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NB Roots and Branches Festival

July 22 @ 12:00 pm

The first annual NB Roots and Branches Festival will take place on July 22 at noon. This is a free public festival featuring a day of acoustic music by and for the people. The festivities will include six performance areas hosting local and regional performers of authentic traditional music, indie folk, acoustic roots rock, contemporary singers, songwriters, and further-flung compositional and exploratory acoustic music practitioners.
2023 performers include:
Molly O’Leary, Old Time Fiddle Session, The Jethros, John Miranda Band, New Bedford Sea Shanty Choir, Putnam Murdock, Bocheck, Carl Simmons, Irish Fiddle Seisun hosted by Colin Everett, Olivia WB, Eddie Dillon, Sacred Harp Singers, Pumpkin Head Ted, Marybeth Soares, Seamus Galligan, Hot Club Cheese Roll, Justin Arena, Jim Lough, Roots Run Wild, Joanne Doherty, Fourteen Strings, Christian Camarao, John Dalton, Hank Poitras, Tom Poitras, Nick Leblanc, Alex Walton, Julianna Bernardi, Youth String Band, Born October, Pebbles of Rain, and more


July 22
12:00 pm
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Wings Court
Union St.
New Bedford, MA United States
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