The Barker Band

Over the last 5 years The Barker Band has evolved from a band featuring twins Jake & Sam Barker and oldest friend Laurie Sherman into one of the country’s top country-rock bands. The band expanded to include vocalist Nella Johnson, bass player Tom Wright with drummer Ru Shreeve, making up the core of the band. Guitarist Samir Yakoubi, fiddle player Simon Cohen and Dave Fretton playing the keys make up some of the musicians that play with the Barker Band

They’ve been playing regularly at venues like The Borderline, The Wheelbrarrow, The Boogaloo as well as appearing at festivals including The Camden Crawl and The Innocent Festival in Regent’s Park, South By South West Festival in Austin Texas, Bestival, Glastonbury and Summertyne. They have recently appeared at the Strummerville spring sessions.  They have also recorded radio sessions for Bob Harris’s Country Show, Steve Lamacq and the Queens of Noize. In June 09 the band released their 3rd album “Sorry for The Kissing” earning 4 stars from Q mag, and 5 stars from Country Music People magazines and are now set to release their 4th album DIG ME A HOLE


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