New Roots Charter School and Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance co-produce Rootstock, a one day community celebration of youth musicians in the Finger Lakes region. Rootstock will be held annually at the Bernie Milton Pavilion with multiple musical groups performing throughout the day. Rootstock is committed to empowering the next generation of musicians in the Finger Lakes. 

Support Roostock!


Are you interested in supporting Rootstock?

We’re inspired by the opportunity to celebrate our region’s youth with you. Please help us spread the word far and wide. The inaugural event in 2019 was a huge success and we look forward to growing the tradition for years to com. Thanks for your support!

Apply to Volunteer at Rootstock!


Are you interested in volunteering at Rootstock?

We are currently accepting volunteer applications for Rootstock 2020. Applications are due by April 30th, 2020. We look forward to your contribution to our team!


Sponsor Rootstock!



Are you interested in sponsoring Rootstock?

We’re seeking support from local organizations that share our vision of celebrating youth musicians and building a sustainable future.