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Classic seasonal favorites wrapped in a Christmas package, you'll hear acoustic renditions of everything from Chuck Berry's "Run Run Rudolph" to Perry Como's "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas" and emotional takes on the more tender songs of the season like "Oh Holy Night" and "Hark The Herald Angels Sing." Surrounded by stories and Christmas memories from the band, the music and cheer will fill you with an enduring feeling of love and hope that will warm your heart throughout the year!
These 2014 IBMA Band of the Year Momentum Award winners, draw from styles of bluegrass, folk, acoustic rock and Americana. With original songs, impressive instrumentation, and interweaving harmonies, this band converges old and new into a style all its own.
The Barefoot Movement is anything but your standard bluegrass band. They stretch from a strong foundation of traditional Appalachian music, borrowing the best from other roots based genres to shape their hallmark sound. In a typical show, youíll hear elements of bluegrass, blues, folk, rock, country and pop through their narrative lyrics, tight three-part harmonies, hot instrumental riffs, lilting blues scales and catchy vocal hooks.
While their top-notch musicianship can speak for itself, as seen by their 2014 Momentum Award at International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), itís their witty banter & onstage chemistry that makes a stage of any size feel like home.
This unique trifecta of skill, innovation and charisma has not gone unnoticed. In their young career, they have been featured at festivals across the country,earned a coveted place on tour with The Milk Carton Kids, and performed onstage with The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Steve Earle, The Duhks and Del McCoury.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts and the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Outreach to local residents home supported by Green Lake County/Ripon Community Foundation.