James Barker Band Chills is the #1 song on CISN Country’s CMT Top 20 Countdown with Paul McGuire. Hailing from Woodville Ontario the James Barker Band formed in 2013. Comprised of James Barker on lead vocals and guitar, Taylor Abram on backup vocals and guitar, Bobby Martin on bass and Connor Stephen on drums.
JBB got their first big break when they won the 2015 Boots and Hearts Music Festival Emerging Artist Competition and earned themselves a spot opening for Thomas Rhett at the annual Canadian country music festival. That win also got the JBB a record deal with Universal Music Group and an all-inclusive trip to Nashville to write and record a host of songs. The bands EP “Game On” came out April 21 2017.
James Barker Band recently were a part of Dean Brody’s Beautiful Freakshow Tour that hit Edmonton’s Northlands Coliseum May 26th. JBB will be a part of Craven Country Jamboree July 15th in Regina. Open for Keith Urban August 12th in Montreal and 13th in Quebec City. Aug 20th hit the stage at Country Thunder Music Festival in Calgary.