Roots of American Music: Americanafest NYC

The long-running Roots of American Music Weekend returns to close the 2017 edition of Lincoln Center Out of Doors, highlighted for the fourth year in a row by Americanafest NYC in collaboration with the Americana Music Association.


Presented in association with the Americana Music Association

Past Events

Americanafest: Traveller, Flaco Jiménez, Amanda Shires

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Hearst Plaza

Singer-songwriter Amanda Shires opens this eclectic afternoon of music that includes accordionist and conjunto pioneer Flaco... Learn More 

Americanafest: The Jayhawks, A Celebration of Chuck Berry with musical director Vernon Reid, Low Cut Connie

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Damrosch Park

Celebrate the life and music of Chuck Berry, rock’s first guitar hero and a true visionary poet. Then Philly... Learn More 

Americanafest: Bonnie Raitt, Don Bryant

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Damrosch Park

This year’s festival ends on a peak with 10- time Grammy Award–winning blues-rocker Bonnie Raitt and Memphis soul man Don... Learn More