Peter Wilson has toured and performed since 1978 in coffeehouses, colleges, trains and nightclubs across the US and Canada. He’s appeared at the Speakeasy in Greenwich Village, Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and the Backstage in Seattle. He’s recorded songs for Fast Folk Music Magazine. A regular performer at the Palms Playhouse in Davis, California, Wilson has opened for Robert Cray, Etta James, David Lindley, Maria Muldaur and Mose Allison as well as for folk acts like John McCutchen, Tom Paxton, Jesse Winchester and Jerry Jeff Walker.
He’s a member of the Deadbeats – a long running tip-of-the-hat to the music and songs of the Grateful Dead.
He’s a founding member of Paul Emery’s 1000 Kisses Deep – The Songs of Leonard Cohen.
Along with his songwriting cohorts, Mountain John Hilligoss and Moe Dixon, they’ve written scores of songs, toured and released a studio CD – Troubadour Camp.
At home in Grass Valley, California Wilson has hosted radio variety shows and open mic. nights. His production company, Strings Concerts, presents events and provides support services for presenters and festivals on the west coast.