#MakeThePilgrimage To Franklin, TN September 26 & 27


Wilco * Willie Nelson * Weezer * Cage The Elephant *The Decemberists * Sheryl Crow * Band of Horses * Dr. John * Jimmy Cliff * Dawes * Punch Brothers * Iron & Wine * Neko Case * Chris Stapleton * Trampled By Turtles * Kingfish * St. Paul & The Broken Bones * The Lone Bellow * Lucius * Preservation Hall Jazz Band * Will Hoge * Saint Motel * Nikki Lane * Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires * John & Jacob * Holly Williams * Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear * Big Sam’s Funky Nation * The Grand Southern * NAWAS

As if the inaugural lineup for the upcoming Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival couldn’t get any better, the festival has announced their full lineup that now includes Cage The Elephant, Band of Horses, Dawes, Trampled By Turtles, St. Paul & The Broken Bones and Holly Williams. The festival will be taking place at The Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin, TN on September 26 and 27, 2015. Two day passes and VIP packages are currently available, HERE!

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival is a two-day event transforming The Park At Harlinsdale Farm into an oasis of music, food, and culture set against the natural amphitheaters and vistas of this former walking horse farm located in Franklin, TN.  Renowned musical acts, many performing acoustically, will be presented on wood-clad stages reflecting the area’s historic aesthetic. In addition to artists performing their own sets, Pilgrimage will feature Pilgri-mashups where one-of-a-kind pairings of musicians collaborate with one another on stage as well as the first-ever Kitchen Stage and Sippin’ Stageand Little Pilgrim’s Landing specifically for kids. The region’s best food and drink will be on display as well as numerous local artists and artisans creating an all-encompassing festival experience. Curation of the food and beverage program is on-going and will be announced this summer.

2-Day passes and VIP packages are available at $172 (2-Day pass) and $499 (2-Day VIP package) and Single Day passes will be available at a later date as well as the festival schedule. Passes and VIP packages can be purchased via the Pilgrimage website – http://pilgrimagefestival.com/tickets.

Not only will the festival drive tourism dollars to Williamson County but a portion of each ticket sale will benefit the City of Franklin and 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.

“The music and arts event is far from just a country concert. Indie rock acts the Decemberists and Weezer, along with Americana darlings Neko Case and Iron & Wine…”Rolling Stone

“Another music festival is making its debut — this one outside of Nashville, Tennessee, and paying homage to history.” – Associated Press

“New Franklin outing the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival now holds the distinction as being the closest major (non-country) music fest to Nashville proper.” – No Country for New Nashville

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