Bill Harley


Genuine, irreverent, universal, ridiculous, and original, Bill Harley is a two-time Grammy award-winning artist who uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of growing up, schooling, and family life. Bill tours nationwide as an author, performing artist, and keynote speaker. He’s a longtime commentator for National Public Radio and recipient of the lifetime achievement award from RI Council for the Humanities “for his use of music, song, and story in building community; promoting our common humanity; and encouraging lifelong learning, exploring, and growing.”