Alan Barrington is an award winning American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Lynwood, California and raised in Downey, California. In 1992 he moved to the Carolinas. Barrington studied music in college while performing in churches and clubs to earn extra money. In his twenties he landed a one song publishing deal with Maranatha Records for the song “Old Age.” It was released as a compilation LP in the early 1980's which also featured Richie Furay of the group Poco, Leon Patillo of Santana, and Bob Bennett. Barrington’s single, Old Age, received extensive radio airplay throughout the US and Canada. He also is a regular at the Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops Series.
Winner of the 2015 Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Christian Songwriter Showcase.
Honorable Mention 2013 Song Door international Songwriting competition.
Nominated for the 2013 Charlotte Music Awards Blues showcase.
Finalist 2010 Song Door International Songwriting Competition.
Winner 2010 Charlotte Music Awards "Nashville Night In The Carolinas" Singer/Songwriter Showcase.
Finalist 2007 Song Door International Songwriting Competition.
Finalist 2006 Song Door International Songwriting Competition.
National Finalist 2005 Alabama MOVA Arts Festival.
National Finalist 2004 Minnesota Folk Festival.
National Finalist 2004 Suwannee Spring Festival Live Oak Florida.
National Finalist 2003 Suwannee Spring Festival Live Oak Florida.