Barefeet Dance Tribe
Barefeet Dance Tribe is a traditional and modern African dance group. The focus of this group is to educate others about the African culture and its dance styles and to bring awareness to the growth of Afrobeats in the United States. Barefeet Dance Tribe was established in Kent, Ohio, in 2009. Barefeet got its recognition from performing at Kent State University's Africa Night in 2010 and has quickly gained popularity throughout these past few years in various events such as talent showcases, banquets, competitions, birthdays, conferences, festivals, etc. in Kent, Akron, Cleveland, Cincinnati and the Columbus area. Barefeet Dance Tribe is known for its diverse song choices ranging from African artists such as Sarkodie, WizKid, D'banj, Davido. Some major events that Barefeet Dance has participated in include Liberia's Independence Day Festival in Cleveland at City Hall in front of Mayor Frank Jackson; the Mid-West Mixup in Columbus, Ohio, in 2013; Steppin 4 Life Step Show in Cleveland; and Akron's African American Festival in 2014. The group also opened a show for rap artist Stalley in 2015. The group continues to amaze crowds and bring awareness to an eccentric dance style not common in the United States. Since 2009, the group has gained popularity and strives to educate others through the form of dance.
Barefeet Dance Tribe is a traditional and modern African dance group.