a band trying to make it

Welcome to sonderbusking, the blog that invites you to experience the exhilarating world of barn54 – a band relentlessly pursuing their dream of making it big. Come along as we document our life on the road, sharing tales of recording and songwriting sessions, rigorous rehearsals, and behind-the-scenes escapades, all from the cozy confines of our faithful van. Driven by our love for music that fuels us with passion and dedication, helping us navigate through the toughest of times.

Who the Hell is barn54? If you’re not familiar with barn54, allow us to introduce ourselves. Hailing from the scenic landscapes of southwestern Germany, we’re an indie band known for pure acoustic string power, emotional piano licks, and infectious harmonies. Our music is built on melancholic hooks, rock’n’roll riffs, and a suitcase full of stories.

Devoting Our Lives to Music: For each of us, music runs through our veins, shaping our identities from a young age, being raised on a mix of grunge, indie gems, blues, and the timeless tunes of the ’60s. We decided to devote our lives to music a couple of years ago, and our journey as barn54 began. Touring as a duo was both a practical choice and an opportunity to delve deeply into the artistry of piano and guitar arrangements, lyrics, harmonies, and melodies. Countless hours were spent polishing our craft, creating an arsenal of unreleased songs that will soon be unveiled in 2023 and 2024. The sheer joy of hearing audiences sing along to our music, unaware of the songs before that night, is an indescribable feeling that surpasses any monetary gain or crowd size.

Spreading the Word Around the World: Our mission is to reach as many ears as possible, sharing our story through the universal language of music. We embrace the grassroots approach, embarking on an adventure to build our career from the ground up. With no management, promoter, or fixed agenda, we march to the beat of our creativity, embracing the freedom to explore every avenue.  We realized that we have the power to shape our lives according to our dreams and aspirations after being deeply moved by Shawn Mullins‘ emotional song „Twin Rocks Oregon,“ 

Join Us on the Journey: Through this blog, we’ll share the triumphs, struggles, and heartfelt connections that come with life on the road as a band. You’ll witness our collaboration with fellow musicians, the thrill of playing in diverse venues, and the intimate moments shaping our musical evolution. Expect tales of unexpected struggles, wild adventures, and the beautiful chaos that defines the life of a touring band. Raw and unfiltered.

We’re excited to have you along for the ride as we chase our dreams and carve our path in the vast musical landscape. Stay tuned for updates, insights, and heartfelt stories that will bring you closer to the essence of barn54 and the captivating world of this blog: sonderbusking.

Let the journey begin!

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