27.04.2016: MONARCH Digger will play some tunes during theater play "MONARCH" at "Hauptsache Frei Festival Hamburg" tomorrow April 28th. The show starts 19:45 at "Fundbureau". More information HERE!
16.03.2016: PENCIL QUINCY EXHIBITION
A selection of paintings from "The Diamond Road Show". Vernissage: march 19th, 2016 20h, Artstore St.Pauli Digger will play some lonesome tunes.
12.02.2016: DIAMOND MOTEL Diamond Motel with Franz Dobler (stories), Digger Barnes (music) and Pencil Quincy (visuals) at Schauspiel Leipzig March 11/12/13. More infos HERE!
16.01.2016: "BREVET DVD" out today!
Every four years cyclists from all over the world come to France for the legendary Paris-Brest-Paris bicycle marathon. They have to ride 1230 km in no more than under 90 hours. A grueling fight against hills, cold and exhaustion. BREVET is the movie about this fight. Soundtrack by Digger Barnes. Watch the trailer: HERE!
14.11.2014: OUT NOW: "FRAME BY FRAME"
Feel free to order the new album (cd/lp) directly from Barnes & Quincy. If you prefer the digital version, please use Bandcamp. Thank you!
11.11.2014: WHY DON' T YOU DANCE?
There's an evening with short stories by Raymond Carver, read by Oliver Sauer, at Kammerspiele Hamburg November 19th. Digger will play some songs in between. Don't miss it!
24.10.2014: ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Touring season starts today! The Diamond Road Show will stop at Schwankhalle Bremen for two dates before crisscrossing Germany for another 10 shows. Hope to see Ya on the road!
23.06.2014: "KRIEG" at FUSION FESTIVAL "KRIEG" got a last minute invitation to Fusion Festival and will be shown twice at the Theater Hangar: Thursday June 26th (8pm) and saturday June 28th (10.30pm). Digger will also play a solo set at Kalkutta Stage on thursday June 26th (1pm). Hope to see Ya'll!
26.11.2013: Digger & Louise Louise Jacobswill read from her new book "Fraulein Jakobs funktioniert nicht" and talk about how she became a real cowboy. Digger will play some songs and may have a brew. Tomorrow, November 27th at Schwankhalle Bremen!!!
20.11.2013: J. SCHULZ - BOOK RELEASE
If you wanna know more about the connection between mustard and country music you should check out the book "Kein Zutritt für Hinterwäldler" by Jonnie Schulz. The book is published through Ventil Verlag and Audiolith and written in German.
If you are into gambling and slot machines, don't miss "Monarch", the new play by director Kristina Brons with music by Digger Barnes. "Monarch" will see the light of day at Schwankhalle Bremen november 7th. Bing! Bing! Bing!
26.08.2013: LAST CHANCE TO SEE "KRIEG"
At september 6/7/8 the play "KRIEG" will be shown at theat.tension. The festival is limited to 5000 visitors and officially "sold out" but you still can get some day-tickets. "KRIEG" might be shown for the last time, as Barnes & Quincy already work on a new play with director Kristina Brons. "MONARCH" will see the light of day on november 7th at Schwankhalle/ Bremen. More soon...
10.06.2013: BARNES, PARKER, PARAVICINI
Digger will play some German shows together with his buddiesAllie Parker and Friedrich Paravicini. They will accompany each other on various instruments and play a mixed set with songs of all three of them. Awesome!!!
10.08.2012: "KRIEG" by Janne Teller BARNES & QUINCY worked hard for a theater production during the last weeks. Digger does the music, Quincy the stage design. KRIEG (directed by Kristina Brons) will see the light of day at september 12th at Schwankhalle Bremen (Germany). Don't miss one of the many shows.
30.03.2012: EVERY STORY TRUE out now!
The new album "EVERY STORY TRUE" is out now as a split release of HOMETOWN CARAVAN and BARNES & QUINCY. The record comes as 180g vinyl with MP3 download code and the CD with cardboard jacket and special outer packaging. ORDER NOW!
18.01.2012: NEWS! NEWS! NEWS!
After all these years of booking our own shows we hooked up with DESTINY TOURBOOKING. We wanna thank all promoters for the great shows during the last years and hope that the collaboration with our agent Sylvia will be as much fun for you as it is for us. Digger opens the new touring season with a short run to the UK and Germany right now in January. All dates are together with Leeds' finest JIMMY ISLIP. Check out the dates! There will be a longer run together with PENCIL QUINCY and THE DIAMOND ROAD SHOW later this spring. We wish You a happy new year and hope to see Ya' ll somewhere soon on the road! B&Q
24.05.2011: THE DIAMOND ROAD SHOW BARNES & QUINCY are back with their cinematic live show. THE DIAMOND ROAD SHOW will stop at several German cinemas and clubs in june. Don't miss this very special event with the music of Digger Barnes and visuals by Pencil Quincy and his MAGIC MACHINE! Watch a video here!
22.04.2011: AUSTIN LUCAS & DIGGER BARNES
Austin and Digger will be on 3-week-run all over Europe in may. Both artists will play a solo & acoustic set. Check out the tourdates!
22.04.2011: THE BARNES & QUINCY SHOP
Check out the new BARNES & QUINCY SHOP for music, merch & more. We can offer you original paintings, rare collectors' items and fan stuff that cannot be found anywhere else. Buy directly from us! All B&Q releases for a fair price! www.barnesandquincy.com
07.12.2010: CHRISTMAS-TOUR 2010
Digger will be on a short european run in December. SOLO & ACOUSTIC like back in the days. With him his best buddy Pencil Quincy and the DIAMOND WHEEL. Check out the dates!
05.07.2010: PENCIL QUINCY WEBSITE
Check out Pencil's brandnew website, it's a beauty: www.pencilquincy.org
14.03.2010: ON THE ROAD AGAIN IN MAY!
Digger will be on a short european run in may, accompanied by Sister Tyler Barnes on piano and organ. Check out the dates and come around!
18.02.2010: CHUCK RAGAN EURO-TOUR 2010
Digger will play standup bass on all european shows in march. For full tour schedule check out: chuckraganmusic.com
21.08.2009: THE REVIVAL TOUR 2009 (US)
For the second time Digger Barnes will play bass on THE REVIVALTOUR, an annual traveling alliance of the North American folkpunk scene, where he already shared stages with Chuck Ragan (HOT WATER MUSIC), Tim Barry (AVAIL), Ben Nichols (LUCERO), Tom Gabel (AGAINST ME), Austin Lucas, Frank Turner, Jesse Malin and others. For this year's lineup and more information please visit www.therevivaltour.com
16.07.2009: TIME HAS COME (CD, LP, MP3)
The full length album TIME HAS COME will be released September 11th in collaboration with Sabotage Records, Hometown Caravan and Barnes & Quincy. CD/ LP will be distributed via CARGO RECORDS. The album will also be available on itunes.
16.07.2009: EUROPEAN TOUR 2009
Digger will be support on most of the shows on a european run with Chuck Ragan in September. The backup-band will play for both artists and contains of Digger's sister Tyler Barnes (piano/organ), Allie Parker (guitar), Jon Gaunt (fiddle), Todd Beene (pedal steel) and Jake Crown (drums). Check out the dates! Digger plays bass on all of Chuck's other shows in the UK and Finland, too.
DIGGER BARNES (SOLO)
13.07. BIEL (CH) POD RING FESTIVAL
14.07. BASEL (CH) HAFENKNEIPE MARINA
12.08. FELDBERG (D) 3000 GRAD FESTIVAL