Buckets and Tap Shoes
High-Voltage Tap Dance and Percussion
Buckets and Tap Shoes bring a high-energy blend of music, dance and drumming from the streets of Minneapolis to events around the globe.
The multi-talented Ausland brothers, Rick and Andy, take audiences on a rhythmic journey using percussion instruments including; tap shoes, found objects, drums, and buckets.
As a 3-piece ensemble, Rick and Andy Ausland are joined by their third brother, Joey (a.k.a. DJ SL3NDR). Although not a tap dancer, Joey is an accomplished DJ and drummer who adds additional percussion and musical elements to the show.
Since its premiere, Buckets and Tap Shoes have toured internationally as well as multiple North American tours including 35 of the 50 United States.
Audiences young and old love the rhythm, creativity, and comedy in every Buckets and Tap Shoes performance. Experience the phenomenon the New York Times called "Utterly brilliant."