The Barr Brothers / Share Live Union Chapel Video Ahead of European Summer Tour


The Barr Brothers return to the UK this July as part of a wider European summer tour which includes festival appearances in Greece (Summer Nostos), Latvia (Positivus), and Germany (Haldern Pop). The UK leg of the tour will then take in headline shows in Liverpool, Birmingham, Cambridge, and Bristol, as well as a festival set at Citadel in London and Larmer Tree in Salisbury. Full listings below.    

Coinciding with the trip, the Canadian duo have shared a stunning live performance video filmed at their sold-out Union Chapel show earlier this year. The track, ‘Defibrillation’, is the opening track from their latest album ‘Queens of the Breakers’ - which has been long-listed for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize - and is performed here with the full band plus an additional horn section brought in especially for the occasion.    

Speaking about the performance, Brad Barr of the band shares: “It was one of our favourite shows and venues of that tour, a majestic 900 seat Gothic church built in the late 1800’s filled with one of the most generous audiences we could hope to play for. We hope this video transmits some of the joy and inspiration we felt that night.”    

Watch ‘Defibrillation’ Live at Union Chapel here.     

18th Jun - Athens, Greece @ Summer Nostos Festival  
6th Jul - Quincy, CA @ High Sierra Music Festival  
7th Jul - Quincy, CA @ High Sierra Music Festival  
14th Jul - Cambridge, UK @ Portland Arms  
15th Jul - London, UK @ Citadel Festival  
16th Jul - Birmingham, UK @ Glee Club  
18th Jul - Liverpool, UK @ Leaf on Bold Street  
19th Jul - Bristol, UK @ Thekla  
20th Jul - Salisbury, UK @ Larmer Tree Festival  
21st Jul - Salcgriva, Latvia @ Positivus Festival  
28th Jul - Calgary, AB @ Calgary Folk Fest  
9th-11th Aug - Haldern, DE @ Haldern Pop Festival  
1st Sep - Montreal, QC @ Mile Ex End Festival  
22nd-23rd Sep - Buffalo, NY @ Borderland Festival  
13th Oct - Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theater*  
15th Oct - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer*  
16th Oct - Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel*  
17th Oct - Boston, MA @ Wilbur Theater*  
18th Oct - South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground*  
22nd Oct - Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater*  
23rd Oct - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall*  
25th Oct - Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater*  
26th Oct - Minneapolis, MN @ Pantages Theater*  
31st Oct - Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre*  
1st Nov - Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo*  
3rd Nov - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom*  
5th Nov - Berkeley, CA @ The UC Theater*  
9th Nov - Victoriaville, QC @ Le Carré 150  
10th Nov - Val-Morin, QC @ Théâtre du Marais  
15th Nov - Pont Rouge, QC @ Moulin Marcoux  
15th Feb 2019 - Cowansville, QC @ École secondaire Massey-Vanier  
21st Feb - Chicoutimi, QC @ Théâtre Banque National  
22nd Feb - Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC @ Café chez Rose    
* w/ Milk Carton Kids    

‘Queens Of The Breakers’ is out now on Secret City Records.