Festival Info

Fayetteville Roots Festival is a multi-day, intimate, urban music and food festival taking place August 26 - 30, 2020 in Northwest Arkansas. The festival features multiple music stages and culinary 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.

Fayetteville Roots Festival


2019 Fayetteville Roots Festival - Lineup Announcement

Feast your eyes and ears on a beautiful look back at 2018 and the 2019 Fayetteville Roots Festival Mainstages Lineup. Tickets: https://therootsfest.org/festival-tickets/St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Mavis Staples, Hiss Golden Messenger, Rhiannon Giddens, The Milk Carton Kids, Rising Appalachia Music, John Fullbright, The Travelin' McCourys, Los Texmaniacs, Yola, Amy Helm, The Cate Brothers Band, Joe Purdy, Smokey & The Mirror, The Honey Dewdrops, Darrell Scott, Jeff Austin, Eliza Gilkyson, The Sentimentals, Anthony da Costa, Ana Egge, Her Crooked Heart2018 Recap by Black Elk Media

Posted by Fayetteville Roots Festival on Friday, March 8, 2019
2019 Fayetteville Roots Festival CULINARY LINEUP VIDEO

We are thrilled to announce the Culinary Lineup for the 2019 Fayetteville Roots Festival. When we say Intimate, Urban, Music&Food Festival we mean it. Musicians and Chef on equal footing sharing their art with you!Culinary Tickets and Details at https://therootsfest.org/culinary-events/Video by Blk Elk Media Featuring music from Hiss Golden Messenger

Posted by Fayetteville Roots Festival on Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Countdown to the Roots Fest 2020