Billy Coakley (percussion)

Billy Coakley

Billy Coakley

Billy Coakley is one of the area’s top drummers whose creative talents have inspired a generation of drummers and non-drummers, young and old. His life’s work has enabled him to perform professionally with various artists, and as a soloist. Billy is one of the only drummers to have opened for national acts with his solo drum performances.

Since 1984, Billy Coakley has toured extensively throughout the U.S.A., Europe, and Asia with a variety of groups including Satta, and the Armstrong Bearcat Band. Billy’s Symbiotic Drumming has performed many drumset duets with Joe Tomino(NYC) He has conducted clinics and shows at schools, clubs and church youth groups. Billy is a member of The Armstrong Bearcat Band (200+dates/yr.) and freelances with Drum Play and many artists. Coakley performs weekly at Community of Hope Church. “LET’S MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE”