Festival Info

Fayetteville Roots Festival is a five-day, intimate, urban music and food festival taking place August 23 - 27, 2017 in Northwest Arkansas. The festival features over 10 music stages and multiple culinary stages and events. The EXPERIENCE FAYETTEVILLE & KUAF MainStage at Fayetteville Town Center is the center of the festival and features nationally known musicians/bands paired with undiscovered regional and local talent. The festival also features additional events and stages across Northwest Arkansas (Fayetteville & Bentonville) including George’s Majestic Lounge, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Fayetteville Public Library, Maxine’s Taproom, Kingfish Dive Bar, Stage 18, The Chancellor Hotel, Brightwater Culinary School, and the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market. The Roots Festival is a showcase of many of the elements that make the Fayetteville community and Northwest Arkansas region a beloved cultural hot spot.

“Roots” is intentionally used to describe both the music and food of the festival. The festival is dedicated to showcasing what makes this region of the Ozarks so unique. The festival features a musical style that is diverse and rooted in many uniquely American musical styles such as Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Jazz, Country, and more. The festival also supports local farmers, chefs, and restaurants, focusing on locally grown produce, locally raised meats and locally produced products from the Ozarks. Mix in film screenings, live radio broadcasts, workshops, a kids/family concert, live art, and patrons from over 25 states and countries and you’ll find out why folks have fallen in love with The Roots Festival.

2017 Fayetteville Roots Festival Lineup

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2017 Fayetteville Roots Festival Lineup

We are thrilled to announce the lineup for the Fayetteville Roots Festival. Tickets: http://www.fayettevilleroots.com/2017tickets August 24-27, 2017, Fayetteville, Arkansas(featuring Iron & Wine's "Grace for Saints and Ramblers", used by permission)Iron & Wine, Elephant Revival, John Paul White, The Wood Brothers, River Whyless, Mandolin Orange, Joe Purdy, The Honey Dewdrops, Smokey & The Mirror, The Brother Brothers, Blind Boy Paxton, Jack Williams, Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds, The Stray Birds, John Fullbright, Matt The Electrician, Shawn James, Earl and Them, Rodney Crowell (Official)

Posted by Fayetteville Roots Festival on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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