A Strong Foundation

Brothers team up for bluesy, folksy, jazzy collaboration

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

The Wood Brothers' father was a folk musician. Chris Wood received classical training on the bass guitar. His brother Oliver Wood toured for years with a blues band.


Fayetteville Roots Festival

Highlights from the various events taking place during the annual Fayetteville Roots Festival, which begins Thursday and continues through Sept. 1. For a full schedule of events, visit fayettevilleroots.com. Admission prices vary.


9 a.m. — Songwriting workshop by J. Wagner, FPL

Noon — Live taping of KUAF’s “Ozarks at Large,” FPL

5 p.m. — The Secret Sisters, Fayetteville Town Center

6:45 p.m. — Willie Watson, Town Center

7:45 p.m. — Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien, Town Center

8 p.m. — Old time street dance, Maybelle Music

9 p.m. — The Wood Brothers, Town Center

10:30 p.m. — Tony Furtado Trio, George’s

10:30 p.m. — Sad Daddy, Maxine’s Taproom

11:30 p.m. — Two step lessons with Shannon Wurst and J. Wagner

11:30 p.m. — Hurray for the Riff Raff, George’s


8:45 a.m. — Peter Lippincott, Fayetteville Town Center Plaza

11 a.m. — Workshop: Food in Jars, Town Center plaza

11:45 a.m. — Water Liars, Town Center plaza

1:45 p.m. — Anthony da Costa, Town Center plaza

4 p.m. — Anais Mitchell, Town Center

5 p.m. — Smoky & The Mirror, Town Center

6:45 p.m. — Crazy Chester Award Presentation

7 p.m. — Jay Farrar, Town Center

8 p.m. — Hurray for the Riff Raff, Town Center

8:30 p.m. — Shawn James, Maxine’s

9 p.m. — Lucinda Williams

10 p.m. — David Ramirez, George’s

10:30 p.m. — Water Liars, George’s

11 p.m. — The Vine Brothers, George’s

11:30 p.m. — Ben Kweller, George’s


11 a.m. — Brunch at Greenhouse Grille

1 p.m. — Gospel workshop with Birds of Chicago, Maxine’s

2 p.m. — Anais Mitchell and Anthony da Costa, FPL

3 p.m. — “Tales from the South” live taping, FPL

5:30 p.m. — David Ramirez, George’s (VIP Party)

7:15 p.m. — Smokey & The Mirror, George’s (VIP Party)

8:30 p.m. — Steve Poltz, George’s (VIP Party)

9:30 p.m. — The Birds of Chicago, George’s (VIP Party)

10:30 p.m. — Jackstraw, Maxine’s


2 p.m. — Rebecca Loebe, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

3 p.m. — Raina Rose, Crystal Bridges

4 p.m. — The Birds of Chicago, Crystal Bridges


Fayetteville Roots Festival

WHEN — Through Monday

WHERE — Various venues, mostly in Fayetteville

ADMISSION — $15-$17 for daily late-night passes for George’s Majestic Lounge; main stage passes sold out

INFO — fayettevilleroots.com

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