Get Ready for Roots on the Clyde! - theHumm August 2019
Get Ready for Roots on the Clyde! - theHumm August 2019
By — Haley Bowes
The 3nd annual Roots on the Clyde country music festival, sponsored by J.B. Garage, is happening on August 16, 17 and 18 in Lanark. A full weekend of music to enjoy!
Our vision again this year is to see families, friends, and community members take time to slow down and enjoy music, life, and each other along the banks of the Clyde River. Music kicks off on Friday, August 16 from 7–11pm, and continues on Saturday, August 17 from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday, August 18 from 11am to 4pm. Please visit aruma.ca (click on events) for the performance schedule and all other festival information.
We are fortunate to have a talented line up of local Ottawa Valley musicians, including doubleBack, The Riley New Band, Jamie McMunn, Vicki Brittle, Unwound, Jim Simpson, Judi Moffatt-Hill and Barry Munro, Harry Adrain, Cheryl Adrain, Henry Norwood, Dan Paul Rogers, Mike Pollard, Cashmen Ford, Landon Bedor and Becky Gilbert. Charlie Kitts will emcee the event, and sound is provided by Stephen McNally.
New to this year’s festival is our “Hair of the Dog” yoga class, happening Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9–10am. Stretch out the kinks from the night before and join us for a yoga class and mimosas, to kick-start your day!
The Jolly Hog food truck will be serving up tasty burgers, tacos and more; Tay Dogs will be serving hot dogs; and La Senda Community Café will be there for all of your coffee, tea, and baked good needs. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase through Perth Brewery.
The festival grounds are located at Aruma, 2104 Pine Grove Road in Lanark. Aruma is a place for health and happiness that offers an expansive range of services such as counselling, psychotherapy, Registered Massage Therapy, chiropractic, Girlvana programing and workshops, yoga (including SUP yoga) and fitness, self-care workshops and much more! Please visit aruma.ca to find out more about Aruma and Roots on the Clyde.
Many thanks to our main sponsor J.B.Garage for their continued support and community involvement. Additional thanks to community partners Coldwell Banker Perth, Bean Cars Carleton Place, Tomlinson, Elm Enterprises, Lanark Timbermart and Advance Automotive.
Although the full weekend pass with camping is already sold out, full weekend passes are still available at $50 per person, as are single day passes (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) for $25 per person. Kids 16 and under are free! Tickets are available at Aruma in Lanark, J.B. Garage in Lanark, the Naismith Pub in Almonte, Graham’s Shoes in Carleton Place, and Mark’s Cobbler Shop in Perth.
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