In March 2016, BARQ released their debut single “ Gentle Kind of Lies ” to critical acclaim and a surge of media attention. The track was picked up Spotify’s new music playlist in both the UK and Brazil. Since then, BARQ have been one of the most talked about bands in Ireland. Lead singer, Jess Kav , featured on the front cover of Ireland's premier music magazine, Hot Press, and BARQ have since been included in The Irish TImes "50 People to watch in 2017"
Throughout the last 18 months, BARQ has left the Irish scene in awe with their energetic and dynamic live show. In 2017, BARQ completed their first tour , with dates in the UK and Ireland and travelled to Toronto for Canadian Music Week. After returning to Dublin from Mondo New York, BARQ will be touring in conjunction with the Smithwicks Soundtrack Series this winter, and are set to go back into the studio in 2018.
BARQ, without a doubt, have hit the ground running. Expect big things from this four-piece in the coming months.