Time for 13th Annual Roots & Rhythm

HONESDALE, PA – It’s here! The free music and arts festival that’s been entertaining visitors to downtown Honesdale for a dozen years is back for its 13th year (lucky!) with a trip back to some of the Main Stage performers’ roots.  Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival is pleased to have neighbors to the north, The Sadies, headlining this year’s festival. Three additional bands are playing the main stage, two of which have roots in Honesdale. Sour…

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Gaining Insight Through Pottery – June 8th

HONESDALE, PA – Throwing on the potter’s wheel is a powerfully meditative process. A slightly hypnotic, messy fun that can be used to reveal insights into the way the mind works and can be used as a process to heal and grow as a person. James Spencer is honored to be the Artist in Residence for the 2018 Roots and Rhythm Music and Arts Festival. He has worked over the last 20 years teaching art and working within the mental health community. His…

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Homecoming for 13th Annual Roots & Rhythm

HONESDALE, PA – Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival is going to be here before we know it. Following our announcement of this year’s headliners, The Sadies, the Roots & Rhythm Board is happy to announce three additional bands playing the main stage, two of which quite literally have roots in Honesdale.

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The Sadies to Headline 13th Annual Roots & Rhythm

HONESDALE, PA – Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival is proud to welcome The Sadies as the headliners for this year’s community event on June 16th, 2018. The Sadies, an alt-country band out of Toronto, combine a punk rock attitude with awe-inspiring beauty and mystery, much like their most recent album cover Northern Passages, which encompasses the full beauty of the Aurora Borealis. The bands quartet is comprised of singer/guitarists Dallas and Travis…

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Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Receives Villaume Grant

The Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival is proud and extremely grateful to receive a grant from The John and Helen Villaume Foundation.  The Foundation has supported the free music and arts festival in downtown Honesdale through its charitable giving in past years. Jeremy Watson, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm board member, received a check for $5,000 from Villaume Foundation board members Paul Edwards and Jon Villaume. The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by…

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Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Roots Welcomes New Board Members

The Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival is pleased to welcome five new members to its Board of Directors: Bonnie Taylor, Jeremy Watson, Kylie Amatuzzi, Cheryl Batcher and Shawn Caden. The incoming group will join returning board members Jamie Stunkard, Randy Kohrs, Ruth Dunn and Bill Bellhorn. “We are excited to have new ideas on the board,” said Jamie Stunkard, last year’s festival chair, “Each of our new members brings a diverse set…

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