Festival Season 2014! 

It's that time of year in New Orleans!  The city is alive and you can catch Billy Franklin playing with 8 different groups over the next month.  Then Smoke N Bones gears up for some summer runs and recording!

Check out the schedule and hope to see you out!

Jazz Fest 2013 - shows posted! 

The Jazz Fest schedule is coming together and shows are being posted daily.  In addition to great gigs w Smoke N Bones, TRI-FI is doing a J Dilla tribute @ Howlin' Wolf and I will also be playing with Los Otros, Margie Perez, Fox Street Allstars, The Essentials, and more!

It's festival season in New Orleans!

Smoke N Bones kills it on New Year's tour!!! 

Thanks to everyone who made Smoke N Bones' short New Years tour a success!  Capacity show in Steamboat Springs and a great show at Cervantes in Denver w Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Pimps of Joytime, and DJ Logic.  Here's a photo of the late night jam with members of Smoke N Bones, Dumpstaphunk, and Project Logik.  And's Carnival time y'all!!!!

Smoke N Bones at Tipitinas w/ Bonerama! 

Smoke N Bones is kickin off the fall schedule at Tipitinas this Friday Sep 28th w/ Bonerama!   Say goodbye to summer and welcome in the cooler weather with a funky New Orleans brass filled throwdown.  Lots of special guests and good times in store.

Tickets available at

Smoke N Bones Spring Tour announced! 

It's all in the books and we ready to rock!  NOLA Live will be tearing it up on the 2012 Spring Ski Tour including 2 shows performing with the legendary WAILERS!!!   All sorts of new material and tricks up our sleeves - check the schedule for a show near you!

Weekly residency w Smoke N Bones trio! 

That's right!  Bily Franklin's new Smoke N Bones Trio every Tuesday at the Dragon's Den in New Orleans!   Billy Franklin on Guitar/Bass/Vocals, Eduardo Tozzato on Keys/Organ/Vocals, Gabriel Velasco on Drums/Trigger Pad/ Vocals.   The first show was Smokin'!!!  Musicians bring you're axes!

$5 Jameson/ High Life combo
$2 Rum and Cokes

New Tracks Soon... 

Billy Franklin is in the studio working on new material with both E.O.E and NOLA Live.  Previews will be available for FREE download soon...