Rik Barron

Rik Barron


St. John's, Newfoundland native, Rik Barron is an accomplished entertainer. He is known for his crisp instrumental style, smooth baritone voice and irreverent humour. 2012 Canadian Folk Music Awards Solo Instrumental Artist of the Year Nominee.


Rik Barron is a warm and engaging artist who combines elements of Newfoundand, Canadian, American and Irish roots music into his own unique style. The warmth, richness and timelessness that Rik Barron brings to his music coupled with his smooth baritone voice and Newfoundland wit gives you an artist that moves from melancholic to mischievous with uncommon ease.

He is a three time East Coast Music award winner, a three time Canadian Folk Music award nominee and an two time Indie Nominee.The Newfoundland native has toured North America and Europe for the last 33 years appearing at everything from sidewalks to major festivals gaining fans at each stop. A genuine folk troubadour.


Speechless - 2012
Never So Far - 2010
The Quiet Faith of Man - 2003
Right to the Bone - 2000
Bound for the Ice - 1996

Barron and Panting - Old Dogs New Tricks - 2004

( For Young Audiences)
Over in the Meadow - 2010
Shine - 2009
Make Hay When the Sun Shines - 1999
Heel to the Toe - 1995
A Sock Full of Songs - 1993

Set List

The sets vary form show to show but usually include songs from the most recent CD's and are tailored to the audience at hand.