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The Barefoot Movement wsg The Sapsuckers

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Gibson Community Music Hall welcomes the venue debut of The Barefoot Movement along with Mile 9 artist The Sapsuckers!

Who: The Barefoot Movement, The Sapsuckers
When: Friday, August 19 at 7:00 PM (Doors at 6:30 PM)
Where: Gibson Community Music Hall (211 W College Ave, Appleton)
Admission: $10 at the door; Free for Music-Makers


Acclaimed Americana group “The Barefoot Movement” has carved out an indelible space in the acoustic scene since their 2011 debut album, Footwork. Their sound is invigorating, infused with a captivating honesty that transports audiences to a place of complete enthrallment.

The band officially formed in North Carolina in 2006, after front woman Noah Wall met mandolinist Tommy Norris in high school and discovered a convergence of aligned passions. That initial crackle of intensity never waned and instead became the force catalyzing the band through its various iterations. Today, the Barefoot Movement is comprised of Noah Wall—whose powerhouse vocals, songwriting, and fiddle playing serve as the backbone of the band—mandolinist Tommy Norris, and upright bassist Katie Blomarz rounding out their unique blend of charming, modern roots music. The band navigated the pandemic by creating “The Barefoot Movement Variety Show,” a live stream featuring special guests, live and pre recorded material, and assorted other musical shenanigans and collaborations. Their energetic, joyous, and heartfelt live performances have garnered them fans nationwide and beyond, and earned them the 2014 IBMA Momentum Award for Band of the Year.


The Sapsuckers write and perform original country/Americana songs that blend humor, heartache, and honky-tonk.

With an eclectic style that ranges from hillbilly roots to Nashville pop, the songwriting team of Nikki Grossman and Joe Hart has developed a lively, contemporary take on country music. Their creative lyrics, catchy melodies, and clever stage show have earned them a growing fanbase in the Midwest and beyond. In recent years, the duo has expanded to include a backing band of up to four additional musicians.


August 19
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Gibson Community Music Hall
211 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911
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