Marty Stuart Headlines ‘Roots of American Music’ At Lincoln Center

Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will headline the 23rd Annual “Roots of American Music” festival on Sunday, August 20th at 8PM. The performance will take place at Damrosch Park Bandshell at 62nd Street near Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free.

Special guests Mavis Staples and Rosie Flores will join Mr. Stuart and his band during their set. Ms. Staples will perform her own set prior to Mr. Stuart at 7PM.

Celebrating its 36th season, from August 4-27, Lincoln Center Out of Doors will present more than 100 free performances of music, dance, family and special events. For three weeks, Lincoln Center’s plazas will teem with exciting performances by international, U.S. and local artists.

As part of the Lincoln Center Out of Doors series, the 23rd Annual “Roots of American Music” festival” will take place Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20. This distinguished mini-festival has brought many acclaimed musical stars and rare performances to Lincoln Center since its inception.

The 2006 edition will pay special attention to the Blues, with Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives’ rockin’ country & soul sounds and Gospel Diva Mavis Staples. The concert will be held at Damrosch Park Bandshell.

Many other artists will perform throughout the weekend. For more information, please visit or to request a brochure, please call 212-LINCOLN.

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