Eric Church, Modest Mouse Among ‘American Roots’ Headliners

Eric Church, Modest Mouse, Sheryl Crow, The Roots and Willie Nelson will headline the first ever on a mid-October weekend in Raleigh, N.C.
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Walnut Creek Amphitheatre is where you’ll find the latest addition to America’s ever-growing music fest calendar.  Happening Oct. 17-18, the lineup also includes Warren Haynes, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Grace Potter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Chris Stapleton, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon and Greensky Bluegrass.  Expect more acts to be announced.

The event comes to you via Blackbird Production Partners subsidiary American Roots Festival, LLC, and Live Nation.  Organizers plan to honor the Raleigh area by bringing music fans together with the local “Taste Of Raleigh Food & Brews Celebration” taking place at the festival throughout the weekend.

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PNC Arena, Raleigh, N.C.

Here’s the ticketing situation:  Presales for artists fan clubs and Citi cardmembers begin Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. and run through Aug. 9 at 10 p.m.  General onsales start Aug. 10 at 10 a.m.  All times Eastern Daylight.  Check out for more information.