IABS is the organisation which promotes the tradition of barbershop singing in Ireland. Barbershop songs include modern pop and folk music arranged in the barbershop style of a cappella close harmony style.
Barbershop groups are located around the country, so if you would like to try the experience of close harmony singing or like to find a group to entertain at a party or function -- please use these pages to get in touch.
Annual Convention 2013
The IABS Annual Convention, from 4-6 October in Waterford, was a huge success. More than 700 visitors came for the competitions and general fun. Some of the winning groups are highlighted below; visit the Convention website for more, and for details of the 2014 convention.
Ennis Bootcamp weekend 2013
The annual IABS coaching 'Bootcamp Weekend' was a huge success. iQ, the UK's current Gold Medal Quartet winners, brought not only their superb coaching talents but also their superb entertainment on Saturday night at the closing concert. Click below to enlarge...
Other IABS members...
Ennis, Co Clare
Feb 28 & March 1
Plans are under way for our next Bootcamp Weekend, the place to come and refresh your singing skills with some new songs, great coaching and plenty of craic.
Details coming soon!