"Exsquisite folk pop"..."To my ears, he’s the best singer-songwriter working in Nebraska today."
-Lincoln Journal Star, L. Kent Wolgamott
"who wouldn’t follow that voice into any song..”
-Susan Werner, Singer-Songwriter
Will Hutchinson is a singer-songwriter Americana and Folk touring artist based out of Lincoln, NE. He has released 3 albums under the name Will Hutchinson and one album under the pseudonym Ozark Hutch. He has been awarded as a finalist in the international John Lennon Songwriting Competition and has performed across the country for audiences of 25 in intimate house concerts all the way up to 2200 people at the Lied Center for Performing Arts since since becoming a full-time musician in 2016.
Will’s music can be characterized as story based with vivid imagery. Said by songwriter Ari Herstand, “Will’s music is so beautiful the imagery makes you feel like you are walking through a beautiful painting.” In 2018, senior journalist at Nebraska’s capitol city newspaper, L. Kent Wolgamott of The Lincoln Journal Star, said “To my ears, he’s the best singer-songwriter working in Nebraska today."
Going to college in Minneapolis, Will started pouring himself into writing while immersing himself in the colorful music scene there, becoming good friends and being mentored by Chris Koza of Rogue Valley. In 2010, Will moved to Los Angeles, CA where he would street perform on the promenade 4-5 nights per week, hang out at the Hotel Cafe on nights off, and worked at the legendary McCabe’s where he would meet iconic artists such as Leonard Cohen, Prince and Jackson Browne.