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Fayetteville Roots Festival
announced the lineup today for its tenth festival, to take place August 22-25. As ever, the Festival incorporates a culinary element, with workshops and tastings from renowned chefs, and that lineup is yet to come.

At the Fayetteville Town Center on the Historic Downtown Square, George’s Majestic Lounge and Pratt Place Inn and Barn are performances from the following. (Our must-see: British country queen Yola.)


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St Paul & The Broken Bones
Hiss Golden Messenger
The Milk Carton Kids
Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi
Rising Appalachia
The Travelin McCourys
Darrel Scott Bluegrass Band
Amy Helm
John Fullbright
Los Texmaniacs
Jeff Austin Band
The Cate Brothers
Eliza Gilkyson
Joe Purdy with The Honey Dewdrops and Smokey & The Mirror
Smokey & The Mirror and The Sentimentals – The Denmark Project
Anthony Da Costa
Ana Egge
Her Crooked Heart (Rachel Ries)

See for tickets and for updates, follow Fayetteville Roots Fest on Facebook.