22nd May Album Launch

The 12 Bar club 203 Holloway Road, London N7 8DL

Doors 7pm – 2am      Entry £6.00

with the Ramshackle Union Band

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The Barker Band & The Ramshackle Union Band @ The Betsey

Friday 6th Feb
Doors 7:00pm
entry £5.00
The Betsy Trotwood 56 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3BL

betsey poster

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The Betsey Cellar Sessions 8th Aug

Thursday 8th August


56 Farringdon Road EC1R 3BL



Prepare for a summer version of the Cellar sessions with energy, husky voices, great harmonies, passion and excellent music. This edition of the cellar session is a homage to bands and acts with vibrant performances

Robert Chaney, Laura Maria Sophie and Lorraine Wood will perform in the first part of this night too
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31st May Fire In The Mountain III

Fire in the Mountain III

Friday 31st May – 2nd June 2013
Cwmnewidion Isaf, Cnwch Coch, Aberystwyth, SY23 4LL


International Folk Festival

we are playing on Saturday evening

Owlsworld stage

Ticketing Information:
tickets direct through Two For Joy website via PayPal http://www.twoforjoy.co.uk/event/fire-mountain-iii


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7th June The Albion

121 Hammersmith Road,

London W14 0QL

7th of June  8:00pm

Free gig down at one of our favourite pubs,

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9th March: Libertine Special

The Libertine
125 Great Suffolk Street,
London SE1 1PQ

starts 8:00pm Free

Nearest tube: Borough, Southwark, Elephant & Castle or London Bridge.

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22nd March: Ramshackle Union Band Album Launch

Wilmington Arms

69 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, EC1R 4RL London,


The Ramshackle Union Band, debut album launch night  “DRY THE WOOD ,BUILD A FIRE”



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19th April: The Carpenters Arms /Jago sessions

Al Scorch/Country Soul Ensemble at The Carpenters Arms/Jago Sessions

135 Cambridge Heath Road, E1 5RN London

9:00pm     £5

you can check out Al Scorch at  http://www.alscorch.com/




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18th May: Rickmansworth Canal Festival

Rickmansworth Aquadrome

Frogmoor Lane, Rickmansworth WD3 1NB

Owlsworld Acoustic Stage, with a great line-up of entertainment

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8th July The Cock Inn

The Cock Inn

Church Lane, Sarratt WD3 6 HH

more info TBA

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22nd Sep National Banjo Day 2

The Old Queens Head

44 Essex Road, n1 8ln London, United Kingdom

Bands and more info TBA


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The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenter’s Jago Sessions

135 cambridge heath road, E1,5RN London, United Kingdom

8th Feb £3

support acts are Jack Day and Gabriel Mesh.

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John B Spencer’s new album release

Thursday 31st January 2013

7:00pm  at the The Half Moon 93 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London

We will be supporting  The Spencer boys with the release of the Dads new album called Bluesman.

with The FastLane Roogalator + Special guests


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BLACK HARVEST (Country VS Metal)

Thursday 15th November  7:00pm till 2:00

£5 at the door

The Barker Band present a one off Country vs Metal night, featuring the amazing Stomping Dave, the dark onslaught of Release The Bats, a set of classics by Herman Quaid, high octane rock from Meansteed and country folk rockers The Barker Band. DJ Mikey into the Void and …Ladies and Gentlemen …we will be playing BINGO


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Ignite Cafe Consort 28th September


Part of the Royal Albert Hall’s ignite Luchtime music series


Lunchtime Concert Friday 28 September 2012 – 12:00 PM


Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP

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The Blues Kitchen 4th October

We’r playing for  http://www.owlsworld.co.uk/   at The Blues Kitchen


111-113 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 7JN

more info TBA

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Tingestock 2012 9th June

Tingewick Village Hall

we are playing with The Hi and Lo,The Cedars, The Dreaming Spires


Tingewick nr Buckingham MK18 4NN

Doors 6:30pm Saturday 9th June

Tickets £12 in advance £14 on the door


For tickets click link below





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The Old Barn @ The Cock Inn 11th June

Barker Band, headline act £7 at the door £5 ticket   http://www.wegottickets.com/event/169460

Sarratt, Church Lane WD3 6HH

doors 7:30pm music starts at


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Greenwich summer Festival 28th July

Come check us out on the beautiful Bandstand


Venue: Bandstand at the Old Royal Naval College

7:00pm  free



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Fire in the Mountain Festival 1st-5th June

10:30 pm Saturday 2nd Owlsworld + 1:15 pm sunday 3rd courtyard stage


Address of Farm Cwmnewidion Isaf
Cnwch Coch Aberystwyth Dyfed
SY23 4LL


for tickets please click on link below






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