The fifth annual Roots Music Festival takes over WAMC-FM’s The Linda on Saturday, April 5 with the acclaimed Wiyos headlining the bash. The funky Americana trio is touring in support of their new, mostly live EP, One More for the Road. The fest will be emceed by Michael Eck.
The music is slated to get underway at 8pm on Saturday, April 5. Admission is $15, and as usual, all proceeds from the fest will benefit Pastor Charlie’s J.C. Club, which helps feed inner city children in Albany.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2014:
MOVE Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/25-27/14
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/5-8/14
FLY-92 Summer Jam @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/7/14
The Old Songs Festival @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont, 6/27-29/14
Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival @ Saratoga Performing Arts Festival, Saratoga Springs, 6/28&29/14
The Hudson Project @ Winston Farm Saugerties, 7/11-13/14
WGNA’s CountryFest 2014 @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/12/14
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/19-21/14