Win FREE Tickets to the Roots Music Festival @ The Linda on Saturday
The sixth annual Roots Music Festival takes over WAMC-FM’s The Linda on Saturday (April 4) with the Americana band Yarn headlining the bash. Led by Schenectady native Blake Christiana, the Brooklyn-based band rolls into town in support of their new album, Almost Home.
Other performers sharing the stage throughout the evening include the Mount Olive Baptist Male Chorus, Red Haired Strangers, the Doornails and Matt Durfee. The fest will be emceed by multi-talented man-about-town Michael Eck.
The music is slated to get underway at 8pm on Saturday (April 4). Admission is $15, and as usual, all proceeds from the fest will benefit local children’s charities.
BUT WAIT… there’s more. We’re giving away two pairs of FREE TICKETS for the fest to some lucky Nippertown readers! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. Deadline to enter is 12noon on Thursday (April 2). The winner will be selected at random and notified on Thursday afternoon. Good luck! Congratulations to the winners, who have been notified by email.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
MOVE Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/24-26/15
Albany Tulip Festival @ Washington Park, Albany, 5/9-10/15, FREE
SummerSound @ Tanglewood, Lenox, 5/23-24/15
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/4-7/15
FLY-92 Summer Jam @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 6/6/15
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/12-14/15
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, 6/20&21/15
Solid Sound @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/26-28/15
CountryFest @ Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Schaghticoke, 7/11/15
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/16-19/15
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15