2022 C-U Folk & Roots Festival Winter Weekend!

Chase the winter blues away with this amazing lineup! Shows will be both in-person (Rose Bowl Tavern, 106 N. Race St., Urbana) and live-streamed. The live-stream link will be announced on Facebook and on this website right before showtime.

We loved having Los Texano’z at the 2021 festival!

Thursday 2/10
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Dennis Stroughmatt and Friends
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Hobnob String Band

Friday 2/11 
8:00 pm Castle Finn
9:30 pm Candy Foster and Shades of Blue

Saturday 2/12 
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Young and The Fretless
7:30 pm Joe’s Truck Stop (solo show with Joe)
8:30 pm The Landovers
9:30 pm Los Texano’z

$30 in advance, full weekend wristband (purchase online here)
$35 day-of-show, full weekend wristband
$10 day-of-show, individual shows

Folks watching the live stream are encouraged to donate online. Folks attending in person must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours; masks are required except when eating or drinking.

Urbana Cat Dancing

Stay tuned to this site and to our Facebook page for news of year-round festival happenings.

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The Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival is an all-volunteer-run, grassroots festival that brings together national, regional and local artists and folk organizations for over 80 high-quality folk performances and participatory activities throughout downtown Urbana. The festival includes performances, dances, instructional sessions, jams, song-circles, family activities, storytelling, instrument-making and much, much more! The festival has a particular interest in evolving and unique forms of folk music and art, especially forms that break down barriers between audience and performers, while also providing the occasion to preserve local traditions and histories.