Not long ago, The Profiteers snuggled up in the beautiful Catherine North studio in Hamilton, Ontario, and sang “O Canada” 100 times, and we’ve never felt more Canadian. Our rendition of “O Canada” will appear on the very big screen at Corner Gas: The Movie when the film opens December 3 to 7. Head to www.cornergasthemovie.com to purchase tickets or check local listings.
SXSW, one of the best music festivals around, has just announced their second round of showcasing artist, and Del is stoked to be included among them. Check out their website to see who else will be playing in Austin next March. And look out for some additional dates around Texas to be announced soon. See you there!
Just announced: Del is performing at Merlefest (April 23 – 26th) in Wilkesboro, North Carolina! He joins an exciting line up including: Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn, Bruce Robinson, Kelly Willis, and The Del McCoury Band. Tickets are on sale now and available HERE.
Watch Del’s mesmerizing performance at Music City Roots in which he performed “Can’t Turn Around,” “Country Girl,” and was joined by Brandy Zdan for “Big Smoke,” and “Peter and Jenny Lee.”
Del had an incredible experience and even received a standing ovation. Awesome!
Dubbed Winnipeg’s “Golden Boy” by CBC’s Grant Lawrence, Del ducked home for 24 hours to take part in the Western Canadian Music Awards celebrations. He kicked off the evening by performing “Big Smoke,” the very song that afforded him the top honour of the night: Songwriter of the Year. Del’s latest album Prairieography also won Roots Solo Recording of the Year. Check out the complete list of WCMA artistic awards HERE.
No rest for the wicked though – it’s back to the road. Tonight: Edmonton!
Following an exhaustive fall throughout North America, Del is hopping all the way across the world for a 7-week tour in Australia, which includes a much-coveted slot at Mullum Music Festival and Woodford Folk Festival. In between the two festivals, Del will be embarking on The Queensland Summer Tour 2014 as part of Festival of Small Halls series with The Mae Trio.
For tour and ticket information, head HERE
November 19 – The Melbourne Folk Club w/ C.R. Avery
November 20 – Brighton Up Bar w/ Fanny Lumsden
November 21 to 23 – Mullum Music Festival
November 28 to December 21 – Festival of Small Halls
December 27 to January 01 – Woodford Folk Festival
Watch Del and Mae Trio’s Festival of Small Halls Video
Del is thrilled to announce he will be a featured performer for Music City Roots including James McMurtery and John Oates on October 29th. Live from Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Tennessee, Del will be part of the esteemed weekly two-hour radio show that revives the historic legacy of live musical production and encourages creative collaboration between artists. For more information on the performance click HERE.
And the tour excitement continues! Del is thrilled to announce three more tour dates opening up for the talented Grammy-winning Lee Ann Womack! The luminous Lee Ann has performed duets with Willie Nelson, George Strait and will now bring her classic contemporary style to the stage with Del supporting three US dates starting November 12! Find out more on these dates and the rest of Del’s tour HERE.
Just announced! The Canadian Folk Music Awards have released the 2014 nominees and Del Barber has made the list three times! Congrats to Del for being nominated for Solo Artist of the Year, Contemporary Singer of the Year and English Songwriter of the Year!