Pilgrimage will also select 25 runner ups who will win the opportunity to perform at Pilgrimage’s Music on Main & Beyond event on Friday, September 21 to kick off the festival weekend! The Music on Main & Beyond is in partnership with Downtown Franklin Association and Visit Franklin.PRESS HERE to enter contest.
“The #PlayAtPilgrimage contest has been a great way to tap into local talent in both Franklin and Nashville,” says co-producer and partner Kevin Griffin. “This year will be even better as we are choosing 25 runner ups for the first time to be part of a kick off event the Friday night before Pilgrimage. Not only will festival goers get to experience downtown Franklin, but they will be able to experience countless local talent.”
“Pilgrimage truly is a community driven festival and we are thrilled to be a part of the #PlayAtPilgrimage contest that will expand its impact to downtown Franklin for Music on Main & Beyond,” says Marianne DeMeyers, President of the Downtown Franklin Association.
The full 2018 lineup includes:
* Hozier * Brandi Carlile * Counting Crows
Amos Lee * Bleachers * Lord Huron * Dawes
Maggie Rogers * Elle King * Mat Kearney
Valerie June * The Struts * Jade Bird * Kevin Griffin * Keb’ Mo’
The White Buffalo * Pete Yorn * The Record Company
Caitlyn Smith * John Moreland * The Infamous Stringdusters *
Tall Heights * Tyminski * Aaron Lee Tasjan * Jillian Jacqueline
Low Cut Connie * Donovan Woods * Courtney Marie Andrews
Rebirth Brass Band * Wild Rivers * Joshua Hedley * Caroline Rose
Robert Finley * Devon Gilfillian *Whitney Rose * Lilly Hiatt
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers * AHI * Liz Longley * Hannah Dasher
Josh Martin * Bishop Gunn * Ralph’s World + Friends * Siama’s Congo Roots * 123 Andrés
Mister G * Cajun Mike * Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers + more
PRESS HERE to watch Artist Announce Video
Experience why Rolling Stone called Pilgrimage “a festival to watch” and “one of the South’s premier festivals” by The Tennessean with a 2-Day Pilgrimage pass ($185) OR 2-Day VIP Village pass ($975) as well as on-site parking passes for $60 while limited supplies last. The VIP Village is presented in partnership with Strategic Hospitality of Nashville. Want to bring the kids? No problem! Pilgrimage has something for everyone and children 10 and under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult Pilgrimage Pass.To purchase your passes, please visitwww.pilgrimagefestival.com/
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. PRESS HERE for more info.
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 atvisitfranklin.com.
Pilgrimage would also like to welcome the following brand partners to the Pilgrimage family this year which include Bell’s Brewery, ASCAP, Citibank, Deep South Studios, The Frye Company, George Dickel, Kirkland’s, Maui Jim, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Visit Franklin as well as the Americana Music Triangle Experience partners (Visit Franklin, Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, State of Tennessee Tourism Development, Alabama Tourism Department, Florence Lauderdale Tourism, Ryman Auditorium, Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau, State of Arkansas, New Orleans Jazz Museum, and the Country Music Hall of Fame).
A very special thanks to the community partners including Americana Music Triangle, Heritage Foundation, Friends of Franklin Parks, MusiCares®, City of Franklin, Visit Franklin and Williamson Chamber of Commerce.
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 theCity of Franklin and Friends of Franklin Parks. In addition, a portion of ticket sales will also benefitMusiCares, 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.