Barrett Smith has a reputation among musicians as someone who is both an exceptionally gifted singer and guitar player. Some might know him from playing with Shannon Whitworth in her band or as a duo. Others from his gigs with the Cosmic Possums, or the Italian Music Trio. His talent is immense and his range astounding. Check out these videos:
Barrett Smith sings "The Story of Everything" during the solo portion of his concert with Shannon Whitworth Feb. 23, 2013 at the UU Coffeehouse.
Shannon Whitworth and Barrett Smith performing the 1933 jazz standard, "Moonglow," at the Altamont Theatre in Asheville in 2012 from their album Bring It on Home. They're accompanied by Jeff Sipe, Mike Asworth, Mike Seal, and Justin Ray.
Barrett Smith sings Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" at a performance in Asheville in 2010.
Barrett Smith along with Mike Ashworth and Mike Guggino of the Steep Canyon Rangers entertain an enthusiastic crowd on Sept. 11, 2014 — the night before Mountain Song Festival.
Barrett Smith plays a beautiful Italian tune with the two Mikes from the Steep Canyon Rangers.