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Join MTSU’s WMOT Aug. 27 for ‘Roots on the Rivers’...

Join MTSU’s WMOT Aug. 27 for ‘Roots on the Rivers’ music festival at historic Two Rivers Mansion

graphic for 2022 “Roots on the Rivers” music festival, set 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Two Rivers Mansion in Nashville and sponsored by Middle Tennessee State University's WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5.

WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 will be rolling at the rivers Saturday, Aug. 27, with a day of outdoor concerts, food, drink and fun for area music lovers at Nashville’s Two Rivers Mansion.

Tickets for “Roots on the Rivers” are $45 general admission for age 13 and older and include access to all performances and all food and beverages at the festival site.

The tickets are available at https://bit.ly/WMOTRootsOnTheRivers2022tickets.

The all-ages music festival is set 3-11 p.m. rain or shine Aug. 27 at 3130 McGavock Pike in Nashville.

The day’s lineup includes Maggie Rose, Lera Lynn, Mike Farris, Nicki Bluhm, The Lost Trailers and 49 Winchester on the main stage and Jessica Willis Fisher, The HawtThorns, The Woods, Gina Sicilia, Gabe Lee and Mark Thornton & the Sidekicks on the Local Brew Stage.

Their performances will also stream live on both https://WMOT.org and https://LiveSessions.NPR.org.

graphic for 2022 “Roots on the Rivers” music festival, set 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Two Rivers Mansion in Nashville and sponsored by Middle Tennessee State University's WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5.
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Concertgoers can purchase official WMOT “Roots on the Rivers” festival merchandise, along with station and artist merchandise, on-site. All funds raised will support WMOT programming, operations and community events.

Two Rivers Mansion was built in 1859 between the Stones and Cumberland Rivers in Nashville’s Donelson community. It was home to the McGavock family until 1965, when Metro Nashville government purchased it for use as a public park and golf course.

WMOT, a charter member of National Public Radio and part of the College of Media and Entertainment at Middle Tennessee State University, is marking its 53rd anniversary in 2022.

WMOT Roots Radio 89.5 FM logo

WMOT is the region’s only 100,000-watt Americana music channel. Broadcasting from the Center for Innovation in Media inside MTSU’s Bragg Media and Entertainment Building, WMOT serves its over-the-air audience in 41 of Tennessee’s 95 counties.

The station also reaches a growing national and international audience via its website, https://WMOT.org.

WMOT features original American roots programming and is dedicated to the music most connected to Music City’s legacy: old-school country music, bluegrass, singer/songwriters, folk, soul, R&B and rock ’n’ roll.

The station also offers its award-winning jazz programming on secondary radio channels 89.5HD2, 92.3 FM inside Rutherford County and 104.9 FM inside neighboring Williamson County.

For more information about WMOT and the Roots on the Rivers music festival, visit https://WMOT.org.

— Gina E. Fann (gina.fann@mtsu.edu)


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