Happy Holidays !

Ladies First (Photo: (c) Mattias Kriegesmann)

A little less conversation, a little more action please!

Have fun with our new video on YouTube:

Ladies First - A Little Less Conversation

Directed by Trallafitti Showchorus,
Videocut: Britta Adams,
Arrangement: David Wright.
Thank you, Trallafitti Showchorus!

Barbershop Musicfestival 2016 in Munich/Germany

Barbershop Musicfestival 2016, March 4-6 in Munich/Germany

See BinG! - Barbershop in Germany
German Convention Flyer (pdf)

A Video Livestream of the "Show Of The Champions" will be provided March 5th, 7.30 pm (CET) by BR (Bavarian Broadcasting).

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !

Ladies First - Christmas concert Immanuel Church Dortmund-Marten Dec
5th, 2015 (Photo (c) Matthias Kriegesmann)

Our brand new Christmas CD

Christmas CD  Ladies First 3rd

We proudly present our brand new
Christmas CD "Ladies First 3rd"!
The perfect gift for Christmas or to spoil yourself. We recorded 13 songs in the beautiful old Romanesque church in Dortmund-Syburg to make your holiday season even merrier.

See DISCOGRAPHY for more information.

Christmas Concerts 2015

Ladies First Christmas Concerts 2015 (Photo: Ulrike Kaden, Design:
Ladies First Christmas Concerts 2015 (Photo: Ulrike Kaden, Design:

Ladies First on US tour

Ladies First - Harmony University - Nashville,TN - 2015

Washington DC, Baltimore and Alexandria and now Barbershop Harmony Society's Harmony University at Belmont University in Nashville,TN.

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BBQ with the Alexandria Harmonizers and our hosts. Burgers, singing and
this really awesome cake. (Photo: Conny via Facebook)

Many thanks to choruses Pride of Baltimore and Alexandria Harmonizers for their kind support!
(First photos here)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015 !

We hope to see you in Nashville at the Harmony University 2015.

A Sparkling Christmas Season 2014 with Ladies First:

Ladies First - Christmas concerts 2014

See and hear our festive American Christmas Show!
American classics, German traditionals and more.
Upcoming Events

Ladies First at the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga/Latvia

Ladies First in Riga (Photo: Andreas Schneider)

We reached Gold, 87,5 points and got second place!
We congratulate The Old Joe's Choir from Sri Lanka for the first place. We'll done guys!!! (Some more photos.)

Ladies First at the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga/Latvia

World Choir Games 2014:  www.worldchoirgames.com
Arena Riga - 2014, July 9th - World Choir Games (photo via facebook)

We are in Riga now,
please follow us on

Barbershop Music Festival 2014 in Dortmund

Chorus contest:
1. Ladies First 80.2 % :-)
2. Harmunichs
3. Herrenbesuch
4. Erster Kölner Barbershopchor

Ladies First - Barbershop Music Festival 2014 in Dortmund/Germany

Congratulations to World Mixed Quartet Champion Double Date (USA) and to national Quartet Champion Tonikum!
All 2014 contest scores:
Thank you to all participants, guests and organizers. It was a wonderful weekend.

Update: See our convention set "Fly Me To The Moon" and "I Got Rhythm" on YouTube:

Barbershop Music Festival 2014

Ladies First at the
Barbershop Music Festival 2014
March 07-09, Konzerthaus Dortmund
in Dortmund / Germany

Download German Flyer (1,3MB)
More informationen:
BinG! - Barbershop in Germany
Look forward to German quartet and chorus contests, performances by top-quality international ensembles and the World Mixed quartet competition.
See you in Dortmund! Read more

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2014 !

Merry Christmas and a happy new year !

Ladies First - 5 Christmas songs on YouTube:

See you in Canada !

BHS logo Toronto 2013

We are looking forward to visit the Barbershop Harmony Society's 75th International Convention June 30 - July 7 2013 in Toronto, ON / Canada. Read more

Logo EBC 2013

March 14-17, 2013: Ladies First at the
European Barbershop Convention
in Veldhoven/NL (HollandHarmony link)
"Hello Europe, Let's sing!"

We are looking forward to meet you in the Netherlands!

Dear Friends :

Merry Christmas

(Download photo)

Ladies First - Hallelujah Chorus (by G.F. Händel):

Ladies First presents:

Christmas Concerts 2012 (Photo: D.Mannert)

See and hear our new sparkling American Christmas Show.
Upcoming Events

ChorusContest: 1st place - Ladies First - 80,4% !

Lucky Ladies (Photo: Detlef Wick)

See us on Youtube. ( Link to contest-results. )

Barbershop Music Festival 2012

"Barbershop in Germany"-Logo

This three day event is the highlight of the german barbershop calender and is a must for every a cappella fan. The next Barbershop Music Festival will take place on the weekend of March 02-04, 2012 in the Konzerthaus in Dortmund. German quartet and chorus contests, which are framed by performances by top international ensembles. (Read more and get tickets at www.barbershop.de)
You may follow this event via BinG!-twitter or BinG!-facebook.
You can listen to the "Show of the Champions" 03-03-2012,
8.05 pm (Central European Time, which is UTC+01:00)
with WestminsterChorus, Martini and the best of
german barbershop via WDR3-radio-livestream (m3u).

20 years "Ladies First" !


April 2, 2011: Ladies First at the
in Veldhoven/NL, April 1 - 3, 2011
"Reach Out And Touch" (Photos)

We are looking forward to meet you in the Netherlands!

LadiesFirst-2011: Barbershop goes Country! (Photo: Detlef Wick)

Ladies Live: "Hands up: Country A Cappella" -Show

Hands up: Country A Cappella (photo: Detlef Wick)
Ladies First - "Hands up: Country A Cappella" -Show

Saturday, 03/12/2011, 7 p.m and
Sunday, 03/13/2011, 5 p.m
in D-44135 Dortmund, Ostwall 36
- More information
- Download Flyer (pdf)
Ladies First, multiple barbershop champion, is going to present their brandnew program: Country at it's best, hot, thriving, sparkling. Make sure to be prepared for the girls!
And watch out for "BellaDonna" with some virtually new stuff, for the latest Ladies- discovery "Juno" and for the cowboys of "Phoenix", they don't need a lasso to catch you!

Barbershop Music Festival 2010 in Dortmund/Germany

We are proud and happy:
The winner of the barbershop-chorus-contest is Ladies First !

Ladies First  (Foto: Eric Ideler)

See us on Youtube
Read more at www.barbershop.de (Link to contest-results)

"Ladies First" proudly presents:

CD "2nd" cover

Our brand new CD
"Ladies First 2nd"
(see discography)

Ladies First 2008

Ladies First on YouTube :

Have you missed a concert?
Do you like to see us right now?

We are on YouTube now: Have fun.

Ladies First

German Barbershop Music Festival 2008

It was a great event and a thrilling chorus contest:
And the winner is . . . . . . LADIES FIRST !!! Click here to read

Ladies First in the USA


A dream became true.

It was Manfred Adams  who else- who had a vision a year ago. He shared it with Cindy Hansen late at night in a bar somewhere in Dortmund and the plan was born.
It was a long way to this point. Financial questions had to be answered and a huge amount of work was ahead of us. Click here to read