VENUE CHANGE: Thursday night Roots Festival events moved to Town Center

Birds of Chicago at 2018 Folk Family Reunion / Photo: Clayton Taylor

The Fayetteville Roots Festival events scheduled for Thursday evening at Pratt Place have been moved to the Fayetteville Town Center on the downtown square, officials announced.

Weather conditions, including a chance of thunderstorms, is what promoted the venue change.

“Fayetteville Roots Festival takes the safety of the community very seriously,” representatives wrote in a statement. “While they would have loved to be outdoors tonight, the festival community will be together under cover and enjoy amazing music and food.”

Doors at the event will open at 5 p.m. and all music schedules will remain the same.

2019 Folk Family Reunion & Grand Tasting Schedule (Fayetteville Town Center)

5 p.m. – Mariachi Joya Azteca
6 p.m. – Yola
7:20 p.m. – John Fullbright
8:50 p.m. – St Paul & The Broken Bones