American Roots Music & Arts Festival announces Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue as latest addition





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Incredible Line -­ Up Features Modest Mouse, Sheryl Crow, The Roots, Willie Nelson, Warren Haynes, Grace Potter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Railroad Earth, and More!

RALEIGH,  NC Sept. 14, 2015  -­  American  Roots  Festival,  LLC  and  Live  Nation have unveiled Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue as the latest addition to the lineup of artists performing at the upcoming American Roots Music & Arts Festival.

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The  festival  features  the  eagerly  awaited  homecoming  of  North  Carolina’s  own  Eric Church,  set  to  headline  both  Saturday  and  Sunday.  The  multi-platinum  crossover superstar  –  who  has  spent  the  past  year  on  his  epic  “Outsiders  World  Tour”  –  was recently  honored  with  a  stunning  five  nominations  for  the  49th  annual  Country  Music Association (CMA) Awards, including his first ever nod in the prestigious “Entertainer of the Year” category.

Eric Church Takes Outsiders Tour

Eric Church

Additional performers and special concert events will be revealed in the coming weeks. The American Roots Music & Arts Festival takes place on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh.


The  American  Roots  Music  &  Arts  Festival  features  the  best  in  today’s  music  with  a stellar  lineup  that  includes  Modest  Mouse,  Sheryl  Crow,  The  Roots,  Willie  Nelson, Warren Haynes, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Grace Potter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Chris Stapleton, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, and Greensky Bluegrass.


Two day  tickets  for  the  American  Roots  Music  &  Arts  Festival  start  at  $79* and  are  on sale   now   at,   via   the   Live   Nation   app,   the   Walnut   Creek Amphitheatre  box  office,  all  Ticketmaster  outlets,  or  by  phone 800-745-3000.  For more information, please log on to In addition, a range of VIP and Super VIP Experiences are also available at


Fans who purchase any American Roots Music & Arts Festival ticket between Tuesday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 15 can enter for the chance to win a free “American Roots Legends” VIP Experience upgrade for two, worth $500 per ticket. For full contest details and the official sweepstakes entry form, please log on to


The American Roots Music & Arts Festival is inviting North Carolina based singer/songwriters to enter the “Play The  Fest”  for  a  chance  to  perform  live  at  the Festival. Four local artists will be selected to perform two original songs each, based on judges’ review and fan voting. Complete details and entry information can be found at


The American Roots Music & Arts Festival will further honor Raleigh and the triangle area community by bringing music fans together with local food, beer, & crafts vendors at “The Taste of Raleigh Food & Brews Celebration,” scheduled to take place at the festival throughout the weekend.


Furthermore,  the American  Roots  Music  &  Arts  Festival and  Live  Nation are thanking North Carolina area soldiers, veterans, and their families for their sacrifice by donating a block of free two-day festival tickets to veterans nonprofit,  the Task Force Dagger Foundation.  In  addition, all  men, women, and families of the US Armed Forces will receive a 15% discount on lawn tickets. Task Force Dagger Foundation representative, and Mrs. North Carolina, Cari Curtis will be at the American Roots Music & Arts Festival both days, greeting attendees, collecting donations, and raising  awareness for the foundation. Members of the US Armed Forces and their families can receive their 15% discount on lawn tickets by using discount code GOUSA. For more information go to


*plus service fees


The American Roots Music & Arts Festival:

Eric Church (2 Nights)

Modest Mouse

Sheryl Crow

The Roots

Willie Nelson

Warren Haynes

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Grace Potter

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Chris Stapleton

Railroad Earth

Leftover Salmon

Greensky Bluegrass

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue


For festival details go to  #amrootsfest

To purchase tickets to go


The American Roots Music & Arts Festival is presented by Live Nation and American Roots Festival, LLC (a subsidiary of Blackbird Production Partners, LLC).


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About Blackbird Production Partners

Blackbird  Production  Partners  is  a  global  media  company  that  produces  premium content  via  a  range  of  strategies  including  large-scale  concert  events  &  festivals, broadcast  series  &  specials,  and  music  releases featuring  major  music  stars  across  all genres and demographics. American Roots Festival, LLC is a subsidiary, which exclusively focuses  and  dedicates  its  efforts  and  expertise  on  the American  Roots  Music  &  Arts Festival.


Blackbird’s   recent   concerts,   broadcast   specials,   and   releases   include, Dear   Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia, I’ll Take You There: Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples, The Life and Songs of Emmylou Harris, Lynryd Skynyrd: One More For The Fans, The  Musical  Mojo  of  Dr.  John:  Celebrating  Mac  and  His  Music,  and All  My  Friends: Celebrating  The  Songs  and  Voice  of  Gregg  Allman,  the  latter  of  which  earned  a 2014 GRAMMY®  Award  nomination  for  Gregg  Allman  and  Taj  Mahal’s  awe-inspiring performance of ”Statesboro Blues.” For more, please see

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