Edward John Barrington's music is that Folk based theme that I remembered being introduced to listening to Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie, Jesse Winchester, Dan Fogelberg, John Prine, The Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul & Mary and The Mamas and Papas in my youth.”

— James Rogers, Planet Radio Canada



Edward John Barrington is a Canadian singer-songwriter and educator living in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. His extensive song library is reflective of past experiences and present emotions.
He was born in Hamilton and raised in Burlington; grew older on Vancouver Island; and returned to Ontario to grow old in Kitchener. 
Edward is a veteran of the music festival scene, having played at Festival of Friends, Burlington Music Festival, and many coffee houses and concert venues in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. He has facilitated song writing workshops, and has been teaching music since 1983.

He released the album, Watershed, in 1998, and released a collection of timely songs, Old Songs, New Sentiments, in 2013. Edward is currently working on a collection of songs for his next project, Some Rust, to be released in 2019.

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Edward John Barrington

Schneider Creek Porch Party, Kitchener, ON

Schneider Creek Porch Party Peter Street, at the creek Saturday, July 27, 2019 3-8 pm Visit https://scporchparty.weebly.com/ for more details.

Edward John Barrington

Duke Street West Music Fest, Kitchener, ON

2nd Annual Duke Street West Music Festival, sponsored by the MHBPNA. Visit mhbpna.org for more details.

Edward John Barrington

Black Walnut Folk Club, Kitchener, ON

The BLACK WALNUT FOLK CLUB of Kitchener/Waterloo is a place for musicians to share, perform and learn music with each other. $3 at the door. http://blackwalnutfolkclub.com/

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