BABS Live! the first live online concert from the British Association of Barbershop Singers will take place at 8pm on Saturday 23rd May. Hosted by James Gower-Smith and Chris Langworthy of Tagline, the show will be streamed live on the BABS Facebook and Youtube channels. 

We have now confirmed the following performers for BABS Live!:

  • Instant Classic
  • Forefront
  • Sound Hypothesis
  • Hallmark of Harmony
  • A Kind of Magic
  • The White Rosettes
  • Finest Hour
  • The Cottontown Chorus
  • Amersham A Cappella
  • Meantime Chorus
  • The Great Western Chorus
  • Limelight
  • The Grand Central Chorus
  • One Foot In The Stave
  • Bagatelle
  • Apollo II
  • Fusion
  • San Nova Beach Club 4
  • Ben Hawker's Baritone One Takes
  • QM
  • Vocal Fusion
  • Bristol A Cappella
  • Sharrow Vale Blues
  • Met44
  • Fourtissimo
  • Bianco
  • Work in Progress

We’ll also have interviews, some historical items and ways for you to get involved on the night. What a fantastic line-up!

We would also like to give you a bit more information about our hosts James Gower-Smith and Chris Langworthy of Tagline.

From left Joe, Rob, Chris and James

Chris Langworthy and James Gower-Smith have both been singing barbershop since 2012, starting in their quartet Tagline and the Manchester University Barbershop Singers. Tagline went on to win the BABS Quartet Championship in 2015 and became the first BABS quartet to win a silver medal in international competition in the 2018 International Youth Quartet Contest. They’ve performed on countless shows across the country, the British Grand Prix, and have performed on TV shows such as Britain’s Got More Talent and Don’t Hate the Playaz.

So dress up, grab a drink, tune in online and let’s enjoy this fantastic evening of music together.

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