Billy Catfish

  • Local
  • folk
  • experimental

I've set up this page as a place to share home recordings, demos, and other songs that are still being worked on. My primary project right now is a band called Painwater - also here on Reverbnation. I also have a few 7" record EPs that are brand new, so please ask if you'd like one. Thanks for stopping by! I've played throughout Ohio and Kentucky, up to Detroit and Chicago, down into Nashville and Memphis, over to New York, Jersey and into Philly, and plenty of other spots in-between. I made a

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Little Cricket Records Release Winter Song Compilation 

Little Cricket Records is a brand-new label right here in the Queen City run by local legends Billy Catfish, Ed Vardiman, and Mike Ingram. As an introduction to the label, a winter songs compilation has been established. While it is a FREE download, a donation to a preferred charity or non-profit...

New Year’s Eve Manimal Celebration 

Still looking to lock down your New Year’s Eve plans? Go ring in the New Year at the First Annual Columbia Community Center New Year's Eve Manimal Celebration!  Featuring live performances by: Mr. Dibbs : Animal CrackersBilly Catfish : Wonky TonkDJ Bombay : Dan "The Man" BargerSons of...

CincyPunk Fest 12 Lineup Announced! 

The twelfth CINCYPUNK FEST returns to The Southgate House Revival with the largest, and most diverse line up yet! Tickets for the next CINCYPUNK FEST on Fri October 4th and Saturday October 5th will go on sale today at NOON HERE! This year we are partnering with Save Our Shelters Dogs. This amazing...


Do you have a beard?  Do you like beards?  Join in with other beard fans for the 6th Whispering Beard Folk Festival in Friendship, Indiana for the weekend long party of picking, singing, and dancing beards.  The outdoor show features traditional folk music to preserve and inspire fans young and...