Ashtyn Barbaree is an internationally touring gritty Americana singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. She has a smokey, yet silky voice often accompanied with harmonies, guitar, tenor 8-string ukulele, upright bass and piano.
Ashtyn has performed across the United States, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands and Germany.
Her self-titled debut EP was recorded at the Butcher Shoppe Studio (Nashville, TN, USA) and released April 2018. She spent time in the studio alongside some remarkable Nashville musicians including: Jeffrey Clemens, Kenny Vaughan, Dave Roe, Dave "Fergie" Ferguson, Michael Rojas and Sean Sullivan. Since its release, she has received national and international music reviews complimenting her work.
2019 was a busy year including performances at Folk Alliance International (Montreal, Canada), an official showcase at CD Baby's DIY Festival (Austin, Texas), an artist residency in NYC (Bethany Arts) and a month of touring Europe.
In 2020 she adapted to online shows (including Thriving Roots by Americana Music Association), virtual teaching, then spent time recording a new full length record with Jeffrey Clemens, Chris Scruggs, Brook Sutton and Jacob Campbell at The Studio Nashville (Nashville, TN, USA).
In 2021 she was nominated and selected to be the Arkansas State Music Ambassador. Her new record, Better Luck Next Time, will be released in 2022.
10/18/21 Live Performance KNWA
3/12/21 KUAF Radio Live Performance
3/10/21 George's Live Podcast
3/8/21 KNWA/Good Day NWA
1/7/21 Arkansas Democrat Gazette
12/5/20 NWA Artist Spotlight
12/14/19 The Next Gig
11/25/19 Morning News
10/05/19 Bethany Arts Residency
7/12/19 Live on Wendy Love Show
7/10/19 Live on Good Day NWA
5/29/19 Tiny Desk Arkansas
4/28/19 NWA Alive Segment
4/2/19 Humming Fools Podcast
2/28/19 Walton Family Foundation
1/24/19 Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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