Area music fans were crestfallen back in February when Chuck Wentworth, longtime producer of the Rhythm & Roots Festival at Ninigret Park in Charlestown, announced he was shutting the event down because of concerns about his health.
Then, in April, a reprieve. A Connecticut production company, GoodWorks Entertainment, announced plans to purchase the festival and keep Wentworth on board as consultant and mentor. Rhythm & Roots, a Labor Day weekend tradition in South County since 1998, would be back.
So what happened?