Michael Babick, singer, guitarist, and songwriter has been a professional musician for over 25 years. His inspiration for Celtic music comes from researching his lineage; trips to Ireland solidified his sense of heritage.
The Barley Boys have taken their live performances from the local pub scene to the festival stages across the nation. The band has reached a new presence in the Celtic music scene of today. The Barley Boys have played such venues as The Bethlehem PA Celtic Classic, The Long Island Irish Festival, Irish 2000 Festival in Altamont, NY and The Newport Irish Festival in Rhode Island.
The Barley Boys are:
Mike Babick: Guitar, lead singer, songwriter.
Arty Artymiw: Fiddle.
Mike Kurman: Bass, background vocals.
Brian Fanning: Drums