The Demon Barbers XL is now taking bookings for Festivals in 2016

This year they’ve captivated capacity crowds at Festivals like Glastonbury, Cambridge, Warwick, Shrewsbury, Sidmouth and more with their original, dynamic, high energy music & dance extravaganza ‘Disco At The Tavern’.… Read more


‘They’re like a folk analogue of Ian Dury & The Blockheads, who had their own form of music subversion and made dance music perfectly acceptable to the rock/pop/punk community in the late 70s’

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Press Release:


‘Maverick English Folk’,  The Demon Barbers, who celebrate their 15th anniversary this year, have teamed up with Grammy & Emmy Award winning producers for their upcoming new album ‘Disco At The Tavern’

Donal Hodgson and Kipper who are best known for their work with Sting, were introduced to the band by The Wilson Family following their recent involvement in Sting’s latest project, ‘The Last Ship’

Both Donal & Kipper have impressive CVs:

As Sting’s current recording engineer, Donal is at the top of his game (his Emmy was awarded in 2011 for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for his work on A&E’s Private Sessions, Sting at Red Rocks) he has also engineered and mixed recordings for many high profile bands such as Primal Scream, The Police and Tina Turner.… Read more