Pilgrimage Festival Announces #PlayAtPilgrimage Winner — Finalists to Kick Off Weekend with Performances in Downtown Franklin


4th Annual #PlayAtPilgrimage
Locals Contest Winner

Jack Berry

Contest Finalists To Play at
Music On Main & Beyond Event
September 21st in Downtown Franklin
#MakeThePilgrimage To Franklin, TN
SEPTEMBER 22 & 23, 2018
Franklin, TN – September 12, 2018 – Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival is proud to announce
Jack Berry as the winner of the 4th Annual #PlayAtPilgrimage Contest. Jack will perform at the 2018 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival on the same bill as Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Lionel Richie, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Brandi Carlile, Hozier and will receive a $5,000 cash prizeby Jesse W Couch Foundation and the Pilgrimage Foundation to continue to foster his career.
Pilgrimage has also selected 25 runner ups to perform at Pilgrimage’s Music on Main & Beyond event on Friday, September 21 to kick off the festival weekend! Music on Main & Beyond is in partnership with Downtown Franklin Association and Visit Franklin. The event will run from 1:30 – 8:30pm and features local businesses hosting live music throughout the day.
“Music on Main & Beyond will be a great way for festival attendees to kick off their weekend of music. There will be free, live music throughout Franklin so attendees can enjoy live music while experiencing Franklin’s incredible dining scene,” says Ellie Westman Chin, President & CEO, Visit Franklin.
“We are very excited that this year’s #PlayAtPilgrimage contest winner and runner ups will get to be part of the first ever kickoff event the Friday night before Pilgrimage. We’re looking forward to festival goers getting to experience the magic of downtown Franklin and the incredible local talent this area has to offer,” says co-producer and partner Kevin Griffin.
This fall music fans will #MakeThePilgrimage September 22 and 23, 2018 to The Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin, TN for two unforgettable days of music, art and culture. PRESS HERE for more info or to purchase passes.
Experience why Rolling Stone called Pilgrimage “a festival to watch” and “one of the South’s premier festivals” by The Tennessean with a single day pass ($125), 2-Day GA Pilgrimage Pass ($210), 2-Day VIP Village pass ($975) and the new Grand Champion Experience in partnership with Blackberry Farm ($2,500). 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 visit www.pilgrimagefestival.com/tickets.

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.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.

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