Live music on the weekends!
Come down to the Penny Farthing neighbourhood pub in Oak Bay Village for FREE live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings starting at 8:00pm.
Next Playing Sat, May 25:
Roland "Roly" Michael Barrett was born in Werl, West Germany to a Canadian father and German mother. He grew up Listening to his parents records which consisted of Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley and various 45's, but he was mostly influenced by his teenage brother who, was six years older.
In 2002 when, during a long deployment with the Navy he bought a cheap guitar in Thailand. Six months later when he returned home he started playing on a daily basis in hopes of one day being able to play in a live situation.
Roland's musical influence's are many, but were born in the 1970's through Zeppelin, Rush, The Who, Heart, The Eagles, Elton John, Dylan, Neil Young, Bob Seger etc... and continue on into his playing style through, David Gray, Ray Lamontagne, Dave Matthews, Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox Twenty. He has always had a great passion for Motown and Soul Classics which can sometimes be heard through his vocals.