Rhythm & Roots Festival announces return to Charlestown for Labor Day Weekend 2022

It’s Official … Rhythm & Roots is back!

An e-mail to patrons this afternoon announced the good news. The Festival will be managed by Connecticut-based Goodworks Entertainment, while founder Chuck Wentworth and his family will continue to be involved in planning the Festival as consultants.

Read the text of the e-mail below for more details.

Rhythm & Roots Music Festival, a longstanding arts celebration, will return to Charlestown, RI, this Labor Day Weekend, September 2, 3 and 4. The event, now in its 24th year, will celebrate the end of summer in its original location, Ninegret Park.

The announcement follows the news of an unexpected cancellation, originally attributed to health concerns from founder and owner of Lagniappe Productions, Chuck Wentworth. Subsequently, Lagniappe sold the festival to independent, community-minded Hartford, CT-based Goodworks Entertainmentclearing the way for the festival’s return.

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