Barrett Baber Sings for His Family, Wows #TeamBlake in the Process

Blake Shelton told Barrett Baber before his performance during the Top 12 live show on “The Voice” there was no need for him to “country anything up. When you open your mouth you are country.” Baber took Richard Marx’s “Right Here Waiting,” and did exactly what his coach told him to do– sing it and try to stand … Read more

Blake Shelton Compares Barrett Baber to Garth Brooks on “The Voice”

Almost a decade ago, Lee Brice got his first No. 1 hit as a songwriter after penning “More Than a Memory” for Garth Brooks. During the most recent episode of “The Voice,” Barrett Baber sang the hit that earned Brice his own No. 1 and the award for CMA Song of the Year– “I Drive … Read more

Barrett Baber Beats Out Blind Joe, Moves on for #TeamBlake

Barrett Baber is currently singing like a man possessed on season nine of “The Voice” and his incredible performance of Zac Brown Band’s “Colder Weather” has earned him the right to compete in the live rounds for #TeamBlake. Barrett was paired up against Blind Joe in this round of the competition and unfortunately, Joe’s performance … Read more

Barrett Baber Moves on for #TeamBlake on “The Voice”

Our local favorite, Barrett Baber, battled it out on a recent episode of “The Voice” with Dustin Christensen for a coveted spot on #TeamBlake. The two show-stealers sang the Marc Cohn classic, “Walking in Memphis.” Barrett grew up just minutes from Memphis, so it almost seemed unfair that Blake Shelton chose the song for the … Read more

3 Things You Don’t Know About Barrett Baber

We have been following Barrett Baber for a while now. After all, he literally lives in our backyard. We were ecstatic when he won the GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime contest last year and when we got to attend his latest album release party show. Now, Barrett’s on the latest season of “The Voice” and … Read more

First Four-Chair Turner on “The Voice” is a Local Favorite

Country Outfitter Life may reach from Detroit down to Houston, New York to LA, but our roots have always been at home– in Arkansas. This site was built around our down-home values and that is why we are so excited to see one of our local favorites, Barrett Baber, who we have talked about before as … Read more

Local Listen: Barrett Baber’s “6 Beers and a Dream”

As local singer-songwriter, Barrett Baber, gears up to release his brand new EP, Falling Again, we’re excited to debut one of his brand new songs, “6 Beers and a Dream.” In 2014, Baber won two contests that thrust his down home, soulful country voice into the national spotlight– the CBS/Microsoft Surface GRAMMY Gig of a Lifetime where … Read more

Local Listen: Barrett Baber Covers Randy Travis

Country Outfitter is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas and the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Besides being right down the road from the University of Arkansas and Walmart, Fayetteville has a lot going on. One of those things is the local music scene and the reigning king of that scene, Barrett Baber. In 2014, Baber won two contests that thrust … Read more