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20 things to see at the GrassRoots Festival

Jul 18, 2019

The 29th annual Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance kicks off Thursday at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds, with more than 70 bands performing on its four stages over four days.

The 29th annual Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance will take place at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds July 18-21. But the preceding four days will see the return of the annual GrassRoots Culture Camp, which will mark its fourth year of offering intimate workshops, dances and dinners to roots-music lovers from all over the country.

Different Radio will once again be live at the Grassroots Festival this Friday morning beginning at 9:00 during Open Tunings with Scott Regan. Scott will interview artists in this year's festival, and will include some live performances from the festival site. 

This year's GrassRoots Festival begins Thursday, July 19th and runs through the weekend, with many favorites and special guests, including host Donna the Buffalo, Patty Griffin, Toots & the Maytals, The Wood Brothers, Valerie June, Jim Lauderdale, Keith Frank & Soileau Zydeco, The Campbell Brothers, Driftwood, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Sim Redmond Band, and Big Mean Sound Machine will perform, just to name a few. Here is the complete lineup.

Join us Friday morning beginning at 9:00 for Open Tunings, live from GrassRoots 2018 on Different Radio.