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Buckets and Tap Shoes

Rhythmic Journey Using Percussion and Tap Shoes

Buckets and Tap Shoes bring a high-energy blend of music, dance and drumming from the streets of Minneapolis to events around the globe. 

These multi-talented performers take audiences on a rhythmic journey using percussion instruments including; tap shoes, found objects, drums, and buckets.

Since it’s premiere, Buckets and Tap Shoes has toured internationally to; Austria, Finland, Ecuador, Malta, St. Thomas, Costa Rica, and Russia, as well as North American tours to over 30 of the United States.

  • Performed on next-to-last broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor (2016)
  • MN Sage Award nomination for "Best Dance Performance" (2013)
  • Voted “Best Dance Performance” by City Pages (2005)
  • MN State Fair Talent Competition, Open Division Champions (1998)

“American-style street sounds”
-New York Post

“High-energy, high-voltage dance and music.”
-Denver Post 

“utterly brilliant… they are virtuoso percussive players on, yes, buckets and extraordinary tap dancers, as capable of channeling hip-hop as Astaire-like suavity.”
-New York Times 

"...amazing, contagious energy and joy unconfined."
-New York Observer

“Jaw-dropping tap dancing”
-Star Tribune 

“Transferring the innovation and spontaneity of street performance to the stage.”
-City Pages, Minneapolis 

“Anyone who saw them last year can attest it was an incredible experience”
-Vail International Dance Festival 

“They use humor and wit and engage each other and the audience with their dancing, which is filled with foot work at breakneck speed. Percussion pours through them, and the rhythms of hip-hop, rock, and r&b spin through the air.”
-Charleston City Paper

Pricing for each act varies depending on a number of factors including: location of the event; popularity of the date; routing for each act; type of event; single or multiple day performances; length of show, etc. To get a specific and accurate quote for your event please contact our office by clicking here or calling (888) 654-6901. We respond very quickly to answer all our clients’ questions.