Barbaro is an award-winning progressive bluegrass band playing music for films about cooking. Spicy instrumentals, savory harmonies, and to-the-point songwriting creates a dynamic and captivating set for audiences of all ages and musical tastes.
2018 has been a year of exciting momentum for Barbaro. Following the release of their self-titled EP, the band took home first place at the John Hartford Memorial Festival Band Contest as well as 1st place at the MN State Fair Americana-Roots Band Contest. Barbaro has performed at premier Midwest music festivals like Blue Ox, Boats & Bluegrass, and MBOTMA. They look forward to releasing a full-length album this spring.