Russell Gendron photo by Liam Wake

Russell Gendron photo by Liam Wake

 

BIO

Bill Jr. Jr. is an indie folk band based in east Vancouver and headed by songwriter Russell Gendron. Joined by producer/bassist Daniel McNamara and guitarist Dan Nettles (Kenosha Kid), Bill Jr. Jr.’s latest, Homebody was recorded in Athens, GA.

Lush, intriguing arrangements rooted in a traditional folk/country sound, groove and pop with modern indie vibes. Lyrics, twanging guitar and moving string sections all add to the layered richness of this place-based themed album.

Also by Bill Jr.Jr. - The Motions (2017) and their debut album, Volumes (2016).  

SHORT BIO (50 words)

Bill Jr. Jr. is an indie folk band from East Vancouver led by Russell Gendron (guitar, vocals) who’s currently accompanied by Daniel McNamara (bass) and Dan Nettles (lead guitar). Their new album Homebody, was recorded in Athens, GA.

 

PRESS PHOTOS

Russell Gendron photo by Liam Wake

Russell Gendron photo by Liam Wake

Russell Gendron photo by William Marsey

Russell Gendron photo by William Marsey

Daniel McNamara photo by William Marsey

Daniel McNamara photo by William Marsey

Byron Peters photo by Liam Wake

Byron Peters photo by Liam Wake

Zak Youseff photo by Liam Wake

Zak Youseff photo by Liam Wake

Andrew Hewins photo by Liam Wake

Andrew Hewins photo by Liam Wake

Emily Huynh photo by Liam Wake

Emily Huynh photo by Liam Wake

 

DISCOGRAPHY

Album art work for "The Motions" by Russell Gendron

Album art work for "The Motions" by Russell Gendron

Album artwork for "Volumes" by  Christopher Leitch

Album artwork for "Volumes" by Christopher Leitch

 

RECENT PRESS

 

“It’s a rare thing to come across a debut as finely polished as Bill Jr Jr’s Volumes.”

GrayOwl Point Review

“...hypnotically catchy and wholly unique...”

Canadian Beats Media

“...an indie folk delight.”

The Permanent Press

“Gendron’s engaging voice...”

Ride the Tempo

 

SHOW HISTORY

November 2018, Chase Park Transduction Studios, Athens GA

January 2018, The Banff Centre for Art and Creativity, Banff AB

September 2017, 869 House Show (Album Release), Vancouver, B.C.

September 2017, The Biltmore Cabaret, with Tavis E. Triance Vancouver, B.C.

July 2017, The Fox, with Sarah Jane Scouten Vancouver, B.C. 

November 2016, VALTVancouver, B.C.

November 2016, Hidden City Records, Vancouver, B.C. 

October 2016, with Khari Wendell McClellandHidden City RecordsVancouver, B.C. 

October 2016, The Heatley, Vancouver B.C.

August 2016, The Field Gathering Festival, Winlaw B.C.

August 2016, with Only a Visitor,  Publik Secrets ConcertVancouver B.C.

July 2016, with Khingfisher,  The China Cloud, Vancouver B.C. (Album release show)

July 2016, with Graftician240 Northern St. Studio, Vancouver B.C.

July 2016, with NothingnessNeptoon Records, Vancouver B.C.

July 2016, The Heatley, Vancouver B.C.

July 2016, with Sarah Jane Scouten, The HiveGabriola Island B.C.

June 2016, with Conrad Black and the Heart Attacks Cafe Deux Soleil, Vancouver B.C.

May 22 & 23 2016, The Groove, Mayne Island B.C.

May 2016, The Heatley, Vancouver B.C.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

billjrjrmusic@gmail.com