American Roots Festival – Play The Fest!

American Roots Play The Fest

Are you a singer/songwriter in the Raleigh, NC area looking to be discovered?  Look no further than The American Roots Music & Arts Festival, which is delighted to support local artists by drawing attention to developing acts and helping foster their creative spirit with a powerful springboard: giving them the opportunity to, “Play The Fest” and perform at The American Roots Music & Arts Festival – in front of an audience of thousands!

As part of its mission to provide not only a world class Festival experience, but also to nourish burgeoning talent as they work to find an audience,The American Roots Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce the, “Play The Fest” Contest, where four local singer/songwriters will have the unique opportunity to perform two original songs each atThe American Roots Music & Arts Festival Sat & Sun Oct. 17 & 18 at the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, NC. For complete rules and regulations, click here. Must live within 100 miles of Raleigh NC, age 18/older, singer/songwriter performing original music.

Play to the same audience as music legends like North Carolina’s own Eric Church, Modest Mouse, Sheryl Crow, The Roots & Willie Nelson!? Only if you can harness the power of your fans!

Upload the best video of your performance, and then activate your fans to propel you to the stage at The American Roots Music & Arts Festival! The final selections will be made based on the number of votes a candidate receives and our judges review.  In music we live & die for our fans – have them return the favor!

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Let’s all do our part to draw attention to, and raise the profile of, local musicians with the aim of contributing to the development of music. Get involved & “Play The Fest”!

In addition to fostering local artistic talent, The American Roots Music & Arts Festival will also feature The Taste of Raleigh Food & Brews Celebration, which throughout the Festival weekend will honor the city of Raleigh, and surrounding communities, by bringing music fans together with local food, beer, & crafts vendors.

For information on The American Roots Music & Arts Festival, click here.