About me

Barney Barrow is one of Kenya’s premier DJs and an internationally renowned player on the global electronic dance music scene. His unique style, charisma and talent has seen him propel Kenya’s reputation as a festival destination worldwide with thousands coming to hear his sets.

Barney started his career in music in 2004 also Co- Founding 6:AM Entertainment, Kenya’s premier event organising agency in 2004 and he is currently one of the most sort after Dj's. His popularity has been the driver behind the vast numbers who attend Kenya’s famous New Year’s Eve, 6:AM party at Diani Beach, Mombasa, it is the biggest New Year’s eve event in East Africa. He is also the force behind the “Wind in my Sails” event which he created.

Barney is a well-known player in East Africa with a monthly residency at the exclusive 5-star Thalassa restaurant and lounge in Mombasa, Kenya and he was also one of the few Kenyan music representatives to play at the famous Sauti Busara festival in Zanzibar.

Aside from the numerous events Barney headlines in Kenya, he has performed internationally and has warmed up for a host of international DJs including The Flash Brothers, Brush & Wagner, Gregor Saalto and Orli from the dynamic duo Orli & Maartie, Oliver Huntermann and headlined with some of the worlds most renowned trance acts including Ronski Speed and Kyau & Albert.

Recently Barney Barrow has began making appearances on the international scene, having been invited to play at Ministry Of Sound london earlier in April 2013, he was asked back again. Together with the distinctive team he played the 18th anniversary of Ministry of Sound London featuring Tall paul, Richard Durand & Lange. This June will see him play alongside the Anjunadeep team.

Following this Barney was asked to come to Germany for the first time where he will be playing at the Hexen house Pool Party Sensation on June 15th. Later in the next months barney has some new singles due for release.


"Barney is a fresh young talented DJ, He played with us an energetic set @ our historic New Years Eve show played in Diani, Kenya. He kept the crowd going on after our performance, and we can count on him to do a good job again if he plays with us again”

Ilan Flaisher, The Flash Brothers

" It was a big pleasure for me to see barney performing live. Great choice of tunes "

Ronski Speed, Euphonic records


Dublin, Ireland

  • Tripod Club, Summer 2008
  • The Mint Bar, Summer 2008
  • The Vault
  • The Sycamore Club

Amsterdam, Holland

  • Studio 80, Sept/Dec 2008

Wageningen, Holland

  • Utrecht Tivoli, 2009


Nairobi, Kenya

  • Carnivore
  • Pavement Club & Cafe
  • Mercury Lounge
  • Turaco Club
  • The Loft
  • Onami Bar & Grill
  • Rift Valley Dance Festival

Mombasa, Kenya

  • Forty Thieves Beach Bar NYE 2009
  • Safari Beach Hotel NYE 2008
  • Africana Sea Lodge NYE 2005
  • Once in a blue moon NYE 2009/2010
  • Sundace NYE 2010/11
  • Beachlife 2012
  • Wind in My Sails Thalassa.

Malindi, Kenya

  • Oasis' Disco
  • Stardust Club

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • The Little Theatre
  • Triniti Bar (Peninsula)
  • Zanzibar (Sauti Busara)


Sri Lanka

  • Amaya Hills
  • Paradise Beach Club
  • Amaya Reef Beach Resort