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BARRY CAN'T SWIM

22 October 2024 - 06:00 pm

About

On 22 October 2024, Le Bataclan will welcome Barry Can't Swim, one of the boldest and most colourful figures on the contemporary electronic music scene. Edinburgh-born Joshua Mainnie, aka Barry Can't Swim, has captivated the world with his innovative fusion of house, afrobeat and jazz, as evidenced by his ground-breaking tracks and acclaimed debut album 'When Will We Land? Rated #12 in the UK, the album marks a milestone in his career, celebrated by prestigious media outlets such as Billboard and The Times.


Barry Can't Swim is first and foremost a story of musical passion, nurtured from childhood by the piano, then the guitar and drums. His discovery of club culture at Edinburgh Napier University had a profound influence on his unique style, blending organic elements and club rhythms in a joyful and infectious approach. On stage, Barry Can't Swim transcends genres with jazzy piano solos and exhilarating production, promising a vibrant and unforgettable show. After setting Coachella alight and conquering legendary venues such as the Roundhouse and the O2 Academy Brixton, he's ready to treat Parisian audiences to an all-new performance, packed with new music and surprises.