Bill LeClair has been on the Chicago music scene since the late ’80s with the Woody Johnson Band and previously played with Kevin Purcell from 1997-2002 before rejoining the band in 2012.
Since then, he has played with Jimy Rogers and the Maud’s at festivals and clubs such as House of Blues, Hard Rock Cafe, The Park West, and Ravinia.
Bill also has played with Joe Moss at blues fests around the Midwest, as well as at Buddy Guy’s Legends, Blues on Halsted, and House of Blues to name a few.
Bill has sat in with groups in Milwaukee such as The Blue Rubies, Perry Weber and The DeVilles, Lonnie Brook’s son Wayne Baker Brooks, and he has also shared the stage with Elvin Bishop, Jimmy Johnson, Eddie Clearwater, Buddy Guy, and Lonnie Brooks.
Internationally speaking, Bill also played in Acapulco, the Bahamas, and Canada with some of the aforementioned bands and players.
And he is a pretty good dancer.