Rhode Island’s homegrown Rhythm and Roots Festival will be returning to Ninigret Park in Charlestown over Labor Day weekend. Longtime Festival Producer Chuck Wentworth announced the news yesterday in an e-mail to fans.
Confirmed acts thus far include Rhiannon Giddens, Richard Thompson, Uprooted (featuring Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root), Keller Williams, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Trigger Hippy, Donna the Buffalo, Amythyst Kiah and Tami Neilsen just to name a few. More artists will be announced in the coming months.
The four-stage Festival begins at 4 pm on Friday September 4th, with bands performing on the main stage and dance tent. Early-bird tickets will be available online Jan. 15 at the lowest price all year. Three-day tickets, with camping, are available at a cost of $175. Complete details here.