Festival Info

Fayetteville Roots Festival is a five-day, intimate, urban music and food festival taking place August 22 - 26, 2018 in Northwest Arkansas. The festival features over 10 music stages and multiple culinary stages and events. The festival features nationally known musicians/bands paired with undiscovered regional and local talent. 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.

2018 Fayetteville Roots Festival


2018 Fayetteville Roots Festival - Lineup Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 Fayetteville Roots Festival Lineup. Tickets: https://fayettevillerootsfest2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=affiliate9 Letterpress Poster by Greg Mitchell, I Am Here CardsGillian Welch, Josh Ritter, The Turnpike Troubadours, Gregory Alan Isakov, Mavis Staples, John Fullbright, The Del McCoury Band, Booker T Jones, Flaco Jimenez, Mary Gauthier, Birds of Chicago, Joe Purdy, Kaia Kater, Charlie Hunter Trio, Shook Twins, Smokey & The Mirror, The War and Treaty, The Honey Dewdrops, Charley Crockett, Arkansauce.

Posted by Fayetteville Roots Festival on Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Countdown to the Roots Fest!