The dates for the 2018 Fayetteville Roots Festival are August 22 – 26, 2018. The 2018 lineup will be announced in late January. Pre-sale tickets start on December 1, 2017. Stay tuned for more information.
If you’re kicking yourself over missing out on Fayetteville Roots Festival tickets the first time around, you can stop doing that.
The festival this morning announced they’ve released 50 more tickets to the previously sold-out Friday and Saturday night main stage shows.
The Friday lineup includes The Wood Brothers, John Paul White, River Whyless, Smokey and the Mirror, Joe Purdy, and The Honey Dewdrops.
The Saturday lineup includes Iron & Wine, Nick Offerman, Elephant Revival, Dead Man Winter, Mandonlin Orange, and Blind Boy Paxton.
Single day tickets are $59 for the Friday and Saturday night mainstage shows. Some tickets still remain for the Sunday night lineup as well, and those tickets are $49.
To purchase, visit this EventBrite page.
Update: Well, that didn’t take long. The Saturday tickets are already sold out again.Read More at the Fayetteville Flyer
Don’t freak out if you happen to run into Ron Swanson in Fayetteville this fall.
Actor, musician, and comedian Nick Offerman, who played Ron Swanson on the NBC hit show Parks & Recreation for seven seasons, will be performing at the Fayetteville Roots Festival in August.
Offerman will be in town to introduce the Wendell Berry documentary Look & See, a 2017 Sundance Film Festival selection that will be making its Arkansas premiere at Roots Festival this year. Offerman is a producer on the film, which chronicles four seasons of the farming cycle in Berry’s native Henry County, Kentucky. The film is considered a cinematic portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrialized agriculture, as seen through the eyes of the writer, activist and farmer, Berry.
According to a post by Roots Festival organizers, the times and locations for the film screening will be announced at a later date.
Offerman will also perform a set of his comedy and music on the main stage at the Roots Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26.Read More at the Fayetteville Flyer
Feeding the Soul,” April 8 – This episode features the Fayetteville Roots Festival, which showcases what makes this region of the Ozarks unique. In addition to the festivities, it also supports locally sourced food and restaurants. Brooks enjoys the VIP kick-off party, helps judge in the great Chef Cook-off and does a cooking demo with fresh baby eggplants, squash, herbs and pears from the farmers market.Read More at HarrisonDaily.com
Another year, another incredible lineup. Organizers on Tuesday used their Facebook page to unveil the 2017 lineup, featuring headliners Iron & Wine, The Wood Brothers, Elephant Revival, Rodney Crowell, and several others.
It will be the first appearance at Fayetteville Roots Festival for Iron & Wine, the indie act and solo project by songwriter Sam Beam.
Folk groups The Wood Brothers and Elephant Revival have performed at the event in the past, and John Fullbright, Joe Purdy, Matt the Electrician, The Honey Dewdrops, and of course, festival organizers Smokey & The Mirror, should all be familiar names to folks who follow the festival.
Newcomers this year include Crowell, the songwriter well known for his own work as well as for a string of hits he has written for other artists, John Paul White, half of the acclaimed Americana duo The Civil Wars, and Dead Man Winter, the solo project of Trampled By Turtles frontman Dave Simonett.Read more at the Fayetteville Flyer