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SAVE THE DATES! 2023 Border Bash Schedule Announced

April 04, 2023

Believe in Bristol is excited to announce the dates and locations for our 2023 Border Bash Summer Concert Series!!

Celebrating 24 years in Historic Downtown, Border Bash—Bristol’s premier summer concert series—is back for another amazing season starting June 2, 2023! Hosted by Believe in Bristol and the Cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a lifetime.

“Border Bash is a tradition that showcases everything that makes Downtown Bristol special, and that includes great live music,” said Maggie Elliott, Executive Director of Believe in Bristol.” Bristol’s downtown is definitely a hub for a wide variety of food, unique shopping, community events, and an all-around great place to come together with friends and family. This year Border Bash will introduce audiences to a whole new roster of talented, emerging acts as well as a few familiar favorites.”

The Border Bash schedule for 2023 is:

June 2nd — Downtown Center
June 16th — Piedmont/State St. Intersection
July 4th (Tuesday) — Anderson Park
July 21st — 500 Block
August 11th — Downtown Center


Border Bash takes place on State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol. Children’s activities and vendors begin at 5:30 PM and live music will kick off at 6:00 PM. Border Bash is hosted by Believe in Bristol and the Cities of Bristol, TN & VA. Border Bash would not be possible without our community sponsors.