In this audio editorial, Rochester Groovecast provides their top five takeaways from the 27th Annual Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival Of Music and Dance. The Five Takeaways are: Cultural Diversity Regional Superstars Reggae Music A Family Affair Mother Nature Take a listen to the audio editorial below!
The story behind this festival’s beginnings is truly heart-warming. It started off as a humble benefit concert to help raise funds for the fight against AIDS and it grew into a nationwide festival that hosts over 80 groups throughout its four day duration. Its philanthropic philosophies still run true even two decades later as they […]
Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance was held on the 18th- 21st of July. Not really though. Really it began on Rabbit Run Rd. behind the Trumansburg Fairgrounds outside of Ithaca, NY on July 17th. Anybody there will tell you. Cars, trucks, buses and RVs lined up early Wednesday morning to get in […]
In this day and age where music festivals are popping up like a game of Whack-A-Mole, it’s nice to know there’s an oasis of musical and arts gatherings right in our own backyard, one that is celebrating its 23rd consecutive year. That festival is Grassroots and that backyard is Trumansburg, NY. “The uniqueness of Grassroots […]