Bristol, TN/VA -- It is that time of the year again and everybody is getting ready for the music event of the Tri-Cities region -- The Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Lucinda Williams, The Masters of Bluegrass, Blitzen Trapper, Deer Tick, Keller Williams, Colin Hay, Iris Dement, Hayes Carll, J.D. McPherson, Red Molly, Scythian and many more will be performing. Many bluegrass music favorites will also be performing including The Travelin' McCourys, IIIrd Tyme Out, Claire Lynch Band, Dale Ann Bradley, Donna Ulisse, and a whole lot more. Bristol, TN/VA is not only a good place to live, its a great place to listen to your favorite artists performing live.
The 13th annual Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion returns to historic downtown Bristol, Sept. 20-22, with appoximately 150 artists scheduled to take part. The Birthplace of Country Music® is truly "writing the next verse" with a Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion line-up of some of the best songwriters and artists performing today...and at least one headlining mystery act yet to be announced.
In September 2012 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion's drew a crowd of more than 50,000+ people over the course of the three-day music festival, making it the event's most successful show to date. Celebrating it's lucky 13th year in 2013, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is always the third weekend of September (Sept. 20-22, 2013).
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion isn’t just a music festival. It’s 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 traditional Appalachian sound and lifts its branches to new heights–and it all happens in the heart of The Birthplace of Country Music®. It is, and isn’t, your Daddy’s country music. It’s hardly strictly bluegrass. It’s not a rock show, but it totally does. And if you’ve never been, you’ll never know how much. Check out the complete lineup, other activities and things to do while in Bristol at http://bristolrhythm.com/