September 8, 2009

Matthew Barber, The Grad Club, Kingston, 29 February 2008

Posted in bootleg, mp3 at 5:19 pm by rgsc

Photo of Matt & Jill Barber, with Stu Crooks, taken at Hillside, 2006, by Easternblot.

This Sunday, two performers I love –  Matthew Barber and Jill Barber – are playing at a place I love By Chadsey’s Cairn Winery, located in beautiful Prince Edward County. This afternoon show (2pm start), which they are calling “Barbers in the Barn”, is going to be a perfect way to send off the summer.

I am getting even more excited about seeing these two amazing singer-songwriters perform, as today Matthew Barber announced that he has begun work on a new album, which should be out in the New Year. So, if we are lucky, we might get to hear some brand new songs, as well stuff from the great Ghost Notes, Sweet Nothing, etc., which I have talked about on these pages before.

Matthew Barber has just announced some West Coast tour dates so if you are in the area be sure to check him out at the following (see his site/space for full details)

13 Sep 2009 By Chadsey’s Cairns Winery, Wellington, ON
24 Sep 2009 Communitea Cafe, Canmore
25 Sep 2009 Haven Social Club,Edmonton, Alberta
26 Sep 2009 Liberty Lounge (Mount Royal College), Calgary
27 Sep 2009 The Habitat, Kelowna
28 Sep 2009 The Media Club, Vancouver

Jill Barber will be playing in Fredericton on Sept. 19th and then will be off to Australia in October. See her site for details.

To get you in the mood, I offer you a few tracks from the Sibling Revelry tour, the last time I saw Matthew & Jill Barber share a stage. Come on out to the County this weekend, drink some amazing Gamay Noir, and take in two of the best musicians around.

Matthew Barber, Grad Club, Kingston, 29 February 2008

* Easily Bruised
* We’re Gonna Play
* Morning Light
* Sleep Please Come to Me

A few songs from Jill Barber’s set can be found here, including:
* Jill & Matthew Barber It’s A Dream (Neil Young cover)

Stream songs and find out where to buy Matthew Barber’s great cds here.

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