Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson

 Grass Valley, California, USA

"Peter writes, plays and sings wonderfully well and his songs are filled with humor, heart and conscience. He's a philosopher-wise-guy who hits the nail on the head without bending it." - Utah Phillips

"…widely regarded as the area's best songwriter, Wilson is at his best performing live." - The Union

"Damn he's good..." - Jessie Winchester


Peter Wilson has toured and performed since 1978 in coffeehouses, colleges, trains and nightclubs across the US and Canada. He's appeared at the Speakeasy in Greenwich Village, Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and the Backstage in Seattle. He's recorded songs for Fast Folk Music Magazine. A regular performer at the Palms Playhouse in Davis, California, Wilson has opened for Robert Cray, Etta James, David Lindley, Maria Muldaur and Mose Allison as well as for folk acts like John McCutchen, Tom Paxton, Jesse Winchester and Jerry Jeff Walker.

At home in Grass Valley, California Wilson has hosted radio variety shows, open mic. nights, and an assortment of events and festivals.


1982 - Folk Music - Bennett House Records
2011 - Shoulder to the Wheel - Peter Wilson World Records