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Intention Unlocks Reinvention

For twenty years, Billy McLaughlin astounded audiences around the world with his complex and rhythmic music.

In 2001, Billy was diagnosed with Focal Dystonia, an incurable neuromuscular disorder that rendered him unable to play his own music.

By 2002, Billy McLaughlin’s career was over.

In 2006, Billy began a comeback. He was doing the unthinkable – relearning his songs one note at a time with his opposite hand…

Billy McLaughlin is astounding audiences once again with both his story and his music.

Join Billy at Andy Mckee’s Musicarium

We are excited to share with you an incredible opportunity that takes place next year!  Billy will be participating in Andy Mckee’s Musicarium August 3rd-6th, 2015.  This is a unique fingerstyle guitar summit hosted by Andy in which Billy will be instructing along side other fingerstyle guitar legends such as Antoine Dufour and Stephen Bennett.  For more information, watch the video and visit Andy Mckee’s Musicarium website, Facebook event and/or Facebook page.

Keep your eyes peeled as we get closer to the date and send out more information!

The Parkway Press Release

Media Notice


TWIN CITIES – September 10, 2014 – The Parkway Theater in south Minneapolis is returning to a live music format – and a new series, “LIVE AT THE PARKWAY” – after a long dry spell of high-end fine performing artists. The events begin September 26 and run into December, featuring international artists and longtime Twin Cities’ favorites like Billy McLaughlin and friends. Organizers of the series, including McLaughlin, Parkway proprietor Joe Minjares and New Folk Records’ Ken Onstad, expect to stage a dozen or more shows a year at the destination south Minneapolis venue. Concerts in 2015 will be webcast and a local FM live-broadcast partner are in the works. Read More...