Four-Day Festival Keeps Acoustic Music Alive

Music: Oldtone Roots Music Festival
The Hayrollers — from left, Jim Wright, Matt Downing and Kip Beacco — will perform at the Oldtone Roots Music Festival. Wright is one of the organizers of the event. Photo Submitted

Last year, Jim Wright and a team of individuals and sponsors — including those behind the Wassaic Project and The Lantern restaurant and bar in Wassaic, N.Y. — put together the first Oldtone Roots Music Festival.

The festival is devoted to the preservation and performance of traditional American string band music.

This year, Wright’s at it again — but this time around, the festival will be a much bigger deal.

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