Martinsville, Virginia


Sounds on the Square with Barefoot Modern

Sounds on the Square will continue with the second month of the 2024 season with Barefoot Modern on Friday, June 7, 2024, on the Plaza of the Historic Henry County Courthouse, 7:00-10:00 P.M.

Admission is free. Beginning at 6:00 P.M., Scuffle Hill Brewing Company will serve craft beers, and A Heavenly Sandwhich will sell food. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Invite your friends and family for an evening of live music at Uptown Martinsville’s premier concert series.

Barefoot Modern is a Boone, North Carolina, favorite and voted best local band in The Appalachian’s Best of Boone 2021 edition. Tonight’s performance will be by the acoustic duo making indie-pop music that gives off an exciting vibe. They will also perform the best of British bands from the 1960s and 1970s, from the Beatles to the Stones to the Police and Queen and beyond! In 2019, Barefoot Modern won the Best Alternative Indie Award for their musical submission at the Richmond International Film Festival, beating out more than 2,000 bands.

Coordinated by the Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society, Sounds on the Square is sponsored by Carter Bank & Trust, Children First Pediatrics, Deskins, Inc., The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, Hooker Furnishings, The Lester Group, New College Institute, and Sarver Cleaning Services.

A finalist in the Best of the Blue Ridge 2024 as Family Friendly Festival, Sounds on the Square is enjoyed by patrons of all ages, generations, and cultures. This will be the fourth year of the series and continues to be some of the most popular Uptown offerings generating vitality and community engagement.