Bill Strayer, songwriter and guitarist for the local band The Strayers who also performs as a solo artist, recently answered five Weekender questions.
Q: How long have you been playing?
A: Twenty years.
Q: How do you describe your sound?
A: Roots music/americana.
Q: Which musician — alive or dead — do you most wish you could share the stage with?
A: Richard Manuel.
Q: What’s your favorite song to play live?
A: “Victory by Trampled” by Turtles.
Q: Where can people hear your music?
A: Visit www.thestrayers .com. Upcoming shows are Friday on The Freq, 6 p.m. April 1 at Happy Valley Vineyard & Winery and 4:30 p.m. April 2 for The Folk Show on WPSU.