The team behind the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival really crushed it this year, with the fourth annual festival confirming this morning that Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds will be added to the lineup. They’ll join the already announced headliners of Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Lionel Richie, Brandi Carlile, and Counting Crows with many more artists joining them in Franklin, TN the weekend of September 22 and 23, 2018.
Who else is on the lineup?
Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
The White Buffalo
The Record Company
The Infamous Stringdusters
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Low Cut Connie
Courtney Marie Andrews
Rebirth Brass Band
Devon Gilfillian *Whitney Rose
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
Ralph’s World + Friends
Siama’s Congo Roots
Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers + more
How much will this cost me?
What else do I get with the ticket?
Taken straight from the press release here…
This year the festival unveiled an exclusive new experience called The Grand Champion Experience with Blackberry Farm – a heralded culinary, event and hotel venue in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. The Grand Champion pass includes all the amenities provided in the VIP Village Experience, plus even more exclusive access to live performances, with Blackberry Farm culinary & beverage delights at the Festival, and a private Friday night banquet.
Pilgrimage will also feature a Made South Maker Village with over 60 local and regional craft vendors and Bell’s Brewery Craft Beer Hall with televised SEC and NFL football games. You can also experience the Millville, TN Market as well as the Farm to Turntable food truck park featuring 18 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. And everything is conveniently located to historic downtown Franklin, TN at The Park at Harlinsdale! Festival-goers can plan their trip to Franklin as well as get more information and lodging suggestions at visitfranklin.com.
Why should I choose this festival over others?
The festival continues to drive tourism dollars to Williamson County and the Pilgrimage Foundation, the festival’s non-profit arm, will donate 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.
Who’s behind this awesomeness?
About The Pilgrimage Foundation
The Pilgrimage Foundation was established to develop, in conjunction with the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, a non-profit program whereby organizations that support the arts, artists, historic preservation and education may benefit from the growth of the festival. Each year several organizations will be chosen to participate and benefit from the festival in ways that include publicity, events, and donations.
About Friends of Franklin Parks
The not-for-profit organization Friends of Franklin Parks was formed in 2011 to mobilize community resources to continually enhance the City of Franklin’s park system. In 2015, Friends embarked on a $1.3 million effort to construct a multi-purpose equestrian arena at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The new Tractor Supply Co. Arena is slated to open in April 2016, and will host numerous public events ranging from polo matches to concerts.For more information, please visit www.friendsoffranklinparks.org.
A friend and ally of the music community, MusiCares was established by the Recording Academy to safeguard the health and well-being of all music people. A four-star charity and safety net in times of need, MusiCares offers confidential preventative, recovery, and emergency programs to address financial, medical, and personal health issues. Through the generosity of our donors and volunteer professionals, our dedicated team works across the country to ensure the music community has the resources and support it needs.