A day-by-day summary of what’s still available, with an emphasis on ways nonticket holders can get in on the action.
Roots Festival officials this week announced the schedule of classes planned this year, which include instruction by chefs Graham Elliot, Merlin Verrier, Georgia Pellegrini, Deborah Vantrece and more.
If you want to get a sampling of all that Fayetteville Roots Festival has to offer in just a single evening this year, a new option might be just the ticket you’ve been waiting for.
Whether or not you’re planning to see the mainstage acts this year, there are always plenty of opportunities to check out some great music outside of the Fayetteville Town Center while the festival is in town.
Last week, Fayetteville Roots Festival officials announced that they have added event veterans Darrell Scott and Bonnie Paine (of Elephant Revival) & Friends to take the place of Jeff Austin on the festival stage.
James Beard award-nominee and television personality Graham Elliot, “Wild Food” host Georgia Pellegrini, Austin-based chef, hunter and star of the short film Full Boar Jesse Griffiths, and others will cook at the 2019 event.
Fayetteville Roots Festival organizers on Friday announced the lineup for their 2019 event via a video post on their Facebook page
Fayetteville Roots Festival organizers confirmed this week that early bird tickets for the 2019 festival will officially go on sale at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Ingram and Carll will do a total of seven of the acoustic-only song swap shows before Carll closes the year with three full-band efforts.
The Roots Festival is an exhausting endeavor, and I envy the out-of-town guests who were able to come to Fayetteville, leave their normal lives for a few days and soak it all in.
Last night’s crowd was quite large to close out the evening. We’ll know soon how many people can rally for one more day, for more performances, and to chase another song.
This is what we must call an embarrassment of riches.
There’s still not an event on the Roots schedule that more perfectly combines food and music than the Thursday night Folk Family Reunion.
Live music and community events for the weekend of Aug. 24-26, 2018.
There’s plenty of the festival yet to be experienced. But there aren’t many opportunities to see musical legends like Mavis Staples and Booker T. Jones.