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Originally from County Armagh but now living and working in Belfast, Barry Kerr is one of Irelands most accomplished traditional musicians.





WHO IS BARRY KERR

about me Originally from County Armagh but now living and working in Belfast, Barry Kerr is one of Irelands most accomplished traditional musicians. As a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and Painter he is extremely prolific in his creative output. Having recorded his first solo album at age seventeen he has gone on to tour the world both as a solo performer and in the company of artists such as Cara Dillon, Phil Coulter and At First Light. His songs and compositions have been recorded by the likes of karan Casey, Flook, Beoga, Brian Finnegan, Damian O’kane, Kate Rusby .As a painter he is fast becoming an important figure in contemporary Irish Art,exhibiting at home and abroad to high critical acclaim

"Like Gaughan and Moore...but with his own thing going on. I love this guy!"

Mike Harding BBC Radio 2 Presenter