ABOUT BARRIE DEMPSEY
Award winning singer/songwriter Barrie Dempsey plays more than just electric and acoustic guitar. His musical talents include, flute, harmonica, piano, lead and harmony vocals.
Vocal influences were Paul Rodgers and Greg Allman among others. He learned to play blues harmonica listening and playing along with John Lee Hooker and John Mayall records for hours on end.
Barrie has been the featured performer at “Burlap and Bean” in Newtown Square, PA, played at World Café, Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE. In January of 2013 he was on WCFA-LP, 101.5 FM in Cape May, NJ for a half hour show with MQ Murphy – host of “Six Degrees” and an hour show with Roy Baker - host, “Open Mic” radio program doing original songs on acoustic guitar and harmonica. Roy requested his song “Open Mic” be used for his theme song. You can listen to it on Reverbnation. In June of 2014 he played at the Del Mar Fair in Del Mar, CA. In January of 2015 Barrie was interviewed by Cathryn Beeks on Listen Local Radio, San Diego, CA. You can listen to it on his home page.
Currently Barrie has put together a collection of originals on his first CD titled "Barrie Dempsey", which has been awarded Best Album Folk/Singer-Songwriter at The Akademia. It was produced by Track Star Studios in La Mesa, CA. He is also currently working on his next CD.
Barrie is a nominee for the 2015 LA Music Awards and brought home two awards in 2016 from NACMAI (North American Country Music Association International). He recently won an honorable mention in the San Diego Songwriter’s Guild Annual Song Contest.
Solo performer ; Barrie Dempsey
Upcoming gigs please see website or Reverbnation.
I play at North Park, Little Italy, Oceanside farmers markets and Seaport Village
Available for private events also
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Bookings: Shannon Deeds 619-372-1934