Bio

April 11, 2018

 

 

           Larry Wilder        Champion of Americana Music

 

“Larry Wilder brings hope and joy to audiences through Americana music.”
– Bill Furman, CEO – The Greenbrier Companies, Portland, OR

 

Upbeat! Dynamic!  

Magnetic, fast-paced entertainment with electrifying banjo, guitar and vocals.  Larry is a National Yodeling Champion.

Knowhow!     

Larry has brought his heart and passion for Americana music to over 2000 audiences on three continents.

Some High Points

Opened for Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Lily Tomlin and Pete Seeger. 3 Euro tours.

Singing with Andy Griffith was fun!

 

                        Interactive!

Join the thousands who have felt right at home with Larry. You’ll be singing along!

 

Americana Roots

Larry counts the Carter Family, Earl Scruggs, Woody Guthrie, Kingston Trio, Johnny Cash, Eagles, Hank Williams, Sons of the Pioneers, Bill Monroe, Irving Berlin and Chet Atkins as some of his strongest influences in Americana music.

 

Cultural Experience

As a musicologist and curator of American music, Larry brings fascinating stories behind the artists and songs remind us how we are all part of the great music of America!

 

                                                                     Enhance Your Event!

Larry is highly skilled in knowing which of these songs will resonate with the people in each venue. He creates fast-paced, energetic shows that draw from all of these elements for an engaging Americana experience for his audiences.  Original songs and routines can be calibrated for your event. Your audience will feel connection and unity of purpose.

 

                                                                      About Larry

Fascinating stories behind the artists and songs Larry started his career in Southern California, performing at Knott’s Berry Farm. Now based in Portland, OR, Larry has toured the country, performing in festivals, private events and concerts. “Nothing makes me happier than old-fashioned community singing like folks used to do.  I love to hear people sing as we allow the great songs of Americana touch our hearts,” Larry says.

 

                                                            Contact Larry

Email: larrybwilder@gmail.com   www.LarryWilderMusic.com   971.322.8400