Roots Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017

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Last year we had an estimated 6000 people of all ages attended the 2-day Festival held in the beautiful Paola Park Square. We are pleased to have provided a fun and entertaining event for our community. Just a sample of last years festival highlights include, a wide variety of live music featuring “Kenny Wayne Shepherd”, “Walter Trout”, “Samantha Fish”, “Muddy Magnolias” and “Hamilton Loomis”. Other great festival attractions included ethnic dancers, arts & crafts, food vendors, The East Central State BBQ Championship Cook-off and for our younger festival goers, great games and fun rides!

Admission Price: $15 Friday, $20 Saturday. 2 Day Pass for only $25. Kids 10 and under get in free. Rain or shine! No Online Tickets. Tickets available at the gate days of the event or purchase the 2 Day Pass beginning Aug. 1st at these local Banks: First Option Bank, Great Southern Bank and Security Bank of KC.

Bring your Lawn Chair. Coolers are allowed for food & drink, including alcohol. No glass please. Must be 21 to consume alcohol.

What's not allowed: No weapons, No pets(Service Animals only allowed), No bicycles, No skateboards.

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3:00 PM
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Roots Festival
Event Type

28th Annual Roots Festival

August 25, 26 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017
Noon     Jazzercise Paola Fitness

5:30      The John Brown Boys

6:40      Amanda Fish Band

8:00      The Nightowls

9:30      STONEY LARUE

Saturday, August 26, 2017
11:00    Free Range Chicken
12:10    The Basement Band
1:20      Sound of Mind
2:30      Blue Moon Allstars
3:50      Christopher Burnett Quintet
5:10       The Brody Buster Band
6:30      Amy Helm
8:00      Paul Thorn

Ensemble Name
Christopher Burnett Ensemble
Christopher Burnett, Roger Wilder, Charles Gatschet, Dominique Sanders, Clarence Smith
Christopher Burnett, John Coltrane, Duke Pearson

Tentative Program Selections:

  • Analog Networking (Burnett)
  • Movements (Burnett)
  • Perspectives (Burnett)
  • Bagnoli Blues (Burnett)
  • Hauptbahnhof (Burnett)
  • Piankishaw (Burnett)
  • Grand Central (Coltrane)
  • Jeanine (Pearson)

Roots Festival
915 N. Pearl St
Paola, KS
(913) 294-6427