A life spent travelling the world can be the catalyst for a great story. Jock Barnes spent his youth travelling the world as a professional surfer and now continues his travels as a working musician, singer and songwriter. He has collected a world of inspiration to create original lyrical content and a fresh spin on his musical influences of blues, rock and pop.

Having performed his music to audiences the world over and having shared festival line-ups with likes of Groove Armada, De La Soul, The Darkness and Everything, Everything, Jock’s music bares influences as diverse as the audiences he has played to.

With a blend of covers spanning from Jimi Hendrix to Bernard Fanning, Ray Charles to Johnny Diesel as well as his own original compositions, Jock’s live performance has a way of engaging an audience and is one not to be missed.

Up Coming Gigs

July 2023

1st Casino RSM 7:30pm
5th The Rails Byron bay 6:30pm
8th Evans Bowling Club 5:30pm
9th Suffolk Park Hotel 5pm
15th Hotel Brunswick 4pm
15th Cherry street Sports (Band) 8pm
16th Seagulls Club 12pm
20th Mezza At The Point
22nd Sandbar Evans Head 2pm
23rd Cudgen SLSC 3:30pm
27th Pacific Hotel Yamba 8:30pm
30th William street kitchen and Bar 5pm

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