Owen Barney is a Canadian country music singer/songwriter. Owen joins The Music Made Me to talk about his early days of learning the guitar from his Dad and eventually moving on to guitar lessons in the family kitchen. He also talks about the influence his Grandpa had on his musical journey, going to as many local shows as his parents would take him to as a youngster and the beginning of his musical career before he even left high school, which included signing to Wax Records. Finally he talks about his new music and what's to come.
Toronto's Owen Barney has a nomination for Single of the Year for "Thank Her For That" and for Songwriter of the Year for the same song along with his co-writers at this year's CMAOntario Awards Show taking place in September.Owen is following up the success of that song with a new EP Tough Times featuring the lead single "You Make Me Wanna (Brown Eyed Girl) which samples the classic Van Morrison song.The talented artist has been strumming the guitar since he was just 7 years old, influenced by country heavy-hitters Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean. Having played shows since the age of 14, Owen has a natural ability to captivate an audience with his poignant songs, powerful vocals and charming stage presence
Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario country artist Owen Barney has been strumming the guitar since he was just 7 years old, influenced by country heavy-hitters Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean. Having played shows since the age of 14, Owen has a natural ability to captivate an audience with his poignant songs, powerful vocals and charming stage presence. “Barney’s maturity and natural talent as a performer allows him to be a storyteller so young in his career,” says Canadian tastemakers Front Porch Music, while Canadian Beats commends Owen’s ability to “fuse soulful songwriting and easy-breezy vocals.” Owen Barney's debut single “Letting Go” was an extraordinary first foot forward that garnered the attention of fans from around the globe. Now with over 10.5 Million streams worldwide, Owen is making his mark on the country community and is poised to become one of Canada’s next big country exports. With the success of his summer smash “Thank Her For That”, landing in the Top 20 at Canadian country radio, and his follow up track “Pour Me” still climbing the charts, it’s been a landmark year for this rising star - proving this is just the beginning for Owen Barney. @owenbarneymusic ——— Follow us at: http://thepalspod.com/ // @thepalspodcast @boutsalis @yourpalrick // email@example.com ——— Shoutout to our sponsorship @kingsvillebrewery Refreshing, light, premium beer perfect for drinking these on the patio with your friends or by the lake. This is the perfect thirst-quenching light lager for having a couple pints with your pals. All natural with clean ingredients, this Award-winning Canadian beer is available in Ontario at select LCBO, Beer Stores and Grocery. Check out their website www.kingsvillebrewery.com/findus to see the closest location near you. Follow them on social media @kingsvillebrewery Shoutout to our sponsor Cast! Cast is an anonymous social voting platform that removes the friction to participate in online conversations. Cast is on a mission to provide people with a place to be honest, authentic, and curious. Cast is the objective assembly of public opinion. Visit https://joincast.co/ or @joincast.co to download now! Shoutout to our sponsor RFP Design! Reliable, innovative , skilled. This is your custom furniture experience transformed. You can find us at rfpdesign.com —— Music by @loudluxury
Owen Barney "Thank Her For That" Let this song take you away… to warm breezes and blue skies… …and a break-up that you’re actually thankful for!! “Cold tequila with a little lime, since she left I’m on island time, I can thank her for that" No stranger to the Canadian country scene, Owen Barney has been doing things the right way - by playing shows, releasing great music, and winning over fans one at a time! Now he’s ready to release a song that we know will resonate. A tongue-in-cheek summer jam that plays to the idea of finding the silver lining in a difficult situation. An uplifting fun vibe that we could all use right now! Please welcome “Thank Her For That” A little about Owen Barney: Born and raised in Toronto, Owen Barney spent his summers in cottage country Muskoka, where he began strumming the guitar at age 7 and performing for the locals. Influenced by country heavy-hitters like Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean, Owen now has a style all his own, and has been hitting the stage at venues and festivals across the country (Boots & Hearts, Country Wild, Horton Hoedown, Toronto Beer Fest). His debut single “Letting Go” gained immediate attention, hitting #13 on the Global Viral Spotify Chart within its first week, garnering over 2 Million streams across streaming platforms. It’s time for Owen to shine and he’s ready. Please give this kid the chance to prove it. “What I’ve always hoped for myself is to someday be performing to a crowd that knows every word of my songs. That’s the dream.” ~ Owen Barney “Barney’s maturity and natural talent as a performer allows him to be a storyteller so young in his career” ~ Front Porch Music “Fuses soulful song writing and easy breezy vocals.” ~ Canadian Beats
Born and raised in Toronto, country artist Owen Barney has been playing guitar since he was just seven years old, influenced by country heavy-hitters Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean. He has played shows around Toronto from the age of 14, and has spent the last few years honing his skills as a performer.
The following episode was recorded as part of the new podcast, Welcome To The Music. Born and raised in Toronto, country artist Owen Barney has been playing guitar since he was just seven years old, influenced by country heavy-hitters Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean. He has played shows around Toronto from the age of 14, and has spent the last few years honing his skills as a performer.
Episode 7 - Boots & Hearts Compilation with The Abrams, Tenille Arts, Jameson Rodgers and Owen Barney
Uncover The Music
Our collection of conversations with some of the great performers playing Boots And Hearts 2019! Interviews with The Abrams, Tenille Arts, Jameson Rodgers and Owen Barney. We chatted about their different paths to this year's festival and Uncovered 5 Truths, which included revelations about hanging with Metallica, working nights at a bank before making it big, and a second career as expert stick picker uppers.This episode is exactly 29:46, and if you are easily offended there are a few swears. A Barrie Uncovered podcast production. #bootsandheartsmusicfestival #barrieuncovered #barriepodcast
In the latest Uncover The Music episode, we spoke with up and coming Toronto country artist Owen Barney!We chatted about his upcoming tour, his excitement about returning to this year's Boots and Hearts Festival, and Uncovered 5 truths.Uncover The Music is the only podcast devoted to Barrie's music scene, featuring interviews with local artists, bands and producers and with visiting performers to the Barrie area.This episode is exactly 16:56. A Barrie Uncovered podcast production.