Fayetteville Roots Festival offers Friday night ticket special for UA students

Good news, University of Arkansas students.

If you were hoping to see David Grisman, The Steel Wheels, Hoots and Hellmouth, or any of the other artists on the Friday night Fayetteville Roots Festival lineup at the Walton Arts Center, you’re in luck. Organizers announced today they’ll offer $20 balcony tickets for UA students.

The special only applies to the Friday night WAC performances, and includes access to music on the Roots and Branches Stage on Tyson Plaza, the Fayetteville Listening Room stage in McBride Studios, the Starr Theater Stages, and the Main Stage (see the full lineups below).

To purchase the $20 tickets, visit the Walton Arts Center box office, or give them a call at 479-443-5600.

Roots and Branches Stage
Location: Tyson Plaza (Walton Arts Center), 495 West Dickson Street
3 p.m. – Shore and Cockram
3:40 p.m. – Matt and Gus Smith
4:25 p.m. – Chad Elliott
5:10 p.m. – Fork and Knife

Fayetteville Listening Room
Location: McBride Studio (Walton Arts Center), 495 West Dickson Street
2 p.m. – Clark Bueling Trio
2:50 p.m. David Kimbrough Jr.
3:40 p.m. Old 78’s
4:30 p.m. Ben Bedford
5:20 p.m. – Shannon Wurst Band

Star Theater
Location: Starr Theater (inside Walton Arts Center), 495 West Dickson Street
2 p.m. – Effron White
2:50 p.m. – Carrie Elkin
3:40 p.m. – Raina Rose
4:30 p.m. – Still on the Hill
5:20 p.m. – Milkdrive

Main Stage
Location: Baum Walker Hall (inside Walton Arts Center), 495 West Dickson Street
6:30 p.m. – 3 Penny Acre
7:20 p.m. – Hoots and Hellmouth
8:10 p.m. – The Steel Wheels
8:50 p.m – Intermission
9:15 p.m. – David Grisman Folk Jazz Trio

For the full festival lineup including info on food, maps, and more, check out our handy guide.