For Immediate Release

LAWRENCE, Kansas - The full lineup for the 2nd annual Kaw River Roots Festival has been released to the public. Legendary artists Leftover Salmon and Grammy award winners, The Infamous Stringdusters will be headlining. Additional performers include Fireside Collective, Kyle Tuttle's All Stars, The Jon Stickley Trio, Daniel Donato, Opal Agafia, Chain Station, Pretend Friend, Sky Smeed, Lily B Moonflower, The Matchsellers, Jake Keegan Band, Tyler Gregory, Jenna & Martin, and Megan Luttrell.

The Kaw River Roots Festival returns to Lawrence on August 26-27, 2022. The two day festival is a celebration of roots, bluegrass, and Americana music along the bank of the Kansas River at the historic Abe & Jake’s Landing. The festival features multiple stages (indoors and outside), incredible food and beverages, local vendors, and convenient hotel accommodations adjacent to the venue. The event is proudly sponsored by Free State Brewing Co, A&H Air Conditioning & Heating, Springhill Suites by Marriott, Explore Lawrence, Wildman Web Solutions, Abe & Jake’s Landing, Hookset Marketing & Entertainment LLC, and the City of Lawrence.

“Bringing such a highly regarded group of Americana & Bluegrass artists all together for a weekend in Lawrence like this has long been a goal of ours. This two day line-up is stacked, don’t miss the local and regional artists on this fest, we are very fortunate to have them here so close to home”, said festival organizer Mike Logan.

For those looking to make the most of a weekend full of live roots and Americana music - the Friday/ Saturday festival is followed by the Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships taking place in South Park on Sunday afternoon.

Tickets to the festival, more information, and hotel accommodations can be found on the festival's website or follow the festival on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for the latest updates. If you'd like to be a sponsor or vendor at this year's event please email

Contact Info: Mike Hannah | (785) 865-8377