The Bertsch Barn

currently we  put together intimate performace opportunities in the "house concert" tradition. All donations go directly to supporting the artists-

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Previous events

BettySoo Live from the Bertsch Barn

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BettySoo is on tour of the midwest and I am so excited to host a special session with her. BettySoo, has firmly carved herself a spot as one of Austin's top songwriters. Her mastery of storytelling and guitar set the foundation for her incredible voice. We are in for a real treat. RsVp today -

Brett Albertson -"Cement Shoes" live from the Bertsch Barn

Brett Albertson, Aka "Cement Shoes" - is one of the northwoods most Prolific songwriters that you probably haven't heard of. Albertson's Collection of introspective prose and poetry has an unavoidable honesty. Someone said, "this guy's like the Neil Young of Rhinelander"- He sings beautifully poignant ballads, with a punk rock sensibility to them. I'm really excited to host Brett for a very special session Live at the Bertsch Barn.

Jerrika Mighelle

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Jerrika Mighelle of Eau Claire, WI -is a 1 woman wall of sound. She literally had the whole house shaking during her "Midwest Music Hour-live from the living room session". Her soaring vocals reveal honest emotion and thru heartfelt storytelling, we get an unadulterated glimpse at every tragedy & triumph she's endured. "Brightest Star"- debuted in February of '21 and is a stunning collection songs that offer a dedication to Mighelle's mother. Her newest release "my greatness" debuts 6-10-22 and is all about LGBTQ+ love & acceptance- Join us won't you for this special session.

Matt the Electrician

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Bertsch Folk Barn , rhinelander wi 54501

Matt the Electrician is on tour to promote the release of his latest album " we imagined an ending", and it is so exciting to announce his special performance at the Bertsch Barn.

““Matt the Electrician sings about virtue and hope on his upcoming album, We Imagined An Ending...The guitars are Big Star bright, the harmonies choir-like, and Matt’s own delivery a jolt of clarity in a cacophonous world.” -Rolling Stone”

Since hanging up his Day job as an electrician in 2004, Matt Sever, has been taking his roots-based blend of Americana music to places like Japan, and Denmark. He keeps a steady schedule of gigs around his home base in Austin, TX and tours nationally. He's been described as a young Paul Simon wrapped around a Tom Waits heart, and often writes of his own experiences. Join us virtually from wherever you may be for this very special session with Matt the Electrician.

Aaron Lee Kaplan

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Aaron Lee Kaplan is a solo acoustic blues/folk guitarist and singer/songwriter currently living in Marshfield, WI. He has been gaining a reputation throughout Wisconsin for his slide and fingerstyle guitar playing and thought-provoking original songs. We are excited to Have Aaron Lee at the Bertsch Barn for this Special Session of The Midwest Music Hour.

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Hemlock Chaser Live from the Bertsch Barn

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Evil Folk Punk from Central Wisconsin featuring - Sylas Schaberg - Guitar & Vocals Luke Moat - Bass & Banjo Al Vuorinen - Mandolin Sheilagh Lyon - Fiddle

Stoked to have these folks to the Bertsch Barn for a special session of the Midwest Music Hour~

Check out their unique blend of Americana via their Soundcloud~

Curtis McMurtry with Diana Burgess

Hailing from Austin,TX -Curtis McMurtry is out on Tour with DIana Burgess- We are excited to welcome them to the Bertsch Barn for a very special session with this Americana Treasure.

Rucksack Revolution

Bertsch Barn virtual concert- view on youtube or facebook

When Sarah Vos and Adam Greuel join musical paths, they call themselves The Rucksack Revolution-These two artists have helped forge the path of two of wisconsin's most beloved americana/bluegrass groups- and it's thru their honesty, humble nature, inspired acts of kindness & beautiful music that they continue to captivate audiences, spreading joy.

We are also pleased to partner with the St. Germain Brewing Company for a special Premier tasting of their chipmunk chocolate stout.