Des is a mixture of songwriter, singer, poet, musician and storyteller. He is well known on the Oxford music scene, hosts DesFest, and released his first commercial CD in 2014 and his second in 2015. He also produced a four track EP to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, donating all the profits from that EP to the charity Blesma.
Acoustic, Folk, Americana
Des Barkus videos
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Des Barkus music can be purchased online from iTunes and Amazon. Des Barkus merchandise (CDs) available directly from the musician. Indie bands and artists work hard for little reward. If you like great music, support your local music scene. Go to gigs, buy the music, buy the CDs, buy the merchandise, contribute to fund-raisers, like them on Facebook, tell your friends about their gigs, or buy the band a drink.