Billy Watman, Young Guitarist of the Year

Billy Watman

Approx 8:00pm on the Dome Stage 2017


Billy is an award winning 15 year old Anglo-Brazilian classical / flamenco fingerstyle guitarist, inspired by the likes of Rodrigo y Gabriela and Tommy Emmanuel.

In 2016 he reached the final of Sky Arts TV show “Guitar Star” and performed live at Latitude Festival, Abbey Road Studios and worked one on one with George Benson, Tony Iommi and Tony Visconti.
A regular live performer, Billy’s live show presents a genre defying fresh new approach to nylon strings, spanning Classical, Jazz and Pop, through to Electronic Trance and Classic Rock – all on just 1 classical guitar.