Editors Note: Bill Attebery is almost as synonymous with the Expo as is his brother and co-founder of the event, Jim Attebery. It really is, literally and figuratively, a family affair. Bill does a yeoman's job as MC, not an easy gig, and we all love him! Cranky old fart!
William Attebery Bio:
The undeniable wit of William Attebery has stood for more than 30 years.
From Television: (co-writer, producer, co-host, of Recovery T.V. on The Healthy Living Channel.) to Radio (Currently working on producing and syndicating Larry Gatlin’s radio show "The Circle," and Dean Sams (LoneStar) and Jude Toy’s "The Road to The Song" Television and Radio Show).
Bill has been called a Recovery pioneer for his work in the electronic media, creating the first 24/7 Internet radio station exclusively devoted to people with addiction issues. You can listen to over 300 hours of interviews Bill has conducted at www.recoverynetradio.com.
Bill helped create the first on-line Tobacco-Addiction course certified by a Major University, The University of Florida. Bill co-wrote and conducted the interviews for the course as well as providing the uplink for the students to take the course.
At the Durango Songwriters Expo, Bill has been Master of Ceremonies for the past eleven years. Entertaining the entertainers and music industry professionalsa rather discerning audience!
Bill has hosted shows featuring Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Ricki Lee Jones, Jimmy Webb, Rodney Crowell, Lisa Loeb, Kip Winger, Paul Williams, Chuck Negron, T-Graham Brown, Alice in Chains, Jeffrey Steele, Gary Nicholson, Bob DiPiero, Tia Sillers, Hillary Lindsey, Chuck Cannon, Tony Scalzo, Al Anderson, Gary Baker, Walt Aldredge, Kim Williams, Mark Selby, Bill Champlain, Kostas, Jim Lauderdale, Jimbeau Hinson, and many, many more.
Bill does standup and hosts for other organizations and events as well.