Eric Church, Modest Mouse, The Roots, Willie Nelson Lead Raleigh’s American Roots Music Festival

American Roots Festival, LLC and Live Nation  have announced the American Roots Music & Arts Festival. North Carolina’s own Eric Church, headlines two days of a line-up of artists including 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. Additional performers and special events will be announced in the coming weeks. The festival will take place on Saturday, October 17 & Sunday, October 18 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, NC.

The festival will also 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, scheduledto take place at the festival throughout the weekend.

Tickets for the general public go on sale Monday August 10 at 10am edt at, via the Live Nation app, the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone 800-745-3000. 

“Raleigh has an energy that celebrates the best in music, food and arts, making it the perfect place to launch the American Roots Music & Arts Festival. This incredible line-up headlined by North Carolina’s own Eric Church along with The Taste of Raleigh Food & Brews Celebration will give music fans and the Raleigh community an unforgettable experience,”says Keith Wortman, CEO of Blackbird Production Partners, LLC.


The American Roots Music & Arts Festival initial line-up announcement is:

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

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