Learn more about Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion.
The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival celebrates 19 years in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN, home to the 1927 Bristol Sessions, September 20-22, 2019!
Bristol Rhythm isn’t just a music festival. It’s an infectious, three-day music experience, bursting with creative passion, electricity, and soul. It’s an annual celebration of Bristol, VA-TN’s rich history as the place where the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings created the “big bang” of country music; they were the recordings that brought early country music to the mainstream and were the first recordings of The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers.
The influence of the 1927 Bristol Sessions can still be heard in the soundtrack of today. It’s the roots and far-reaching branches of those seminal recordings that fuels the lineup of each Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion.
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion takes place in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN on State Street and the surrounding area. Located on the Virginia and Tennessee border with 20 outdoor stages and indoor venues and more than 120 acts of live music, Bristol Rhythm takes visitors on a journey through Appalachia’s musical past, present, and future.
416 State St., Ste. A
Bristol, TN 37620
Weekend pass prices vary throughout the year; single day passes available. Check website for accurate info.
+ Virginia admissions tax