Country-Pop may rule the charts, but Bode Barker has remained grounded in his country roots.
Bode's musical abilities on keyboard, guitar, drums, and bass combined with his extensive knowledge of traditional country music make him a highly sought after addition to all the Opry Shows. Bode serves as the keyboard player for all The Llano Country Opry Shows held in The Lantex Theatre the second Saturday of every month.
This small town Texas boy is as diverse as he is talented, and while his musical core remains within the True Country style, he has a few surprises up his sleeve.
Bode also performs with Eddie Shell and the Not Guilties the last Saturday of every month at the Cadillac Dancehall. This is the "Best Little Dancehall in Texas". This group entertains with a large repertoire offering country, Rock n Roll, a little blues and R & B, and even a few Eddie Shell originals!! You can dance the night away at the Cadillac Dancehall in Marble Falls, Texas. Please call 830-798-1690 for information or ticket sales.
Bode has a spiritual aspect, and an adventurous side to his music, overlapping into other genres. He also stays busy with Mixed Blood, a duo that Bode and Sax Man, Elliott Fikes, formed. The two have launched Mixed Blood Ministry, offering Worship music in churches, Gospel Festivals, and various Christian venues.Their desire is to use the talents the Lord has blessed them with, and Glorify Our Lord and Savior with worship through music.
Bode is a busy, working musician. You can catch him performing at a variety of venues with the above mentioned groups. Bode is a "class act" and one you do not want to miss.
His latest CD, One Day Closer is now available. The CD is a heartfelt project that showcases Bode's country roots, as well as his song writing skills.
You can also find Bode on iTunes! Just search Bode Barker.