New Album Prairieography on Sale now!

After many, many long hours and sleepless nights, Del’s latest labour of love Prairieography is out today. Grab a copy for your music collection by purchasing through ITunes or through True North Records. Be sure to catch Del live as he tours across the country – tour dates can be found here.

Daytrotter Session

Del’s exclusive sessions from Daytrotter studios are out today and we want you to have a listen! Daytrotter has featured popular artists such as Bon Iver, Local Natives, Alabama Shakes among many others, and offers listeners a very eclectic sampling of music from popular and up and coming indie artists. You won’t be able to hear these sessions anywhere else, so click HERE to check it out.

Del Barber Daytrotter


The moment you’ve been waiting for is here. Del’s newest video “Living with a Long Way To Go” from his upcoming album Prairieography is ready for your viewing pleasure! His fourth album will bring you a mix of heavy grooves and rustic roots, and is available through True North Records on February 4, 2014. He is currently touring Canada and may be in a city near you.

Click here for tour dates and locations.

New record coming in February via True North

It’s happening! Del is in the studio recording a brand new album, which is set to be released in February 2014 through True North Records. We’re very excited about joining the True North family, home to many great Canadian artists including Bruce Cockburn, Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy Sainte-Marie and The Wailin’ Jennys.

Here is some photographic evidence of what’s going down right now!

In the studio

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City Sessions at the famous Roundhouse in London

A while back while Del was across the great pond in London, he got together with the great folks at City Sessions at the amazing Roundhouse to shoot this great live session. Check it out below, and let us know what you think.

Back over the pond again

Very exciting news! We’ve just confirmed that Del will be returning to the UK to support Scottish singer-songwriter Justin Currie on a 12-date tour. Dates are now up and tickets are on sale through the tour page. More dates to be announced!

Support for Justin Currie

Sep 07   Wolves Civic  (Wolverhampton, UK)

Sep 08   The Junction (Cambridge, UK)

Sep 09   Komedia (Brighton, UK)

Sep 10   Union Chapel (London, UK)

Sep 12   Queen’s Hall (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Sep 13   Gala Theatre and Cinema (Durham, UK)

Sep 14   Harrogate Royal Hall (Harrogate, UK)

Sep 15   The Lowry (Salford, UK)

Sep 17   The Brook (Southampton, UK)

Sep 18   Exeter Phoenix (Exeter, UK)

Sep 19   The Gate Arts and Community Centre (Cardiff, UK)

Sep 20   Colston Hall (Bristol, UK)

Tune into DNTO on June 8

Tune into Definitely Not The Opera (DNTO) on CBC Radio One tomorrow – that’s Saturday, June 8 – to hear Del how escaped the pandemonium that shook Vancouver in 2011.


Over the pond we go

Pretty excited to announce that Del will be playing one of Europe’s greatest music festivals, The Great Escape, this May. Tickets for this 3-day festival are on sale now. See y’all there!

Canadian Folk Music Awards nomination

Well, what a fine way to start the weekend; we’ve just received word that Del has been nominated for Solo Artist of the Year at the 2012 Canadian Folk Music Awards.  The CFMA Gala and awards ceremony will be held at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John, NB on Saturday, November 17, 2012.

On the road again

Del will be heading on the road again in less than week. Bring your smiling face, and let’s have a good time. He’ll be hitting Toronto (with Carleton Stone), Sudbury, Elliot Lake, Stirling, Montreal, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Jasper.  Details available here

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