Bio

BRAD "GUITAR" WILSON 

 Brad "Guitar" Wilson has a soulful contemporary sound, tapping into all his sources of inspiration. His performances have made him a stand-out hit at countless shows.  Considered more than a talented guitarist by his audience, Brad is an exciting entertainer. 

  

As a charismatic guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, Brad has become known as a modern hot guitar player who can entertain the house with the best of them. His show features his songwriting and great renditions of dance cover songs. Brad's live show is presented with spirit and class. 

  

2022 will be a banner year for Brad "Guitar" Wilson with the release of his new album, Nepenthe.  Inspired by his beloved retreat of Big Sur, California, the new twelve-song album was recorded and mixed by some of the best engineers, including the legendary producer Francis Buckley. (Quincy Jones Alanis Morissette, Aerosmith). This stellar guitar album drops soon. 

  

During 2020 and in 2021, Brad built a streaming show called "The Californian." The 30-minute show became a hit and introduced Wilson to a new audience worldwide.  Brad's hot electric guitar solo work and his in-depth acoustic guitar playing entertain viewers with both songwriting and singing. With three albums and now the new record, Nepenthe, the shows feature songs from a deep catalog. Season two of “The Californian” will begin in 2022. 

Brad completed his first European tour of the Netherlands in 2019 and will return for another tour in 2022. 

  

Brad has toured numerous times with the legendary group, Chicago. As a special guest, he has been on stage at sold-out arena shows throughout California, including four shows in 2021, entertaining several thousand people at each concert. 

  

Brad also performed concerts with Buddy Guy, Cheap Trick, .38 Special, Marshall Tucker Band, Tommy Castro, and many others.  He has established an identity as a guitar-star entertainer, performing at huge concerts at the West Coast’s largest casinos and festivals. 

  

Already a three-album-charting hit maker, he scored his first U.S. #1 movie track with the song, “Teaser,” from John Carpenter’s film, Vampires, a collaboration with producers, The Robb Brothers.  For the next smash soundtrack, Brad subsequently joined forces with John Carpenter and some of Los Angeles' hottest musicians for the music to the movie, Ghosts of Mars, starring Ice Cube. 

  

Other major accomplishments include his songs featured on television shows The Young & The Restless (CBS) and Passions (NBC). Brad has three best-selling albums: Blues Thunder, Power Blues Guitar Live and Hands On The Wheel that include worldwide charting hits “Step By Step," "Change It Up" and "The Ballad Of John Lee." 

  

http://www.bradwilsonlive.com