Cape Cod Rhythm and Roots Festival- Tickets on Sale

July 10, 2010
11:00am - 11:00pm

Cotuit Center for the Arts
4404 Route 28 Cotuit, MA Cape Cod
ALL DAY advance tickets for only $49 or $75 for VIP tickets
Children 12 and under FREE
$55/$85 at the door

Cotuit Center for the Arts is proud to announce the First Annual Cape Cod Rhythm and Roots Festival. Join us for a day of family-friendly music and festivities celebrating the great tradition of roots music with a fantastic line up including Traditional Irish music, Folk, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Blues, Zydeco and R & B.

Featuring music on the main stage, workshops and demonstrations in the art studio and lots of activities for kids and adults alike.Tickets are limited, so buy yours today!

All outdoor activities and workshops are Free of Charge. Only ticketed guests allowed to the main stage events. Limited Capacity.The Main Stage line up includes:3 Cats and a Dog, Tripping Lily, Crabgrass, Danielle Miraglia, Randy and the Oak Trees, the Mighty Houserockers, Les Sampou, The Boston Boys, Boogaloo Swamis and Barrence Whitfield

What to expect:Cotuit Center for the Arts is a performing and visual arts compound conveniently located on Rte. 28 in Cotuit, MA, between Hyannis and Falmouth.The Center is comprised of a main performance space and gallery, an art instruction studio, Green Room "house" and grounds.

The festival has been developed as a family friendly event with lots of activities for kids including a fully interactive hands-on "musical instrument petting zoo", face painting, games and picnicking areas with plenty of room for playing. In between musical acts on the main stage, a series of workshops will take place in the art studio ranging from demonstrations on making guitars from cigar boxes and suitcases, to fiddle and banjo workshops to songwriting workshops.

The first half of the day will feature folk and bluegrass artists and we will have available for purchase Burgers, dogs, Captain Parker's famous clam chowder, sandwiches, snacks, water and sodas. Later in the day the musical styles will gradually ramp up culminating in a rousing set by R & B Blues Rocker Barrence Whitfield. Beer and Wine will be available for purchase after 3 pm.

In order to maintain a relaxed festival atmosphere, parking will be available off-site with free shuttle service to and from the remote lot.

The Day:Doors open at 10:00am
First band plays at 11:00 am
Off site parking with free shuttle service - check back for details
Workshops and Activities for kids and adults throughout the day
Food and drinks available for purchase throughout the day
Beer and wine available after 3:00pm
Indoor and outdoor activitiesInstrument "petting zoo" for the kids
50/50 Raffle
VIP tickets include on-site parking, private green room meet and greet with the artists and priority seating

Volunteers Wanted. If you are interested in volunteering for 1/2 or the entire day, please click here. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and depend on our volunteer base to run the event.For a complete schedule, more information and to purchase tickets online, please visit Cotuit Center for the Art

Bourque Heating and Cooling
Cape Cod Beer
Charlie's Music
Cotuit Liquor
Naukabout Music Festival
New England Folk Music Archives
Pizza Wave
Spencer Hallett Plumbing & Heating

11:00 am 3 Cats and a Dog
11:45 am Musical Instrument Workshop
12:00 pm Tripping Lily
12:45 pm Guitar Making Workshop
1:00 pm CrabGrass
1:45 pm Tom Bianchi Workshop
2:00 pm Danielle Miraglia
2:45 pm Banjo Workshop
3:00 pm Randy & the Oak Trees
3:45 pm Arthur Godfrey
4:00 pm The Mighty Houserockers
4:45 pm Sarah Swain
5:15 pm Les Sampou
5:45 pm Harmonica Workshop
6:30 pm The Boston Boys
7:45 pm Boogaloo Swamis
9:00 pm Barrence Whitfield welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on