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  • Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Virginia


Get your music on at the annual Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion. Stay in the heart of downtown events and music stages at the newly opened Sessions Hotel, decked out in music décor for all music lovers at heart. This 3-day event is all about live bands performing and vendors selling food and arts and crafts. Have your pick from 19 stages offering an impressive lineup of headliners



  • Friday, September 8, 2023 - Sunday September 10, 2023




  • Free Children's Day
  • 5K Run
  • Bristol Sessions Super Raffle


  • Enjoying live music
  • Sampling food
  • Shopping for arts & crafts
  • Dancing
  • Yoga in the park
  • Outside museum


  • What is the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion?

    Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival is an electrifying music experience that features the very best roots music. Held annually in September in historic downtown Bristol TN/VA, the three-day music is amped to the beat of Appalachia’s past, present, and future. The Festival digs down deep into the roots of the traditional Appalachian sound and lifts its branches to new heights. It all happens in the heart of the Birthplace of Country Music.

  • Where are the stages at the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion?

    The Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion features eight main outdoor stages at different locales like the historic Paramount Theatre, Theatre Bristol, and The Cameo Theater, The Sessions Hotel as well as many of the downtown eateries. If you’re a first-timer, download the festival app and use the map to get around to the music stages and check out the activities available.

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