Philadelphia-based Singer/Songwriter Tim Williams has earned the reputation of being one of the hardest working solo acoustic acts in the nation today, playing 300+ live shows annually. Fronting the Tim Williams Band, he’s opened for Weezer, Of Monsters and Men, Goo Goo Dolls, Gin Blossoms, Butch Walker, Spin Doctors, Howie Day, Joshua Radin, Better Than Ezra, Ryan Star, Jon McLaughlin, Tristan Prettyman, Diane Birch, Marc Scibilia, Anya Marina, Jeffrey Gaines, JJAMZ, Good Old War and members of Live and Barenaked Ladies, among others.
He’s traveled the country many times over as the producer and house musician for the multi media talk show MyFixitUpLife and has been featured in numerous film, television and theater productions. He performed his song Joplin, in Joplin, at the 2nd Anniversary Ceremony on May 22, 2013 to a crowd of thousands, among whom were the tornado victims families, survivors, the Mayor of Joplin, the Governor of Missouri and Director of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
Along with his band, he opened the Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party in July 2012 as direct support for Of Monsters and Men & JJAMZ (to a crowd of 6,000) and has played almost every stage in Philadelphia, becoming a mainstay at local venues The Block at Harrah’s Philadelphia, Bourbon Blue, World Cafe Live, the TLA, The Foundry at The Fillmore and Tin Angel. He has be seen before many Phillies home games at Citizens Bank Ballpark playing solo acoustic at McFaddens and XFinity Live. Along with his bandmates he plays the World Famous Hogs Breath Saloon in Key West several weeks a year. He was cast in a regional production of RENT and has performed as the musical guest on The Second City main stage in Chicago twice thanks to his friends – former cast member Katie Rich and musical director Julie Nichols. You might even catch his mug on a few television commercials and in the Philadelphia-based film Invincible. As the house musician for MyFixitUpLife with Mark and Theresa, a nationally syndicated home improvement radio talk show, Tim regularly travels the country and has performed for stars of the DIY Network, HGTVs Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott and The Cousins John and Anthony, This Old House, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Man Caves, and has even appeared on Restaurant: Impossible and Save My Bakery on The Food Network.
He’s received a great deal of radio support in the Philadelphia-area…
thanks in large part to multiple in-studio performances at Radio 104.5 and 93.7 WSTW, airplay on Radio 104.5 WRFF, 93.3 WMMR, 97.5 The Fanatic (ESPN) and 94 WIP, and has received on-air praise from Chio in the Morning on Mix 106.1 FM Philadelphia. He has performed live on Philadelphia television multiple times, including The Q on Fox 29, NBCs The 10! Show, 6ABC News and PHL17s Eye Opener Philadelphia. His music has also been heard many times as bumper music on Fox 29s News at 5. Tims had the good fortune of playing for tens of thousands of people throughout his career, and because of his tireless touring schedule, has found himself at times playing music for international celebrities who happened to be in the audience at his show… most notably the band Lifehouse, John Mayer, Jason Aldean, Anthony Bourdain, Top Chefs Jennifer Carroll & Eric Ripert, Members of the Philadelphia Phillies/Eagles/Sixers/Flyers, Broadcasters Troy Aikman & Joe Buck, Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin, NBAs Lebron James & Dwyane Wade, Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Extreme Makeovers Ty Pennington, Cheers John Ratzenberger and many more. With 3 albums, 2009s We Begin, 2012s Blue Ribbon, 2016s Part Time Local and a high energy, often comedic stage show, Tim has drawn comparisons to Matt Nathanson, Rob Thomas and Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket. Blue Ribbon and Part Time Local can be heard on Pandora and all 3 of his albums are available on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify under Tim Williams Band.