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Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee
Now I have been banging on about Bristol Virginia/Tennessee a bit on this site, given my two stays there in recent years. For the purposes of this story, I do need to repeat myself a little in order to provide the proper context. So, if you are fully across the town’s importance in the music scheme of things, scroll down a couple of paragraphs. If not, please read on!
12 September 2016 Bristol VA/TN
So, two nights in West Asheville. Not much going on there it seems.
Schedule for Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2016 Announced
The Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion will be held over three days 16 to 18 September 2016. Bristol is a delightful town literally straddling the Virginia and Tennessee borders and the line-up this year is very big on quality and quantity. Continue reading
Annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Music Festival Lineup Announced
Steve Earle & The Dukes, Dr. Dog and Delbert McClinton Headlining
Birthplace of Country Music (BCM), parent organization of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, revealed a stellar lineup of artists for the 15th annual festival. The three-day music celebration honoring Bristol’s unique music history as the site of the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions will be held September 18 to 20, 2015 in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia.
I travelled to Bristol last October as part of The Crooked Road music heritage trail and spent a few days in this delightful historic town right on the Tennessee and Virginia border. There’s plenty to do here even without the festival – visit the outstanding Birthplace of Country Music Museum, the nearby Carter Family Fold and many other historic points.
Last year Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion attracted more than 60,000 visitors, artists, vendors, and volunteers. Continue reading