About BarFly

For the past six years BarFly have been performing all over Cornwall, playing covers to audiences in pubs, clubs, private parties, and charity functions. Their aim is to please as many people as they can, so the set is wide and varied.

Taking their influences from the music of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, BarFly perform songs by the greats like Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Gary Moore and Dire Straits.

They have started to put together some original numbers and as they are completed will become part of the package. BarFly make the backing tracks themselves, so forming a unique sound of their own, using the best that technology offers, but keeping it real.

Our Sound


We use a BOSE portable, all-in-one sound system which delivers a unique, clear, powerful sound across any size stage and throughout small to large sized venues.

BOSE’S novel approach to amplification helps eliminate excessive reverberation and extreme volume on and near the stage.

“We get nothing but great comments about our live sound from listeners everywhere we play in Cornwall, the fans love the great sound, and the club owners are always impressed with the volume being loud enough without the overpowering bass of traditional systems. It makes it easier for patrons to dance and talk.”

“We can be loud enough for a large venue or play a smaller pub without people running for the door because of excessive volume.”

Most gigs are in bars, pubs, social clubs, private parties and charity events. But we can perform at resorts, corporate events, casinos, weddings, festivals, hotels, restaurants, castles, private residences and marquees, for audiences of 50-500.

Meet The Band

John – Lead Guitarist, Backing Vocals

John BarflyDuring his career as a session guitarist John had the privilege of working with many artists at companies such as RCA, Virgin, Polydor, Motown and MCA. He has also performed on TV, on Top of the Pops, Wogan and Pebblemill, radio and in theatre.

Since relocating he has enjoyed being part of Cornwall’s rich music scene, with Solution and BarFly.


Roger Lane – Lead Vocals, Backing Guitarist

Roger Lane Barfly

Roger began his career in the early sixties singing with local bands in the Surrey area. Released a couple of singles with the bands, and one as a solo artist, using the unenviable name of Roger De’Coverley, moved on quickly and  did a stint as a session vocalist for Pye Records.

On moving to Cornwall in 1998, he met several local musicians at “Open Mic Nights” and in 1999 joined “The Unlikely”. In 2004 he joined “Solution” where he met John. They both found that they had common musical likes and dislikes and John began to teach Roger to play guitar.

In 2007 Barfly Music was formed to play when the other members of Solution were unavailable. Culminating in where they are today.


We would like to thank all our fans who have come to support us over the years.

The band are always looking for new gigs, so if you’re interested in booking BARFLY please contact us.