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Border Bash: Swim in the Wild with Craig Street!

July 15, 2022 | 6 pm
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Border Bash celebrates its return to historic Downtown Bristol! BorderBash, Bristol's premier summer concert series, is back for another amazing season starting June 3, 2022!
Hosted by Believe in Bristol, Border Bash is about fun, family, great music, and creating memories to last a life time.

Border Bash, a free summer concert held annually, celebrates its 22nd Anniversary on State Street. The series includes children’s activities, arts & craft and food vendors, in addition to live music and much more. All the events will rotate along State Street this year, and the Star-Spangled July 4th Border Bash will be held inCumberland Square Park.

“We are always excited when it’s time for Border Bash, but we are extra excited about this year’s lineup, which includes some local and regional acts taking the stage. It is an opportunity to bring great music to our downtown and bring the community together during the summer months. Believe in Bristol is proud to have brought this event to the community for over twenty years, and we’re ready to continue bringing live music to our community in historic Downtown Bristol,” stated Maggie Elliott, Executive Director, Believe in Bristol.

The Border Bash line-up for 2022 is listed below with headliners named first. Music will begin at 6:30pm:

July 15 – @ 500 Block of State Street
Swim in the Wild
Craig Street

Border Bash is hosted by Believe in Bristol and would not be possible without our community sponsors. Our sponsors in 2022 include City of Bristol, Tennessee, City of Bristol, Virginia, Tim and Kimberly Baker, Bank of Tennessee, Bill and Rose Marie Burriss, Citizens Bank, Anne and Ben Cowan, Robin and Margaret Feierabend, John and Brenda Fincher, Frank Goodpasture, Edward and Tina Hitt, Kil’n Time Contemporary Ceramic Studio, Middle Fork Records, Tres and Barbara Pigg, Mike and Linda Riley, Sessions Hotel, Tom and Barbara Smith, The Southern Churn, John and Ann Tickle, Dean and Karen Tillison, Earl and Peggy Wilson, Audrey Zaidi, 99.3 The X

Hospitality Sponsors: The Bristol Hotel, The Angry Italian, Vivian’s Table, Stateline Bar & Grille, Delta Blues, Quaker Steak & Lube, The Corner