Combining both poetic and masterful songwriting with a beautiful and haunting voice, Bonnie Barnard's songs are filled with the passionate tales of a Texas singer songwriter blessed with a gift for storytelling, an amazing voice and a love of the musical folklore of her heroes Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Bob Marley, Stevie Nicks, Patti Smith and The Ramones.
As talented as this Texas artist is however Bonnie is quick to state, "I'm nothing without the musicians who record with me." Bonnie has been blessed to play with some of the best musicians in the world. On Bonnie's first album 10,000 Fortunes, the late legendary British drummer Bobby Irwin, drummer for Van Morrison, Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe played drums and co-produced the record along with multi-Grammy award winning producer Joe Trevino and Mark Rubinstein. Also playing on the record are a talented group of musicians including Blake Smithson and Michael Martin on guitar, Jon Thomas, Randy Garibay and Ted Ottinger on bass, and Mark Rubenstein on keyboards. On her next album "These Reasons" Bonnie was joined by Texas music legends Randy Garibay on bass and back up vocals, multi-Grammy award winner, Robert Ybarra on guitar and keyboards and Bobby Flores on violin and steel guitar. These Reasons was produced by Legendary Texas Producer Joe Trevino, Mark Sullivan, Robert Ybarra and Bonnie Barnard. Bonnie's new release, "Catch Her If You Can" was once again produced by Bonnie Barnard and the multi-talented Joe Tevino. Bonnie is joined on the new album by an eclectic group of award winning Texas musicians including music legend and Grammy Award winner Gabriel Zavala on keyboards, Michael Guerra on accordion, Randy Garibay on bass and back-up vocals, Matt Medellin and Luis Rodriguez on drums, Michael Martin, Charles Gruber and Tony Saracene on guitars, Bobby Flores on violin and famed musician and writer Hector Saldana on twelve string guitar. Bonnie says, "I am truly honored to work with such gifted and talented musicians."