New Press! 

Here's the latest...

Featured on Daily Unsigned, a music discovery site that features the best up and coming Unsigned Artists Worldwide! Here's the link!
"Ghost Town" was chosen as "Best Song" by SongwriterUniverse! Just click here to check it out.
Featured again on Kings of A&R, one of the most influential sites in the music industry, as their pick!
Also, look who's the new Iron City Sound Ambassador! Thank you everyone for voting. It's quite an honor! (And I finally have a good excuse to get a beer gut!)

Warped Tour Dates Announced! 

 

I have officially been announced as playing Warped Tour this summer! Here's my official Warped Tour profile.

The dates I will definitely be on are:

Jul 07 - Tinley Park, IL
Jul 08 - Shakopee, MN
Jul 09 - Bonner Springs, KS
Jul 10 - Noblesville, IN
Jul 11 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Jul 12 - Burgettstown, PA
Jul 13 - Holmdel, NJ
Jul 14 - Montreal, QC CA
Jul 15 - Toronto, ON CA
Jul 17 - Darien Center, NY
Jul 18 - Scranton, PA
Jul 19 - Mansfield, MA
Jul 20 - Camden, NJ


Hope to see some of you this summer!

New Tour Dates Announced! 

 February 15, 2012
2012 Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands Winner Danielle Barbe to Embark
on Driven Road Tour Alongside the Band "kids"

Songstress Danielle Barbe will be heading out on the Driven Road Tour that kicks off in Miami, FL on February 29th. She will be joined by Florida indie-rockers "kids" whose debut EP released in January.

About Danielle Barbe:

Pennsylvania native Danielle Barbe was announced as the 2012 Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands winner, landing her a coveted spot to perform on this summer's Warped Tour. Since the release of her debut self-titled album, produced by Luke Ebbin (Bon Jovi, All American Rejects, Plain White Ts, Rival Schools), Danielle has been on a steady rise to the top. She's had her songs placed in TV shows ("The Ghost Whisperer") and a movie ("Vampires Suck") while also managing to get her video for her latest single "Ghost Town" on MTVu's video rotation.

Official Website -
http://www.daniellebarbe.com/
Video for "Ghost Town" -
http://youtu.be/dfG-ri7Xce0
Facebook -
http://www.facebook.com/danibarbe

About kids:

"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." This quote by Pablo Picasso is where the band "kids" derives their name from. Influenced by their contemporaries yet managing to create their own niche in the indie circuit, the songs on their debut EP "Sink or Swim" will leave anyone who listens wanting to hear more from the band. Coming off a national tour this past winter, "kids" are ready to continue winning fans over with their dynamic live performance and impressive brand of indie rock.

Official Website -
http://longlivedthekids.com/
Facebook -
https://www.facebook.com/longlivedthekids

Driven Road Tour Dates:

2/29/12 - Miami, FL - Bardot

3/1/12 - Orlando, FL - Club 57 West

3/2/12 - Gainesville, FL - Backstage Lounge

3/4/12 - Tallahassee, FL - The Filling Station*

3/5/12 - Baton Rouge, LA - Game Day Daiquiris

3/6/12 - Houston, TX - The Mink Backroom

3/7/12 - San Antonio, TX - Nightrocker Live

3/8/12 - Austin, TX - Kick Butt Coffee 2

3/9/12 - Metairie (New Orleans), LA - The Cypress

3/10/12 - Pascagoula, MS - Celtic Irish Pub

3/12/12 - Tampa, FL - Collage

3/14/12 - Orlando, FL - Backbooth*

*kids + locals only on 3/4 and 3/14.

ERNIE BALL BATTLE OF THE BANDS WINNER! 

 Danielle Barbe was selected as the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands winner out of over 23,000 bands nationwide! Scroll down to read the official announcement from Ernie Ball or simply click here.

It all started with an idea and a passion for live music. The year was 1997 and The Warped Tour was in its second year of exhistance. With live gigs becoming harder to obtain and local music scenes fizzling out across America; Sterling Ball wanted to come up with a way to keep the local music scene thriving, and also give unsigned bands a chance to show off their chops in front of sold out crowds across the North America. Fast forward to 2011: The Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands is now in its 15th year and has proven to be a breeding ground for America's best un-signed talent.


This year the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands Contest received over 23,000 entries, making it the largest Battle of the Bands of its kind! On December 1st, 2011, Ernie Ball flew the top 4 finalists out to Hollywood, CA for one final performance to determine who would take home the grand prize; which includes, a 2 week slot on next years' Vans Warped Tour, a $15,000 shopping spree from Guitar Center, a full endorsement from Ernie Ball, a 3 song EP with legendary producer Matt Squire, and many other prizes from Vans, Atticus, Electro-Voice and more!

Sleepwalker, June Divided, Taylor Thrash and Danielle Barbe had all come a long way since submitting their profile online at www.battleofthebands.com in March. All of their hard work would come down to one 25 minute set in front of our panel of music industry judges and the sold out crowd at the world famous Key Club in Hollywood, CA. After watching all four bands perform our judges sat down in the VIP section to make what would be one of the most difficult decisions throughout the 15 years Ernie Ball has put on this competition. As hard as it was our judges came to a unanimous decision and selected Danielle Barbe as the winner of the 15th Annual Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands Contest!

Danielle went on to say, “ I am so extremely honored to have been chosen by Ernie Ball as winner of the Battle of the Bands and fired up beyond belief to play the Warped Tour! We had a blast and met a bunch of great bands and this has been such a wonderful experience”

Brian Ball, Vice President at Ernie Ball, added, “We are exremely excited to have the chance to work with Danielle and her band over this next year. Their live performance really impressed us and we can't wait to see what the future holds!”

Head over to http://www.facebook.com/danibarbe for touring updates and information for how you can get ahold of Danielle's music. And don't forget to catch Danielle Barbe performing live on the Ernie Ball Stage at this summers Vans Warped Tour.

 
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