Bill Miller


Nashville-based performing songwriter Bill Miller has earned three Grammy awards.

Bill was raised on a Mohican (Stockbridge–Munsee) reservation near Shawano, WI. His music is rooted in his background and draws on a range of other influences. His performances showcase his rich talents in composition, guitar, Native American flute, vocals, and storytelling.

Bill grew up amid woodlands and streams. His tribe is properly called Mahicanuk, which means “People from Where the Waters Are Never Still.” He says, “I’ve always been connected to water. . . . There’s a mystical energy in water. Every Native creation story has water in it.”

Bill has co–written with Nancy Griffith, Peter Rowan, and Kim Carnes, and he has shared the bill with Tori Amos, Pearl Jam, the BoDeans, Richie Havens, and Arlo Guthrie. He performed the title track on the 2014 multi–artist release Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears Revisited.

A Bill Miller concert is in part a journey through the depths of injustice and suffering, taking audiences through a process of healing and transcendence.

Saturday, 3:00-4:15 Site A
Sunday, 11:30-12:30 Site B
Sunday, 12:45-2:00 Main Stage
Sunday Closing Concert Main Stage

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