Ashtyn Barbaree is an internationally touring americana singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Fayetteville, Arkansas (USA). In 2021 she was nominated and selected to be the Arkansas State Music Ambassador. She creates a unique acoustic sound with a smokey yet silky voice accompanied with pedal steel, tenor ukulele, piano, baritone, upright bass, guitar, drums and harmonies. Her songwriting includes elements from country, folk, americana and indie rock. Her latest album, Better Luck Next Time, was recorded in Nashville, TN with Jeffrey Clemens, Tommy Hannum and Chris Scruggs and released on June 3rd, 2022.
Some notable achievements and performances include: Americana Music Festival (Thriving Roots), Walmart AMP, Folk Alliance International (Montreal), Music Around The Fireplace (The Netherlands), Mojo's Americana Sessions (Copenhagen), 2021 Arkansas State Music Ambassador, Sofar Sounds (US: Austin, Charlotte, St Louis, International: Germany, Sweden), CD Baby’s DIY Fest (Austin), Tedx, Fayetteville Roots Festival, Zillow, Crystal Bridges, Rockwood Music Hall (NYC), The Waterhole (Amsterdam), Firefly Festival, Foley Artist and Composer for multiple Theatre Squared productions, BBBBQ, George’s Majestic Lounge, Stickyz, Bike Rack Records Statewide Competition, Frisco Festival, Springfest, Block St Block Party, Mayhaw Music Festival, Murphy Arts District, Yadaloo Music Festival (Little Rock), Walton Family Foundation Grant, Ozark Folk Fest, National Duke TIP Mathlete, Bethany Arts Residency (NYC), Vanderbilt Hit Songwriting Series, Nominated for Black Apple Awards and Arkansas Country Music Awards, Finalist at NPR Tiny Desk Concert Competition
5/24/22 KUAF 91.3fm: Ashtyn Barbaree Readies Album for Release
5/19/22 Live at NWA Democrat Gazette Studio
5/18/22 LISTEN: What's Up Podcast - Local singer/songwriter Ashtyn Barbaree
5/12/22 Ashtyn Barbaree To Release New Full Length Album
12/24/21 Ashtyn Barbaree & the Christmas Trees Play a Seasonal Favorite
10/18/21 Ashtyn Barbaree Premieres New Music & Reveals Several Upcoming, Local Gigs
3/12/21 KUAF 91.3fm Ashtyn Barbaree Trio Plans Performance, New Music Release
3/10/21 George's Live Podcast
3/8/21 Ashtyn Barbaree Brings International Appeal to NWA Show
1/7/21 Arkansas Democrat Gazette
12/5/20 NWA Artist Spotlight
12/14/19 The Next Gig
11/25/19 Good Day NWA: Ashtyn Barbaree Performs
10/05/19 Bethany Arts Residency
7/12/19 Live on Wendy Love Show
7/10/19 Good Day NWA: Ashtyn Barbaree at Fayetteville Women’s Concert Series
5/29/19 Arkansas bands to play Tiny Desk concert
4/28/19 NWA Alive Segment
4/2/19 Humming Fools Podcast
2/28/19 Walton Family Foundation
1/24/19 Brains and a beautiful voice: Ashtyn Barbaree building solo career
1/03/19 Good Day NWA
12/21/18 KUAF Public Radio
12/15/18 Sydsvenskan (Sweden)
11/16/18 Good Day NWA
10/12/18 Shindig Music
"Her angelic, yet raspy, voice, and intricate Americana-infused melodies pair perfectly with the warm, sunny days ahead."
- Monica Hooper, Northwest-Arkansas Democrat Gazette
"Ashtyn is one of the hardest working songwriters in Arkansas."
- The House Of Songs
"To say Ashtyn has a unique sound is a colossal understatement. Her ethereal voice will captivate and transport you. Definitely make a point to see and hear her in person."
- Benjamin Baldwin
"[Dit album is] Een verrassende kennismaking met dit jonge talent met haar veelzijdige en prachtige stem."
"[This album is a] surprising introduction to this young talent with her versatile and beautiful voice."
- The Next Gig (The Netherlands)