About

Digger Barnes is a musician, based in Hamburg, Germany. He has performed extensively in Europe and the US and collaborated with various artists of the Americana genre. Being a songwriter, recording artist and touring musician for more than 20 years, he currently works as a composer for stages and screens. For more information, please visit: portdelaselva.org

Discography:
Digger Barnes: “Near Exit 27“ (2017, B&Q)
Digger Barnes: “Frame By Frame“ (2014, Hometown Caravan, B&Q)
Digger Barnes: “Every Story True“ (2012, Hometown Caravan, B&Q)
Digger Barnes: “Time Has Come“ (2009, Hometown Caravan, B&Q)
Digger Barnes/ Allie Parker: “Digger & Allie“ (2007, Sabotage)
Digger Barnes: “My Name Is Digger“ (2007, Sabotage)
Digger Barnes: “The Trailer Tapes“ (2006, Self-released)

Tour/ Studio:
Chuck Ragan (Hot Water Music), Austin Lucas, Emily Barker, Jim Ward (At The Drive In),Tim Barry (Avail), Anderson Family Bluegrass Band, Butch Meier, Allie Parker, Jenny Owen Youngs, Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Audra Mae, Ben Nichols (Lucero), Alain Croubalian (The Dead Brothers),Tom Gabel/ Laura Jane Grace (Against Me), Frank Turner, Jimmy Islip, Dave Hause, Binoculers, Possessed By Paul James, Jon Snodgrass and others.

Film/ TV :
2021: “NZZ Format: Hoffnungsträger in der Psychiatrie“, SRF/ 3sat (directed by Annina Furrer)
2020: “Die erste Welle“, Turnus Film/ SRF (directed by Annina Furrer)
2020: “Unorthodox“, Netflix (directed by Maria Schrader)
2019: “Franz Wright – Last Words“, Slowboat Films (directed by M.A. Littler)
2019: “NZZ Format: Die Indianer von Pine Ridge“, SRF/ 3sat (directed by Annina Furrer)
2019: “Als der Country in den Norden kam“, NDR (directed by Oliver Schwabe)
2019: “Vom Lieben und Lügen“, Lomotion, SRF/ 3sat (directed by Annina Furrer)
2016: “Ein anderer Blick – Grenzbereiche des Kurzfilms“, Kontrastfilm/ ARTE (directed by Erik Lange)
2016: “Brevet“, Curly Pictures (directed by Michael Reis-Müller)
2016: “Armenia“, Slowboat Films (directed by M.A. Littler)

Theater:
2019: “Die große Gereiztheit“, Schauspielhaus Zürich (directed by Karin Henkel)
2018: “Lazarus“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (directed by Falk Richter)
2016: “Diamond Motel“, Schauspiel Leipzig (directed by Barnes & Quincy)
2015: “Schuld und Sühne“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (directed by Karin Henkel)
2013: “Monarch“, Schwankhalle Bremen (directed by Kristina Brons)
2012: “Krieg“, Schwankhalle Bremen (directed by Kristina Brons)

Readings/ Misc.:
2021: “Vom Revolverherz zum River Clyde“, Harbour Front Literaturfestival Hamburg (with Simone Buchholz)
2020: “Sünde und Sound“, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg (with Simone Buchholz, Franz Dobler)
2020: Judith Schalansky: “Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln“, Uebel & Gefährlich Hamburg (with Gala Othero Winter, Pencil Quincy)
2020: Calle Fuhr: “Encore – Eine dezentrale Theaterserie“ (with Eugénie Anselin, Alina Schaller, Stefanie Rösner, Johannes Nussbaum, Mala Emde, Christoph Franken et al.)
2019: Jörg Fauser: “Das Schlangenmaul“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (with Charly Hübner, Lina Beckmann, Rocko Schamoni)
2017: “Schwanengesang“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (with Kate Strong, Angelika Richter)
2014: Raymond Carver: “Warum tanzt ihr nicht?“, Hamburger Kammerspiele (with Oliver Sauer)
2014: “Diamond Motel“, Schwankhalle Bremen (with Franz Dobler, Pencil Quincy)
2013: “Fräulein Jakobs funktioniert nicht“, Schwankhalle Bremen (with Louise Jakobs)