? You're an entertainer -just an entertainer! Right on!!!" -Eddie Hatfield - Eddie Hatfield (92.5 KJJY)

"Billy Saffyre performs "Brighter Days" interview/performance (video)"

"Strap in, Des Moines, this is a good time!" -Chad Taylor (Iowa Live)

"That is really fun! ... He just puts a smile on your face when he starts tickling the ivories!" -Lou (Iowa Live) - Iowa Live (Lou and Chad Taylor)


Billy Saffyre - Album - 2018
Bagatelle Parlour - Album - 2018
Christmas Memories (Sipping Wine at Christmas Time) - Single - 2018



Billy Saffyre eccentrically resides in Windsor Heights, Iowa and is in full swing of perfecting his live show, objectively, to leave a high-octane musical crater in the midwest’s history books.
His solo musical act originated in March of 2012. He decided to go forth and form a solo act after taking a hiatus from his former musical creation ‘Billy and the Good Times’ (which dissolved in 2009). The music that Billy Saffyre plays is a sultry mix of originals and covers -pop, rock, instrumental, unprecedented theatrical outbursts, and is full of what some have referred to as “man-tastic” antics.
His show consists of him, a piano, a story or two, and a fog machine. Rocketing high falsettos combined with dramatic whispering lows makes for a high-energy and ridiculously fun time. Billy Saffyre plays his own original music but also arranges piano/vocal versions of songs that were popular in the past ten years with a couple of gems from the seventies and eighties thrown in for fun. Of course, no Billy Saffyre show is complete without a special guest artist for a song or two. These talented guest musicians are specifically selected by Saffyre himself to ensure a high-quality and maximized entertainment experience.
Billy Saffyre has proudly graced the stages of several venues in Iowa and Nebraska. Some of these venues include: Opening for eighties rockers, “Hair Ball”, at The Bourbon and playing a strictly ‘zero electrical amplification’ set with a concert grand in the Steinhart Room at the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, and also playing packed houses to pay tribute to David Bowie and Prince at VEGA (Lincoln, Nebraska). Billy Saffyre also had the honor of playing Fresh Thyme Market in West Des Moines -it was an indoor set where the establishment moved a case of seedless watermelons for Billy to setup. Once setup, he played 3.5 hours of unbridled and uninhibited piano/vocal music that reverberated throughout the grocery store. It left passersby in complete states of awe and confusion as they took cellphone videos but simultaneously tried dearly to not make eye contact whilst doing their shopping... Billy is cited as saying that out of all of the shows he’s ever played that the Fresh Thyme gig was his favorite! “It was fantastic!” -Billy Saffyre

He’s also played some of Nebraska’s favorite public venues such as: Duffy’s (with California classical-rockers, “Sit Kitty Sit”, and Maine’s finest electro-sensation, “Crunkwitch”), Mainstreet Cafe, Duggan’s Pub, Meadowlark, and Wilderness Ridge. He has also sent Iowa audiences into frenzies with performances and *spontaneous* karaoke appearances at: Grubb’s Pub, Mary-Go-Round, AJ’s on Court, Mickey’s Irish Pub, and Cabaret. Billy’s favorite shows, however, are packed house shows and private parties. If you ever get invited to private engagement featuring Billy Saffyre... just clear your schedule and do it!
One can never be sure where Billy Saffyre will pop up under another guise: • performing high energy shows with The Dick Danger band in Des Moines (guitar, vox, & keys)
• playing lead guitar for a band called Party Central and conquering some of Nebraska’s finest stages, including: The Red 9, The Alley, Duggan’s Pub, Mary’s Place, UNL’s Centennial Ballroom, Gibb’s Place, and My Bar.
• playing bass on New Years Eve with Nebraska’s greatest (and only) Poison tribute band ;-)
• performing a holiday set at the Botanical Center in Des Moines.
• touring with a bluegrass band (Red Wing) in Iowa for over a year as a sit-in bassist.
• running out of money in London and doing an impromptu show in a hotel lobby.
Billy’s discography includes: Billy Saffyre, Bagatelle Parlour, & the single: Christmas Memories (Sipping Wine at Christmas Time).When performing live, Billy Saffyre is: lead pianist, lead vocalist, & sometimes lead background vocalist.
Booking Information: Tyler Larson @ 515 . 201 . 5025

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