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.
Her catalogue contains some of the most searingly honest and deeply confessional songs written in the last 20 years, but when she takes the stage this week, her songs will mostly tell other people’s stories.
A handful of local musicians will pay tribute to the songwriting of Randy Newman on Sunday, Aug. 26 at Maxine’s Tap Room.
A new one-day food and drink festival called Roots Food and Spirits is debuting this year as part of Fayetteville Roots Festival.
Here are the highlights of the music lineup for the 2018 Fayetteville Roots Festival.
Here’s what we know about this year’s food-related events planned during Fayetteville Roots Festival.
The pass includes tickets to four events; Wednesday night’s Roots @ The Record in Bentonville, Thursday’s Friends of the Festival Party at Pratt Place Inn, Saturday’s Roots, Food & Spirits event also at Pratt Place, and the Sunday TriCycle Farm Jamboree in Fayetteville.
Some rockstars of the culinary world are also beginning to turn out for Fayetteville Roots Festival each fall.
Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission members awarded $115,100 to help fund 16 upcoming events and projects.
Here’s our list of 14 upcoming music festivals you can check out without ever leaving the state.
One of the most anticipated weekends of the year in Fayetteville just announced its soundtrack.
Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas showed off with some delightful weather and large, engaged crowds at most events. The partnership this community has with the Roots Festival is a strong one, too. And we’re better off for having them here.
Saturday’s main stage featured an atypical Roots Fest evening, where the undercard acts will be the ones people talk about, not the headliner.
You just never know how a night of music will affect you, which is why we chase it from night to night. And thankfully, we have two more nights to chase.
We closed the first night of the 2017 edition of Roots Festival with full bellies, full hearts and a fuller representation of what the Roots Fest might grow to be.