BRISTOL, TN/VA – Dec. 16, 2019 – The Birthplace of Country Music have announced the first round of artists for the 20th Annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival Sept. 11-13, 2020 along State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA/TN.
Event organizers revealed a partial lineup of 30 bands scheduled to perform at this year’s event. The remaining headliners and artists will be announced Feb. 14.
The lineup includes: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Tanya Tucker, Moon Taxi, Rhonda Vincent, Lonesome River Band, Folk Soul Revival, Ian Noe, Katie Pruitt, Town Mountain, Red Molly, Great Peacock, I Draw Slow, Sol Driven Train, Annabelle’s Curse, The East Pointers, Seth Walker, Morgan Wade, Cicada Rhythm, Big Daddy Love, Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers, Mo Lowda & The Humble, Sierra Ferrell, Songs from the Road Band, Hank, Pattie & The Current, Desert Noises, Carly Burruss, Roanoke, The Red Clay Strays, Fedor & The Denim Denim, and The Mammoths.
The opportune date change of NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway Sept. 17-19, 2020 enables visitors to take part in 10 days of activities that include Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and championship races at the track. A Rhythm & Racing Super Ticket is now available at www.RhythmandRacing.com which includes each day of the festival and all three races at Bristol Motor Speedway. Rhythm & Racing is Sept. 10-19, 2020.
Weekend passes to the 20th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival are on sale now for $90 plus tax and fees. This year the festival offers a simple payment plan giving guests the option of purchasing in three monthly installments.
For more information visit www.BristolRhythm2020.com.
About Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia is heralded as the birthplace of country music, home to the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings.The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is a celebration of that great legacy and is renowned for its diverse headliners, established touring acts, up-and-coming artists, and some of the Appalachian regions finest music across a wide variety of roots genres. It is also noted for its unique downtown setting along State Street, where Virginia and Tennessee meet to form the twin cities of Bristol. The festival hosts an estimated 45,000 attendees across 20 outdoor stages and indoor venues with more than 140 acts of live music over the course of the 3-day weekend. For more information about Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion visit BristolRhythm.com.
About the Birthplace of Country Music
Located in Bristol, Virginia-Tennessee, the Birthplace of Country Music (BCM) is the parent nonprofit organization of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival, and Radio Bristol. It is the mission of BCM to perpetuate, promote, and celebrate Bristol’s rich music heritage; to educate and engage audiences worldwide regarding the history, impact, and legacy of the 1927 Bristol Sessions from which BCM derives its name; and to create recognition, opportunities, and economic benefit for BCM’s local and regional communities. BCM accomplishes this mission through each of its primary branches (museum, festival, and radio station), special projects and events, and a multitude of community and educational outreach programs. Visit BirthplaceOfCountryMusic.org for more information.
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