Log In   ·   Become A Member

The Barefoot Movement Headlining Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Summer Concert

Kristen Catalano

The Barefoot Movement is headlining a summer concert at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm will continue its summer concert series on Sunday, August 13 with a performance by The Barefoot Movement, "one of the most promising young bands on the bluegrass scene," according to CMT Edge.

The band was established seven years ago and consists of fiddler Noah Wall, guitarist Alex Conerly, mandolinist Tommy Norris, and upright bassist Katie Blomarz. The Barefoot Movement has released two full-length albums, an EP of traditional music, and has showcased their songs during several cross-country tours and appearances at music festivals across the country.

"The Barefoot Movement is a group that embodies all the things that I love about what is referred to as 'traditional' music...They are both great players, singers AND arrangers of ORIGINAL songs..they know the importance of having and building an identity of their own," noted Adam Steffey. "And it's these original songs and the way that they have arranged and delivered these tunes that really captures your attention and keeps you wanting more."

The band has been featured in Country Weekly Magazine, Rollingstone.com, CMT Edge and Music City Roots, and they were also selected as showcase artist at both the IBMA and Americana conferences. The Barefoot Movement was the first runners-up at the Telluride new band competition and received the 2014 Momentum award as Band of the Year at the International Bluegrass Music Association awards.

"With groups like The Barefoot Movement on the scene, the future of bluegrass is in safe hands," said The Daily Country.

Tickets to the concert are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Admission for kids 10 and under are free.

The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm is located at 80 North Ferry Road on Shelter Island. For more information call 631-749-0626 or visit www.sylvestermanor.org.

Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
What color is a firetruck?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 34 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant. Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.

Calissa is Mykonos in the Hamptons.
Our menu focuses on seafood and Greek dishes such as salt baked fish, seafood pasta and Mediterranean mezze. Our wine list has been awarded The Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator and boasts the largest selection of rosť in the Hamptons. The name Calissa is derived from the brightest constellation in the summer sky.Our sister restaurants in New York are Amali and Bar Marseille, opening 2020 in the Rockaways. Calissa offers private dining spaces for groups from 10 to 300 people. To plan your next wedding, corporate event or gathering, please email events@calissahamptons.com. 1020 MONTAUK HIGHWAY, WATER MILL

Suburban Propane in Bridgehampton, New York has been serving proudly supporting our community for 90 years.
Suburban Propane has been serving the energy needs for home owners and business in the Hamptonís for decades. We offer friendly service by local professionals you know and trust, plus the peace of mind that comes from knowing we are among the leaders in the industry for safety.