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SOUNDFLY: You Want to Book Better Shows? Just DIY It and Stay True to Your Artistic Identity by Angela Mastrogiacomo (July 25, 2017)

THAT'S WHY WE MUSYC: WHY WE MUSYC: Barbara Wahli by Staff (May 10, 2017)

MUSIC BIZ BESTIES: Barbara Wahli by Industry Directory (January 8, 2017)

SPARTAN DAILY: Nemesis Media announces merge with ‘Barb Rocks’ by Keenan Fry (August 27, 2015)

EXAMINER.COM: Barb Rocks and Nemesis Media combine forces by Christopher Millard (August 19, 2015)

THE SAN JOSE BLOG: Rock-N-Cook: Pop-up Dining Experience with Live Music Tomorrow by Joshua Santos (August 15, 2015)

SANJOSE.COM: Rock-N-Cook Combines A Tapas Feast With Live Music by John Flynn (August 5, 2015)

THE SANTA CLARA WEEKLY: Rock Lotto Show This Saturday at X-Bar in Cupertino by Melissa McKenzie (May 7, 2015)

THE SANTA CLARA WEEKLY: Nemesis Media and Barb Rocks Put on Free Friday Show in San Jose by Melissa McKenzie (April 23, 2015)

THE UNBOUND SOUND SHOW: The Unbound Sound Show, Ep 219 - 02/25/15 & Podcast by Mr. Phil Toole (February 25, 2015)

INFECTIOUS MAGAZINE: Barb Rocks Starts Kickstarter For Ugly Whale Music Fest by Adriana Sanchez (February 23, 2015)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Barb Rocks Kickstarting Bay Area SXSW Showcase by John Flynn (February 19, 2015)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Balanced Breakfast Aims To Boost Local Scene by Brandon Roos (January 21, 2015)

AT THE END OF RADIO: ATEOR Will Be In The House @ Homestead Lanes by Estevan Herrera (June 14, 2013)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Bands Pay Tribute To Scene Supporter At Barb Rocks Birthday Bash by Steve Palopoli (June 30, 2012)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Review: Limousines at Left Coast Live by Steve Palopoli (October 10, 2011)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Tales from the Club by Steve Palopoli (June 15, 2011)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Best South Bay Scene Queen by Metro Staff (September 22, 2010)
"her energy is infectious, and her ear for local talent remarkable."

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Silicon Valley Music: Left Coast Live by Gary Singh (July 1, 2010)

SF WEEKLY: Mini SXSW in Downtown San Jose by Carla Selvin (June 3, 2010)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Letters to the Editor by Barbara Wahli (November 4, 2009)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Hot Sounds in the City by Gary Singh (May 6, 2009)

EXAMINER.COM: A conversation with Barb Rocks -- Part 1 & Part 2 by Sean Thompson (April 21, 2009)

METRO NEWSPAPERS: Club Dread - Downtown promoters lose fight for the right to party by Mike Connor (June 11, 2008)

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS: Promoters singing the blues by John Woolfolk (June 5, 2008)

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS: Can San Jose make downtown more inviting for the condo crowd? by John Woolfolk (April 27, 2008)

YOUR MUSIC MAGAZINE: Your Local Music - San Jose, CA by JC Haydon (May 2007)
"So often in any music scene, variables in coordination result in a disconnect between the passion that drives the bands and the business of putting together shows. In the past year, Barbara Wahli has proven that it's possible to make the business about the music, focusing on the quality of the event from the perspective of the fan and the musician. By offering paid gigs at a venue with good sound and staff to a perpetually growing number of Bay Area bands twice a month at the Cupertino Britannia Arms, she's built a solid reputation through well-attended and effortlessly executed shows, becoming a hub for an expansive network of promoters, performers, and venues. She's also proven that a passion driven perspective is contagious, recently taking on promotions and booking part time at the VooDoo Lounge and Johnny V's in San Jose, the Quarter Note in Sunnyvale, and the Rockit Room in San Francisco. Barbara also manages a growing number of bands on the rise, including Jade of Days and Nothingleft."