FEST: The Roots Music Festival @ The Linda

March 20th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

The annual Roots Music Festival returns to The Linda in Albany at 8pm on Saturday, April 8.

Headlining the fest will be Matuto, the acclaimed, Brooklyn-based world-music sextet who fuse together Afro-Brazilian music with Appalachian bluegrass.

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The Roots Music Festival line-up of performers also includes country-rockers the Lazy Suns, returning gospel group the Heavenly Echoes and, of course, the host band Red Haired Strangers.

Tickets are currently on sale, priced at $15.

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ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS:
518 SONGFEST @ The Egg, April 1
MOVE MUSIC FESTIVAL @ various locations, Cohoes, Troy & Albany, April 27-29
A TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 9-11
MOUNTAIN JAM @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, June 16-18
CLEARWATER’S GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL @ Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, June 17 & 18
SOLID SOUND @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, June 23-25
FREIHOFER’S SARATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, June 24 & 25
COUNTRYFEST 2017 @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, July 8
GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, July 13-16
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 15-17