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Biography

 
 

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.

 
 
 
  Isaac Sammis - Banjo

Isaac Sammis - Banjo

  Kyle Shelstad - Guitar & Vocals

Kyle Shelstad - Guitar & Vocals

  Rachel Calvert - Fiddle & Vocals

Rachel Calvert - Fiddle & Vocals

  Jason Wells - Bass

Jason Wells - Bass