Lincoln Center Out of Doors and the Americana Music Association have revealed the lineup for the Roots of American Music Weekend, highlighted for the fourth year by AMERICANAFEST NYC, and taking place Aug. 12-13.
The artist lineup includes performances by Bonnie Raitt, The Jayhawks, Don Bryant, Traveller, Flaco Jiménez, Amanda Shires, and Low Cut Connie. The weekend also features a special “Celebration of Chuck Berry,” with music director Vernon Reid.
The 47th edition of the Out of Doors festival runs July 26–Aug. 13, filling the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events featuring dozens of artists from across the city, country, and world all completely free and open to the public. Lincoln Center has also joined forces with renowned restaurants and notable chefs to offer a broad range of culinary offerings to accompany its outdoor summer programming.
ANNUAL ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC WEEKEND AMERICANAFEST NYC
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. Hearst Plaza:
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. Damrosch Park Bandshell:
A Celebration of Chuck Berry with musical director Vernon Reid Low Cut Connie
Sunday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. Damrosch Park Bandshell:
All events are free with no tickets required. Events take place on Lincoln Center’s plazas between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue, from West 62nd Street to West 65th Street (except where noted).