100+ BANDS. 16 STAGES. 3 DAYS.

September 10 – 12, 2021

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival celebrates Bristol Tennessee/Virginia’s music heritage as the birthplace of country music. The Festival is a celebration of the very best in Appalachian roots music’s past, present, and future.

100+ BANDS. 16 STAGES. 3 DAYS.

September 10 – 12, 2021

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival celebrates Bristol Tennessee/Virginia’s music heritage as the birthplace of country music. The Festival is a celebration of the very best in Appalachian roots music’s past, present, and future.

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Weekend wristbands increase on January 1, 2020 to $100.

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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 music festival 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.

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in 2021, the Festival is produced by the Birthplace of Country Music. Held in Historic Downtown Bristol, the Festival takes place on the second weekend in September and hosts more than 100 artists on 16 stages over the three-day weekend.

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2021 LineUP

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Tanya Tucker

Blackberry Smoke

Yola

Steeldrivers

Rhonda Vincent

Hayes Carll

Jim Lauderdale

Amythyst Kiah

Darin and Brooke Aldridge

Illiterate Light

The New Respects

Dave Eggar

Morgan Wade

The Blue Ridge Girls

& MORE COMING SOON!

FESTIVAL HEROES

See the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2020 Festival Heroes that supported our Festival Recovery Fund.

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City of Bristol, TN Discover Bristol City of Bristol, VA Tennessee Arts Commission Tennessee Tourism Virginia Commission for the Arts Virginia Tourism