Del Barber
JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Del Barber is among the next wave of Canadian songwriting talent. His country-folk balladry hearkens back to the late greats of songwriting history, breathing new life into old forms with a cutting sense of humour, a hint of cynicism, and songs that span the gulf between the sacred and the profane.

Barber grew up in the Manitoba Prairies, and the landscape is as much a part of him as the people he’s met along the way. Barber’s fourth album, Prairieography, is born out of a love for his Prairie home, its people and their stories, and is the earnest travelogue of a wandering troubadour.

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A Brief History of Winnipeg's Music Scene and Why It Matters

(4) Comments | Posted December 7, 2013 | 12:03 PM

Del Barber and Julijana Capone

Standing by the Burton Cummings Theatre, near Notre Dame Avenue and Adelaide Street at the foot of the Exchange District, remnants of Winnipeg's once thriving wholesale and agricultural industry are still visible. Painted advertisements from the turn-of-the-century fight for space with spray-can murals and rock...

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