Rhythm & Roots Festival returns

It’s going to be a pretty musical weekend, thanks to the Rhythm & Roots Festival making its way back to the Ocean State.

The 19th annual event will kick off at Ninigret Park in Charlestown.

All funds raised during this event will be distributed directly to a number of musicians that were affected by the recent historic and devastating floods in Louisiana.

Details on the fundraising efforts will be announced at the festival.

The lineup for this year’s festival includes: Bruce Hornsby, appearing with his band the Noisemakers, Lucida Williams, David Grisman and Taj Mahal.

For tickets and more information on the weekend’s line up visit www.rhythmandroots.com or call 888-855-6940.

Festival hours:

  • Friday: 4 p.m. to midnight
  • Saturday: 12 p.m. to midnight
  • Sunday: 12 p.m. to midnight

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