Internationally known American recording artist and multiple award winning songwriter with numerous radio hits throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Poland. Winner of German Music Prizes for, “Song of the Year 2011” (That Girl Who Sang Johnny Cash), "Album of the Year 2012“ (The Crooked Road) and "Singer of the Year-2013”. In April 2015, Barry released his 4th album of original songs. “American Troubadour" has 12 new songs and features duets by award winning singers Jolina Carl, Danah Heiser, Doug Adkins, Marty Wolfe and Gitty Bauersfeld.
"The House I Call Home" has already lit up the International Radio charts as the #1 song in March 2015, while “Pretty Girls (featuring Doug Adkins)” owned the #2 spot on UK’s HotDisc charts for four weeks in 2014!
Barry grew up in the foothills of the mystical Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and has been serenading crowds around the world with his special brand of original music and other favorites as well for over 43 years. In his fourth decade of songwriting and performing, his repertoire includes more than 900 songs from 450 different recording artists, spanning from music's roots to those songs of today in genres of Americana, Country, Pop, Irish Folk, Rockabilly, Classic Rock, Swing, and R&B, in addition to over 100 original songs.
In his 20th year of performing as a solo artist based in Germany, he has opened shows for 5-time Grammy Winner and Tejano Music Legend “Flaco Jimenez”, Grammy winning Tejano Band “Los Texmaniacs”, die hard Honky Tonker “Dale Watson” and Canadian’s Best Known Family Bluegrass Group “The Goods”.
Highly skilled, innovative guitar player and a walking encyclopedia of songs, his interpretation makes every song his own with style and respect for the legends.
Maintaining the tradition of the Troubadour, he’s armed with a ringing acoustic guitar and strong voice to entertain crowds from 1 to 1000 or more.