On of my favourite Festivals… It’s free AND outdoors! Mark the date for 2012; Sunday July 8 Oosterpark, Amsterdam.

Featuring renowned artists and emerging talent, the Festival showcases latest developments and crossovers in music , all with roots from cultures outside Western Europe. The guiding theme of the festival is Tracks, showing how cultural background and traditions play a role and are an inspiration for making music.

For an impression of the sound of Roots Open Air 2011 Click here

For more info check here for Dutch or here for English

Amsterdam Rootsfestival 2011
Amsterdam Rootsfestival 2011