Celebrating their fifth anniversary ‘West End Supergroup’ The Barricade Boys have teamed up with the Sam Johnson Big Band to record this special rendition of Queen classic hit – Bohemian Rhapsody, which will be released on Youtube and Facebook today Thursday 16 March at 5pm.
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The Barricade Boys started life at the Charing Cross Theatre in July 2015 and have gone on to become one of London’s most exciting international vocal groups. They have appeared in London’s West End and on Broadway plus numerous appearances all over the world. Earlier this year their viral lockdown rendition of ‘Bring Him Home’, featuring an array of west end leading men including international tenor Alfie Boe, was viewed by over 3 million people.
Simon Schofield, co-founder of The Barricade Boys says, “It’s been an incredible five year journey and we feel very lucky to have worked with some of the most talented performers and creatives London has to offer. When COVID-19 struck we, like so many others, had to cancel our tour but we’re delighted to be touring in 2021 with full details announced soon. A big thank you to all those who have supported us over the years, none of this would be possible without you.”
Featuring fabulous harmonies and incredible vocals, The Barricade Boys showcase the UK’s finest male voices from the world’s longest-running musical – Les Misérables. Founded in 2015 by Scott Garnham and Simon Schofield, The Barricade Boys have played nearly every major role in musical theatre from The Phantom of The Opera to Jersey Boys, and of course Les Misérables. This project features Barricade Boys Scott Garnham, Simon Schofield, Kieran Brown & Lee Honey-Jones with The Sam Johnson Big Band & James Doughty
After sell-out performances in London’s West End and on Broadway, The Barricade Boys have rightfully secured their place as the world’s leading musical theatre super group. The Barricade Boys have played nearly every major role in musical theatre from The Phantom of The Opera, Wicked and Billy Elliot to Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music and of course Les Misérables.
Bohemian Rhapsody 2020 (In Isolation) // The Barricade Boys featuring The Sam Johnson Big Band
The Barricade Boys not only perform the world’s greatest show tunes, but they also celebrate music from some of the most iconic names in the music industry, from powerful ballads and beautiful operatic arias to some of the best pop, rock and swing numbers of all time.