HEARTFELT AND ENGAGING
Award-wining singer songwriter Will Baird delivers modern, heartfelt songs with an engaging stage presence. He’s often described as “like James Taylor with an edge”, with a chiming musical mosaic background created with a guitar looper.
Bright, warm vocals. Resonant guitar. A unique harmonica style and mesmerizing guitar loops. In live shows, they all bring life to Will's exceptional songwriting, “wrapped around original ideas and strong hooks” (Nashville Songwriters Association).
Will's shows captivate audiences with a broad variety of styles, including both sensitive ballads and the up tempo use of a guitar looper. Audience engagement includes harmonic singing, howling, clapping, call-and-response, audience invitations to join Will on stage and more.
He “bares his soul” (Norwalk Hour) with “a landscape of cinematic lyrics” (WPKN Bridgeport), and early in his career he shared the bill with numerous national artists such as Suzanne Vega, Tracy Chapman, Bill Staines and Livingston Taylor.
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"Will’s captivating ballads, rowdy tunes and fun banter with the audience consistently result in requests to return to the stage for more. We're always delighted to have him in our monthly showcase.”
- Sandy Morgan, Milford Arts Council
“(Will’s songs are) very unique and interesting … well-crafted and wrapped around original ideas and strong hooks. They’re cool directions that we’ve never …. heard before.”
- Nashville Songwriters Association