Alan Barrington is an award-winning songwriter blending country, blues, and jazz through melody and rhythm.
Born in southern California, Alan majored in music in college while performing in churches and clubs to subsidize his education. Alan landed a publishing deal with Maranatha Records for the song “Old Age”. The song was released as a compilation LP featuring Richie Furay of Poco, Leon Patillo of Santana, and Bob Bennett. Barrington’s single, Old Age, received extensive radio airplay throughout the US and Canada. He is also a regular at the Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops Series.
Signed with UAMG label 2020
Winner of the 2015 Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Christian Songwriter Showcase.
Country Blues (2014) submitted for Grammy Nomination.
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 of the 2010 Charlotte Music Awards 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 Festivals at Live Oak Florida.
National Finalist 2003 Suwannee Spring Festivals at Live Oak Florida