​Emily Barnes is more than just a musician; she’s a storyteller that sets the lives of her characters to music. Her sophomore release Let in the Light should be both required reading and listening for anyone who is feeling or has ever felt fractured by life.” - Divide and Conquer


With a voice that cuts to the bone and songs that pull on the heart strings, Emily Barnes has the ability to turn any room into a listening room.  

 With a diverse four albums and many miles under her belt, Barnes is a seasoned singer-songwriter who continues to build a grassroots following from city to small town, one new believer at a time. Her most recent release, Rare Birds, thrust her onto the national stage including a trip to the highly coveted Kerrville Folk Festival. Now based in Colorado, Barnes writes vivid songs of empathy, love and perseverance over lush melodies.  

There is a feeling one gets when witnessing something authentic and rare, and that aura permeates the room at an Emily Barnes show.



Join us for an intimate evening at Orange: Coffee. Art. Music a new listening room in the Delaware Water Gap. This is a special hometown album release show features songs from Emily Barnes' new record, "Mint Condition" with support from singer/songwriter Mike Herz, who is a staple in the Northwest New Jersey music scene and will be playing songs from his new solo album Painting over Paintings. Emily is doing a run of hometown shows all the way from Denver, CO and coming back to her roots in the winding roads of Northwest NJ and PA to share these songs with her friends and family. Mike and Emily formerly of the americana folk duo "Closer to Home" are sharing a stage once again after several years hiatus. Tickets: $25