Barbara Bastrup


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Available for auditions, finally. I am in Orange County, CA.. I am an accomplished front-line performer and have played in classic rock, hard rock, country and bluegrass cover and originals bands. Usually bar mix classic sets of all the the above. I personally love country music above all, but have worked and enjoyed many variety groups. I have opened for Leon Russell, The Jefferson Starship, Coco Montoya, Henry Kapono, Nikka Costa and others at local concert halls with various groups. Vocal range can accommodate high harmonies, but mostly do not do more than one lead (or none) as I prefer to concentrate on bass and harmony. I love to to work local festivals, busy dance clubs and opening acts such as the Coach House, Hard Rock, Galaxy (Observatory). I believe in quality over quantity and am willing to put in some serious rehearsal hours prior to playing out. I like to play out about once a week, when possible. I enjoy one to two rehearsals a week, and show or festival venues. I'm totally beyond the age wanting to load out 3 times weekly at 1:30 AM then going home and eating every carb in the refrigerator, so earlier gigs are my preference - I am a team player, however. I love to play most classic rock, new and old country especially, and any music with passion. Backup vocal gigs are fun, too. Please feel free to friend at Barbara Bastrup on so I can keep in touch with and support other musicians in So Cal.

Screen name:
Barbara Bastrup
Member since:
Dec 05 2018
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:


Too many to list, usually happy with any music on current gigs. Love to play Country, ZZ Top, Montrose, Crosby Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Blake Shelton, Johnny Cash, All new and classic rock and vintage to contemporary country.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Background Singer:
Acoustic Guitar:


Fender P Bass, Fender 5-string Bass, Mark Bass Amps 1x15 over 2x12, Telefunken Mic, Behringer Monitor, Wireless pickups, My Luna Uke "Lulu the Queen of the Luau" is my pride and joy (electric/acoustic). I am just starting to pick up some banjo on my Deering Good Time and have a new Loar Mandolin. I can play very simple backup chords and a bit of picking with both at this time to add a little color.