Roots on the River Festival

Fred Eaglesmith and his band; and Josh Maiocco at the Swap Tent, photos by Mary Lou Massucco; 2012 Festival poster.
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Country and Region United StatesVermont
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Bellows Falls, Vermont, USA
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Festival Description

The annual Roots on the River Music Festival offers a unique experience, some new acts, Grammy Award winning music, and a few perennial favorites. The performers include international acts and a few area favorites. A swap tent of musical instruments and equipment is a popular feature of Saturday, as is the children’s tent of games and activities throughout the afternoon so the young are occupied while the parents enjoy the show. There is a wide variety of food and drink vendors on site, and the grounds are entirely smoke free, family and pet friendly. Please note that glass containers and coolers are not permitted on the grounds, and with limited seating most folk bring their own folding chair.

Festival Dates June 5 - 8, 2014
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Lineup 2014:
  • James McMurtry
  • Haley Reardon
  • Meadows Brothers
  • Rebecca Holtz and The Once Hollow
  • Caitlin Canty
  • Sean Rowe
  • Carolyn Wonderland
  • Curtis McMurtry
  • Heather Maloney
  • Poor Old Shine
  • Roger Marin
  • JD McPherson and The Black Lillies
  • The Bottle Rockets
  • Mary Gauthier


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