FRANKLIN, Tenn. – March 12, 2019 – Now in its fifth year, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival has revealed the initial lineup of acts scheduled for Sept. 21-22 at The Park at Harlinsdale in historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee.
Tickets go on sale beginning 10 a.m. CT this Friday, March 15 at www.PilgrimageFestival.com. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public now through 10 p.m. CT Thursday, March 14.
The 2019 schedule boasts two days of music, art and culture set against the natural amphitheater’s picturesque backdrop with performances by Foo Fighters, The Killers, Keith Urban, Leon Bridges, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Head and the Heart, +LIVE+, Jenny Lewis, Lauren Daigle, Phosphorescent, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, Better Than Ezra, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Rayland Baxter, Justin Townes Earle, The War And Treaty, The Wild Reeds, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Adia Victoria, Molly Tuttle, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Caroline Rose, Devon Gilfillian, Lucie Silvas, Stephen Kellogg, The Dip, Cedric Burnside, Songhoy Blues, Kacy & Clayton, The Watson Twins, J.P. Harris, Chloe Gendrow, Anna Rose, Vincent Neil Emerson, Mando Saenz, Anna Shoemaker and many more.
Artists are scheduled to perform across six stages this year including ASCAP Shady Grove, Midnight Sun, Gold Record Road, Harpeth River, Vanderbilt Health Lil’ Pilgrims Family Stage and Mare Barn Theatre and the Americana Music Triangle Experience Stage.
Pilgrimage will again feature Maker’s Village to spotlight local and regional craft vendors and Bell’s Brewery Craft Beer Hall with televised SEC and NFL football games. Attendees can also experience the Millville, TN Market as well as the Farm to Turntable Food Truck Park featuring local food trucks including bars and shaded center court. Between sets, celebrate the musical heritage of the Deep South with the Americana Music Triangle Experience. Festival-goers can plan their trip to Franklin as well as get more information and lodging suggestions at www.visitfranklin.com.
General admission pricing begins at $185 (children age 10 and under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult Pilgrimage Pass) and 2-Day VIP Village passes priced at $975 (children age 2 and under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult VIP Pass).
Longtime community partners include Americana Music Triangle, Friends of Franklin Parks, MusiCares®, Dark Horse Institute, City of Franklin and Williamson County Chamber of Commerce.
The festival continues to drive tourism dollars to Williamson County and the Pilgrimage Foundation, the festival’s non-profit arm, donating a portion of each ticket sale to benefit the City of Franklin and Friends of Franklin Parks. In addition, a portion of ticket sales will also benefit MusiCares, a nonprofit organization that was established by the Recording Academy™ to provide a wide range of emergency financial assistance and addiction recovery resources to members of the music community. New to this year’s festival, Pilgrimage welcomes additional community charity partners BrightStone, GraceWorks Ministries, High Hopes Development Center and Mercy Community Healthcare.
**Please Note: Schedule is subject to change
Photo credit: Jason Myers Photography
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