Barely Standing are an emerging Melbourne based duo that have been packing out venues with high octane performances up and down the east coast over the last 12 months. The band are already a well known local act from their residencies and gigs at various venues including the iconic Vineyard in St Kilda.
Hailing from Byron Bay the boys are heavily influenced by their free-spirited home town. Barely Standing consists of Jules Jerome on rhythm guitar, percussion and vocals and Joe Jackson on lead vocals and guitar. Their music is hard to pigeonhole into a specific genre as inspiration is taken from everywhere. Whether it be blues, rock or folk, the music has an uplifting sound that never fails to fill a dance floor.
Following the recent success of their first original track “She’s On Fire” on Triple J Unearthed which reached #5 in the Roots charts.
After packing out The Prince Bandroom for the release of there Debut EP “Coming Home” at Prince Bandroom, keep an eye out for the boy’s as they set for an Australian Tour mid 2016.
“They were a stand out of the festival and left everyone wanting more”
– Tim Meyer, Partner – Cobraskin Agency, Founder of Mt Eliza Music Festival
“definitely one to watch for 2016”
– Tone deaf Music