The Barr Brothers were recently interviewed for NPR‘s Weekend Edition. In the interview, the band discusses the integration of the harp into their contemporary repertoire. Sarah Page goes into further detail about her role as the harpist in the band, saying she “often get[s] tired of trying to get the harp to fit into a rock and roll band” leading her to invent instruments, one involving a mountain dulcimer. The interview is available for listening on NPR‘s website here. 23 stations debuted Sleeping Operator, including: CFMU, CFOU, CHRY, CHSR, CICK, CILU,CJLO, CKUA, KCRW, KFAI, KRCC, KTCU, KUMD, WHRV, WHUS, WRSU, WRUV, and WUNH.
This weekend The Barr Brothers stopped by to perform “Even the Darkness Has Arms” on CBS Saturday Morning. Check out the video here.
Sleeping Operator reached #53 at CMJ Radio 200, making it the highest position The Barr Brothers have ever held. Keep The Barr Brothers high on your playlist and lead them to a new peak when we return from CMJ Music Marathon.