Living in the country was sometimes lonely being so far away from town, Barbara
found out at an early age how to entertain herself through singing.
It was fun to go outside and sing and hear the echo of her
voice through the trees of the forest.
A powerful voice was developed for she
had no fear of anyone really hearing her
out in the woods.
Singing in her
first talent show in the 4th grade, was when she
realized that people liked her
singing, and it was then that she
wanted to be a singer when she
After high school Barbara
started finding places to start her
The local pageant circuit was her
first start and then she
sang with a local country band.
Starting in 1994 Barbara
sang at various County and State fairs throughout the Pacific Northwest as a solo performer.
dues as a strolling entertainer in a Roadhouse restaurant was about the time she
started writing her
Working to take herself to the next level she
wrote and self released her
first CD 'Big Trouble Now" and opened for Chris LeDoux that same year.
put together her
first band," The Barbara Cecil band" and continued paying her
In 2000 wanting to diversify herself, Barbara
Joined an 8 piece Nostalgia Rock N Roll show band as their female lead singer.
The band called, "Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts" have been rocking the Pacific Northwest area for the last 34 years, Barbara
has been working with them for the past 13 years.
years with The Lugnut's, Barbara
continued writing her
music and self released her
second CD called" Roadhouse Angels".
Putting together a new band for her
CD release party she
called it, " The Roadhouse Angels band".
teamed up with Comstock Records and released her
music in Europe and has had continued airplay in many countries including New Zealand.
While working with the Lugnut's Barbara self released her
third CD "Nostalgia" featuring Rock N Roll hits of the 50' s and 60's.
As an entertainer Barbara steals the show!
She is a polished performer with stage presence and delivery as big as the great outdoors!
entertains and struts yet her
humanity emanates out to the audience.
makes strangers into friends and friends into fans.
has the image of a country style beauty queen, but shows the audience that she
is a real live girl, not just an image.
lacks the vanity of a pseudo star; Cecil
is approachable and pleases audiences with her
voice as well as her