Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
September 14–16, 2012
The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. Every third weekend in September, State Street in historic Downtown Bristol, TN/VA is amped to the beat of Appalachia’s past, present, and future. It digs down deep into the roots of the traditional Appalachian sound and lifts its branches to new heights. It all happens in the heart of the Birthplace of Country Music™.
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion boasts24 stages of live music, a dance tent, 16 indoor venues, and more than 140 acts. Headlining acts this year include Robert Earl Keen, City and Colour, Sam Bush, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Dr. Dog, Delta Spirit, Pam Tillis, Billy Joe Shaver and Tift Merritt.
A free Children’s Day Event, a 5k Road Race/2 Mi Fun Walk, Chili Cook-Off, Cornhole Tournament, Luthier Show, and Internet Pavilion are all events within the main attraction. With a $40 Weekend Pass, it’s the most affordable music festival of its kind in the southeast. Please note that passes go up to $50 September 1st and are $60 at the Gate on Friday, September 14th. Day passes can be purchased at any time and the price does not change. Friday $25, Saturday $30, Sunday $20.
For more information visit www.bristolrhythm.com or call 423-573-4898.