The planning for the 2016 ACOUSTIC ROOTS FESTIVAL is underway. 
The festival will take place on September 2-4, 2016. Stay tunes in the weeks ahead to hear the exciting  lineup of entertainers for 2016. In 2016  the new visitor's center will be open. Campers will enjoy the new laundry, and  shower facilities. Also there are more serviced lots  being made ready for trailers and RVs. 

Andrew Fedora, Buddy MacDonald, Keith Mullins, Jason MacDonald

Acoustic Roots Festival 2015 Sept 4-6

Third Annual Acoustic Roots Festival announces 2015 lineup that includes Award winning singer songwriter Lennie Gallant

The third annual Acoustic Roots Festival is pleased to announce the talent line-up for the 2015 edition of the event to be held Sept 4-6. The Cape Breton festival showcases some of Atlantic Canada’s most popular folk, country, Celtic, bluegrass and blues artists. The list of performers taking to the stage for Acoustic Roots 2015 include Adam Young, Adrianne & Mike, Allie Bennett, All Fired Up, Angelo Spinazzola, Anita MacDonald, Ben Miller, Buddy MacDonald, Colin Grant, Crowdis Bridge, Cyril MacPhee, Dara MacDonald, Darrell Keigan, Decota McNamara, Jason MacDonald,   Jordon Musycsyn, Lennie Gallant, MacArthur School of Dance, Dwayne Cote, Ian Sherwood, Robert Bouchard, The Cape Breton School of the Arts and The Goin’s On. Two Rivers Wildlife Park, located near Marion Bridge, Cape Breton will once again serve as the backdrop for the multi- genre festival. The 500 acre site of Two Rivers Wildlife Park offers a variety of activities and services for festival goers including onsite camping, walking trails, fish ponds, wagon rides, petting zoo, canteen and WiFi. Coinciding with the festival weekend, the park will also be hosting the Ole County Fair and Horse Show. Performances begin at 6 pm on September 4 with a 11 am start on September 5 and 6. Various musical workshops will be held throughout the festival. For additional information on the third annual Acoustic Roots Festival and to register for workshops, visit www.acousticrootsfestival.com .To book a campsite at the park call 902-727-2483.

Plans are well underway for Acoustic Roots Festival 2015.
This years exciting lineup of east coast entertainers will be announced soon.We have some artist back from  previous years, along with some new comers to the festival.Going to be a fabulous three days of music and activities at Two Rivers Wildlife Park September 4-6, 2015. Campgound now taking bookings for festival weekend. Call 
902 727-2483            to book your campsite.


How we have grown in just one year
to everyone who helped out with Acoustic Roots Festival 2014, the volunteers, sponsors, park staff, and to the talented performers. Lots of wonderful comments on the venue, music variety and quality of the entertainment. You folks are truly amazing each and everyone. Thanks for sharing your music.
Thanks to everyone who came out to support the festival, the park and our talented east coast musicians.       Hope to see you back next year.

New This Year!!  Fiddle and Songwriting Workshops - Check Workshops Page For Details

Acoustic Roots Festival announces 2014 lineup of performers.                      Performances begin at 6pm on Aug 29 and 1pm on Aug 30 and 31

The second annual Acoustic Root Festival takes place on August 29-31, 2014 on the 500 acre site of Two Rivers Wildlife Park, located near Marion Bridge, Cape Breton. The festival features several genre of music that includes, folk, country, celtic, bluegrass and blues. The festival lineup this year includes some of Atlantic Canada’s busiest and most talented entertainers. Performers include, John Campbelljohn, Rachel Davis, Dwayne Cote, Robert Bouchard,Crowdis Bridge, Darren McMullen, Jason MacDonald, Kimberley Fraser, Buddy MacDonald, Roger Stone, Norma MacDonald, Wills Addiction, The Goin’s On, Keith Mullins, Buffy MacNeil & Larry Boutilier, Catahoula Brown, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Anita MacDonald, Adam Young. The park offers a variety of activities and services for festival goers, that includes onsite camping, walking trails, fish ponds, wagon rides, petting zoo, canteen and WiFi . Also on the weekend of the festival the park is hosting the Ole County Fair and Horse Show. To book campsite at the park call 902-727-2483

Venue Location:
Two Rivers Wildlife Park is located on the banks of Cape Breton's picturesque Mira River - just 28km outside of Sydney at 4581 Grand Mira North Road, Huntingtion, NS.    From Highway 125 take Exit 7 towards Marion Bridge you will drive out on Alexandra Street (Gabarus Hwy 327) and then turn right onto Sandfield Road and follow the signs.                                                                                        

For information and to book your campsite call 902-727-2483

Each site is equipped with Wi-Fi, Fire Pits & Picnic Tables. Come experience all we have to offer with the convenience of camping! Enjoy the beautiful view of the Wildlife Park and the Mira River from your very own campsite!        Two Rivers Wildlife Park