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The Hop 'N' Barleys

from Victoria BC
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The Hop 'N' Barleys

since circa 80s
The Hop 'N' Barleys were a very popular local rock band during the 1980s and 90s, performing a lot in and around Victoria, BC, Canada. The band was a finalist in the CKUV/LG73 sponsored Spotlight '88 contest in Vancouver, and were one of the winners in the second annual Q100 sponsored Rocktoria band competition in Victoria. They had a large following of fans, built upon their ability to deliver a high-energy live show of rock covers and originals that always energized a crowd into full party mode. Over the course of two decades, the band lineup changed, but the core members — Steve Barrodale on vocals, Ken Champoux on guitar and b.vocal, and Gwyn Barrodale on bass and b.vocal — remained constant. During the early years, the band performed at many large events, and beyond covering a wide range of classic and current rock, the band had been writing and performing a large number of their own songs. After releasing a 3-song demo in early 1988, the band released their full debut album in late 1988, featuring 9 original tracks. As one of the winning acts in the Rocktoria competition, the band was granted a spot for three new original tunes on the Rocktoria II CD released in 1990. The band has not been active since around 2002, but there may be a possibility of a reunion in the future.
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Current Lineup

Steve Barrodale
lead vocals, b.vocal
1983 - present
Gwyn Barrodale
bass, b.vocal
1983 - present
Ken Champoux
guitars, b.vocal
1983 - present
T. W. Tobin
drums
1994 - present

Past Members

Lance Montgomery
drums
1983 - 1989
Kevin Kotorynski
keys, b.vocal
1983 - 1988
John Paul Bertsch
keys, guitar, b.vocal
1988 - 1990
Tom Reed
guitar, b.vocal
1989 - 1990
Ben Denslow
drums, vocal
1990 - 1993

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