Billy Cardine


Billy Cardine is an innovative, genre-blurring slide guitarist, multiinstrumentalist, touring artist, and educator. His music has been featured at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, the Ryman Auditorium as well as major festivals, such as Bonnaroo, Merlefest and Rockygrass. He is an internationally featured artist touring in India, Japan, Europe and Canada. Billy’s dobro playing was recently featured Jerry Douglas’ production, Southern Filibuster, honoring one of the forefathers of the Dobro, Tut Taylor. Billy’s unique stylings and expertise attracted innovative analog music mogul, Moog Music. During 2010, he helped Moog design their first electric slide guitar, which he then debuted at MoogFest the following year. Billy’s distinct voice on all things slide has lead him to collaborations with Led Zeppelin’s own, John Paul Jones and world renowned, Edgar Meyer in his Porous Borders of Music. Billy’s productions have been recognized by the Indie Acoustic Music Project for Roots Album of the Year, Chicago Tribune’s Best Bluegrass records of the year, Apple iPod Playlist Hot Pick, and WNCW’s top 100 list as well as the Regional Album of the year. An active member of the Dobro and steel guitar community, Cardine has an absolutely unique and identifiable voice and is recognized as an innovator within the slide guitar world. Learn more at

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