Bill has been a full time musician and entertainer since 1983. In addition to being a songwriter and producer, he is also an accomplished instrumentalist, playing the guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums and harmonica.
Bill has been honored with numerous awards in Branson
Branson Show Awards
Best Gospel CD of the year,
Best Vocal Impressionist of the year
Best Horizon Show of the year
Most Requested Artist 2 Years In A Row
Second Year Also Most Requested Song "Jesus Take My Heart Today" Written By Bill Chrastil
Real Branson Radio.com
Number One Song On RealBransonRadio.com Countdown With A Song Bill Wrote Called "Lady Turn The Light Out"
Bill has been inducted into the Nebraska and South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame.
2017 South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame "Gospel CD of the Year"
He is also a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association.
"Valley Star Awards" Rio Grande Valley Texas
2016 Male Vocalist of The Year
2017 Male Vocalist & Entertainer of The Year
2018 Male Vocalist & Entertainer of The Year
Nashville Star Bound Award
1997 Top Ten Third Place Finish Held At On The Grand Ole Opry Stage
2004 4th Place Finish World Wide Finals Competing Held In Las Vegas, NV
Top 10 Independent Recording Charts
2001 Topping The Charts At Number 10 Bill's Song "If You Feel I Don't Love You, Feel Again"
2002 Topping The Charts at Number 1 Bill's Cover Of Conway Twitty's Song
"You've Never Been This Far Before"
Bill's high-energy show is a salute to music Legends:
Elvis Presley, Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Ventures.
It also includes hits from the 50’s/60’s, 70's/80's, Country, Classic Rock, Bill's Original Songs. Bill has performed at well known theatres, fairs, casinos, corporate events, church functions and resorts, spanning multiple countries.
Bill is the perfect entertainer for any event including an Elvis show, Fifties/Sixties Rock and Roll show, Gospel show and his signature Variety/Elvis show.